Undead Unluck: Release Dates + Additional Information

Undead Unluck anime

There’s one more addition to the new-gen shonen with the Undead Unluck anime adaptation which was announced in 2022. The manga started its run in 2020 in the Weekly Jump. Undead Unluck draws in readers with its unique and creative world-building. The manga continues to ignite excitement with interesting additions. 

The initial chapters of the manga indulged in questionable humor, but the manga gets significantly better as it goes on. It’ll be intriguing to see how the anime handles these initial chapters. For that, we’ll need to watch the anime. So here’s the release date for Undead Unluck anime, along with some additional information. 

Undead Unluck Release Date

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A still from the trailer of the anime | Image Courtesy of Studio David Productions
  • The Undead Unluck is set to release on October 6th, 2023. There will be a special premiere for Episodes 1 and 2 with insights from the cast. The anime will air on the MBS/TBS network in Japan. The first season is scheduled to air for two consecutive cours. 
  • The series will be available to stream on Hulu in the United States. We’ll keep you updated with the other streaming platforms once there’s official confirmation regarding it. 

Undead Unluck: What is it about?

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Fuuko Izumi, the girl with the Unluck ability | Image Courtesy via Crunchyroll

As a result of her ‘Unluck’ ability, Fuuko Izumo has spent a significant part of her life in seclusion. This ability of hers brings misfortune to anyone who comes in contact with her flesh. Fuuko’s conscience is heavily weighed on by the seclusion and her ability to cast misfortune upon people. She decides to put an end to her life once she reads the final chapter of her favorite shojo manga just when she meets the man with phenomenal regenerative abilities. 

This man dreams of dying the best death possible, which seems to be a bit hard given his ‘Undead Ability‘. Fuuko names this man Andy. The two of them team up and start to work together. Things take an exciting turn when the Undead Unluck duo gets chased by an organization called the ‘Union’. 

Additional information

Undead Unluck anime
A still from the Undead Unluck anime trailer | Image Courtesy of Studio David Productions
  • David Production is the studio in charge of the animation. Their renowned works include JoJo’s Bizarre Adventures and Fire Force. 
  • With Yuki Kase as the director, Hideyuki Morioka in charge of the character designs, and Kenichiro Suehiro at the helm for the music, the Undead Unluck anime will premiere in the Fall of 2023
  • Undead Unluck was released as a one-shot in 2019 before the serialized version which came out in 2020. 
  • Fuuko Izumi will be voiced by Moe Kahara and Andy will be voiced by Yuichi Nakamura. Kenji Nomura, Aoi Yuki, and Maria Ise are also part of the cast. 


Andy and Fuuko
Andy and Fuuko, the Undead Unluck Duo | Image Courtesy via Crunchyroll

Undead Unluck anime can rectify the manga’s initial chapters which brought many readers to drop it initially. It can also nudge the viewers to pick the manga once again, boosting circulation. The trailer showcases spectacular visuals as well. Undead Unluck stands out for its creative take on the battle shonen genre. You’ll experience a gradual increase in terms of quality with storytelling as well.  

Wait, you can experience all of that yourself this fall by adding Undead Unluck anime to your watchlist!

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