Bishoujo weapon pairings continue this spring with the newly launched Girls & Panzer. Ahead of the upcoming anime series from Squid Girls' Tsutomu Mizushima, the "heartfelt tank story" manga from Ryouichi Saitaniya kicks off in the new July issue of Comic Flapper (home of Brave 10 and Twin Spica).
The series follows the daily life of highschool girls who perform a type of martial art with "road tanks."
The anime take
Staff on the anime includes
Director: Tsutomu Mizushima (Squid Girl, Genshiken, Blood-C)
Writer: Reiko Yoshida (K-On!, Polar Bear's Café)
Character Design: Humikane Shimada (Strike Witches)
Animation: Isao Sugimoto (Squid Girl)
Original Character concept: Takeshi Nogami (Strike Witches doujinshi)
Yuka Iguchi (Nisemonogatari's Tsukihi Araragi, Certain Magical Index's Index)
Ai Kayano (Lagrange's Muginami, Medaka Box's Mogana Kikaijima)
The new Comic Flapper also features the debut of Kazutaka Akiyoshi's Kazutaka Akiyoshi's Gentsuki, a manga simply about the excursions a pair of girls take on their moped.