So, who’s up for a round of Sensha-do?
On November 17, Girls und Panzer fans flocked to the “22nd Oarai Festival” fan event. During the show, it was announced that the upcoming second installment of the Girls und Panzer der Final film series will hit Japanese theaters on June 15, 2019. A key visual and trailer were also shown off.
We break the details down below.
The 30-second promo flashes between shots of the Oarai and BC Jiyūgakuen teams, as cast members set the scene with narration.
The image focuses on the members of BC Jiyūgakuen, who stand before their tank. The team’s leadership takes a prominent spot at the top of the visual.
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!
Source: Comic Natalie