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'Mahou Shoujo Taisen' to Receive TV Anime Adaptation for Spring 2014

by tsubasalover
Nov 28, 2013 6:29 PM | 45 Comments
It was announced that "Mahou Shoujo Taisen" will receive a TV anime adaptation to start airing spring 2014.

"Mahou Shoujo Taisen" is a project created from a variety show for the Otaku "2.5 Chigen TV" (2.5 Dimension TV). The characters are the mahou shoujo that represent each local town in Japan. The characters that won from the second illustration competitions that were held on pixiv will appear in the anime. The studio is Gainax.

Besides a TV series, there will be two games, and there will even be a module for a software for a new year's card design.

Source: Animate.tv, Official site

Mahou Shoujo Taisen on MAL

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ihateeveryone said said:
And Jewelpet. And Sailor Moon. And every other mahou shoujo that ISN'T Madoka. Sigh.

I hope this isn't another male-oriented mahou shoujo with hints of fanservice in it like some other shows that recently came out. (Hi Fate/Ilya and Genei wo Kakeru Taiyou) I'd really hate to see this genre be overtaken by lolicon magical girl series.

You do not have to watch it if there is gonna be fanservice plus I also doubt that it is NOT male-orientated as they are other mahou shoujo shows that centres around (female) children/teens are still currently airing.

symbv said:
TWO mahou shoujo per prefecture?? Are we talking of a 94 strong seiyuu cast here ?? Makes me wonder if there will be enough time for each mahou shoujo in the series lol

Or maybe it is their own tsukaimas'.

Dec 14, 2013 4:06 PM by kandiiyuutaamu

TWO mahou shoujo per prefecture?? Are we talking of a 94 strong seiyuu cast here ?? Makes me wonder if there will be enough time for each mahou shoujo in the series lol

Dec 9, 2013 2:49 PM by symbv

tsubasalover said:
Staff
Original: Ken Matsui, Momoka Itou (2.5 Chiken TV), GAINAX
Director Ayano Oonoki
Character Design: Mariko Kawamoto
Producer: Shinori Asaoyo
Script: Kazuho Hyoudou
Sound: Kisuke Koizumi (Jinnan Studio)
Casting: Jun Fujisaki, Kenichii Nakamura (Across Entertainment)
Studio: GAINAX

Cast
Miyagi Prefecture
Naruko Aoba: Miho Arakawa
Takesuzume: Kouichi Yamadera

Ishikawa Prefecture
Yuri Inuwashi: Ryouko Shintani
Shishiku: Ryouta Takeuchi

Tokyo City
Rin Obari: Rie Murakawa
Mosuke: Satomi Arai

Shizuoka Prefecture
Matsuri Asama: Yoshino Nanjo
Toro: Mitsuo Iwata

Mie Prefecture
Reika Kamiki: Mikako Komatsu
Ebizou: Shigeru Chiba

Kyoto Prefecture
Mebuki Konoe: Kotori Koiwai
Oake-san: Arisa Nishiguchi

Kumamoto Prefecture
Renge Ariage: Yuka Terasaki
Ekuu: Kappei Yamaguchi


Any photos on what the girls look like. Sadly I'm fearing that the two me was liking aren't going to be in the anime

Dec 9, 2013 2:16 PM by YuinaTsukino

^Wow that is a lot of cute girls.

Dec 9, 2013 10:51 AM by VioLink

Staff
Original: Ken Matsui, Momoka Itou (2.5 Chiken TV), GAINAX
Director Ayano Oonoki
Character Design: Mariko Kawamoto
Producer: Shinori Asaoyo
Script: Kazuho Hyoudou
Sound: Kisuke Koizumi (Jinnan Studio)
Casting: Jun Fujisaki, Kenichii Nakamura (Across Entertainment)
Studio: GAINAX

Cast
Miyagi Prefecture
Naruko Aoba: Miho Arakawa
Takesuzume: Kouichi Yamadera

Ishikawa Prefecture
Yuri Inuwashi: Ryouko Shintani
Shishiku: Ryouta Takeuchi

Tokyo City
Rin Obari: Rie Murakawa
Mosuke: Satomi Arai

Shizuoka Prefecture
Matsuri Asama: Yoshino Nanjo
Toro: Mitsuo Iwata

Mie Prefecture
Reika Kamiki: Mikako Komatsu
Ebizou: Shigeru Chiba

Kyoto Prefecture
Mebuki Konoe: Kotori Koiwai
Oake-san: Arisa Nishiguchi

Kumamoto Prefecture
Renge Ariage: Yuka Terasaki
Ekuu: Kappei Yamaguchi

Dec 9, 2013 9:15 AM by tsubasalover

^ I would like to think that all of the above would appear in the anime...

Dec 4, 2013 12:20 AM by symbv

Dec 4, 2013 12:14 AM by YuinaTsukino

fueille said:

I didn't forget any of those, I just feel like Gainax wants to give the genre a go specially after the Madoka shitstorm happened.
I don't even remember there is much of any "shitstorm" for Madoka. A lot of wow's maybe though.

