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ゾン100~ゾンビになるまでにしたい100のこと~ 1 [PDF / Epub] ✅ ゾン100~ゾンビになるまでにしたい100のこと~ 1 By Haro Aso – Surviving a zombie apocalypse beats being a wage slave any dayAfter spending years slaving away for a soul crushing company Akira’s life has lost its luster But when a zombie apocalypse ravages his Surviving a zombie apocalypse beats being a wage slave any dayAfter spending years slaving away for a soul crushing company Akira’s life has lost its luster But when a zombie apocalypse ravages his town it gives him the push he needs to live for himself Now Akira’s on a mission to complete all items on his bucket list before hewell kicks the bucketIn a trash filled apartment year old Akira Tendo watches a zombie movie with lifeless envious eyes After spending three hard years at one of Japan’s “black corporations” his spirit is broken He can’t even muster the courage to confess his feelings to his beautiful co worker Ohtori Then one morning he stumbles upon his landlord eating lunch—which happens to be another tenant The whole city’s swarming with zombies and even though he’s running for his life Akira's never felt free.

  • Paperback
  • 160 pages
  • ゾン100~ゾンビになるまでにしたい100のこと~ 1
  • Haro Aso
  • English
  • 09 December 2016
  • 9781974720569

About the Author: Haro Aso


10 thoughts on “ゾン100~ゾンビになるまでにしたい100のこと~ 1

  1. Sam Quixote Sam Quixote says:

    21 year old Akira gets his dream job at a production office only to find that his company is one of Tokyo’s notorious black corporations Black corporations make you work way way beyond your contracted hours insisting you pull all nighters and rack up thousands of hours of unpaid overtime But it’s his dream job he’s gotta stick it out3 years later Exhausted to the point of burnout Akira has recently begun dreaming of suicide as a way out of going to work Thank god the zombie apocalypse has just happened Now he can do all the things he always wanted in his previously nonexistent spare time and he’s gonna write them down so he gets to do them all in a Bucket List of the Dead Haro Aso and Kotaro Takata’s Zom 100 Bucket List of the Dead Volume 1 is such a fun book It’s a refreshingly upbeat take on the stale zombie genre with a vibe akin to Zombieland rather than the sombre Living Dead movies I love that Akira just accepts that the zombie apocalypse has just happened and gets on with life Aso doesn’t write any backstory explaining it either It’s like when Tom Holland became Spider Man and Marvel ignored retelling his origin for the umpteenth time it doesn’t really matter because we already know Instead the zombies are just an inconvenience to be avoided while Akira sets out to have fun for a change Like finally telling the girl he’s been crushing on at work that he loves her has a joyride on a cool motorbike stocks up on beer and reunites with an old friend he’s lost touch with The metaphor of office workers as zombies isn’t an original one though it does highlight a genuine problem in Japan and black corporations are unfortunately real There’s even a word for death by overwork karoshi It’s an older boy’s manga so there’s a few too many gratuitous bewb and butt pics Shizuka the mysterious girl Akira meets on his beer run looks like a fun addition to the cast though she seems to be the archetypical competent hot girl to Akira’s grinning bumbling doofus The first part of the title is a bit crap just call it Bucket List of the Dead rather than add Zom 100 a pun on “Top 100” and Akira comes off too cartoony at times in the way he takes the new world order in his stride I get that zombies are ubiuitous in our culture now but still you’d think he’d be a little bit unnerved at its sudden intrusion in his reality These are just very minor critiues though overall I really enjoyed this one The story was well developed and characters all of them likeable were added at just the right moment to keep things interesting I was entertained the whole time and wanted as soon as I finished this first volume a great sign Like the best genre stories this one isn’t really about the monsters they’re just the background andor plot catalyst This is about young people turning their back on traditional society the subtle criticism being it should be torn down because it’s rotten and instead doing what they really want like pursuing happiness in life and it’s a really uplifting read as a result This is a great start to a very promising new series Zom 100 Bucket List of the Dead Volume 1 is the best manga I’ve read in a while

