Sometimes, when you’re looking for a new anime series to watch, you may tend to stick to the popular and most talked about shows.
I know I have been guilty of this, like when I watched Attack on Titan or
It may be easier to stick to the more popular shows because you may think you’re more likely to be entertained. However, there are some hidden anime gems out there that everyone should check out.
One of these “hidden gems” is an anime called “School-Live!”. Or Gakkou Gurashi in Japanese.
I started watching this show kind of recently, and it’s captured my attention. I don’t have to try and like the story, and I’m never bored while watching it.
At first glance, this anime already looked appealing to me because I loved the animation style.
Anime’s set in school usually turn out to be my favorites, like Orange and the incredibly popular Ouran
“School-Live!” would have been an even bigger surprise if I hadn’t read about it first. The cover looks
Just from looking at the cover, you wouldn’t know that the show is about a world during the zombie apocalypse.
A group of
One girl, Kurumi, uses a shovel to fight off the zombies. While I was watching this series, I was happy that the
Yuuri is kind of the “mom friend” of the group, and I often saw her cooking meals for the group.
Miki is the calm friend. The group rescued Miki from the mall when she was surrounded by zombies.
Then there’s Yuki (pink hair), who’s in denial of everything.
She still goes to class everyday, even though no one else is there.
Yuki also still talks to the teacher, Megumi, who has turned into a zombie.
What’s really heartbreaking is when Yuki expresses interest in going on fun field trips, and the other
There’s also an INCREDIBLY
Throughout the series, I felt myself being annoyed by Yuki and her clumsiness was rather frustrating.
Of course, the voice actress still did an amazing job. Although I found Yuki annoying multiple times, I couldn’t help feeling sorry for her.
She must have been so incredibly traumatized, and had to create almost an alternate reality in her head to keep herself from losing her mind.
I label School-Live! as a “hidden gem” because I don’t think it got as much recognition as the other horror anime’s.
I think that
There are plenty of great horror anime’s out there that are super popular, like the aforementioned
However, I believe that everyone should give “School-Live!” a chance, especially for the sweet dog Taromaru.
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