Netflix Drops Teaser For Japanese Zombie Comedy ‘Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead’

Netflix has dropped a teaser for the comedy ‘Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead,’ a Japanese film directed by Yusuke Ishida and produced by the Japanese movie studio ROBOT and Plus One Entertainment.

“Netflix today released teaser art for its new film ‘Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead’, based on the original graphic novel by Haro Aso & Kotaro Takata, and starring Eiji Akaso. ‘Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead’ will premiere globally on Netflix on Aug 3, 2023,” the streaming service said in a statement. They added that the film is a “positive and fresh zombie comedy with a reversal of the hopeless situation of the city being overrun by zombies!”

The movie stars Eiji Akaso, Mai Shiraishi, Shuntaro Yanagi, Yui Ichikawa, Mayo Kawasaki, Akari Hayami, Miwako Kakei, Kurumi Nakata, Doronz Ishimoto, Mukau Nakamura, Shota Taniguchi, Kenta Satoi, and Kazuki Kitamura.

You can watch the trailer below:

The screenplay is written by Tatsuro Mishima and produced by Akira Morii. The music is composed by Yoshiaki Dewa and Kohei Chida.

Netflix describes the synopsis as follows,

“Akira Tendo (Eiji Akaso) works at an exploitative company where he suffers endless hours and harassment from his boss. He spends his days feeling more dead than alive. One day, the town is overtaken by zombies and Akira gets excited for he doesn’t need to go to the office anymore rather than facing the fact he has to survive the zombie apocalypse. Akira comes up with a bucket list of 100 things he decided to accomplish before he becomes a zombie and makes his bucket list checked traveling with Shizuka (Mai Shiraishi) and Kencho (Shuntaro Yanagi).”

The film is based on the graphic novel by Haro Aso and Kotaro Takata titled ‘ZOM100 -Zombi ni Naru made ni Shitai 100 no Koto.’ The manga is released by the Japanese publisher Shogakukan and translated into English by Viz Media.


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