Earlier today Crunchyroll announced another Crunchyroll Movie Night event, and this time the spotlight is on Saga of Tanya the Evil: The Movie. The feature anime film is coming to over 500 theaters throughout the United States for a one-night event on May 16, and tickets are now available to pre-purchase.
In addition to the film itself, fans can look forward to an exclusive interview with Yutaka Uemura, the director of the film. It all goes down at 7:30pm local time, so check out the trailer below and prepare for more of the misadventures of Tanya Degurechaff.
The time is UC 1926. The Imperial Army’s 203rd Air Mage Battalion led by Major Tanya Degurechaff has won the battle to the south against the Republic’s stragglers. They expected to be given a vacation after returning victorious, but instead receive special orders from Staff HQ as soon as they get home. They are told that there were signs of a large-scale deployment near the Empire-Federation border.
Faced with the prospect of a new major enemy, the desperate Empire fans the flame of war.
Meanwhile, an international volunteer army spearheaded by the Commonwealth set foot in Federation territory. As they say, the enemy of an enemy is your friend. They suffer through misfortune purely out of national interest, and among them is a young girl.
She is Warrant Officer Mary Sue, and she takes up arms hoping to bring the Empire, who killed her father, to justice.