“Girls und Panzer” Event to be Held in Anime’s Hometown of Oarai

A “Girls und Panzer” event will be held in the anime’s setting of Oarai, Ibaraki Prefecture.

The town of Oarai in Ibaraki Prefecture will be holding an event celebrating anime series “Girls und Panzer”. The event will be part of the town’s yearly spring festival.

“Girls und Panzer” takes place in a universe where girls practice operating military tanks as a form of martial arts, and focuses on a fictional girls’ high school. The anime takes place in the seaside town of Oarai, and utilizes many actual landmarks and locations as a setting for the story.

The details of the “Girls und Panzer” event have not yet been finalized, but the spring festival itself will feature numerous other events, including a swordfish carving show. The festival will be held on March 24th from 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM at Oarai Marine Tower.

Numerous real-life Oarai locations can be seen in the anime series.

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Oarai, Ibaraki Prefecture

Girls und Panzer