Saga of Tanya the Evil is getting an anime movie which you might have known. The official website for the anime adaptation of Carlo Zen and Shinobu Shinotsuki’s Saga of Tanya the Evil(Yōjo Senki) released a new visual for the anime film. Adding to this, the website also revealed several character visuals for the characters in the film. The film will be released in Japan on February 8, 2019. MYTH&ROID will return to perform the film’s theme song.
Saga of Tanya the Evil Anime Film
The movie follows the events of the television anime. In 1926, Tanhya and her battalion came back after defeating the remaining segments of the Republic’s army. On their arrival, they learned that a massive group of soldiers near the border with the Russy Federation are marching with intent to destroy the empire. So, the Empire’s army must prepare.
In the meantime, a multinational army under the leadership of the Allied Kingdom barges into the Russy Federation. One of the members of the Allied Kingdom army is Mary Sue, a girl who loathes the Empire. She will go to any lengths to get revenge against the Empire for the death of her father.
In an interview with Kadokawa’s Newtype magazine in January Director Yutaka Uemura said that the movie will reveal the change in relationship between Tanya and the top brass. Also, there will be the development of their troops. Uemura also told the magazine that the movie was originally planned to finished after the television anime was finished. However, due to the continuous support of the fans, it was made possible.
Most of the cast and staff from the television anime will be returning for the movie. The television anime premiered in January 2017.