Mahou Shoujo Lyrical Nanoha: Detonation

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Synonyms: Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha: Detonation
Japanese: 魔法少女リリカルなのは Detonation


Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 19, 2018
Producers: Shochiku
Licensors: None found, add some
Source: Original
Genres: ActionAction, ComedyComedy, DramaDrama
Themes: Mahou ShoujoMahou Shoujo, Super PowerSuper Power
Duration: 1 hr. 51 min.
Rating: None


Score: 7.521 (scored by 25962,596 users)
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Ranked: #16342
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Popularity: #6235
Members: 7,927
Favorites: 26

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The story continues directly from Reflection. As the conflict continues to escalate, Nanoha and her allies soon found out the troubled history between Iris and Yuri, which is related to the tragedy of Eltoria's "Planet Reclamation Committee".

(Source: Nanoha Wiki)


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Characters & Voice Actors


Hamana, Takayuki
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Kameyama, Toshiki
Sound Director
Tsuzuki, Masaki
Script, Original Creator
Mizuki, Nana
Theme Song Performance, Inserted Song Performance


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Ending Theme

"NEVER SURRENDER" by Nana Mizuki

Dec 7, 2019
Mixed Feelings
I've been a fan of MGLN for a very long time now. I've watched all three seasons maybe three times each and read a bit of ViVid (though the anime and manga were both very disappointing and obviously 100% fanservice). I'm glad that they went back to their roots to create Reflection and Detonation. However, though i did appreciate the first movie (Reflection) a lot, I have to say that Detonation was kind of unnecessary.

First, the positives. The art was amazing and so was the soundtrack. There is about as many explosions in this movie as you would expect in a Michael Bay movie, ...
Mar 26, 2022
One thing I've noticed about Nanoha is how much of the conflict is steeped in stupid communications breakdowns and misunderstandings. It's like one of those high school drama shows only instead of being made a social outcast you get blasted into infinity by huge magical cannons. Honestly I hate misunderstanding storytelling because it's lazy and it doesn't redeem your villain to just have them being manipulated the whole time. It tries to remove accountability from them and place it on an even bigger badder guy, so they can have a cheap redemption arc that doesn't require them to really undergo any introspection or development.

I know ...

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Movie 'Mahou Shoujo Lyrical Nanoha Detonation' Announces Additional Cast Members [Update 9/14]

Movie 'Mahou Shoujo Lyrical Nanoha Detonation' Announces Additional Cast Members [Update 9/14]

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Recent Forum Discussion

Poll: Mahou Shoujo Lyrical Nanoha: Detonation Episode 1 Discussion
Mat2468xk - Nov 27, 2018
36 replies by amlg »»
Dec 1, 2021 9:08 PM
Anybody know were i can watch this?
FurbyOfDeth - Oct 27, 2018
25 replies by Nox--- »»
Aug 30, 2019 2:10 PM