It has been confirmed that the all-new feature Girls und Panzer der Film has earned 1,049,219,224 yen on 718,625 admissions in Japan in 71 days since its release on November 21, 2015. It has become the 38th top-grossing Japanese film released in 2015. Hit the jump for more details.
The official blog for the Girls und Panzer anime franchise confirmed yesterday that the smash hit feature Girls und Panzer der Film will get 4DX digital screenings at 30 selected theaters across Japan from February 20. Hit the ump for more details.
In an article written by Kentaro Seki for Norimono News exploring the enduring popularity of Girls und Panzer, a recent comment by Girls und Panzer producer Kiyoshi Sugiyama has led fans of cute girls driving tanks to wonder whether a sequel animation is being planned. Hit the jump to learn more.
After breaking the 800 million mark 10 days ago, the all-new feature Girls und Panzer der Film has instantly earned another 100 million yen, making its total gross to date 909,615,824 yen. It has sold 622,610 tickets in 55 days since its release on November 21, 2015. Hit the jump for more details.
The line-up of Love Live! figma poseable figures is down to its penultimate μ's school idol with the launch of pre-orders for Nozomi Tojo (line is still waiting to close out on Nico). Additionally, distributor Good Smile Company has previewed a Girls und Panzer Anko Team set, a special offer for next month's Wonder Festival event. Get a look after the jump.
The town of Oarai in Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan, is closely associated with the Girls und Panzer anime, and recently Oarai has experienced a dramatic increase in local tax donations since introducing a line of Girls und Panzer goods as rewards. Hit the jump to learn more.
It is confirmed that the all-new feature Girls und Panzer der Film has earned an impressive 804,356,024 yen on 548,583 ticket sales in 47 days from its opening day in Japan, November 21, to January 6. The anime's official Twitter says the result is far beyond their initial target. Hit the jump for more details.
Today, Universal releases Eli Roth's cannibal homage The Green Inferno on home video in North America. This notoriously grisly and divisive film about student activists who meet a bad end in the Amazon was originally released in Japan November 28th, and promoted in front of the November 21st release of Girls und Panzer. That caused some issues!
Fans have discovered a cute homage in the tank battle against Anzio High School in the 2014 Girls Und Panzer OAV: the fight between rival teams of tanks faithfully reproduces the famous chase sequence from the beginning of the 1979 theatrical anime film Lupin III: The Castle of Cagliostro. Hit the jump to learn more.
Massive multiplayer online game World of Tanks is partnering with the Girls Und Panzer theatrical film currently playing in Japanese theaters for a special promotional giveaway with an unusual prize: a hug pillow featuring a Panzer IV Ausf. D (H-type specification) tank. Hit the jump to learn more.