Kadokawa unveiled a brand new promotional video for the Renmei Kūgun Kōkū Mahō Ongakutai Luminous Witches (Allied Air Force Magical Idols Luminous Witches) tv anime collection throughout its stage occasion on the AnimeJapan 2022 occasion on Saturday. The video reveals the anime’s July premiere date.

The anime’s manufacturing committee delayed the anime’s premiere date to 2022 as a result of “various circumstances.” The anime was beforehand slated to premiere in 2021. Kadokawa introduced the anime challenge in 2018.

The story is a derivative of the Strike Witches franchise, and facilities on a singular 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 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
  • Mikako Komatsu as Grace Maitland Steward

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 predominant solid shaped an idol unit in 2019, and the primary CD single, “Flying Skyhigh,” shipped in May 2020. The fourth single shipped on February 25. The unit held their first standalone stay live performance on February 20.

Sources: Kadokawa‘s AJ 2022 stage occasion and YouTube channel