English Title: When the Clock Strikes Z
Japanese Title: Zの時間 — “Z no Jikan”
Author: Ichirou Sakaki — 榊一郎
Illustrator: Katsudansou — 活断層
Genre: Action, Comedy, Apocalypse
Original Run: March 2018 – September 2018
English Run: June 2020 – ongoing
Japanese Publisher: HJ Bunko (Hobby Japan)
English Publisher: J-Novel Club
Volumes in Japanese: 2 (Complete)
Volumes in English: 2 (Complete)
Note: Also available to read online through a J-Novel Club subscription. This series is currently digital-only.
Synopsis: When hardcore FPS enthusiast Hiroaki Dewa pulls off his VR headset and steps outside for the first time in ages, he realizes that the whole world is in ruins! Soon after, he coincidentally runs into horror junkie Otoha Judo, and the two of them team up to endure the zombie apocalypse. One fateful night, a VR AI known as “Raven” leaves them a cryptic message: “Survive, and humanity may flourish once again.” Follow these ragtag oddballs as they cling to hope in a hopeless world!
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