The Best Episodes of High School of the Dead

Last Updated: Apr 18, 2019

When the world is struck by a deadly pandemic that turns humans into zombies, Takashi Komuro and several of his classmates at Fujimi High School try to survive the apocalypse.

All DEAD'S Attack

#1 - All DEAD'S Attack

Season 1 - Episode 12

An EMP blast makes an already harsh situation worse as the compound comes under zombie attack.

star 8.26
163 votes
Writers: Yousuke Kuroda
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The Sword and DEAD

#2 - The Sword and DEAD

Season 1 - Episode 9

Saeko and Takashi find a new vehicle to evade the horde of undead in between them and Saya's home.

star 8.13
169 votes
Directors: Yūsuke Onoda
Writers: Tatsuya Takahashi
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DEAD Night and the DEAD Ruck

#3 - DEAD Night and the DEAD Ruck

Season 1 - Episode 7

Takashi sets out to rescue a little girl but is quickly surrounded by the living dead.

star 8.07
175 votes
Directors: Toru Takahashi
Writers: Yousuke Kuroda
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In the DEAD of the Night

#4 - In the DEAD of the Night

Season 1 - Episode 6

After taking refuge in an apartment, the group gets themselves cleaned up and take a much needed break from running.

star 8.06
189 votes
Directors: Naoyasu Hanyu
Writers: Yousuke Kuroda
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The DEAD Way Home

#5 - The DEAD Way Home

Season 1 - Episode 8

After crossing the river, the group attempts to find their families.

star 8.06
175 votes
Directors: Chie Yamashiro
Writers: Yousuke Kuroda
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Democracy Under the DEAD

#6 - Democracy Under the DEAD

Season 1 - Episode 3

News reports reveal that the infection has become a pandemic and entire nations are in chaos. The decision is made to group up, search for others, and escape the school grounds.

star 8.02
204 votes
Directors: Yasushi Muroya
Writers: Yousuke Kuroda
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Streets of the DEAD

#7 - Streets of the DEAD

Season 1 - Episode 5

Traffic out of the city comes to a complete stop and tension on the bus continues to rise. Elsewhere Takashi struggles to find a path across the river.

star 7.99
184 votes
Directors: Yuuji Kumazawa
Writers: Yousuke Kuroda
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Escape from the DEAD

#8 - Escape from the DEAD

Season 1 - Episode 2

As the other survivors fight and hide from zombies, Rei continues trying to contact her father.

star 7.92
230 votes
Directors: Yuuji Kumazawa
Writers: Yousuke Kuroda
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Spring of the DEAD

#9 - Spring of the DEAD

Season 1 - Episode 1

After witnessing a brutal attack on some teachers at the front gate, Takashi Komuro rushes to warn his friends and escape to the rooftop.

star 7.91
256 votes
Directors: Tetsuro Araki
Writers: Yousuke Kuroda
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DEAD Storm Rising

#10 - DEAD Storm Rising

Season 1 - Episode 11

Takashi makes a decision and an old enemy appears at the gates.

star 7.81
160 votes
Directors: Takenori Mihara
Writers: Yousuke Kuroda
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The DEAD's House Rules

#11 - The DEAD's House Rules

Season 1 - Episode 10

Tension rises at Saya's house and the group contemplates their future.

star 7.72
168 votes
Directors: Tetsuo Ichimura
Writers: Yousuke Kuroda
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Running in the DEAD

#12 - Running in the DEAD

Season 1 - Episode 4

After being separated from the group Takashi and Rei discover that the living dead aren't the only threat to their continued survival.

star 7.71
186 votes
Directors: Tetsuo Ichimura
Writers: Tatsuya Takahashi
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