Girls und panzer

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Girls und Panzer

Just another day of tankery.
Original Manga none
Director/Artist Tsutomu Mizushima
Format Anime (TV)
Made By Actas
Episode Length 22 minutes
# of Eps/Volumes 12 episodes


Action, Slice of Life, Sports

Sum it up in a Sentence

Cute girls in tank warfare as a sport.

Main description

Miho Nishizumi, a girl from a prestigious family of sensha-dō tries to escape her previous life of tankery by transferring to Oorai High School, located on a sea carrier. But the student council president scouts Miho for her tankery skills and enlists her and many friends into the national tankery competition.

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Personal Opinions


I found this to be an incredibly enjoyable show. The tank designs were faithful and accurate and the tank fights were well thought out. Also the Russian girls all sing Katyusha in actually decent Russian.


Take a heaping portion of the cute girls doing cute things genre add a scoop of sports anime and a dash of military equipment fetishism and you end up with a surprisingly palatable dish. While the cute girls never devolve into fan-service vehicles, (it's notable that there's not once a panty shot) we are plagued by the prerequisite bath and beach episodes. This is more than made up for solid comedy paired with exciting if not 100% accurate battles between a variety of WWII era tanks. The action and tank variety is probably where the the series shines most and there's plenty here for military buffs to enjoy.