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Mahou Shoujo Madoka★Magica (Manga)

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: Manga
Volumes: 3
Chapters: 12
Status: Finished
Published: Feb 12, 2011 to May 30, 2011
Authors: Urobuchi, Gen (Story), Hanokage (Art)

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Score: 8.291 (scored by 6313 users)
Ranked: #3812
Popularity: #233
Members: 11,671
Favorites: 617
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Synopsis

When a new girl joins her class, Madoka Kaname thinks she recognizes the mysterious, dark-haired transfer student from one of her dreams...a dream where she is approached by a catlike creature who offers Madoka an opportunity to change destiny. Madoka had always thought magic was the stuff of fantasy... until she sees the transfer student fighting with the very cat being from her dream! And just like in Madoka's dream, the cat gives her a choice. Will Madoka become a magical girl in exchange for her dearest desire? What will be the cost of having her wish come true?

(Source: Yen Press)

Related Manga

Alternative version: Mahou Shoujo Madoka★Magica, Mahou Shoujo Madoka★Magica: The Different Story
Sequel: Gekijouban Mahou Shoujo Madoka★Magica: Shinpen - Hangyaku no Monogatari
Adaptation: Mahou Shoujo Madoka★Magica
Spin-off: Mahou Shoujo Oriko★Magica, Mahou Shoujo Suzune★Magica, Mahou Shoujo Kazumi★Magica: The Innocent Malice, Mahou Shoujo Homura★Tamura: Heikou Sekai ga Itsumo Heikou de Aru to wa Kagiranai no da., Mahou Shoujo-bu Madoka★Magica, Mahou Shoujo Tart★Magica: The Legend of "Jeanne d'Arc", Tomoe Mami no Heibon na Nichijou
Other: Mahou Shoujo Madoka★Magica: Anthology Comic

Characters

 Kyuubey
Kyuubey
Main
 Homura
Akemi, Homura
Main
 Madoka
Kaname, Madoka
Main
 Sayaka
Miki, Sayaka
Main
 Kyouko
Sakura, Kyouko
Main
 Mami
Tomoe, Mami
Main
 Gertrud
Gertrud
Supporting



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Jun 22, 2013
Nyappon
I am notorious for picking up manga, reading halfway, and then dropping them. Waiting a few months, maybe read a few more chapters, drop them again. I will have you know that Mahou Shoujo Madoka★Magica is the only manga I have ever read continuously without stopping. I honestly read all 12 chapters/3 volumes in one sitting.

Starting with the story, I found it extremely original. The idea of "magical girls" has obviously been done before, but never like this. A single wish puts these young girls at the heart of demise, struggling to fight the despair in the world in order to save others. Their powers read more
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Nov 15, 2012
looseleaftea
Let me just start off by saying that I read this before watching the anime which isn't what a lot of people did (since the anime came first before the manga) so my heart lies with the manga rather than the anime (though I do love both)

There are some scenes (minor things, nothing too big) that were added into the manga that aren't in the anime that REALLY makes me wish that everyone would take the time to read this, even if they have already seen the anime. I think they just add this little touch that makes things so much more powerful, especially read more
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Dark and violent magical girl series with well done stories and many surprising story twists.
reportRecommended by lumi - Add to favorites
Right off the bat, generally speaking they both have a grim, heavy atmosphere with hints of despair and hopelessness at times. Besides that, they both deal with wishes and dealing with the results/consequences of those wishes. A happy normal everyday
life is broken by said results/consequences.
There are further similar points but I'll refrain from mentioning them to avoid spoiling anything.

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