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Strike Witches: Season 1

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The year is 1944 and the world lives in fear of unidentified flying objects called Neuroi. With the old-boy old guard unable to thwart this deadly menace, humanity turns its desperate eyes to an aerial attack force with much nicer legs. Meet the girls of the 501st Joint Fighter Wing, better known as the Strike Witches. These darlings of the great blue yonder may not have standard issue uniforms, but they do have all the right stuff. Where the average flyboy falters, these dolls blast aliens to bits in the bat of an eyelash. With a little magic and a whole lot of leg, the girls of the 501st are winning the war on pants, and aliens!

Special Features

Episode 12 commentary with Scott Sager, Cherami Leigh and Kate Bristol
Textless songs


Product Details

  • Actors: Jamie Marchi, Cherami Leigh, Trina Nishimura
  • Directors: Scott Sager
  • Format: Multiple Formats, Widescreen, Color, NTSC
  • Language: Japanese (Stereo), English (Dolby Digital 5.1)
  • Subtitles: English
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.78:1
  • Number of discs: 2
  • Rated:
    NR
    Not Rated
  • Studio: Funimation
  • DVD Release Date: March 30, 2010
  • Run Time: 300 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (105 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B0030ZOYE0
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #154,716 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
  • Learn more about "Strike Witches: Season 1" on IMDb

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Strike Witches is a story based on Earth(Naturally) about a group of witches known as the Strike Witches that defend their planet/homes from a mysterous enemy called the Neuroi.

The focus is on a young girl called Yoshika Miyafuji, an average normal girl who one day learns of her fathers past and is drawn into the conflict with the Neuroi, she comes accross as a somewhat shy girl but at the same time she has the detirmation to help others around her and better herself, and as shown in this series she demonstrates this by showing courage and conviction in the face of the enemy.

This is mostly a slice of life story centering on the various girls that serve in the Strike Witches, that also contains some drama and some mild character conflict between the battles, and the team bonding that occurs during them.

Initially one might look at the cover thinking that this series is perverted, it can be but it simply isn't the direction the show takes, the characters don't wear pants but its never forced in your faces, from the moment you encounter the witches it feels more natural when watching, and never becomes an issue.

The fun part in this series is that although the Neuroi battling is deadly serious, the show never really takes itself that seriously, the characters bond, have fun, and act as an organized group of individuals when they need to be, and if you're a fan of girl power, this show has loads of it.

It's worth noting this series does have nudity and an episode solely focusing on someone stealing Yoshikas pants, but its never really that perverted, if you can get over some of the adult humor, it comes accross as a funny, if not entertaining piece of material.
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This is a very sweet, charming anime with some solid action. It is NOT porn despite what the other review says.. there IS some fan service and some yuri undertones. If that's something that bothers you, this probably isn't the anime for you.
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While on whole the series is very enjoyable some might be pushed away from this one to as the fan service(Mostly the standard panty shots) can at times be gratuitous. But you have to remember that the storyline of the series and the characters make the series very entertaining to watch and lets be frank anyone who has seen either the trailers or some episodes online can't be shocked or disgruntled on what's in the series itself. The basic story is you have alien invaders attacking most of the world in a seemingly 1940's era setting and so to defend humanity from these invaders young females are enlisted who have powerful magical abilities to fight these unknown monstrosities, of course there is more to the series but just is the short basis of the series itself. The characters themselves are enjoyable enough to watch but there are one or two that are pretty one-dimensional, meaning you'll have at least the standard rookie fighter who has to find in herself the courage and self determination to rise above her self doubts about her abilities as a strike witch as well as find the real reason for her choices. The animation and soundtrack are put together rather well though you'll get the standard fan-service shot in about every scene but again that's pretty much expected, the voice cast for the Japanese and English crew did their characters very well too so no complaints on that part either. A Little off topic is I saw that there were a couple of naysayers of the series but who apparently never seen it at least that's how it feels, I'm not saying this series will be for everyone because it won't but if you're shocked on the fan-service than you're about twenty years to late as so many anime has some kind of fan-service and again while there is an overabundance in the series it doesn't take it to the extreme as with a couple of the more darker animes out there...
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While it has many of the trappings of a typical light fanservice title, strike witches has more spark than you would think. Varied and memorable characters, quality design elements (the series if derived from a collection of figurines produced by a popular designer where elements of classic WWII aircraft are blended with kawaii teen girls), a decent storyline and good pacing. If you enjoyed "Sky girls" this series is, IMHO, better. Strike witches is on my short list of series which deserve more recognition than they get.
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While it is true that the Anime is mainly cater to groups that would appreciate fan-service, there is small details here and there that I found very surprising and amazed at the same time.

First of all, all 11 of the main heroines are based on a actual ACE during WWII and there striker units resembles the airplane of the respective countries. The sounds effect for all the guns are accurate, you can hear the loud and distinct sound of each bullet being fired from the BAR, and the rapid fire of the MG42.

Story-wise, nothing that will really drop your jaws, but it flows wells and does it well. The animations is also well done and very smooth. The dogfights are a treat and they use actually WWII formations and flight path are all coordinated.

If you happens to like WWII and Anime and don't mind some fan services then this is definitely for you.
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