Kore wa Zombie Desu ka? (これはゾンビですか? Kore wa Zonbi Desu ka??) is a Japanese light novel series by Shinichi Kimura, with illustrations by Kobuichi and Muririn. As of October 2010, six volumes have been published by Fujimi Shobo under their Fujimi Fantasia Bunko label. There are currently three different manga adaptations based on the universe of Kore wa Zombie Desu ka? being serialized. An anime adaptation produced by Studio Deen will be broadcasted in Japan on January 2011.
Kore wa Zombie Desu ka? began as a light novel series written by Shinichi Kimura, with illustrations provided by Kobuichi and Muririn. The first volume was published by Fujimi Shobo under their Fujimi Fantasia Bunko label on January 20, 2009. Six volumes have been published so far as of December 2010.
|01||これはゾンビですか? はい、魔装少女です||January 20, 2009||ISBN 978-4-8291-3370-5|
|02||これはゾンビですか? そう、私は死を呼ぶもの||May 20, 2009||ISBN 978-4-8291-3370-5|
|03||これはゾンビですか? いえ、それは爆発します||September 19, 2009||ISBN 978-4-8291-3442-9|
|04||これはゾンビですか? うん、先生が最強だよ!||January 20, 2010||ISBN 978-4-8291-3481-8|
|05||これはゾンビですか? ああ、マイダーリンはロクデナシ||May 20, 2010||ISBN 978-4-8291-3524-2|
|06||これはゾンビですか? はい、どちらも嫁です||October 20, 2009||ISBN 978-4-8291-3574-7|
A drama CD for Kore wa Zombie Desu ka? published by Marine Entertainment was released on December 30, 2009. The drama CD was released in both limited and regular editions. Both editions' first pressings came with a B2-sized poster. The limited edition also came with a booklet written by Shinichi Kimura and a telephone card illustrated by Kobuichi and Muririn.
A manga adaptation by Sacchi started serialization in the shōnen manga magazine Monthly Dragon Age on January 9, 2010. One volume has been released thus far. A yonkoma adaptation named Kore wa Zombie Desu ka? Hai, Yonkoma Fūmi Desu. (これはゾンビですか? はい、4コマ風味です。 Kore wa Zonbi Desu ka? Hai, Yonkoma Fūmi Desu.?) illustrated by Mūpa is also being serialized in Monthly Dragon Age. A third manga adaptation named Kore wa Zombie Desu ka? Hai, Anata no Yome desu. (これはゾンビですか? はい、アナタの嫁です。 Kore wa Zonbi Desu ka? Hai, Anata no Yome desu.?) illustrated by Ryō Hasemi is being serialized in Monthly Comic Alive.
An anime adaptation of Kore wa Zombie Desu ka? was first announced on May 17, 2010. The anime will be produced by Studio Deen. An OVA 13th episode will be released on DVD with the eighth light novel. The light novel is currently planned to be released some time in June 2011.
- "Kore wa Zombie Desu ka? Light Novels Have Anime Planned". Anime News Network. May 17, 2010. Retrieved June 29, 2010.
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- Fujimi Shobo's Kore wa Zombie Desu ka? website (Japanese)
- Kore wa Zombie Desu ka? anime website (Japanese)