Strike Witches Spin-Off Anime is Ready to Take Off in New Visual

Follow the everyday goofs of the 501st unit in Spring of 2019


Strike Witches spin-off gag manga Strike Witches 501 Butai Hasshin-shimasu! ("Strike Witches 501st Unit, Taking Off!") is being adapted into an anime for a Spring 2019 debut, and a new teaser visual is here via the official website.


The site also revealed plans to hold the World Witches event Mindeki! 2019 on March 30, 2019. In addition to a preliminary screening of the first episode and voice cast member appearances, the event will feature cast members from 2021's Luminous Witches anime along with a debut performance of that series' theme song. 




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. Staff members include:


  • 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.


Via Comic Natalie



Joseph Luster is the Games and Web editor at Otaku USA Magazine. You can read his webcomic, BIG DUMB FIGHTING IDIOTS at subhumanzoids. Follow him on Twitter @Moldilox. 

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