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Zombieland Saga: Revenge surpasses 6,100 sales with second Blu-ray

A little less than a week after its release in the Japanese market, the second Blu-ray package of the MAPPA studio original anime, Zombieland Saga: Revenge, the second season of Zombieland Saga, accumulated 6,151 copies sold.

The package was released on July 30 in Japan and includes the fifth to eighth episodes of this animation project. The package is priced at 15,400 yen (about US $148) and includes a preferential pass to purchase tickets for an upcoming live concert, a brochure with production material, a CD with full songs featured in the series, programs of radio and other content.

On the other hand, the first season of twelve episodes of Zombieland Saga was released in October 2018 in Japan, with the production of the MAPPA studios, under the direction of Munehisa Sakai and scripts written by Shigeru Murakoshi. A second season premiered on April 8 in Japan and had twelve episodes, while Crunchyroll airs it in the West.

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Production team

  • Munehisa Sakai (Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon Crystal, Koi to Producer: EVOL × LOVE), returned to direct the series at MAPPA Studios.
  • Shigeru Murakoshi (Murenase! Seton Gakuen, Taisou Zamurai) returned to write and supervise the series scripts.
  • Kasumi Fukagawa (IDOLiSH7, Taisou Zamurai), returned to handle character designs.
  • Yasuharu Takanashi (Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon Crystal, Fukigen na Mononokean), returned to compose the soundtrack in collaboration with Funta7.
  • The Franchouchou musical unit performed the opening song titled “Taiga yo Tomo ni Naite Kure”, as well as the closing song titled “Yume wo Te ni, Modoreru Basho mo Nai Hibi wo”.

Zombieland Saga Synopsis

Sakura Minamoto dreams of becoming an idol. Unfortunately, reality hits her like a truck (literally) and she dies in a sudden car accident. Ten years later, she awakens in Saga Prefecture, only to find herself turned into a zombie with no memory of her past. While still accepting her new destiny, she meets a man named Koutarou Tatsumi, who explains that he has resurrected her and six other girls from other eras as zombies with the goal of financially revitalizing Saga Prefecture by creating a group of idols.

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Assuming the role of an aggressive manager, Koutarou begins scheduling events; the girls finally accept it and decide to name his idol group “Franchouchou”. An absurdly comical take on the anime idol genre, Zombieland Saga tells the poignant story of Franchouchou saving Saga Prefecture while hiding their identities as zombies and rediscovering her past.

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