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Trivia: Strike Witches
  • Strike Witches is all about real-life Ace Pilots reimagined as magical pantless part-WWII Plane-lolis. None of them wears PANTS. They fight some kind of alien shapeshifting goo. Apparently, magic transforms you into Petting Zoo People. Still, no pants.
    • Actually, according to episode 7 they're all wearing pants that only look like panties.
      • What does that even mean??
      • Apparently it's the equivalent of putting boxer shorts over briefs.
    • It's quite clear from watching it that they're wearing only panties (or swimsuits in a couple of cases). However, they call them pants instead of panties. This seems likely to either be an attempt to make it seem somehow okay for girls to run around with no pants on, or it's a case of using the British meaning of the term pants (which is underwear) rather than the American one.
    • In the original Japanese, the word they use is zubon (trousers), so, by the standards of their world, they're properly clothed.
    • There are never-ending rumors as to whether or not Chuck Yeager endorses the show, hates the show, or is even aware of the show's existence, from various photoshops to Facebook encounters.
      • According to the guy responsible for research and setting of the franchise, Gen. Yeager has been notified of the show before it was release through a mutual contact within USAF.
    • There is one witch that wears pants, but her historical counterpart went into battle without pants.

  • Cash Cow Franchise: Strike Witches more or less completely saved GONZO financially, to some extent, although GONZO has since declared bankruptcy. Furthermore, it's probably going to be the only the last GONZO animation to receive any consistent memetic fanbase in addition to Saki.
  • Hey, It's That Voice!: Viewers of Mai-HiME and Mai-Otome will likely recognize Saeko Chiba (Mio) as Natsuki Kuga, since she uses almost the exact same voice, along with several other famous actresses like Rie Tanaka (Suigintou) and Ami Koshimizu (Kallen).
  • The Other Darrin: Being on maternity leave, Saeko Chiba was not able to reprise her role of Mio in the Second Season. Replacement voice actress Saori Seto gets some negative reactions from some fans.

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