The final episode of the Bodacious Space Pirates (Mōretsu Pirates) television anime series ended on Saturday with an announcement of a theatrical film project. The official Twitter account and website for the anime also made the announcement. Director Tatsuo Sato had told the audience in his Anime Expo panel on Friday: "[W]atch the last episode. But the main story WILL end in some format. Then after that, you will have a surprise."