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Strike Witches Movie

Alternative Titles

English: Strike Witches: The Movie
Synonyms: Strike Witches Gekijouban
Japanese: ストライクウィッチーズ 劇場版


Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Mar 17, 2012
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: AIC
Source: Original
Duration: 1 hr. 37 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.661 (scored by 14,372 users)
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Ranked: #12362
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Popularity: #2369
Members: 31,076
Favorites: 112


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Nov 5, 2012
arsonal (All reviews)
Strike Witches the Movie is a refreshing and fitting sequel to the two television series. Those who are not familiar with the Strike Witches franchise receive a brief introduction to the premise of the series, but they may not be able to appreciate the unique personalities of each character fully if they have not watched the preceding works.

Strike Witches revolutionized the "mecha musume" genre of moe anthropomorphism, especially because of the special attention given to the realistic setting of the series. Compared to the futuristic setting of Shimada Humikane's earlier work Sky Girls, Strike Witches employs World War II era technology and personalities as read more
Nov 30, 2012
7jaws7 (All reviews)
The quality of a movie, television series, or book is always proportional to the quality of its characters. Regardless of your feelings on Strike Witches, the same rule applies here. I don’t make it a secret that I’m a monster fan; bias is inevitable. However, let me at least let give you a small glimpse of Strike Witches through my eyes, and if I’ve changed even just one person’s opinion, I’ve succeeded in this review.

Hitting on that first note about characters, what I liked most about the movie were the contrasting differences between the two main Witches. While Yoshika easily takes read more
Oct 14, 2016
AobaSuzukaze (All reviews)
If it's not obvious from my rating, I'm a huge Strike Witches fan. I originally found the series randomly on Hulu and eventually I watched all of it, besides the one non- victory ova that I didn't know existed until a few weeks ago, in like 4 days. I love this anime a lot because it's very true to what it is and the movie is the same way. You get a bunch of cute girls with familiars that can use magic to perform moves and fly, and they also don't wear pants, which I've read is because striker units need almost read more
Nov 9, 2012
ryanxwonbin (All reviews)
There is something about Strike Witches, despite all it's cheesiness, the mediocre plot, and the panty shots that leaves you fulfilled and always wishing for more. And just like the past seasons from before, the movie of the series delivers a fun ride with a conclusion that just leaves you warm and fuzzy in the end.

There isn't much to say about plot as it follows expectations you would have a movie adaptation, and it follows the typical Strike Witches formula. The Neuroi invade Europe, they catch the protagonists and army by surprise, and it's up to the 501st to reunite and save the day. Sounds read more
Nov 7, 2016
Kuromizue (All reviews)
When i started to watch the movie i just had finished the main series and thought they were good it just had it's bad's too.
For me this series got better and better to the end and this movie was very good finish because i think that to this anime the smaller length suits very well because i doesn't give enough time to do the to my opinion "pointless" fan service, so it can focus on the story.
And i'm kinda sucker for the fact that someone loses his/her powers and resurrects again at one point =)
At the end the whole series was good and this read more
Sep 13, 2018
earl_of_sandvich (All reviews)
This review contains spoilers.

I've mentioned before that if you don't want to slog through 26-50 episodes of a TV series, watch the movie version. Well, here you can watch the movie first, get an idea of the show, and if you enjoyed it, watch the TV series and OVA. Why? The prologue leading up to the title frame is an excellent primer to the franchise. There was something similar in the first episode of the show, but on a much smaller budget. The prologue in the film takes place (probably) between the two seasons of the show, featuring the cool and yet ahistorical alliance between read more