Girls und Panzer (ガールズ＆パンツァー, Gāruzu ando Pantsā) is a 2012 Japanese original television anime series created by Actas. The animation is directed by Tsutomu Mizushima and produced by Kiyoshi Sugiyama. Takaaki Suzuki, who has earlier acted as a military history advisor for Strike Witches and Upotte!!, has revealed that he is involved in the production of the anime. The series will begin airing in Japan in October 2012. A manga series by Ryūichi Saitaniya launched in Media Factory's Comic Flapper magazine from June 5, 2012.
The story focuses around high school girls battling in tanks. The setting involves a universe where Tankery (戦車道, Sensha-do) is a traditional martial art for girls. The protagonist, Miho Nishizumi, moves to Oarai Girl's High School, where she is ordered by the student council chairperson to participate in the national Sensha-do championship.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 17 May 2012, Squid Girl Helmer Mizushima, Strike Witches Advisor Reveal Girls und Panzer TV Anime, Anime News Network
- ↑ http://www.animenewsnetwork.co.uk/news/2012-07-27/girls-und-panzer-tv-anime-slated-for-october
- ↑ 2012年05月17日, “美少女×戦車”の新作TVアニメ「ガールズ＆パンツァー」！, GA Graphic