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Is This a Zombie? (これはゾンビですか?, Kore wa Zonbi Desu ka?), also known as Korezom (これゾン, Korezon) for short, is a Japanese light novel series by Shinichi Kimura, with illustrations by Kobuichi and Muririn. Since January 2009, 17 volumes have been published by Fujimi Shobo under their Fujimi Fantasia Bunko imprint. There are currently five different manga adaptations based on the universe of Kore wa Zombie Desu ka? being serialized. A 12-episode anime adaptation produced by Studio Deen aired in Japan from January 11, 2011 to March 31, 2011 on TV Saitama and other networks. A second season, titled Kore wa Zombie Desu ka? of the Dead (これはゾンビですか? オブザデッド, Kore wa Zonbi Desu ka? Obu za Deddo?), aired in Japan from April 5, 2012 to June 7, 2012 on Tokyo MX and other networks.
Ayumu Aikawa is a zombie resurrected by a necromancer named Eucliwood Hellscythe after being killed by a serial killer. As he tries to make the best of his undead life, he encounters a Masō-Shōjo named Haruna and inadvertently takes her magic powers, being forced to become a Masō-Shōjo in the process. With Eucliwood, Haruna, and a vampire ninja named Seraphim living with him, Ayumu helps battle demons known as Megalos while trying to figure out the mystery behind his own death.