This final chapter of the Girls und Panzer anime is getting a grand introduction.
Earlier today, the official Girls und Panzer website updated with two new trailers, a visual, and a quartet of character reveals for the first Girls und Panzer das Finale movie. We break the details down below.
A teaser trailer and a TV spot were both revealed. The trailer, which debuted in a fan event today, features theme song Grand Symphony by Sayaka Sasaki as a background track.
The visual was shown off on a slide during the fan event. The image features BC Freedom High School, positioned above their school’s tank.
Three new cast members were confirmed for the project:
- Mary: Yumi Hara
- Andō: Minami Tsuda
- Oshida: Chika Anzai
An unnamed “Mystery Character” will be played by Ayane Sakura.
A visual for the four characters was also showed off, which you can check out below:
The first episode of Girls und Panzer das Finale will make its theatrical début on December 9. Fifty-nine theaters will carry the episode in its run. Two-episode MX4D and 4DX “immersive” screenings will kick off after the second episode’s theatrical run.
Girls und Panzer is an original project from studio Actas. The original anime series, which aired in the Fall 2012 broadcst season, was helmed by Tsutomu Mizushima (Blood-C, Shirobako). Isao Sugimoto (Bakuon!!, Ultimate Otaku Teacher) provided character designs for the project, while Reiko Yoshida (Bakuman, D.Gray-man) took charge of series composition.
Three manga spinoffs, as well as a sequel movie and OVA were produced since the show’s début. The film, Girls und Panzer der Film, grossed 2.3 billion yen ($22,550,456.65 USD) during its 40-week theatrical run.
Sentai Filmworks holds the North American rights to Girls und Panzer. They describe the series as:
Forget track and field! At Oorai Girls Academy, they practice Shensha-do, the art of tank combat! But Miho transfers there believing it to be the one school where Shensa-do isn’t offered. She’s in for a rude awakening, however, when the student council president demands her participation in the sport. Together with four friends, she learns to face her fears, find herself, and have a whole lot of fun along the way. Get ready for tank fighting mayhem in Girls Und Panzer!