The Winter 2019 Rewind is going out in a blaze of glory with a look at light novel to anime adaptation Girly Air Force, a 2019 TV anime in which the girls are planes, the planes are girls, and the high school protagonist is in way over his head in a conflict against alien invaders that spans across China and Japan. Hit the jump to learn more.
As with the original novel by Kouji Natsumi, the main story of the TV anime Girly Air Force is told in and around Japan Air Self-Defense Force's Komatsu base in Ishikawa Prefecture. The base's official website recently opened a special page that you can compare the real locations in the base with the anime visuals bases on them. Hit the jump for more details.
All a high-tech fighter jet wants nowadays isn't just some regular old maintenance check and an oil change; they want to go on dates and get treated to some local ramen. See where Kei takes Gripen to fuel up in this week's edition of Anime vs. Real Life, right after the jump! Barbie 01, cleared for takeoff!
If you're in the mood for some cuteness and crafts, Avex Pictures has you covered with a series of Youtube videos featuring voice actress Yūka Morishima attempting to build a plastic model of the JAS-39D Gripen, the real life aircraft that serves as the basis for her character in the Girly Air Force TV anime. Hit the jump to see how she does.
Just two days before its highly-anticipated premiere in Japan this Thursday, the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Koji Natsumi's sci-fi light novel Girly Air Force (set to stream on Crunchyroll) released six scene photos from its first episode "Akai Tsubasa" (The Crimson Wings), along with a short synopsis for it. Check out the latest information after the jump!
As a New Year's gift for fans, three-member voice actress idol unit Run Girls, Run! released a two-minute music video for "Break the Blue!!," the OP theme song for the upcoming TV anime Girly Air Force. With full cooperation with Japan Air Self-Defense Force, the clip was filmed at its Komatsu base in Ishikawa Prefecture. See their special performance with a F-15 fighter after the jump!