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Sentai Filmworks Acquires “Girls’ Last Tour”, Plans Anime Strike Exclusive Simulcast


It looks like this last tour of duty will end on the shores of Anime Strike.

Sentai Filmworks announced that they acquired the rights to Girls’ Last Tour. In the United States, Sentai will stream the show exclusively on Amazon’s Anime Strike service as a simulcast when it airs this fall.

Girls’ Last Tour will hit Japanese TV on October 6. The full broadcast schedule is as follows:

  • AT-X: 10/6/2017 at 21:30~ (10/6/2017 at 9:30PM)
  • Tokyo MX: 10/6/2017 at 22:30~ (10/6/2017 at 10:30PM)
  • BS11: 10/6/2017 at 23:00 (10/6/2017 at 11:00PM)
  • Sun TV: 10/6/2017 at 24:00 (10/7/2017 at midnight)
  • KBS Kyoto: 10/6/2017 at 25:30 (10/7/2017 at 1:30AM)
  • TV Aichi: 10/7/2017 at 26:50 (10/8/2017 at 2:50AM)
  • TVQ Kyushu Broadcasting: 10/9/2017 at 26:30 (10/10/2017 at 2:30AM)
©Tsukumizu・Shinchosha/ Girls’ Last Tour Partners

Takaharu Ozaki (Persona 5 the Animation -The Day Breakers-) will direct Girls’ Last Tour at White Fox, with Mai Toda (Matoi the Sacred Slayer, Holy Knight) providing character designs. Kazuyuki Fudeyasu (Tantei Opera Milky Holmes, Yatterman Night) is in charge of series composition.

The series will star Inori Minase as Chito and Yurika Kubo as Yuuri.

Kadokawa describes the title as:

The popular running dystopian fantasy manga from the web comic portal Kurage Bunch will be adapted into an anime!
Long time has passed since the prosperity and civilization of the humanity has collapsed. Most of the humans and animals have died and the world is facing its end.

The complex city structure resembles a labyrinth. No one is maintaining the machines anymore, so they also stop functioning one after another.
When did everything end, or since when has everything started ending? This story takes place in such a world which everyone has even stopped thinking about that.

Two girls, Chito and Yuuri, are wandering this world with their vehicle Kettenkrad.
The beginning of a heartwarming story in the apocalyptic world…

Tsukumizu’s Girls’ Last Tour manga kicked off in on Shinchosha’s Kurage Bunch website in 2014. To date, five compiled volumes have been released, with the most recent hitting retailers on September 8. Yen Press currently holds the domestic rights to the manga series.

Source: Sentai Filmworks (Press Release)

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