Magia Record: Mahou Shoujo Madoka☆Magica Gaiden

Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story

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Synonyms: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story: Magia Record
Japanese: マギアレコード 魔法少女まどか☆マギカ外伝 (TV)
English: Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story
German: Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka✩Magica Side Story
Spanish: Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka✩Magica Side Story
French: Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka✩Magica Side Story
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Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 5, 2020 to Mar 29, 2020
Premiered: Winter 2020
Broadcast: Sundays at 00:00 (JST)
Producers: Aniplex, Houbunsha, f4samurai
Licensors: Aniplex of America
Studios: Shaft
Source: Game
Genres: DramaDrama, FantasyFantasy, SuspenseSuspense
Themes: Mahou ShoujoMahou Shoujo, PsychologicalPsychological
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.801 (scored by 5497754,977 users)
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Ranked: #50242
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1428
Members: 157,016
Favorites: 842

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Rumor has it that if a young girl strikes a bargain with a white fairy, it will grant any wish her heart desires. However, in exchange, she will become a magical girl and must put her life on the line to slay fearsome and ferocious witches.

Iroha Tamaki, a kind-hearted middle schooler from Takarazaki City, is living proof that these rumors are true. Armed with a magical crossbow and the ability to heal injuries, Iroha seeks out the labyrinths where witches hide and defeats them before they can prey on humans. Yet Iroha has no memory of her wish, and even Kyuubey, the white fairy himself, seems to have no idea what Iroha requested of him.

One day, Iroha hears rumors of a city where "magical girls can be saved," and finds herself on a sunset train to Kamihama City. Unfortunately, she discovers that the witches in Kamihama are far more powerful than usual. After veteran magical girl Yachiyo Nanami is forced to save her, Iroha vows to never return. But when a chance encounter with a tiny Kyuubey seems to trigger distant memories, Iroha is compelled to investigate the mysterious city despite the danger.

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Satou, Yoshiki
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Opening Theme

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"Gomakashi (ごまかし)" by TrySail

Ending Theme

1: "Alicia (アリシア)" by ClariS (eps 1-12)
2: "Niguredo (二グレド)" by Shito (シト) (from ReReGRAPHICS) (eps 13)


Mar 28, 2020
Magia Record is not Madoka 2.0.

I feel like that really needs to be said. Despite “side story” written in the title, being a part of the Madoka franchise comes with huge expectations--expectations that Magia Record never attempts to meet. This is not a sequel to Rebellion, nor an attempt at recreating the magic (heh) of Madoka. After all, the original was practically a statement for mahou shoujo and was such a groundbreaking and well-acclaimed series, you only really get one of it per genre.

This doesn’t excuse all of Magia Record’s potential faults, but I think a large wave of backlash towards it ...
Mar 28, 2020
Mixed Feelings
-Note: English is not my native language, I apologize for possible mistakes. (This review does not contain spoilers)

This was one of the most anticipated releases this year, the love I have for Madoka is enormous, so my expectation for this spin-off was perhaps too exaggerated for something that ultimately turned out to be nothing more than a long commercial or advertising for the game with the same name.

I'll start with the good things of Magia Record. As always, SHAFT studio work is just from another planet, beautiful shots and scenes, continuously well-kept visual work, along with beautiful OST at all times, characters have nice design, ...
Mar 28, 2020
An underappreciated factor when looking at any individual anime series is the nature of its source material, provided it has one. Original anime (like the original Madoka series) are practically guaranteed to have a beginning, middle and end, but when based on a source, there’s certain elements that become byproduct by the source’s nature.

When anime are produced based on ongoing manga, one can exact lingering focus on iconic shots and a tendency to go on and on as long as it takes. Light Novel adaptations tend to feature basic protagonists bereft of the thought focused complexity their written works offer. Videogame based anime often have ...

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