Girls und Panzer
is a 2012 Japanese anime television series created by Actas. The animation is directed by Tsutomu Mizushima and produced by Kiyoshi Sugiyama. Takaaki Suzuki, who has earlier acted as a military history advisor for Strike Witches and Upotte, has revealed that he is involved in the production of the anime. The series initially aired in Japan between October and December 2012, with two additional episodes airing in March 2013 and an original video animation in production. A manga series by Ryuichi Saitaniya launched in Media Factory's Comic Flapper magazine from June 5, 2012. A 2014 film has been announced.