Strike Witches: Operation Victory Arrow

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Japanese: ストライクウィッチーズ Operation Victory Arrow


Type: OVA
Episodes: 3
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Dec 12, 2014 to Jul 31, 2015
Licensors: None found, add some
Source: Original
Genres: ActionAction, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Explicit Genre: EcchiEcchi
Theme: MilitaryMilitary
Duration: 28 min. per ep.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity


Score: 7.351 (scored by 85748,574 users)
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Ranked: #21532
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Popularity: #3769
Members: 22,088
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Operation Victory Arrow is set in the period between the end of Operation Mars in the second television series and the 2012 Strike Witches movie. The three 30-minute short stories depict the lives of the members who returned to their respective homes.

(Source: ANN)


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Characters & Voice Actors


Takamura, Kazuhiro
Director, Script, Character Design
Yoshida, Tomohiro
Sound Director
Shimada, Humikane
Script, Original Character Design
Urahata, Tatsuhiko


Opening Theme

"Connect Link" by Yoko Ishida

Ending Theme

#1: "Fly away" by Minna-Dietlinde Wilcke (Rie Tanaka), Erica Hartmann (Sakura Nogawa), Gertrud Barkhorn (Mie Sonozaki) (ep 1)
#2: "Fly Beyond" by Charlotte E. Yeager (Ami Koshimizu), Francesca Lucchini (Chiwa Saito) (ep 2)
#3: "Fly Chronicle" by Lynette Bishop (Kaori Nazuka), Perrine H. Clostermann (Miyuki Sawashiro) (ep 3)

Aug 15, 2015
ArcherInferno (All reviews)
It would seem that Strike Witches is at its best when it's not a television series. Although the near-absence of Eila and Sanya was criticized by the fanbase, Operation Victory Arrow is still a terrific lead-in to the Strike Witches Movie!

Humor me while I play Captain Obvious: following the events of Operation Mars at the end of Strike Witches 2, Operation Victory Arrow follows the events of all eleven members of the Strike Witches as they returned home, or traveled to different countries in an effort to further resist the Neuroi. I'll be breaking down each episode, but if you want, you're more read more
Apr 27, 2020
robert788 (All reviews)
Strike Witches: Operation Victory Arrow (2014 - 2015)

I do like the play on words if that is the reason for the use of Operation Victory Arrow or OVA.

It was nice to see a good set of 3 episodes that really actually brought something to the table.

All 3 of the episodes hold merit in seeing many characters that we may not see all that often which was nice. It was especially great that it links directly after season 2 and before the movie.

The last episode was especially nice with the crossing into the film and also the story that reached a nice conclusion read more
Mar 3, 2016
Zaku88 (All reviews)
Though Operation Victory Arrow sounds like a brand new campaign against the Neuroi, it is actually a much more peaceful exposition on some of the Witches after the conflicts in the two main seasons. In essence, it is three standalone episodes about former squad members in different areas. You get Erica, Trud, and Minna in the first episode; Charlotte, Francesca, and Hanna-Justina in the second episode, and finally Perrine and Lynette. Each episode features a small narrative that eventually builds to a small skirmish against the Neuroi. It's a pretty easy watch with decent entertainment value for veterans of the series, though obviously many of read more
Sep 10, 2018
earl_of_sandvich (All reviews)
Those who watched all the way to the final frame of the Strike Witches movie will note the giant "TO BE CONTINUED" on the screen. The Operation Victory Arrow OVA (see what they did there? ... never mind) is the first stage in the continuation of the saga, but rather than tell the story after the Battle of the Bulge, this miniseries is positioned between season 2 and the movie, focusing primarily on the European members of the 501st (and Charlotte, the sole American, I mean, Liberion member).

Episode 1 features the German, I mean, Karlslandians Minna, Gertrud, and the Hartmann twins, with a couple of read more

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