Strike Witches Spin-Off Flies High with Spring 2019 TV Anime Adaptation

"Strike Witches 501 Butai Hasshin-shimasu!" focuses on the comedic everyday lives of the 501st Unit


Even more battles without honor and humanity (and pants) are on their way to Japanese television, because spin-off gag manga Strike Witches 501 Butai Hasshin-shimasu! ("Strike Witches 501st Unit, Taking Off!") is being adapted into a TV anime that will broadcast during the Spring season of 2019. The staff for Strike Witches 501 Butai Hasshin-shimasu! includes:


  • Original work: Fumikane Shimada and Projekt Kagonish
  • Manga: Makoto Fujibayashi
  • Director: Fumio Ito
  • Character design: Kiyoshi Akui
  • Series literature: Shinya Murakami
  • Music: Seikô Nagaoka
  • Music production: Nippon Columbia
  • Sound director: Tomohiro Yoshita
  • Sound production: Glovision
  • Producer: Takashi Tachizaki
  • Animation production: acca effe, Giga Production
  • Animation production cooperation: Production I.G, Anime Beans



The cast for Strike Witches 501 Butai Hasshin-shimasu! includes:


  • Misato Fukuen as Yoshikiya Miyafuji.
  • Saori Seto as Mio Sakamoto.
  • Kaori Nazuka as Lynette Bishop.
  • Miyuki Sawashiro as Perrine H. Clostermann.
  • Rie Tanaka as Minna-Dietlinde Wilcke.
  • Mie Sonozaki as Gertrud Barkhorn.
  • Sakura Nogawa as Erica Hartmann.
  • Chiwa Saitō as Francesca Lucchini.
  • Ami Koshimizu as Charlotte E. Yeager.
  • Mai Kadowaki as Sanya V. Litvyak.
  • And Ayuru Ōhashi as Eila Ilmatar Juutilainen.


The story of Strike Witches 501 Butai Hasshin-shimasu! focuses on the humorous, everyday adventures of the 501st Unit (such as cooking, cleaning, and doing laundry) during their downtime between missions to combat the Νέυροι.




Official Strike Witches 501 Butai Hasshin-shimasu! TV anime home page

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