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Strike Witches Spinoff Brave Witches Previews Animation in 2nd Video

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Anime featuring different fighter wing from Strike Witches premieres this fall

The official website for the Brave Witches spinoff television anime began streaming the anime's second promotional video on Friday. The video previews the show's animation, and introduces the main characters of the 502nd Joint Fighter Wing.

The site also previewed draft color character designs for Hikari Karibuchi and Takami Karibuchi:

The draft color character designs for Naoe Kanno, Waltrud Krupinski, and Nikka Edvardine Katajainen will debut next week.

The cast includes (from left to right in image above):

The new anime series will center on the 502nd Joint Fighter Wing "Brave Witches," unlike the earlier anime's focus on the 501st JOINT FIGHTER WING "Strike Witches." The anime will premiere this fall.

Takaaki Suzuki is returning from the Strike Witches television anime series, original video anime, and film to serve as military history adviser and to be in charge of world setting. Hiroyuki Terao is returning to provide mechanical designs. Tomohiro Yoshida is again serving as sound director at Glovision. Seikou Nagaoka is returning to compose the music, and Nippon Columbia is producing the music.

Singer Yoko Ishida will perform a theme song for the anime. Ishida has performed theme songs for both Strike Witches anime series, the anime film, and the Strike Witches: Operation Victory Arrow OVA.

Kazuhiro Takamura is returning from Strike Witches to direct the Brave Witches anime. SILVER LINK is also returning from Strike Witches: Operation Victory Arrow to animate the series. Striker Unit is credited with series composition, while Humikane Shimada is credited with the original character designs (which Takamura is adapting for animation). Tsuyoshi Kikuchi and Daijō Kudō are planning the project.

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