Tokyo Living Dead Idol – Japan, 2018

Tokyo Living Dead Idol – original title: Tôkyô ribingu deddo aidoru – is a 2018 Japanese comedy horror feature film written and directed by Yûki Kumagai (writer of Rokuroku: The Promise of the Witch). The movie stars Yumeri Abe, Nana Asakawa, Asami and Yû Fukuda.


A popular Japanese female idol is bitten by a zombie. She has only seventy-two hours to find a zombie serum before she becomes one of the living dead, but a high school zombie hunter and countless zombies attack!


“This pure mind-boggling hilarity of a movie has crappy SFX (which seems intentional), unbelievable zombies, and over-the-top characters, although it’s actually peppered with a number of decent fight scenes. Tokyo Living Dead Idol is a uniquely Japanese genre, and it certainly entertains – only if you normally enjoy a lot of manga or manga-adapted action flicks.” Campus magazine

“If this movie were made anywhere but Japan… It would be unwatchable.” 26 Reels of Terror

Technical details:

83 minutes

MOVIES & MANIA provides an independent and unbiased range of diverse opinions and reviews from a wide variety of sources in one handy web location. We rely solely on the very minor income generated by affiliate links and internet ads to stay online and expand. Please support us by not blocking ads on our site. Thank you.

Leave your comment here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.