  2. The Artisan Geek The Artisan Geek says:

    171220A thank you to Viz for gifting me a copy of this mangaHaving read uite a few zombie manga this one was surprisingly neat A salaryman who rejoices at the fact that the zombie apocalypse has arrived because now he can actually have some free time is not what I expected this to be but nevertheless I found it entertaining That's not to say that this was particularly groundbreaking but if you are looking for a zombie manga with a bit of humour I would recommend this one ; You can find me onYoutube | Instagram | Twitter | Tumblr | Website | The Storygraph

  3. Online Eccentric Librarian Online Eccentric Librarian says:

    More reviews and no fluff on the blog Zom 100 is a very tongue in cheek tale of an idealistic young guy who gets his dream job only to find out it is soul sucking and has consumed his life Oh yeah and then the zombie apocalypse happens Expect the usual continual fan service obsession with beautiful women and some very dry humor as our protagonists tackles a bucket list of things to do now that he's free of his drudge jobStory Akira shows up at work bright eyed and bushy tailed it is his dream job and everyone is so welcoming But what he soon discovers is that it is a black corporation and his life has just been signed off to benefit the corporation Three years of constant work and bullying from his manager has left him burned out and a zombie until one day he finds himself suddenly in the middle of a zombie outbreak in downtown Tokyo It should be a frightening experience but instead Akira is happier than he's ever been he's finally free In celebration he makes a bucket list of things to do now that he's free of his salaryman enslavement then he sets out to accomplish themA black corporation is a slang term for an exploitative sweatshop type employment system where the employees work impossible amounts of hours while managers browbeat the employees into submission so that they lose all motivation even to uit Here the running joke is that it was such a bad experience for Akira to work for one for three years that the zombies are a blessing now that they have freed him He's too happy to be terrified and looks at each day as a joy as he cheerfully avoids the pesky zombiesThis is the type of book aimed at adults and older teens so expect the usual over abundance of fan service naked breasts misogyny oversexualized love interests and a complete lack of respect for the female race Because if nothing else zombies never seem to really need clothes especially the female ones It's egregious but it is the nature of the beast for this genre of mangaThe series looks like it will be cute but it also feels like a one note song of going after bucket list items and achieving them in ways not expected by the protagonist There are many horror elements of course and this is a dark comedy that is really aimed for a different audience than me As such I will not be following Zom 100 Reviewed from an advance reader copy provided by the publisher

  4. Marcy Thomas Marcy Thomas says:

    Thanks to Netgalley for providing a free copy in exchange for an honest reviewI didn’t pay much attention to the description only knowing it was about a zombie apocalypse but this is a lot deeper than I gave it credit for When it comes to zombies stories they are usually grim and depressing so for a guy to find his freedom in the end of the world was refreshingStuck in a job he hates feeling run down and overworked our hero comes close to wanting to end it all before the world is overtaken by zombies and he sees it as the chance to finally do the things he always wanted to do He writes a bucket list and defies the odds to live his life to the fullestIs this a little ridiculous Of course it is but it adds to the charm The fact our main character is able to survive this long is suspect but this isn’t that type of story It has a deep message about Japanese society and work culture Japan has extreme attitudes to work encouraged to work long hours with no overtime pay and these effects are felt throughout society There’s a reason Japan has a high suicide rate There’s a reason they have the term Karoshi — death from overwork Japan are trying to put a stop to this but this behaviour is so ingrained it’s going to take a long time to change and you can see the pressures placed on our hero and his fellow colleagues to work than they should even if it makes them miserableThis manga is like a response to this culture how things can only change with a huge societal change Like let’s say a zombie apocalypseDespite the optimism he feels at his new freedom you don’t forget that it is the end of the world You can feel his regret at his lost time the regret he feels at missing out on spending time with friends and family and the deaths of people he knew and liked It’s bittersweet how he only reclaimed his life when the world is ending and it all seems hopeless but the optimism is almost infectious that when something does go right for him I can’t help but want him to succeedI really enjoyed this manga and I would definitely keep reading the series It has a hopefully optimism that you can’t help but enjoy and I look forward to watching the rest of the story unfold

