The 501st is back! Yes folks, the infamous Strike Witches is getting a new TV anime titled Strike Witches 501 Butai Hasshin-shimasu! (“Strike Witches 501st Unit, Taking Off!”). It will be a spin-off of the hit TV anime franchise which adapts the hilarious spin-off gag manga by Fumikane Shimada and Projekt Kagonish. Now, the anime’s staff have revealed a brand new key visual featuring the members of the 501st.

Aside from the new visual, the staff also announced that the anime will premiere on 9 April 2019. They also revealed that Yoko Ishida will be performing the OP song, “Sora ga yobu hou e”, while the anime’s seiyuu unit, the 501st Joint Fighter Wing, will be performing the ED song “Treasure of life”.

acca effe and Giga Production will be producing the animation, while Fumio Ito is directing the series. It focuses on the 501st AKA the Strike Witches during their down time when not fighting the Neuroi.

source: Comic Natalie