An “ultra advance” screening of the first episode of Hyakka Ryoran Samurai Girls reveals it to be an ero-anime of the first order, with oppai combat and scantily clad girls of all sizes visible in abundance.
And the previously released previews:
The basic premise of the series can probably be fairly summarised as “Queen’s Blade/Ikkitousen/Sekirei with samurai and post-processing effects” – in fact the only major difference between it and other recent oppai anime appears to be its innovative use of sumi (ink) splotches to goad fans into buying the discs, along with the difference in visual style.
For those wondering about the title, the phrase 百花繚乱 / hyakka-ryoran literally means “a hundred flowers in profusion” and amongst other meanings happens to be used to refer to a gathering of beautiful women.
Character designs prove a curious mixture of authentic and imagined Japanese garb, and contemporary fetish items (note the loli sukumizu and weaponised maid outfit), as the official character designs demonstrate:
The anime series itself was adapted from the light novel of the same name – the series already has a wide variety of the usual mixed media trappings on sale, including a comic, Queen’s Gate book, dakimakura and oppai mouse pad, and of course some very salacious figures: