The Strike Witches: Road to Berlin is underway as part of the fall season but we’re going to shift gears away from that for a moment once again, The World Witches: Take Off! anime series underway with a January 12th, 2021 debut for it, and now some new promotion has landed for it. The eighth episode of the series is due out on March 3rd, 2021 and the first preview for it has arrived below!
The series sees Fumio Ito directing it with Kei Anjiki handling the character designs while acca effe and Giga Production handled the animation.
The Japanese cast includes:
- Misato Fukuen as Yoshika Miyafuji
- Saori Seto as Mio Sakamoto
- Kaori Nazuka as Lynette Bishop
- Miyuki Sawashiro as Perrine-H. Clostermann
- Rie Tanaka as Minna-Dietlinde Wilcke
- Mie Sonozaki as Gertrud Barkhorn
- Sakura Nogawa as Erica Hartmann
- Chiwa Saito as Francesca Lucchini
- Ami Koshimizu as Charlotte E Yeager
- Mai Kadowaki as Sanya V. Litvyak
- Ayuru Ōhashi as Eila Ilmatar Juutilainen
Yoko Ishida is handling the opening theme song with “Wanna Fly?” while the ending theme song is “Colorful Everyday” which has different cast members performing.
Plot Concept: The property overall focuses on an alien invasion by beings known as the Neuroi. The only way to damage and ultimately defeat them lies in Witches, girls who possess magical powers and are capable of wielding Striker Units that enhances their abilities and allow them to maneuver in the air. The characters in the franchise are often based on real-life aerial aces from various nationalities.