ChouCho updated the details for new single piece of youth – full track list and jacket cover plus preview music video revealed. Her 12th single has tie-up as theme song for upcoming anime movie from the GIRLS und PANZER franchise. Single piece of youth comes on one anime themed edition hitting stores November 25th 2015.

The lyrics for both songs on the single are written by ChouCho and coupling track GloryStory is featured as the movie’s image song.  ChouCho has been connected with the anime since its first TV series providing its opening theme song DreamRiser (6th sgl, 2012.10.24).

The GIRLS und PANZER franchise held an orchestra concert Herbst Musik Fest 2015 on November 3rd 2015 with afternoon and evening performances. The event was held at the Yokosuka Arts Theater with the Tokyo Harmony Symphony Orchestra. 


Performing at the event were Sasaki Sayaka, Fuchigami Mai (CA: Nishizumi Miho), and ChouCho.

Anime GIRLS und PANZER set in alternate history where teams of high school girls compete in tank battles against other schools for recognition and support for their schools. Schools who can’t compete face closure.  The original TV series aired 12 episodes from October – December 2012 and two final episodes released in March 2013.


The movie features an all new story with lead characters returning along with 11 new characters. The movie premieres November 21st 2015. Provider Crunchyroll has the original TV series available on-demand – hit the link for GIRLS und PANZER for episodes and related stories.

(updated) Preview music video added and trailer for the film both after the release details.

ChouChopiece of youth – release date November 25th 2015

Regular [CD] (¥1300)
1. piece of youth
lyrics: ChouCho, music: Sakai Yoichi

2. GloryStory
lyrics: ChouCho, composer: Tamura Jun, arranger: Sakai Yoichi

3. piece of youth (off vocal)
4. GloryStory (off vocal)



GIRLS und PANZER Official website

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