When Marin places a doll on the grave of Ayu, her friend, she unknowingly sets in motion a chain of events that soon puts the entire town in danger. Ayu and her father, come back from the netherworlds as zombies and visit the living at Tobio’s coffee shop. Tobio, his employees, and his customers are now embroiled in this game of revenge and punishment. Ayu and her father are the first of the zombies to enter the scene. Soon the streets are filled with zombies who attack and convert Tobio’s ex-wife while she ventures out. Meanwhile, inside the coffee shop, Ayu takes a fascination for Sabao, Tobio’s newest employee, and he reciprocates her feelings. Hiroto, who had killed himself ten years ago, unable to come to terms with his homosexuality and society’s notions about homosexuals seeks redemption from Tobio. Tobio’s sacrifice is the only way to prevent the apocalypse.
Tokyo Saba Girls of the Living dead is a feature from Director Fumito Fushi. A part of the Tokyo Saba Girls series, this chapter is the story of zombie invasions, revenge, punishment and redemption. The film is an example of the good use of storytelling tools without having to depend on computer graphics or Digital effects even while dealing with a story involving Zombies and superpowers. The director manages to tell the story in all its flavours using simple on camera tricks and editing techniques
Tokyo Saba Girls of the Living Dead, is a story about the will to live and be alive, for both human and zombies alike. The film questions about how soon the living forget the dead and move on with their lives. It explores the possibilities of bonds and relationships that cross the barriers that exist between the living and the dead.