They’re baaaaaaaack! Yes folks, the lovable (yet infamous) 501st is back with a new TV anime! The new anime adapts Makoto Fujibayashi’s Strike Witches 501 Butai Hasshinshimasu! (Strike Witches 501st Unit, Taking Off!) manga, and the anime’s official website has announced new details. This includes the new series’ staff and returning cast!

The website announced that School-Live! director Fumio Ito will be directing the new anime, which premieres in spring 2019. acca effe and Giga Production, with Production I.G and Anime Beans are all working together to produce the series. Meanwhile, much of the original Strike Witches seiyuu will also be returning to reprise their roles.

  • 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 Oohashi as Eila Ilmatar Juutilainen

The Strike Witches 501 Butai Hasshinshimasu! manga is a spin-off which follows the daily lives of the 501st. It is based on Humikane Shimada and Projekt Kagonish’s original work.