On Sunday April 25th, the Puella Magi Madoka Magica anime’s 10th anniversary online event announced that the franchise will get a new anime film named Gekijōban Mahō Shōjo Madoka Magica: Walpurgis no Kaiten (Turning the Tide of Walpurgis). The movie will be a direct sequel to Puella Magi Madoka Magica: The Movie Part 3: Rebellion, which was released in October 2013.
“Now, let’s continue the story,”
The anime film will have returning cast and crew (Magica Quartet) from the original anime series and films, including the following:
|Space Designer||Gekidan Inu Curry|
|Madoka Kaname||Aoi Yūki|
|Homura Akemi||Chiwa Saito|
|Mami Tomoe||Kaori Mizuhashi|
|Sayaka Miki||Eri Kitamura|
|Kyōko Sakura||Ai Nonaka|
|Nagisa Momoe||Kana Asumi|
The event also announced that the Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story mobile game will feature an original story called “Maho Shojo Madoka Magica scene0.” On Monday, a two-disc soundtrack for the franchise will be released on the streaming platforms Spotify and Apple Music around the world.
The first 12-episode television anime aired in January 2011. There are three anime films of the franchise, they are –
1. Movie Part 1: Beginnings (October 2012)
2. Movie Part 2: Eternal (October 2012)
3. Movie Part 3: Rebellion (October 2013)
In January 2020, a television anime adaptation of the mobile game Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story premiered. In August 2017, the smartphone game was released in Japan for iOS and Android smartphones. It is free to play with available in-game purchases. On June 25, 2019, the English version was released in the United States and Canada. The game’s English version was retired in September of last year.
The show is available on Crunchyroll and FUNimation.
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