Earlier today, the official Strike Witches anime website updated with a teaser visual for upcoming anime Strike Witches 501 Butai Hasshinshimasu! (Strike Witches 501st Unit, Taking Off!). The image features Yoshika Miyafuji posing in her flight gear, wielding a knife.

Strike Witches 501st Unit Taking Off Anime Visual

The series will hit Japanese TV in Spring 2019.

Fumio Ito will direct the project at studios Giga Production and acca effe, with Kei Anjiki (Yotsuiro Biyori) providing character designs. Shinya Murakami (Strike Witches 2, High School Fleet) will take charge of literature production.

Other confirmed staffers include:

  • Sound Director: Tomohiro Yoshida
  • Sound Production: Glovision
  • Music: Seikou Nagaoka
  • Music Production: Nippon Columbia
  • Animation Production Cooperation: Anime Beans
  • Animation Production Cooperation: Production I.G.
  • Production: Takashi Tachizaki
  • Original Concept: Humikane Shimada
  • Projekt Kagonish:

Strike Witches Gekijouban – 501 Butai Hasshinshimasu! is a lighthearted spinoff from Strike Witches, which follows the daily lives of the 501st Unit.

Sources: Animate Times, Comic Natalie