Strike Witches: 501 Butai Hasshin Shimasu! Movie

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Japanese: ストライクウィッチーズ 劇場版 501部隊発進しますっ!
German: Strike Witches: 501st Joint Fighter Wing Take Off!
French: Strike Witches: 501st Joint Fighter Wing Take Off!
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Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 4, 2019
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: Funimation
Source: Manga
Genres: ComedyComedy, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Themes: CGDCTCGDCT, MilitaryMilitary
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 30 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.651 (scored by 13591,359 users)
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Ranked: #55722
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Popularity: #7280
Members: 5,496
Favorites: 6

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Characters & Voice Actors

Yamakawa, Michiko

Satou, Arise


Itou, Fumio
Ishida, Yoko
Theme Song Performance
Ajiki, Kei
Character Design


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) + Shizuka Hattori (Aya Uchida)

Oct 19, 2020
8/10 for Eila,
6/10 for the rest of the movie,
7/10 overall (it was good).

Like the 12 episode chibi-style spin-off series that came before it, this movie is a comical redo of the actual Strike Witches Movie. While 12-episode series was highly condensed and comical throughout, this movie has much slower pacing and thus doesn't feel as funny. Otherwise this is exactly what you'd probably expect from the film. :)
(That said, if you've found this randomly please watch the original series and then the movie / OVAs first! There are a lot of characters in this film and you won't have time to appreciate any ...
Jul 4, 2021
This is an extra episode/continuation of the spin-off Strike Witches: 501 Butai Hasshin Shimasu! series.

Basically, in the first season of this spin-off strike witches season the group disbands in the end. And in this movie, they just get back together. The plot and story are quite a bit slower than the series, also making the movie a bit less funny. The movie is still fun to watch. 6/10

The art is the same as the series, pretty low quality but charming and great for such comedic/dramatic kind of series. It really matches the episode and the animation is smooth so I will give it an 8/10

The ...


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