Flying Witch TV Anime Slated for April – Animated by J.C. Staff

The latest issue of Newtype magazine has revealed that the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Chihiro Ishizuka’s Flying Witch manga will debut in April this year. In addition, animation studio J.C. Staff (Sakurasou no Pet na Kanojo, Prison School) will be producing the series.


The main members of the anime’s production staff were also revealed. They include:

  • Director: Katsushi Sakurabi (Uragiri wa Boku no Namae o Shitteiru, Kamisama no Memochou)
  • Scriptwriter: Deko Akao (Nazo no Kanojo X, Arakawa Under the Bridge)
  • Anime Character Designer: Masato Yasuno (Little Busters! and DanMachi Animation Director)
  • Animation Studio: J.C. Staff (Sakurasou no Pet na Kanojo, Prison School)

A new visual was also previewed in the issue:


Flying Witch is a slice of life, supernatural manga written and illustrated by Chihiro Ishizuka. The series began as a one shot manga in 2010 being published in the August issue of Kodansha’s Bessatsu Shounen Magazine. The manga was then serialized in the same magazine starting from August 2012 where to date a total of 3 volumes have been compiled and released. The fourth volume is scheduled to release in April this year.

Here is the series’ synopsis:

The comical story follows the 15-year-old witch Makoto Kowata and the other boys and girls in her daily life. With her black cat Chito, the somewhat aimless girl moved from Yokohama to live with her second cousin at Aomori in verdant northern Japan.


The anime adaptation of Flying Witch is being produced for April this year, during the Spring 2016 anime season. The anime will air on NTV and Aomori, among other stations. Further information about the adaptation will be revealed later.

You can visit the anime’s website here:
And follow their Twitter: @flying_tv

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