The official web site for the Renmei Kūgun Kōkū Mahō Ongakutai Luminous Witches (Allied Air Force Magical Idols Luminous Witches) tv anime collection introduced a brand new forged member for the present on Sunday. Mikako Komatsu will play Grace Maitland Steward, a former Witch who’s now a Liberion Army Squadron Leader and the Music Squadron’s producer.

The story is a derivative of the Strike Witches franchise, and facilities on a novel squadron of “witches who don’t fight.” Instead, the squadron sing and carry out music to guard the grins of those that have been pushed out of their hometowns by the Neuroi.

The anime additionally stars:

  • Sayaka Tsuzuki as Éléonore Giovanna Gassion
  • Ami Aimoto as Lyudmila Andreyevna Rouslanova
  • Mai Narumi as Virginia Robertson
  • Minako Hosokawa as Inori Shibuya
  • Ryō Mamiya as Aira Payvikki Linnamar

  • Kana Konaka as Maria Magadalene Dietrich
  • Misaki Yūki as Manaia Matawhaura Hato
  • Rino Yoshikita as Sylvie Cariello
  • Rio Mamesaki as Joanna Elizabeth Stafford

Humikane Shimada drew the character designs for the brand new Witches. Shimada and Projekt World Witches are credited with the unique work. Shouji Saeki (episode director and scriptwriter for Strike Witches and Strike Witches 2) is directing the anime and dealing with the collection composition. Shinya Murakami is credited for the “Witches series literature.” Kadokawa is producing the music. SHAFT is animating the collection.

The anime’s manufacturing committee delayed the anime’s premiere date to 2022 resulting from “various circumstances.” The anime was beforehand slated to premiere final 12 months.

The anime’s predominant forged fashioned an idol unit in 2019, and the primary CD single, “Flying Skyhigh,” shipped in May 2020. The third single shipped on March 24. The unit held their first standalone stay live performance on Sunday.

Sources: Luminous Witches franchise‘s web site, Comic Natalie