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Girls und Panzer (ガールズ＆パンツァー, Gāruzu ando Pantsā) is an 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 will focus around high school girls battling in tanks. The setting involves a universe where the art of operating tanks (戦車道, Sensha-do) is a traditional martial art for girls. The protagonist, Miho, 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