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Highschool of the Dead Cosplay: Saeko Busujima (Uriu) Cosplay 21 JUL 2013

Japanese cosplayer Uriu steps forward for today’s Cosplay entry, this time bringing to life the spirited swordsman Saeko Busujima with her penchant for slicing up Zombies and dressing just that little bit too alluring…

Highschool of the Dead is a stylish anime adaptation from the manga of the same name, basically chronicling the escape of six students from their school and city as a horrific living dead outbreak strikes the world, threatening to bring Armageddon along with it.

One of the six to escape is Saeko Busujima, a keen kendo student who is a master with both her wooden training sword as well as the more deadly real steel deal. Eager for a fight and possessing some fantastic fighting skills and stamina, Saeko is always calm and collected, and is always a rock on which the others can depend.

With her penchant for violence one often forgets that she is in fact a woman, though her rather alluring dress sense (quite unintended for the most part mind you) ensures that the boys don’t forget that fact for too long a period. Oh, and those romantic feelings she seems to be developing for Takahashi helps a little too…

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Highschool of the Dead Cosplay: Saeko Busujima (Midori Kanda) Cosplay 31 OCT 2010

Midori Kanda is back for today’s Cosplay Sundae entry, this time bringing to life the spirited swordsman Saeko Busujima with her penchant for slicing up Zombies and dressing just that little bit too alluring…

Is that a sword you're holding or are you just happy to see me?

Highschool of the Dead is a stylish anime adaptation from the manga of the same name, basically chronicling the escape of six students from their school and city as a horrific living dead outbreak strikes the world, threatening to bring Armageddon along with it.

One of the six to escape is Saeko Busujima, a keen kendo student who is a master with both her wooden training sword as well as the more deadly real steel deal. Eager for a fight and possessing some fantastic fighting skills and stamina, Saeko is always calm and collected, and is always a rock on which the others can depend.

With her penchant for violence one often forgets that she is in fact a woman, though her rather alluring dress sense (quite unintended for the most part mind you) ensures that the boys don’t forget that fact for too long a period. Oh, and those romantic feelings she seems to be developing for Takahashi helps a little too…

As mentioned above, the lovely Midori Kanda is behind bringing this particular (if a little simple) cosplay to life, pulling off the look pretty much picture perfect once again. In other words, a good job as per usual! :P

You sure you aren't looking at me funny?

Quick blood pressure test to make sure you aren't a zombie...

Related Link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Highschool_of_the_Dead_characters

Images of Highschool of the Dead Episode 12 Anime 27 OCT 2010

Fan service drenched panties and tits with zombies anime series, Highschool of the Dead drew to a close with its final episode ringing in at the number 12 mark. In return, we got a return to some great zombie action, loads of bullets, dynamite and sword slashes – complemented by the usual uber stylish CG action shots.

And all this thanks to a single high altitude nuke detonating and wiping out all electronics.

Not a good thing when you’re locked behind gates of the only fortress capable of stemming the unrelenting tide of the undead…

Car needs to be fixed, you need to hold down the fort

Anyway, here’s a boatload of images from episode 12 in order to wet your appetite just in case you haven’t picked it up yet!

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Highschool of the Dead: Episode 12 Anime 18 OCT 2010

All Dead’s Attack

It is the start of Armageddon as China and the United States start tossing nuclear ballistic missiles at one another. Despite the joint US-Japanese air defences, one of China’s retaliatory missiles break through, resulting in a massive EMP burst that instantly fries all electronics and brings virtually all machinery in Japan to a standstill. Of course, this means the defences of the estate stronghold is now basically down, inviting a full scale invasion  by the zombies! (or “them” if you still want to be a purist)

So apart from the big decision the group still needs to make on whether or not to stay with Saya’s parent’s group, they now have to contend with a full frontal zombie attack – with no viable escape route in sight!

So the first anime season of the frustrating in terms of potential zombie horror survival Highschool of the Dead comes to an end, obviously leaving a huge opportunity for sequels thanks to the series’ short 12 episode length, but ending off with a satisfying enough mini conclusion in terms of the kids’ making some necessary big decisions and of course simply continuing with the fight just to stay alive.

It’s nice to see director Tetsuro Araki tear himself away from the mindless and pointless fan service he so mercilessly drenched what otherwise could have been a pretty awesome series with, and instead stick to what made the show so exciting in the first place – zombies, zombies, zombies and some exceedingly cool, over the top, mind blowing action!

True, there are all the usual and expected sentimental little bits to get through, but with those all out of the way, the series ends off with a proper and exciting bang, making for a worthwhile episode to watch.

As per usual, the animation is slick, full of the necessary detail and beautifully colored. In addition to the visuals, Kishida Kyodan and The Akeboshi Rockets’ opening track continues to be pretty damn brilliant while the tail gets wrapped up in the usual pleasing fashion by yet another random Maon Kurosaki song, a gimmick that has worked well for this particular series.

In conclusion, the conclusion for Highschool of the Dead delivered exactly what you would expect from a 12 episode long series (in other words not a real ending so to speak), does it in style, steps back ever so slightly from the unnecessary fan service that was dragging down the credibility of the show and leaves you wanting some more.

In other words, no real reason not to catch it if you haven’t yet! :)

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Related Link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highschool_of_the_Dead