FUNimation Entertainment Acquires Is This A Zombie?

Flower Mound, TX (May 21, 2011) – FUNimation(R) Entertainment today announced that it has acquired home entertainment, broadcast, digital, online and merchandise rights for the fantasy anime series “Is This A Zombie?” ( or “Kore Wa Zombie Desu Ka?”) from Kadokawa.

Based on the light novel series of the same name by Shinichi Kimura, the 12-episode and OVA anime adaptation is produced by Studio Deen and directed by Takaomi Kanasaki (“Hellsing”).

In “Is This A Zombie?”, Aikawa Ayumu is a normal high school boy until the day he is killed by a serial killer and then revived by a necromancer named Eucliwood Hellscythe — as a zombie!

FUNimation will release the series on DVD in 2012.