'Luminous Witches' releases 4th PV, OP&ED themes for July 2022 broadcast
Updated: Jun 21, 2022
The fourth PV features the opening theme Wonderful World, showcasing the healing power of the witches from Music Squadron.
By: Nicole S. Castro on June 19, 2022 at 21:51 PHT
Upcoming TV anime Luminous Witches has released a fourth promotional video ahead of its broadcast on July 3, 2022. It is produced by studio Shaft.
Luminous Witches serves as the 10th anniversary project of the World Witches Series mixed media project originally created by Humikane Shimada. The franchise, as a whole, is often referred to as Strike Witches.
Luminous Witches stars witches who sing for the idol unit Music Squadron. Unlike their combat counterpart, the Joint Fighter Wings, the witches of Music Squadron do not fight. Instead, they travel around the world to heal people with their music. They bring comfort and healing to whose who fight against the antagonist alien race Neuroi as well as those who have become victims of the war.
The fourth PV also features the opening theme song Wonderful World. Meanwhile, the ending theme song is Mine and Everyone's Song (わたしとみんなのうた). Both songs are sung by yura, with composition and arrangement by Ayato Shinozaki and Ryosuke Tachibana.
Virginia Robertson (CV: Mai Narumi)
Inori Shibuya (CV: Minako Hosokawa)
Lyudmila Andreyevna Ruslanova (CV: Ami Aimoto)
Aira Paivikki Linnamaa (CV: Ryo Mamiya)
Eleonore Giovanna Gassion (CV: Sayaka Tsuzuki)
Silvie Cariello (CV: Rino Yoshikita)
Joanna Elizabeth Stafford (CV: Rio Mamesaki)
Manaia Matawhaura Hato (CV: Yuki Misaki)
Maria Magdalene Dietrich (CV: Kana Konaka)
Grace Maitland Steward (CV: Mikako Komatsu)
Original idea: Humikane Shimada & Projekt World Witches
Director: Shoji Saeki
Deputy director: Kana Shundo
Character concept: Humikane Shimada
Character design: Kazuya Shiotsuki
Familiar design: Mina Otaka
Color design: Jin Hibino
Cinematographer: Rei Egami
Editor: Megumi Matsuhara
Sound director: Yukio Nagasaki
Music Producer: Go Wakabayashi
Music production: KADOKAWA
Animation production: SHAFT
Production: Luminous Witches 2021
Source: Luminous Witches official Twitter, official website
NICOLE S. CASTRO
Nicole is based in the Philippines and works as a freelance Japanese Translator/Interpreter and copywriter (English). She is a JLPT N2 passer who watches anime to "study" for N1. She has a long career history on LinkedIn (with primary focus on media and translation), but her anime watchlist is much, much longer.