Is this a Zombie? of the Dead

Is this a Zombie? of the Dead is an anime series in the Is this a Zombie? franchise
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The second season of Is this a Zombie? (Kore wa Zombie Desu Ka?)


Is this a Zombie? of the Dead is the sequel of Is the a Zombie? and second anime adaptation of the light novel series Kore wa Zombie Desu ka? The anime is directed by Takaomi Kanasaki and produced by Studio Deen.


This is the sequel to a story about a boy brought back from the dead as a zombie, living at home with a necromancer, a magical girl and a vampire ninja.


Major characters are listed below. See the Is this a Zombie? of the Dead (anime) character list and Is this a Zombie? (franchise) character list for more.

Returning Cast

Ayumu Aikawa (相川 歩 Aikawa Ayumu)
Voiced by: Junji Majima
The main male protagonist and a high school student who ended up living with three cute girls. As a zombie, he can exceed human physical limits, giving him great physical strength. Since he absorbed Haruna's mana, Ayumu also has the powers of a Masō-Shōjo. He longs for a normal life, but he has an accident where he breaks Mystletainn which causes his Masō-Shōjo clothes to disappear. His classmates believe he is a cross dresser and an exhibitionist, making him some sort of celebrity.
Eucliwood Hellsythe (ユークリウッド・ヘルサイズ Yūkuriuddo Herusaizu)
Voiced by: Midori Tsukimiya
"Eu" for short, she is a Necromancer who gave Ayumu back his life but at the cost of being a zombie and her personal guard. She is one of main female protagonists who lives with Ayumu. Since she has an immense amount of mana, she has to suppress her emotions and wear heavy armor made by Naegleria Nebiros to keep her powers under control. Her words are so powerful that she is able to kill anyone just by saying "Die". To avoid accidents, she always carries around a notepad to communicate.
Haruna (ハルナ)
Voiced by: Iori Nomizu
The second main female protagonist who lives with Ayumu. She is a Masō-Shōjo (magical/magiclad girl) but Ayumu absorbed her mana making her unable to wield transform. As she tries to figure out what to do, she gives Ayumu the role of fighting Megalos in her place and starts living with him. She is also a good cook but her specialty is always making fried eggs. She is a self-proclaimed genius, but has trouble remembering things she doesn't find interesting. Haruna appears to be jealous when other girls get close to Ayumu.
Seraphim (セラフィム Serafimu)
Voiced by: Yōko Hikasa
"Sera" for short, is the third main female protagonist who lives with Ayumu. She is a well-endowed vampire ninja who specializes in her secret sword technique: Tsubamegaeshi. She often wears her signature yellow spaghetti-strapped top that shows her midriff. She is shown to be a good violinist but doesn't play often. She is a cold person to Ayumu and constantly insults Ayumu with names when she finds Ayumu's acts perverted, but she respects him fighting abilities and has growing feelings for him, making her something of a tsundere character like Haruna.
Mael Strom (メイル・シュトローム Meiru Shutorōmu) / Yuki Yoshida (吉田 友紀 Yoshida Yuki)
Voiced by: Hisako Kanemoto
Mael Strom (known as Yuki Yoshida at school) is another vampire ninja, though not from the same faction as Sera. In the last season, Ayumu accidentally kissed her which, according to her factions customs, means they are now technically married. Yuki tries her best to be a good bride to Ayumu, and he often flusters her.
Sarasvati (サラスバティ Sarasubati) / Kirara Hoshikawa (星川 輝羅々 Hoshikawa Kirara)
Voiced by: Aya Gōda
"Saras" for short, Sarasvati is another vampire ninja who goes to Ayumu's school and is Seraphim's superior. She is known as Kirara Hoshikawa in the human world and also as the popular idol singer Lovely Kirara. She develops a crush on Ayumu because she finds his butt attractive and becomes obsessed with it.
Orito (織戸)
Voiced by: Hiroyuki Yoshino
Ayumu's best friend who needed some time to cope since he discovers Ayumu is a cross dresser and got a lot of fame due to that event. He is very perverted and gets excited when of the one girls cosplay and pose very erotically.

New Characters

Chris (クリス Kurisu) / Takeshi Kurisu (栗須 猛 Kurisu Takeshi)
Voiced by: Hitomi Nabatame (Chris), Daisuke Kishio (Kurisu)
Another Masō-Shōjo who is cursed to take the form of a middle age man who teaches Ayumu's class. Ayumu thinks Chris is a figment of his imagination (he calls her a fairy) and will go to her to share what stresses him. Chris often drinks alcohol to weaken the curse and revert back to her original form momentarily.
Shimomura (下村)
Voiced by: Itsuki Takizawa
Also known as Anderson by Ayumu, Shinomura is a denizen of the Underworld. He is Ayumu's classmate.
Naegleria Nebiros (ネグレリア・ネビロス Negureria Nebirosu)
Voiced by: Ami Koshimizu
Known as the doujinshi artist "Nene" on Earth, Naegleria is Eucliwood's close follower who is one of the strongest warriors from the Underworld. Now, she is a doujinshi artist who often falls asleep. She is working on a story about Eucliwood and making a happy ending for it.


  • Opening Theme: "***Passionate" by Iori Nomizu
  • Ending Theme: "Koi no Beginner Nan Desu (T_T)" ("I Am a Love Beginner") by Rie Yamaguchi
Series Credits
Person Name Episode Count
Takaomi Kanasaki
Shinji Kakijima
Shinobu Tagashira
Makoto Uezu
Shinichi Kimura

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Original US Poster Art

General Information Edit
Name Is this a Zombie? of the Dead
Name: これはゾンビですか? オブザデッド
Romaji: Kore wa Zonbi Desu ka? Obu za Deddo
Publisher Studio Deen
Start Year 2012
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Aliases Kore wa Zombie Desu ka? Hell Arc Kore wa Zombie Desu ka? of the Dead
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