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‘Sankarea: Undying Love’ Review

I’ve heard of ’til death do us part but this is probably the first time I’ve heard of ’til death bring us together. Sankarea: Undying Love is about as oddball a romantic comedy anime as it gets and with its zombie theme it is sure to intrigue more than a few curious eyes. We have seen vampires and werewolves romanticized dozens of times in Western media but zombies have been given a bit of a raw deal when it comes to some loving. That’s where Sankarea comes in, taking zombies and turning them into the fulcrum of a love story. I guess some loves never really die? Following the hapless Chihiro, a zombie fetishist and his entanglement in a zombie love affair with a girl who is far from the stereotypical depiction of the living dead, Rea Sanka. The two initially bond over the macabre and an attempt to resurrect Chihiro’s dead cat. One thing leads to another and Rea Sanka quickly becomes a zombie, setting into motion a love story between life and death. …