Mahou Shoujo Oriko★Magica
Puella Magi Oriko★Magica
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Mahou Shoujo Oriko★Magica

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English: Puella Magi Oriko★Magica
Japanese: 魔法少女おりこ★マギカ


Type: Manga
Volumes: 2
Chapters: 7
Status: Finished
Published: May 12, 2011 to Jun 13, 2011
Genres: DramaDrama, FantasyFantasy, HorrorHorror
Authors: Magica Quartet (Story), Mura, Kuroe (Story & Art)


Score: 6.721 (scored by 34853,485 users)
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Ranked: #103192
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Popularity: #1661
Members: 6,893
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Puella Magi Oriko Magica
Volume 1


Yuma Chitose is a young and carefree child, until her parents are abruptly killed by a witch right before her eyes. Left distraught and traumatized at the scene, she is shielded from the same fatal fate by a magical girl named Kyouko Sakura. Having always felt weak, Yuma believes that becoming a magical girl is the only way for her to become stronger. But Kyouko dismisses the daunting idea, encouraging the young girl to live a normal life.

Yuma's curiosity, however, only flourishes when Kyuubey appears before her and tells her that Oriko Mikuni thinks she would make a good magical girl. But who is Oriko? And why has she taken an interest in Yuma? Meanwhile, magical girls are being targeted and killed. Rumor has it that the one hunting them is not a witch, but another magical girl.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]


Mahou Shoujo Oriko★Magica was published in English as Puella Magi Oriko Magica by Yen Press from July 23, 2013 to October 29, 2013; as well as in eBook format on May 19, 2015.

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Jun 25, 2011
bizarrequazar (All reviews)
Like any fan of Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica would be, I was excited when I looked on ANN and found out about the creation of this spin off, and although Oriko's story isn't on the same level as Madoka's, I wasn't disapointed.

Warning: As this is a spin off series, there will be spoilers of Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica, also refered to as Puella Magi Madoka Magica, in here.

Unfortunetly, the plot is easily the weakest point. Taking place in one of the different time zones. There, instead of witches, Kyouko and Mami are having to fight against a Black Magical Girl, a magical girl who read more
Nov 18, 2013
pivotman55 (All reviews)
Let me give every reader a brief and detailed warning before you start reading this manga, watch(or read) the parent story first before anything else if you want to know what the fuss is about.

With that said, onwards to the review.

Mahou Shoujo Oriko Magica is a pseudo-prequel/alternative version of the manga Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica which is an adaptation of an anime of the same name (confusing, right?). Before we talk about anything else about the story, let us make a brief and detailed reason why alternative versions tend to be off-putting than our parent story counterparts.

Alternative versions of a story tend to be that read more
Jan 27, 2013
dickieb (All reviews)
Oriko magica is a manga that you should only read if your a fan of Madoka Magica, and even then it's barely worth the read. The manga will only explain who the 3 new characters are, and relies on the readers knowledge of the events in the anime. This is all well and good, however whats below is not.

The first thing you'll probably notice when you read this is the bad art style the characters look often awkwardly drawn in. While it could be a lot worse, it could also be a lot better. While the style isn't as bad as the Meguca scenes read more
Feb 1, 2015
LilGreasyKid (All reviews)
If there's one thing I must give the Madoka franchise credit for, it's creating a world that allows spin-offs like Oriko Magica to take advantage of. However, just because a spin-off uses the same world doesn't mean that it should abandon any aspirations to be unique. In fact, it should aspire to contribute to the overall franchise in a meaningful way. So a question must be asked: Does Oriko's series contribute anything? Well, let's find out.

Oriko Magica isn't so much of a spin off as it is a cling on, as it never truly leaves to the parent story's setting. Old characters from the read more

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