Strike Witches: 501 Butai Hasshin Shimasu!

Strike Witches: 501st JOINT FIGHTER WING Take Off!

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Japanese: ストライクウィッチーズ 501部隊発進しますっ!
English: Strike Witches: 501st JOINT FIGHTER WING Take Off!
German: Strike Witches: 501st Joint Fighter Wing Take Off!
Spanish: Strike Witches: 501st Joint Fighter Wing Take Off!
French: Strike Witches: 501st Joint Fighter Wing Take Off!
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 10, 2019 to Jun 26, 2019
Premiered: Spring 2019
Broadcast: Wednesdays at 00:45 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation
Source: Manga
Genres: ComedyComedy, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Themes: CGDCTCGDCT, MilitaryMilitary
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 13 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.581 (scored by 53535,353 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #59832
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #4583
Members: 17,535
Favorites: 28

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Yoshika Miyafuji joins the 501st Joint Fighter Wing, a defense unit specializing in taking down alien beings known as the Neuroi. However, in days of no invasion, she and the members of the unit are taking down day to day tasks like cooking and laundry.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Itou, Fumio
Yoshida, Tomohiro
Sound Director
Ishida, Yoko
Theme Song Performance
Saxton, Jad
ADR Director


Opening Theme

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"Sora ga Yobu Hou e (空が呼ぶほうへ)" by Yoko Ishida

Ending Theme

"Treasure of life" by Dai 501 Sougou Sentou Kuukoudan (第501統合戦闘航空団)

Jul 6, 2019
Obviously before even considering watching this anime, you should, in my opinion, at least watch the first 2 season of Strike Witches.

Despite having a pretty low score, this anime surprised me a lot and I'll explain why. Strike Witches 501 Butai Hasshin Shimasu is one of these comedy spin-off, a parody of Strike Witches. The force of this type of comedy is that the viewers already are used to the original characters and know their traits.
The anime use what we expect in order to make fun of every character in a certain way by exaggerating each ...
Sep 19, 2019
Being an avid Strike Witches fan, I couldn't help but be excited to see a new installment to the anime series, only for me to realize it was a half-ass spin-off that didn't serve as a sequel at all in some way shape or form. However, although that does sound like its a problem, it is not. In terms of story, you won't be getting one, but that's okay, because honestly, this anime, despite of what it lacks, it's worth it.

Clocking in at a total of 12 episodes, each with a length of about 12 to 13 minutes, each episode has something fun to ...
Apr 28, 2020
Strike Witches: 501 Butai Hasshin Shimasu! (2019)

Well, what this lacks in animation quality it makes up for in comedy.

This seems to be a recover of season 2 but all the downtime with no attacks which made it refreshing and enjoyable as a comedy stand alone. It does redo somethings differently but ultimately it is the same more or less.

The art is odd here since the OP uses a really over the top exaggerated style of art last seen in shows like Nichijou or the comic book store in Lucky Star. It is really good but also crazy to look at which is probably ...

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