New Action Horror Series—Highschool of the Dead—to Begin Simulcasting This July on Anime Network Online

HOUSTON, TX — 7-02-2010 — Highschool of the Dead, the highly anticipated new series from Madhouse (Deathnote, Macross Frontier), will begin simulcasting this July exclusively on Anime Network Online.

WHAT: Worldwide Premiere of Highschool of the Dead on Anime Network Online
From Director Tetsuro Araki (Deathnote, Black Lagoon), and adapted from the highly successful manga of the same name by Daisuke Sato, comes one of the hottest new shows of the Summer, Highschool of the Dead. A deadly new disease is ravaging the world, turning the populace into mindless zombies, and the number of infected is skyrocketing by the second. As their fellow classmates and teachers succumb to the infection around them, a small group of students at Fujimi High School are fighting for their lives after surviving the initial outbreak. It is up to Takashi Komuro to unite the group of weary survivors and try to escape the horrors that surround them. In this new world of the living dead...will they escape?

WHEN: Episode 1 will be available Monday, July 5th at 12:00 AM CDT (late Sunday night), episodes 2 and on will be available every Sunday at 10:00 PM CDT.
Check for North American Listings.

WHERE: Anime Network Official website's Online Player.

HOW: Episode 1 of Highschool of the Dead will be available to registered users. Registration is absolutely free and takes very little time.

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