Puella Magi Madoka Magica
|Puella Magi Madoka Magica|
(Mahō Shōjo Madoka Magika)
|Genre||Dark Fantasy, Magical Girl, Psychological Thriller|
|Anime television series|
|Directed by||Akiyuki Shinbo|
|Produced by||Atsuhiro Iwakami|
|Written by||Gen Urobuchi|
|Music by||Yuki Kajiura|
|Original network||MBS, TBS, CBC|
|Original run||January 7, 2011 – April 21, 2011|
|Written by||Hajime Ninomae|
|Published by||Nitroplus Books|
|Published||August 14, 2011|
|Puella Magi Madoka Magica Portable|
|Publisher||Namco Bandai Games, Nitroplus|
|Genre||Adventure game, RPG|
|Released||March 15, 2012|
|Puella Magi Madoka Magica: The Battle Pentagram|
|Publisher||Namco Bandai Games|
|Released||December 19, 2013|
Puella Magi Madoka Magica (魔法少女まどか☆マギカ, Mahō Shōjo Madoka Magika, "Magical Girl Madoka Magica") is a Japanese anime and was made in 2011 by Studio Shaft. It is more commonly known as Madoka Magica in a wider auidence. The first episode was broadcasted on January 7, 2011. The final two episodes were delayed until April 2011 because of a earthquake that struck Japan.
Plot[change | change source]
In the fictional city of Mitakihara, Japan, a middle school student named Madoka Kaname hears a cry from headphones at the mall. She heads to the back area where she sees a small, cat-like creature named Kyubey. It offers a contract in which a girl may have any wish granted. In exchange, they are tasked to fight witches. A transfer student and magical girl named Homura Akemi tries to stop Madoka from making the contract with the creature. They encounter fellow school member Mami Tomoe who is also a magical girl when they fall into a labyrinth.
References[change | change source]
- "まどか☆マギカ ： ヒット生んだ緻密な計算 「魔法少女」の常識覆す" (in Japanese). Mainichi Shimbun Digital. April 27, 2011. Archived from the original on April 29, 2013. Retrieved June 23, 2018.
- "This Week's Madoka Magica Not Aired in 'Self-Restraint' (Updated)". Anime News Network. March 16, 2011. Retrieved May 19, 2014.
- "As If I Met Her in My Dream...". Puella Magi Madoka Magica. Tokyo Broadcasting System. January 7, 2011. No. 1.