Brave Witches (ブレイブウィッチーズ) is a spin-off Japanese military science fiction anime TV series and acts as an alternative setting of Strike Witches.
Title: Brave Witches
Premiered: October 6, 2016
Season: Fall 2016
Broadcast: Thursdays at 01:35 JST
Producers: Nippon Columbia, Glovision
Studios: Silver Link
Network: Tokyo MX, TVS, CTC, tvk, KBS, BS11, TVQ, SUN, AT-X
Genres: Action, Ecchi, Magic, Military, Sci-Fi
Rating: R+ – Mild Nudity
Others: Strike Witches
Opening Theme: “Ashita no Tsubasa (アシタノツバサ)” by Yoko Ishida
Brave Witches Synopsis
In September 1944, allied forces guided by the 501st Joint Fighter Wing “Strike Witches” successfully get rid of the Neuroi threat from the skies of the Republic of Gallia, thus providing the security of western Europe. Gaining from this victory, allied forces go into full-fledged push toward central and eastern Europe. From a base in Petersburg in the Empire of Orussia, the 502nd Joint Fighter Wing “Brave Witches, ” upon whom the human race has placed its hopes, flies with bravery in the cold skies of eastern Europe.
Brave Withces Deep Information
The general term for girls who can use magic. Once they obtain that power, the grow ears and tails of animals and birds, and their powers and strengths varries. These abilities first appear in their teens, and decreases as they become adults, so the image of them being girls is rather strong. However, there are very rare cases where some can continue to use their powers after becoming adults.
Year 1939, Humanity was faced with the sudden appearance of a mysterious foe. They called it the Neuroi. In the blink of an eye, the Neuroi successfully invaded most of Europe, stealing many people’s homes and nations. To combat the Neuroi, humanity developed a new weapon, the flying Striker Units that could only be used by Witches, girls with magical power. Witches across the world gathered to use these Striker Units against the Neuroi. A unit of these Witches was formed. The Allied Forces’ 502nd Joint Fighter Wing. People called them the “Brave Witches.”
Equipment created from science and magic that only Witches can use. The engine inside amplify the Witches’ powers, and they are able to gain powerful flight and attack abilities. The technology behind these Units were based on the technology originally created by Miyafuji Ichirou, a professor from Fusou.