Apparently, this final bout of sensha-do isn’t quite over yet.
Earlier today, the staff of the Girls und Panzer anime hosted a live streaming event. The show, dubbed the “Girls und Panzer App & Anime Important Announcement Special”, featured a new trailer for the second Girls und Panzer das Finale movie, as well as details on the film’s premiere.
We break the details down below.
The 16-second teaser cuts between various shots of the core cast members, before ending with a confirmation of the film’s premiere date.
The second Girls und Panzer das Finale movie will open in June 2019. The five main cast members, who make up the in-show “Anglerfish Team”, will host a live stage event on November 18. More details on the film will be unveiled during the event.
The first Girls und Panzer das Finale movie hit Japanese theaters on December 9. Fifty-nine theaters carried the feature during its run, which grossed 516,181,000 yen ($4,641,351.99 USD).
Two-episode MX4D and 4DX “immersive” screenings are planned to 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!
Sources: Ota-suke, Comic Natalie, Yaraon!