Puella Magi Madoka Magica, shortened to Madoka Magica, gave a brand new perspective to the Magic girls in its initial run from January to April 2011.
The series won a variety of awards, such as the Television Award at the 16th Animation Kobe Awards, as well as 12 Newtype Anime Awards and the Grand Prize for animation in the 2011 Japan Media Arts awards.
Since then, it has received several adaptations into games and manga; however, no new animated content was announced until now. Madoka Magica is making a return to the anime world with the title “Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story”.
Release Date: 4th January 2020
Official Title: Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story
The premiere date for the new anime series, based on the 2017 Madoka Magica Gaiden game, has been set for 4th January 2020. @magireco Tweeted out the broadcast channels along with a trailer on 29th November 2019.
TV anime “Magia Records” broadcast date determined / Broadcast Date / Time Every week from MBS 1/4 (Sat) 26: 08- ・ TOKYO MX 1/4 every week (Sat) 24: 00- Every week from / 4 (Sat) 24: 00- BS11 1/4 every week (Sat) 24: 00 ~ The second PV is also released! #マギレコ Please enjoy it!
The series has already premiered its first two episodes at a special event in NYC on 16th November.
Cast & Staff:
The following cast has been confirmed:
- Kana Hanazawa – Kuroe
- Momo Asakura – Iroha Tamaki
- Sora Amamiya – Yachiyo Nanami
- Shiina Natsukawa – Tsuruno Yui
- Ayane Sakura – Felicia Mitsuki
- Yui Ogura – Sana Futaba
- Mikako Komatsu – Momoko Togame
- Ayaka Ohashi – Kaede Akino
- Kaori Ishihara – Rena Minami
The following staff has been confirmed:
- Gekidan Inu Curry and Yukihiro Miyamoto – Director (SHAFT)
- Takumi Ozawa – Music Composition
- Yota Tsuruoka – Sound Direction
- Ume Aoki – Character Designs
About the Franchise
Set in the city of Kamihama, the game, Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Gaiden follows Iroha Tamaki who is searching for her missing sister, Ui. Many magical girls have gathered in the city to battle, and this is where Iroha meets Madoka, the protagonist of the original series, who is on the hunt for Homura. Iroha transforms into a magical girl due to the desire to heal her sister from an unexplained illness.