Puella Magi Madoka Magica

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  • TV-14
  • 2012
  • 1 Season
  • 8.2  (11,093)

Puella Magi Madoka Magica is a magical girl anime that aired in 2011 under the production of Aniplex. It follows the story of Madoka Kaname, a middle school girl who lives a peaceful life with her family and friends until a fateful encounter with Kyubey, a mysterious small creature who offers to grant her a wish in exchange for becoming a magical girl and fighting Witches, dark creatures that threaten the peace of the city.

As Madoka struggles with her decision, she meets other magical girls, including her classmate and cheerful Sayaka Miki, the mysterious and aloof Homura Akemi, and the experienced and mature Mami Tomoe. Together, they fight against Witches and uncover the dark secrets behind their powers and the world they live in.

The main themes of Puella Magi Madoka Magica center around the consequences of making wishes and the cost of power. The show explores the emotional and psychological toll on the characters as they face the consequences of their actions and the harsh reality of their powers. It also portrays the complexity of human relationships and the importance of friendship and trust in difficult times.

The cast of Puella Magi Madoka Magica is voiced by a talented group of voice actors, including Eri Kitamura as Sayaka Miki, Kaori Mizuhashi as Mami Tomoe, Yuko Goto as Kyoko Sakura, Ai Nonaka as Kyubey, Chiwa Saito as Homura Akemi, and Emiri Kato as Kyosuke Kamijou. The voice acting adds depth and emotion to the characters, bringing them to life with their unique personalities, motivations, and struggles.

The animation and visual style of Puella Magi Madoka Magica are unique and captivating. The show features a mix of traditional and digital animation, blending colorful and bright visuals with dark and eerie ones. The Witches are particularly well-designed, each with their own distinct style and personality. The fight scenes are also impressive, with dynamic and fluid animation that adds to the excitement and intensity of the battles.

The music of Puella Magi Madoka Magica is composed by Yuki Kajiura, who also worked on shows like Fate/Zero and Sword Art Online. The soundtrack is memorable and atmospheric, with a mix of orchestral, electronic, and vocal tracks that perfectly capture the mood and tone of the show. The opening theme, "Connect" by ClariS, is catchy and upbeat, while the ending theme, "Magia" by Kalafina, is haunting and beautiful.

Overall, Puella Magi Madoka Magica is a must-watch anime for fans of the magical girl genre, as well as anyone looking for a dark and thought-provoking story. It subverts the tropes of the genre and delivers a compelling and emotional story that will stay with you long after the show ends.

Puella Magi Madoka Magica is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (12 episodes). The series first aired on February 15, 2012.

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E 12
12. E 12
May 2, 2012
Homura challenges Walpurgisnacht alone and is seriously wounded. She despairs because she can't win no matter how many times she tries. Her actions are making Madoka suffer even more, and she becomes despondent. Her Soul Gem begins to turn black.
E 11
11. E 11
April 25, 2012
Sayaka's funeral was held in the rain. Madoka returns home with vacant eyes. She barely says anything to Junko who met her at the front door, and goes into her room. Kyubey appears in front of Madoka, who is lost in her grief, alone.
E 10
10. E 10
April 18, 2012
A scene depicting a female transfer student. The timid girl is so nervous and meek. She introduces herself shyly while feeling the eyes of all the students in the class. At recess, other girls gather around her and ask questions curiously.
E 9
9. E 9
April 11, 2012
Sayaka's Soul Gem turns into a jet-black grief seed, which hatches and a new witch emerges. Carrying Sayaka's body, Kyoko focuses on defending against the approaching witch's attacks. Homura cuts into the witch's labyrinth and leads Kyoko to escape.
E 8
8. E 8
April 4, 2012
Despite her own injury, Sayaka keeps shredding the witch in front of her. Thanks to healing magic, she wins without a scratch at the end. But she seems extremely exhausted.
E 7
7. E 7
March 28, 2012
Sayaka discovers the truth about her own body as a magical girl. She wavers between the wish that came true by accepting the destiny to fight and the high price she paid for it. Sayaka is in low spirits at home when Kyoko Sakura shows up.
E 6
6. E 6
March 21, 2012
Homura appears suddenly on Sayaka and Kyoko's battlefield. She intervenes and knocks Sayaka unconscious with a single blow. After seeing this, Kyoko is on her guard against Homura, and leaves, putting an end to the battle.
E 5
5. E 5
March 14, 2012
As a magical girl, Sayaka rescues Madoka and Hitomi from a witch. Now that her wish has come true by signing Kyubey's contract, her mind is clear and she doesn't seem to regret becoming a magical girl.
E 4
4. E 4
March 7, 2012
The day after the fierce battle between Mami and the witch was a normal peaceful day. After what they witnessed, Madoka and Sayaka fully realize the demands of being involved in the magical world, and give up becoming on magical girls.
E 3
3. E 3
February 29, 2012
Madoka and Sayaka are getting used to Mami's witch hunting trial run. Yet their wishes remain undecided. Mami reveals her past to the anxious two girls. Sayaka asks, "Does my wish have to be for myself?"
E 2
2. E 2
February 22, 2012
While rescuing Kyubey from being attacked by Homura, Madoka and Sayaka lose their way in a mysterious space. They find themselves in a desperate situation and are rescued by Mami Tomoe, a magical girl. Afterward, Mami invites them to her room.
E 1
1. E 1
February 15, 2012
She has a loving family and best friends. She laughs and cries from time to time. Madoka Kaname - an eighth grader who lives such a peaceful life. One night, she has a strange dream. It was supposed to be an usual routine day, but the arrival of Homura Akemi - a transfer student who came to Madoka's class, changed that.
Where to Watch Puella Magi Madoka Magica
Puella Magi Madoka Magica is available for streaming on the Aniplex website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Puella Magi Madoka Magica on demand at Max, Amazon Prime and Netflix.
  • Premiere Date
    February 15, 2012
  • IMDB Rating
    8.2  (11,093)