You know why sharks are winners? It’s because they don’t look back, ’cause they don’t have necks.
Earlier today, the official website for the Girls und Panzer das Finale film series updated with five new cast members. The site unveiled the cast members for the members of the Shark Team.
The new cast members include:
- Ogin: Ayane Sakura
- Rum: Natsumi Takamori
- Murakami: Yō Taichi
- Flint: Madoka Yonezawa
- Cutlass: Ami Nanase
The Shark Team comes from the school ship’s deepest depths, in Bar Donzoko, and rep the Ōarai Girls High School’s sensha-dō team. Visuals for the new members were also revealed, which you can check out below:
The Shark Team pilots the Mark IV tank, while BC Freedom High is bringing the pain in an ARL 44. Visuals for both were also revealed, which you can check out below:
The first Girls und Panzer das Finale movie hit Japanese theaters on December 9. Fifty-nine theaters are carrying 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!