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Mahou Shoujo Madoka★Magica: The Different Story

Mahou Shoujo Madoka★Magica: The Different Story

Alternative Titles

English: Puella Magi Madoka★Magica: The different story
Japanese: 魔法少女まどか☆マギカ ~The different story~

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 3
Chapters: 12
Status: Finished
Published: Jun 12, 2012 to Nov 12, 2012
Authors: Magica Quartet (Story), Hanokage (Art)
Serialization: None

Statistics

Score: 8.291 (scored by 3808 users)
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Ranked: #3492
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Popularity: #770
Members: 7,562
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Volumes: /3
Chapters: /12

Synopsis

The Different Story is a three-volume manga spin-off for the Madoka Magica Movie. The first volume begins as an adaptation of the 3rd Drama CD, which details the events through which Mami and Kyouko meet for the first time and become witch-hunting partners. Ultimately, it culminates in an alternate timeline with a different outcome from the timelines shown in the anime.

(Source: Puella Magi Wikia)

Background

Mahou Shoujo Madoka★Magica: The Different Story was published in English as Puella Magi Madoka Magica: The Different Story by Yen Press from March 25, 2014 to October 28, 2014; as well as on eBook format on June 23, 2015.

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NowItsAngeTime
Jan 9, 2013
Before you consider reading "Mahou Shoujo Madoka★Magica: The Different Story". It is highly recommended that you either watch the original anime series or read the manga adaptation (both called Mahou Shoujo Madoka★Magica) due to the Different Story not only referencing events from the original but it was pretty much written under the premise that the reader has seen the original.

That said I will keep spoilers to a minimum for both the original and Different Story so both people who are familiar with the original series and those who aren't can still read this review.

Now onto the actual review:
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Mahou Shoujo Madoka★Magica: The Different Story is actually read more
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ihateeveryone
Nov 20, 2012
[Update: 2/24/13]

[b]One of the main issues that a lot of people had with Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica was the lack of screentime and development with quite a few of the characters. While other pieces of the franchise like the Drama CD and PSP Game go much more in depth with the story and characters, they are pretty much useless to those who don't know the Japanese language, which is why this manga adaption was such a useful idea.[/b]

Mahou Shoujo Madoka★Magica: The Different Story is adapted from one of the Drama CD's of the Madoka Magica franchise. It's set in the past right after Kyouko contracts read more
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Bear1211
Nov 12, 2013
When I started getting into the world of Anime and Manga Madoka Magica was one of the earlier things that I watched. I really enjoyed it, fell in love in fact. However this isn't a review about that story. This is a different story, another tale, from another time.

Story: 8

The "Different Story" locks in on the struggles of two different characters from the original show. Centered around Mami and Kyouko, this tale delves into a previously unseen life that happens per-original series. Going deeply into the roots of who these "new" characters were, as well as complementing the original work wonderfully. A "Different Story" read more
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