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.
The official blog for the Girls und Panzer anime franchise announced on March 16 that, as of March 15, Girls und Panzer der Film had attracted 1,000,794 moviegoers and earned an impressive 1,598,142,934 yen in 17 weeks since its release on November 21, 2015. Hit the jump for more details.
Crunchyroll previously reported about the surge in local tax donations after the town of Oarai in Ibaraki Prefecture introduced Girls und Panzer themed reward packages, but it turns out that the rumors of a Tankery-themed tax collection craze were mistaken. Hit the jump to learn the true cause.
Thanks to the 4DX screenings started at 33 theaters across Japan last Saturday, Girls und Panzer der Film earned an impressive 59,661,700 yen on 30,091 admissions from 99 screens in the weekend of February 20-21, ranking 8th in the weekend box office again. Hit the jump for more details.