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Trivia / Strike Witches

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  • Actor Allusion: In the movie, Chiwa Saito and Ryo Hirohashi have a gondola race once again.
  • Author Existence Failure: Bob Magruder died in 2015, making the second season his last performance as the narrator in the English dub.
  • 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.
  • Fan Nickname:
    • "Sky Girls no pantsu", "Strike Pantsu", "Pantsu Witches", "Sutopan" & "Sutomajo"
    • And for Brave Witches, some have started calling it "iM@S Witches" due to the majority of the girls being voiced by iDOLM@STER voice actresses, including Sasha and Nipa who were already cast prior to the 502nd even getting an anime.
    • Hikari Karibuchi was immediately referred to as "Yoshika 2.0", not!Yoshika & not!Miyafuji upon the reveal of her being the protagonist of Brave Witches.
  • The Other Darrin:
    • Due to Saeko Chiba going on maternity leave, Saori Seto replaced her as Mio Sakamoto for Strike Witches 2, cementing her as the character's de facto voice actress.
    • In the English dub, Bob Magruder died in 2015, so Jeremy Schwartz replaced him.
    • During the 2019 season, Jamie Marchi was replaced by Katelyn Barr as Charlotte E. Yeager during the sixth episode.
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  • Screwed by the Lawyers: Due to copyright concerns regarding the use of "Lili Marleen", the North American releases replaced it with "Negai no Tomoshibi", also sung by Rie Tanaka.
  • Screwed by the Network: Kadokawa had Funimation limit the North American home video release to DVD only in 2010. It was not until two years later that Funimation finally released in on Blu-Ray and DVD.
  • Studio Hop: The promo OVA and the first season were animated by GONZO, the second season and The Movie were animated by AIC, Operation Victory Arrow and Brave Witches were animated by SILVER LINK. and Road to Berlin is being handled by David Production. note 
  • The Wiki Rule: World Witches Wiki has lots of details of the series including more information about the world of Strike Witches and characters from the manga, side materials and semi-official doujins.
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  • You Sound Familiar: Monica Rial, who voiced Chris in the English dub of Strike Witches, would later go on to play Sasha in Brave Witches.

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