FREEing, who you might remember from their Bunny Girl figures based on Infinite Statos and such, like their figures a bit big and a bit risque. Next up is a 1/4 scale doll of Girls Und Panzer protagonist Miho Nishizumi that can swap a school uniform for an ankou/angler fish suit. Available now to order with Good Smile Company distributing, when fans had a look at it, many noted that they weren't quite convinced that it was so entirely innocent looking.
As reported, in commemoration of the release of its DVD/Blu-ray, Girls und Panzer der Film has received a large-scale rerun at 153 theaters across Japan since last Saturday. Thanks to the push, its total domestic gross finally reached an amazing 2,021,490,984 yen, finishing 9th in its 27th weekend box office. Hit the jump for more details.
The 5th original drama CD for tank-sports anime Girls und Panzer made a strong showing on the Oricon Weekly Album charts, debuting at #3 with a total of about 12,000 album sales for the wek of May 17th, 2016. Hit the jump to learn more.
Kotobukiya has listed its new Cu-poche deformed non-scale figures of Maho Nishizumi from the Girls und Panzer franchise for an October 2016 release. She will be the third entry from the mega hit franchise following Miho Nishizumi in January of this year and Yukari Akiyama in the coming June. Hit the jump for more details.
In commemoration of the release of the DVD/Blu-ray of Girls und Panzer der Film, the film's large-scale rerun is scheduled at 153 theaters across Japan for 11 days from May 21 to 31. The all-new film has already earned over 1.9 billion yen from its domestic run since its release on November 21, 2015. Hit the jump for more detailed.
Japanese toy/figure company Volks is now holding a "Girls und Panzer" miniature model contest on the seventh floor of its Akihabara Hobby Paradise building in Tokyo. This is the first official contest by amateur model builders for the anime franchise. Check the entries after the jump!
NHK World Newsline has published a new English video profile on Russian voice actress Jenya in following the smash success of the Girls und Panzer feature film in Japan. Hit the jump for the report.
To commemorate the Japanese home video release of Girls und Panzer der Film, the cast of Girls und Panzer will be participating in the 2nd "Girls und Panzer Heartful Tank Carnival", a special large-scale live-event to be held on August 28, 2016, at the Pacifico Yokohama National Convention Hall in Yokohama, Japan. Hit the jump to roll out.
The official blog for the Girls und Panzer anime franchise announced yesterday that, as of April 4, Girls und Panzer der Film had earned 1,805,276,384 yen on 1,096,617 admissions in 20 weeks since its release on November 21, 2015. Hit the jump for more details.
A recent run-in between cosplaying tourists and the locals has resulted in an blanket cosplay ban being instituted on the premises of the former Kamioka Elementary School in Ibaraki Prefecture, an "anime pilgrimage" destination associated with Girls und Panzer. Hit the jump to learn more.
This year's spring festival in coastal Oarai again featured the anime that make it its hometown with an appearance by the cast of Girls Und Panzer, fireworks presented by series ambassador/pro-wrestler Masahiro Chono, goods and activities. Presented during this was news that an "Arisu War (referring to the commander of the University All-Star Team) OVA will released on DVD/Blu-ray on May 27th.