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Houston, we have no problems. After an extended delay announcement grounded their flight last year, Luminous Witches‘ idol squadron are finally ready to take to the skies this summer on their brand-new July 3 at 9pm JST launch time in Japan.


A new key visual was released alongside the announcement:


Luminous Witches anime visual



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Based on the original designs by Fumikane Shimada (Strike Witches), Luminous Witches is an original series directed by Shouji Saeki (Assault Lily BOUQUET) and assistant-directed by Kana Shundo (Princess Connect! Re:Dive) at studio SHAFT, starring the following main cast members:


  • Mai Narumi as Virginia Robertson
  • Minako Hosokawa as Inori Shibuya
  • Ami Aimoto as Lyudmila Andreyevna Ruslanova
  • Ryo Mamiya as Aila Päivikki Linnamaa
  • Sayaka Tsuzuki as Éléonore Giovanna Gassion
  • Kana Konata as Maria Magdalene Dietrich
  • Misaki Yuki as Manaia Matawhaura Hato
  • Rino Yoshikita as Sylvie Cariello
  • Rio Mamesaki as Joanna Elizabeth Stafford



Trailer 3


Source: Luminous Witches official website



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