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Mahou Shoujo Madoka★Magica

Mahou Shoujo Madoka★Magica

Alternative Titles

English: Puella Magi Madoka Magica
Synonyms: Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magika, Magical Girl Madoka Magica
Japanese: 魔法少女まどか★マギカ

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 7, 2011 to Apr 22, 2011
Duration: 24 min. per episode
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 8.651 (scored by 142006 users)
Ranked: #512
Popularity: #34
Members: 220,960
Favorites: 14,449
1 indicates a weighted score
2 based on the top anime page.

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Synopsis

She has a loving family and best friends, laughs and cries from time to time... Madoka Kaname, an eighth grader of Mitakihara middle school, is one of those who lives such a life. One day, she had a very magical encounter. She doesn't know if it happened by chance or by fate yet. This is a fateful encounter that can change her destiny—this is a beginning of the new story of the magical witch girls.

(Source: Aniplex of America)

Related Anime

Adaptation: Mahou Shoujo Madoka★Magica, Mahou Shoujo Madoka★Magica
Other: Mahou Shoujo Sonico★Magica
Alternative version: Mahou Shoujo Madoka★Magica Movie 1: Hajimari no Monogatari, Mahou Shoujo Madoka★Magica Movie 2: Eien no Monogatari
Sequel: Mahou Shoujo Madoka★Magica Movie 3: Hangyaku no Monogatari

Characters & Voice Actors

Kyuubey
Kyuubey
Main
Kato, Emiri
Japanese
Kato, Emiri
Kuraoka, Rubina
German
Kuraoka, Rubina
...
Akemi, Homura
Akemi, Homura
Main
Saito, Chiwa
Japanese
Saito, Chiwa
Valenzuela, Cristina
English
Valenzuela, Cristina
...
Kaname, Madoka
Kaname, Madoka
Main
Yuuki, Aoi
Japanese
Yuuki, Aoi
Jeong, Mi Sook
Korean
Jeong, Mi Sook
...
Miki, Sayaka
Miki, Sayaka
Main
Kitamura, Eri
Japanese
Kitamura, Eri
Vural, Esra
German
Vural, Esra
...

Staff

Mori, Yasunori
Producer
Iwakami, Atsuhiro
Producer
Ooshima, Miku
Assistant Producer
Miyamoto, Yukihiro
Director, Episode Director



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Jul 23, 2013
Kalypze
What does it take for a series to become a masterpiece? Take a look at Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica, and you might find the answer to that question.

I'll start this review by pointing out that I was not expecting much from this show. I didn't really want to watch it, either. The Mahou Shoujo genre has never interested me, so when a friend of mine, who in the past suggested things like Mirai Nikki, Deadman Wonderland, Death Note and Psycho-Pass to me, told me to watch Madoka Magica, I thought he was kidding and I ignored the series for a while. Once a month had read more
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Today, 4:58 AM
Republic
Top 5 all-time favorite anime. No question about it.
How to best talk about this one without making a too long review?...

I'm pretty sure this is an epic piece. Going by what epic actually is.
The story is so incredibly great yet so simple.
You probably have already heard how this show seems cuddly at first but turns incredibly dark later. I knew that starting it up, and it didn't ruin anything... It's not a surprise you're being spoiled. I wanna say that even though you know the change in tone will come, it still happens so well and gradually creeps up, that the transition becomes smooth and read more
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Recommendations

Young people fight battles against powerful beings they don't understand, for reasons they don't understand. suffering steadily increases as the story progresses. Surreal landscapes are experienced.
Both Anime focus around girls giving up something for a fight and the souls that are attached. They also have anime styles that don't stick to the norm.

Opening Theme

"Connect (コネクト)" by ClariS (eps 1-9, 11)

Ending Theme

#1: "Mata Ashita (また あした)" by Aoi Yuuki (eps 1-2)
#2: "Magia" by Kalafina (eps 3-8, 11)
#3: "and I'm home" by Ai Nonaka and Eri Kitamura (ep 9)
#4: "Connect (コネクト)" by ClariS (eps 10, 12)

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