They protec… they don’t need to attac.

Earlier today, the “World Witches Project” website updated with new details on the Idol Witches anime project. The project, titled Renmei Kūgun Kōkū Mahō Ongaku-tai Luminous Witches (Allied Air Force Magical Idols Luminous Witches), saw its first cast and crew members revealed, along with a trio of visuals.

We break the details down below.

Teaser Visual

The image features Virginia, Inori and Lyudmila standing before an orange background. Silhouettes of the remaining characters are shown behind them.

Allied Air Force Magical Idols Luminous Witches Visual

Character Details

Details on two new characters were revealed:

Eleonore “Elly” Giovanna Gassion

She tends to be seen as strange, due to her choice of surroundings and overly frank behavior. Still, dhe doesn’t mind that at all. She has a cat as a familiar and can communicate with cats. She’s the type of person who can’t resist helping a person in need.

Aira Payvikki Linnamar

Aira was the only Ace Witch of the music corps. She left the front lines due to undisclosed circumstances, and made her return in the music corps. She look scool, but deep down, she’s a big sister who longs to help people. She’s a friend of Elly’s.

Visuals for both characters were also revealed, which you can check out below.

Staff

Shouji Saeki (Wish Upon the Pleiades, Mahoromatic: Summer Special) will take the director’s chair, and handling series composition for the project, while Kadokawa produces the music.

Other confirmed staffers include:

  • Original Work: Humikane Shimada
  • Original Work: Projekt World Witches
  • Original Character Designs: Humikane Shimada
  • Witches Series Literature: Shinya Murakami

Cast

Three cast members were confirmed:

  • Virginia Robertson: Mai Narumi
  • Inori Shibuya: Minako Hosogawa
  • Lyudmila Andreyevna Rouslanova: Ami Aimoto

Renmei Kūgun Kōkū Mahō Ongaku-tai Luminous Witches will hit Japanese TV in 2021. The series will revolve around the titular Luminous Witches, a group within the military who doesn’t protect humanity on the front lines. Instead, they protect the smiles those who have been driven out of their homes by the Neuroi with the power of song and dance.

Sources: Comic Natalie, Ota-suke