Brave Witches

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Alternative Titles

English: Brave Witches
Japanese: 第502統合戦闘航空団 ブレイブウィッチーズ

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 6, 2016 to Dec 29, 2016
Premiered: Fall 2016
Broadcast: Thursdays at 01:35 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation, Crunchyroll
Studios: SILVER LINK.
Source: Original
Genres: ActionAction, Sci-FiSci-Fi, EcchiEcchi
Theme: MilitaryMilitary
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity

Statistics

Score: 6.791 (scored by 1688116,881 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #46652
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #2443
Members: 52,441
Favorites: 111

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Synopsis

As humanity's war with the Neuroi—a mysterious, hostile alien race possessing weapons of unparalleled power—continues being fought across Europe and Africa, a new fighter squadron is formed. The 502nd Joint Fighter Wing, also known as the Brave Witches, operates on the eastern front, scouring the icy vastness of Orussia in search of alien invaders.

However, one of the Brave Witches' members suffers severe injuries on her way to the squadron's headquarters, rendering her unable to participate in any operations. As a result, her sister, Hikari Karibuchi, volunteers to take her place. Though not possessing any special abilities or significant magical powers, she is determined to live up to the expectations of her new comrades and prove herself worthy of the name of a Witch.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

Background

Brave Witches is set between the events of the 2008 series Strike Witches and the events of the 2010 series Strike Witches 2 within the same continuity.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Staff

Takamura, Kazuhiro
Director, Character Design
Yoshida, Tomohiro
Sound Director
Satou, Rina
Theme Song Performance
Hara, Yumi
Theme Song Performance


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Opening Theme

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"Ashita no Tsubasa (アシタノツバサ)" by Yoko Ishida
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Ending Theme

1: "Little Wing ~Spirit of LINDBERG~" by Hikari Karibuchi (Ai Kakuma)
2: "Little Wing ~Spirit of LINDBERG~" by Takami Karibuchi (Rie Suegara)
3: "Little Wing ~Spirit of LINDBERG~" by Naoe Kanno (Rie Murakawa)
4: "Little Wing ~Spirit of LINDBERG~" by Nikka Edvardine Katajainen (Natsumi Takamori)
5: "Little Wing ~Spirit of LINDBERG~" by Waltrud Krupinski (Kayo Ishida)
6: "Little Wing ~Spirit of LINDBERG~" by Aleksandra Ivanovna Pokryshkin (Yumi Hara)
7: "Little Wing ~Spirit of LINDBERG~" by Georgette Lemare (Haruka Terui)
8: "Little Wing ~Spirit of LINDBERG~" by Sadako Shimohara (Marin Mizutani)
9: "Little Wing ~Spirit of LINDBERG~" by Edytha Rossmann (Hiromi Igarashi)
10: "Little Wing ~Spirit of LINDBERG~" by Gundula Rall (Rina Satou)



Dec 29, 2016
Shingster (All reviews)
Anime's featuring girls with magic that fight against invaders are one of the most common and popular anime genres in japan and as a result is quite popular and common. What sets brave witches apart from this is that its set within an alternate world where the various powers that would have fought ww2 have united to defend against the threat of an invasion by an alien race called the Neuroi. As a result Brave witches which is a spin off that takes place between the the first and second seasons of the strike witches anime is a combo of a military and magical girls read more
Dec 29, 2016
Mercuryo (All reviews)
Brave Witches it's a spin-off of Striker Witches, but unlike the main show, Brave Witches had less ecchi and it's focus more in the plot and the development of the characters.
When I saw Strike Witches I had a big problem with the main character. It feels that Yoshika it's introduce as a complete developed character for the first chapters...
With Hikari I hadn't that problem, when you saw her in the first scenes you could understand perfectly that she's trying to reach someone, this someone is her own sister, Takami. Here we have the perfect point to start the plot.
We have a reason to read more
Dec 29, 2016
KitsunehimeMilhi (All reviews)
Edit (8-6-17): I'm not changing my review a lot. I know I didn't write that good of reviews back when I wrote it, but it's been helpful to people, so I'm not completely changing it. Even when I'm trying to write better reviews now, they're aren't necessarily getting as many helpful replies as even older, kind of poorly written, reviews, so no sense changing one of the begging reviews if it's been more helpful than a good amount of the better written ones. Anyhow, I realized when watching the dub as it was airing, just how sub par the animation quality is read more
May 20, 2021
James_Denhorn (All reviews)
Hikari Karibuchi, is a much deeper character, and is a much more interesting protagonist, than Miyafuji. The Neuroi too were such a step-up from the past seasons, it's great seeing the witches have to use their brains to take out the neuroi.

Hikari Karibuchi's magic struggle no doubt made Brave Witches very compelling to watch as a story.

Plus the neuroi became smarter, making the battle scenes give me the same hype akin to good shounen fight scenes.

Brave Witches is not "meh," and it is much more than just a "spinoff." The flawed but hardworking 502nd Brave Witches should have its own franchise, a foil to Strike read more

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