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!), as well as detail son the show’s theme songs.

We break the details down below.

Key Visual

The image features the main cast in a huddle, looking down toward the camera.

Strike Witches 501 Butai Hasshinshimasu Anime Visual

Theme Songs

Yoko Ishida will perform opening theme song Sora ga yobu hōe (In the direction of the calling sky). The 501 Tōgō sentō kōkū-dan (501st Unified Combat Battallion) will perform ending theme song Treasure of Life.

Strike Witches 501 Butai Hasshinshimasu! will hit Japanese TV on April 9. The full broadcast schedule is as follows (All times JST):

  • Tokyo MX: 4/9/2019 at 24:45 (4/10/2019 at 12:45AM)
  • TV Aichi: 4/11/2019 at 26:20 (4/12/2019 at 2:20AM)
  • MBS: 4/9/2019 at 27:15 (4/10/2019 at 3:15AM)
  • BS11: 4/10/2019 at 24:15 (4/11/2019 at 12:15AM)

Episodes will have a fifteen-minute run time.

Strike Witches 501st Unit Taking Off Anime VisualFumio 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:

The confirmed voice cast includes:

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

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

Source: Comic Natalie