  5. Helen Marquis Helen Marquis says:

    Japanese salaryman Akira is stuck in the reality of being a slave to the grind working long hours not getting enough sleep repeatedly shouted at by his boss and told if he doesn't like it there are plenty others who will take his place As a result when he is leaving his apartment block one morning and comes across his landlord eating another tenant and he uickly realises the zombie apocalypse has arrived he is the world's happiest man as it means he doesn't have to go to work Akira creates a bucket list of things he wants to do with all his spare time and is not prepared to let a zombie apocalypse stand in his way In this first volume of the story he manages to cross a few things off the list including asking out the girl of his dreams and having beers and laughs with his best friend Needless to say neither of these occurrences are how you would normally imagine them but both situations bring eual amounts of laughs fear and goreThis is a fun ride as Akira navigates life in a dramatically altered Tokyo The cartoons adhere well to the manga standards for instance all the women look like extraordinarily pneumatic schoolgirls and there were a few moments of eye rolling sexism but they don't detract too much from the main narrative which is undeniably entertaining The idea that living in a zombie apocalypse is preferable to having to go to work is a great premise for a story and prompts a lot of reassessment of the reader's worklife balance So much fun I look forward to Vol 2

  6. Melvyn Melvyn says:

    A very uniue take on a zombie apocalypse When you pick up a book about zombies or decide to watch a movietv show you expect it to be about surviving finding the resources and tools to live and maybe killing the zombies This manga throws all of this out and decides that the protagonist is just going to enjoy the freedom of an apocalypse with no day to day life responsibilities and make a list of things to do before dying aka the bucket listI loved the concept but started of uite skeptical about the author pulling it off Did he make the hero believable No but I love him Did he explain how the hero somehow survives against all odds No but I love it It's just fun to read something with zombies that doesn't focus on how to survive and kill zombies It's uite graphic but has a great sense of comedyI really enjoyed this first Volume and will read the next ones to see what happens with that bucket list

  7. Julien Julien says:

    35 starsThis is an incredibly silly take on the zombie apocalypse sub genre The main character is an average person who works or rather is overworked at an unfulfilling uestionably useful job After years of burnout are alleviated by a horrible viral outbreak he is single minded in his pursuit of a relaxing day off going so far as to make a beer run and find his best friend in the middle of the apocalypse It's a pretty fun first volumeRecommend for anyone interested in escapist zombie nonsense just as long as you don't mind a weirdly high amount of topless zombie womenFTC disclosure I received this book from the publisher through Netgalley in exchange for an honest review

  8. Gretchen Gretchen says:

    Akira is going about his life working nonstop at the office One day he wakes up to the zombie apocalypse He gets up the nerve to tell his crush how he feels about her only to find out that she has been turned into a zombie too Akira decides to make a bucket list since he now never has to go back to work but will probably be a zombie soon He also manages to save his best friend from the zombies Be warned there are topless zombies in this book #Zom100BucketListoftheDeadVol1 #NetGalley

  9. Bakertyl Bakertyl says:

    I want to like this story The premise is great the main character is likeable the potential for great story arcs is there a lot of positive things going for this storyI just don't know about the characters I know this is book 1 and will come but I'm hopeful the characters will be as likable as the rest of the story I'm hopeful and looking forward to reading of this seriesI got this book for free from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review

  10. Siina Siina says:

    I cannot stand zombies but I decided to try this anyhow since the whole thing seemed so different and it was Zom 100 Bucket List of the Dead's main character is Akira who landed a job from hell that never let him go home and working overtime meant working forever So when the zombie apocalypse hits Japan Akira realizes he doesn't have to go to work and suddenly life seems awesome He rides through the zombie horde only to buy beer and makes a bucket list of what to do before he turns into a zombie I really love this approach as I too have hard time at work now haha I like the awesome contradiction between the nasty scary zombies and Akira's enthusiasm Aso makes this great mixture that feels refreshing and different which works wellThe art looks nice and the gore is a nice counterpart to Akira's boyish charm This isn't fully a comedy though and like horror with a twist The zombies are really nasty and overall the world looks very apocalyptic so the pressure of the story line is wonderfully heavy This manga is oddly different and I kind of want to see what happens even if I desperately hate zombies

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