The key thing is that the mahou shoujo's are from the local towns. And if the local towns are from real towns in Japan, the intention would be clear: to promote the awareness and image of those towns, and possibly this will link to tourism and commerce revenues.

Although I must say that Gainax doing it does not inspire much confidence for me...but then the key visual looks pretty cool:

http://blog-imgs-61.fc2.com/y/a/r/yaraon/main_2013112817504400c.jpg

Dec 3, 2013 6:11 AM by symbv

Laciie said:
DarkMorpher said:
another magical girl?! that's two this year.


There weren't just two, there were more than that (like Genei wo Kakeru Taiyou, Iilya, Fantasista Doll).


Maybe for 2014 :D

Dec 3, 2013 5:23 AM by ExoticNeeds

DarkMorpher said:
another magical girl?! that's two this year.


There weren't just two, there were more than that (like Genei wo Kakeru Taiyou, Iilya, Fantasista Doll).

Dec 3, 2013 2:54 AM by Laciie

DarkMorpher said:
another magical girl?! that's two this year.


What's the other one? :O

Dec 3, 2013 12:33 AM by ExoticNeeds

another magical girl?! that's two this year.

Dec 1, 2013 9:58 AM by ShojoSamurai

iLostReason said:
Taoholic said:
not a huge fan of mahou shoujo anime , but will give a try!

Yep, same here.


Same here too.

Dec 1, 2013 2:21 AM by Tengai

ihateeveryone said:
Kaioshin_Sama said:
fueille said:
I guess that because SHAFT got a goldmine from giving the Mahou Shoujo genre a shot, Gainax wants to take a shot now. Not that I mind, it sounds pretty decent to me, but personification character-based shows typically don't work out all too well.
I'll go ahead and give it a shot anyway, since I'm a fan of the genre and intrigued by the production.


People conveniently forget that Pretty Cure exists....
And Jewelpet. And Sailor Moon. And every other mahou shoujo that ISN'T Madoka. Sigh.

I hope this isn't another male-oriented mahou shoujo with hints of fanservice in it like some other shows that recently came out. (Hi Fate/Ilya and Genei wo Kakeru Taiyou) I'd really hate to see this genre be overtaken by lolicon magical girl series.


Chances are this will be male orientated at least from the pics that are posted on Pixiv, however it may not have fanservice and it's not going to be a purely loli show either, however there may be a few lolis that get in.

Jewelpet isn't all that popular among both Western anime viewers, I heard the toyline and anime was released in Europe and flopped, the later installments do have some marketing towards Otaku though (I seen official Dakimakuras of some of the characters).

Nov 30, 2013 9:36 AM by Hoppy

>Gainax


Yeaaaaaaaaaahno.

Nov 30, 2013 8:01 AM by Carks32

ihateeveryone said:
Kaioshin_Sama said:
fueille said:
I guess that because SHAFT got a goldmine from giving the Mahou Shoujo genre a shot, Gainax wants to take a shot now. Not that I mind, it sounds pretty decent to me, but personification character-based shows typically don't work out all too well.
I'll go ahead and give it a shot anyway, since I'm a fan of the genre and intrigued by the production.


People conveniently forget that Pretty Cure exists....
And Jewelpet. And Sailor Moon. And every other mahou shoujo that ISN'T Madoka. Sigh.

I hope this isn't another male-oriented mahou shoujo with hints of fanservice in it like some other shows that recently came out. (Hi Fate/Ilya and Genei wo Kakeru Taiyou) I'd really hate to see this genre be overtaken by lolicon magical girl series.

I didn't forget any of those, I just feel like Gainax wants to give the genre a go specially after the Madoka shitstorm happened.
Of course, my guess can still turn out to be shit, and Gainax just wanted to make a Mahou Shoujo show for no particular reason other than it being Mahou Shoujo.

Nov 29, 2013 2:46 PM by fueille

Kaioshin_Sama said:
fueille said:
I guess that because SHAFT got a goldmine from giving the Mahou Shoujo genre a shot, Gainax wants to take a shot now. Not that I mind, it sounds pretty decent to me, but personification character-based shows typically don't work out all too well.
I'll go ahead and give it a shot anyway, since I'm a fan of the genre and intrigued by the production.


People conveniently forget that Pretty Cure exists....
And Jewelpet. And Sailor Moon. And every other mahou shoujo that ISN'T Madoka. Sigh.

I hope this isn't another male-oriented mahou shoujo with hints of fanservice in it like some other shows that recently came out. (Hi Fate/Ilya and Genei wo Kakeru Taiyou) I'd really hate to see this genre be overtaken by lolicon magical girl series.

Nov 29, 2013 11:06 AM by ihateeveryone

fueille said:
I guess that because SHAFT got a goldmine from giving the Mahou Shoujo genre a shot, Gainax wants to take a shot now. Not that I mind, it sounds pretty decent to me, but personification character-based shows typically don't work out all too well.
I'll go ahead and give it a shot anyway, since I'm a fan of the genre and intrigued by the production.


People conveniently forget that Pretty Cure exists....

Nov 29, 2013 9:51 AM by PeacingOut

i will wait for more info and more character designs until i make my decision.

Nov 29, 2013 9:00 AM by Mr_Gutts

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