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Strike Witches: 501 Butai Hasshinshimasu! (Strike Witches 501st Unit, Taking Off!) EP # 5 “501st, Time For a Haircut?”

I have come to the conclusion that figthing Neuroi is much safer than daily life at the base

Especially with these 3 around




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Episode 6

Fighting Neurois is quite a stressful job, so everybody is kicking back as if there's nothing wrong. Francesca goes missing, and a sleeping Sanya is called on to find her, who just so happens to be hiding in Shirley's room. She has a cavity and is trying to avoid getting it pulled out, but that wasn't really a cavity. It's quite a stressful life, but for Francesca that only added even more stress to it.
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Can anyone explain where the "fear Lynette" joke is coming from? Am I just totally spacing on an aspect of her character from the main series? Or did they just invent it so she'd have some defining trait not related to Yoshika's love of her boobs?
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Comfy times with Sanya.

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domvina wrote:

Can anyone explain where the "fear Lynette" joke is coming from? Am I just totally spacing on an aspect of her character from the main series? Or did they just invent it so she'd have some defining trait not related to Yoshika's love of her boobs?


A guess / she is based on Billy Bishop a WW 1 ace with the top and many awards

https://worldwitches.fandom.com/wiki/Lynette_Bishop

William Avery Bishop, VC, CB, DSO & Bar, MC, DFC, ED (8 February 1894 – 11 September 1956) was a Canadian flying ace of the First World War.

He was officially credited with 72 victories, making him the top Canadian and British Empire ace of the war. He was an Air Marshal and a Victoria Cross recipient.

During the Second World War, Bishop was instrumental in setting up and promoting the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Billy_Bishop

Lynne's mother and sister both Strike Witches

Minnie Bishop is a Britannian veteran witch of the first Neuroi War. Loving mother to Lynne, Wilma and a passel of other offspring.

https://worldwitches.fandom.com/wiki/Minnie_Bishop

Wilma Bishop is a witch of the Isle of Wight Detachment Group, originating from Britannia and originally attached with the Faraway Land Air Force. She is the older sister of Lynette Bishop from the 501st Joint Fighter Wing, and the daughter of the veteran of the First Neuroi War Minnie Bishop.

She is a sharpshooter like Lynne

https://worldwitches.fandom.com/wiki/Wilma_Bishop

She serves as the squadron's sharpshooter and possesses the ability to control the flight of projectiles to a limited extent. It would also appear she can charge magical energy into the shots to increase their effectiveness. This power, Ballistic Stabilizationallow her to affect bullets and other objects thrown in flight. Classified in the Telekinesis lineage. Being the sibling of Lynne, she has the same magic ability than her, albeit, she can use it with much greater prowess.

Lynne's Abilities

Lynette serves as the squadron's sharpshooter and possesses the ability to control the flight of projectiles to a limited extent. It would also appear she can charge magical energy into the shots to increase their effectiveness. These powers Ballistic Stabilization and Grant Magic Power allow her to affect bullets and other objects thrown in flight. Classified in the Telekinesis lineage.

For some veterans's words, she has the makings to become a good Commander, with her ability to keep an eye on the whole situation from the rear, and has a good sense of grasping the whole picture'
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Episode 7

Time for Setsubun, and that means lots of throwing beans to celebrate a Fuso tradition. And she gets sent a bunch of mochi that ends up molded after spending two months at sea, but they still eat them anyway after shaving the mold off the surface. And then it's photo time where using an old-school film camera they take pictures, but they mostly catch their busts. Pretty silly stuff once again, and Sanya is quite popular there seeing that Eila might not be alone for her affection.
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Posted 4 days ago , edited 4 days ago
More comedy fun as always. It's always fun to see Elia riled up.



Side note, I feel bad for Perrinu fans. She's barely in this series.
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globenstuff wrote:
Side note, I feel bad for Perrinu fans. She's barely in this series.


Agreed. I wonder if they had a scheduling issue with her VA?

I still don't get the "be afraid of Lynnette" vibe but I'll roll with it.
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[ Strike Witches: 501 Butai Hasshinshimasu! (Strike Witches 501st Unit, Taking Off!) EP # 7 “501st, Get Ready for Setsubun?”

I get a lot of laughs every week They keep coming with all kinds of wrongdoings I was ROFL with the devil references

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