What happened to High School of the Dead? It was very popular with fans and had everything going for it. It had a deadly pandemic that turned humans into zombies …and a group of high school students, and the school nurse, who are thrust together to form a group of survivors who are just trying to survive the zombie apocalypse. Students fighting for their lives against the zombies that are mindlessly invading their school, what else could you ask for. . well of course the series is also famous for it’s blatant fan service.