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Trivia / Strike Witches

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  • Acting for Two: Chris and Sasha are both voiced by Monica Rial in the dub.
  • 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.
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  • Channel Hop: An animation studio example. 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 
  • 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:
    • Being on maternity leave, Saeko Chiba was not able to reprise her role of Mio in the anime's second season. Replacement voice actress Saori Seto got some negative reactions from some fans.
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    • In the English dub, Bob Magruder died in 2015, so Jeremy Schwartz replaced him.
  • 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.
  • The Wiki Rule: Strike Witches Wiki has lots of details of the series including more information about the world of Strike Witches and characters from the manga, side materails and semi-offcial doujins.
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