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Zombie Ass: Toilet of the Dead (ゾンビアス Zonbiasu) is a Japanese comedy horror film that was released in September 2011 at the Austin, Texas Fantastic Fest film festival before eventually hitting theaters in Japan in February 2012. The movie is about a school girl name Megumi going on a camping trip with her group of friends, only to find themselves in a swamp full of zombies. These zombies don't behave the way you would expect them to. The group eventually discovers the origins of these zombies and try to find the help they can to escape.

As standard of a summary as that sounds, the film is a totally different story.


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  • B-Movie: ZOMBIE ASS: TOILET OF THE DEAD should scream this trope.
  • Baby Factory: Maki succeeds in making Aya this. This is subverted with Megumi as she manages to get control of her parasite.
  • Badass Adorable: Adorable Megumi knows karate.
  • Beware the Quiet Ones: Dr. Takayama's daughter Sachi doesn't talk much, but she lets people get killed by parasites to survive and she's a capable fighter who teams-up with the Queen of the Negurokeduros against Megumi.
  • Bitch Alert: Maki is aspiring to be a super model, but complains that only ugly girls get picked and constantly berates Megumi. She even eats a tape worm in an effort to get skinny, and rubs it in Megumi's face.
  • Body Horror: The parasites in general and when Megumi is raped her stomach bloats and contorts itself due to the pure amount of eggs/semen being pumped in her.
  • Break the Cutie:
    • Aya is raped by the parasites which infected Maki.
    • Megumi lost her sister by suicide and is by the movie's end the Sole Survivor of the group.
  • Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass: Naoi is quite a coward, but he will smash heads if his friends lives are on the line.
  • Downer Ending: Subverted. This seems to be the case when Megumi is captured and raped by Sachi and parasite queen Maki, but she escapes and is seemingly fine even though she was clearly impregnated by the parasites.
  • Driven to Suicide: Megumi's backstory involves her sister committing suicide from the excessive bullying.
    • A man in the village who is infected by the nekurogeduros kills himself.
    • Aya begs Megumi to kill her after enduring a lot of trauma from Maki.
  • Dying as Yourself: The group meets a man in the village who is infected by the nekurogeduros and kills himself.
    • Why Aya begs Megumi to kill her.
  • Eleventh Hour Super Power: Megumi takes control of her parasite to fight the queen and Sachi.
  • Even Evil Has Loved Ones: Mad Scientist Dr. Takayama wants to help his ill daughter.
  • Fanservice: There are not only Panty Shots. There's a scene which shows Megumi and Aya naked in the bathroom together, too.
  • Gasshole: People who are infected by the nekurogeduros fart a lot.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: The parasite in Naoi hatched and began taking him over. As it does this, he takes Dr. Takayama down and allows the both of them to be eaten by the parasites, just to buy Aya some time to escape.
  • Ill Girl: Dr. Takayama's daughter suffers from leukemia.
  • Love Makes You Evil: Dr. Takayama, who infects people with the eggs of the parasites just to help his cancerous daughter survive by making her digest the matured parasites and flush them out of her.
  • Mad Scientist: Dr. Takayama is a Mad Scientist who infects others with the eggs of the parasites.
  • Naughty Tentacles: The parasites are a textbook example of this.
  • Orifice Invasion: The parasite enters Aya through her anus and later on in her mouth. The parasite enters Megumi through her ass and goes all the way though coming out of her mouth.
  • Panty Shot: You can see Megumi's panties quite often.
  • School Uniforms Are the New Black: Dr. Takayama's daughter and Megumi both wear their Sailor Fukus.
  • Shoot the Shaggy Dog: Aya finally overcomes her fears of the zombies and starts fighting back too. Right before getting raped and psychologically tortured by the parasitic Maki.
  • Toilet Humor: The movie's called "toilet of the dead" for some reason.
  • Too Dumb to Live: It's a very great idea to eat parasites on purpose, Maki!
  • Took a Level in Badass: Aya demonstrated her ability to taking out a zombie with just her hands, having enough of being scared by them.
  • Why Did It Have to Be Snakes?: Megumi is deathly afraid of insects.
  • With Friends Like These...: Supposedly, Megumi is friends with everyone in her group. Yet, Maki constantly berates her to psychotic degrees, and Take attempted to rape her.
  • Your Head A-Splode: How Take gets offed, thanks to a parasite in his head.

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