Flower Mound, TX – April 9, 2009 – FUNimation® Entertainment today announced that it has acquired home entertainment , broadcast, digital, internet, and merchandise rights to the 12 -episode action adventure anime series “Strike Witches” from Gonzo.
This military themed series is directed by Kunihisa Sugishima and produced by Studio Gonzo. “Strike Witches” is based on the manga originally creted by Humikane Shimada.
About Strike Witches
It’s 1939 and the world is under attack by the mysterious Neuroi. To combat this overpowering force, an elite aviation task force has been assembled called the 501st Joint Fighter Wing also known as “Strike Witches.” These magically-powered girls pilot their Striker Unit weapons to protect and save humanity from destruction.
FUNimation Entertainment will release the series in a season set in early 2010.