Complete Collection (2015/Season One/Sentai Blu-ray Set)
B Sound: B Extras: C* Episodes: B+
Kurumi, Miki and Yuri are in the after school School Living Club,
where love their school so much that they are living there 24-7, but
beneath their thin veneer of their fun filled school days, they are
really surrounded by a zombie apocalypse. Each day is a lesson, each
encounter is a test to whether they can survive the zombie outbreak
in School-Live!: Complete Collection (2015).
the zombie apocalypse, Yuki, Kurumi, Miki and Yuri are the only
survivors at their school, barricaded in their school they have
everything. Each day, they patrol the grounds clearing zombies and
what ever they need to survive, but Yuki is delusional, lives in a
fantasy world where her classmates, teachers were still alive and the
girls have come to accept that her fantasy has helped them keep their
sanity and spirits alive. While the school was designed for the
apocalypse outbreak, it was not designed to last forever and each day
is a new challenge to survive to the next.
was zombie survival horror story, like a mix of High school of the
Dead and Higurashi no Naku Koro (When
cute little high school girls somehow surviving the hordes of the
undead. It was a mix of high school drama with tragedy, tragedy in
what people sacrificed in order to survive. This is sure to continue
to grow its audience.
1080p 1.78 X 1 image on the episodes are heavily stylized to the
point that it affects playback, but that's the look of the series
just the same, while we get lesser English and better Japanese
lossless DTS-HD MA (Master Audio) 2.0 Stereo mixes. However, it is
solid, if not spectacular. Extras include clean opening and closing
animation and trailers for this release, but pictured with this
review is a deluxe edition with much more that will be soon released
afterwards that adds DVDs and CDs to the Blu-rays, et al.
Beginning - Yuki, Kurumi, Mii-Kun and Ri-san are in the School
Living Club where they live at school each day, but their rosy school
life really is hiding the fact they are survivors in a zombie
- Kurumi remembers the first zombie she had to kill. Yuki proposes
they have a test of courage, the girls use it as a chance to clear
out some of the zombies inside the school.
Then - Megumi recalls the first day of the zombie outbreak at the
Trip - Miki recalls how she was trapped at the mall during the
zombie apocalypse outbreak.
Meeting - The girls go on a 'field trip' to the mall for supplies
and that's how they met Miki and saved her.
- As Miki learns about the school, she learns of Yuki's delusions and
how they have kept them alive.
- As Yuki's delusions begin to fall apart, the girls send off letters
on balloons that they are still alive.
- The girls discover an emergency manual and the school was designed
as survival shelter and they knew about the possibilities for zombie
Day - The girls take a day off and go swimming and become closer
to one another.
Rainy Day - Kurumi gets infected, as her condition worsens the
girls learn of a possible antidote in the basement.
- The school's power generator is destroyed and more zombies
begin entering the school. Miki finds the antidote and puts
'Megumi zombie' to rest. Yuki begins to come to terms with reality.
- With the school facilities compromised the girls have a graduation
ceremony and gives thanks the school for helping them survive for so
long and say goodbye as they set off into the unknown future.