The official Twitter account of animation studio Gainax West has teased a new announcement regarding their parent studios’ 2010 Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt anime. The account mentions that something will be revealed on December 16, with an image of the anime’s main characters with “Coming Soon”.
And they are not pachinko. Not a pachislot. Not a social network game. Not Blu-ray.
It will be officially announced on December 16.
— GAINAX WEST 公式 (@GAINAX_WEST) November 25, 2016
In a follow up Tweet, the account states that the new announcement will not be a Pachinko, Pachislot, online game or a Blu-ray release. It will be a an announcement that will make fans excited.
Gainax West itself is a new branch of the Gainax animation studio that opened earlier this March. Yasuhiro Takeda (Gurren Lagann and Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt Producer) is currently head of the new studio.
Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt is a 2010 comedy anime produced by Gainax (Neon Genesis Evangelion, FLCL) and directed by Hiroyuki Imaishi (Gurren Lagann, Kill la Kill). The series is a 13 episode TV anime that aired in the Fall/Autumn 2010 anime season, with a follow up OVA. In addition to the anime, a short manga by TAGRO was published in Kadokawa Comics Ace’s Young Ace magazine that year.
A big announcement regarding Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt will be made on Friday, December 16th. Confirmation and details about what the announcement will be about will be revealed on that date.
You can follow Gainax West on Twitter: @GAINAX_WEST
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