Heartcatch Precure!, Mahou Shoujo Madoka★Magica Recommendations
They're significantly different in tone, but are very similar in many ways.
The plot revolves around the life forces of everyday people, which is the source of the magical girls' power. But when the life force is corrupted by stress and grief, it turns people into monsters.
The pink girl is insufferably naive and shy, but underneath hides boundless potential
The blue girl seems energetic, but is deeply troubled by what she can't achieve
The yellow girl seems like a tough and flawless role model, but hides a softer side.
The purple girl feels guilt over a tragic event, and seems cold and heartless because of it, but