PUELLA MAGI MADOKA MAGICA TV Series Blu-ray Box Set from Aniplex of America
The Magical Girls Return in a Complete Box Set for the First Time
Source: Aniplex of America
Official Site: madoka-magica.com (Japan), MadokaMagicaUSA.com (US)
Special Thanks to Joanna Metoki and Alex Crum
Aniplex of America recently announced their plans to release the PUELLA MAGI MADOKA MAGICA (魔法少女まどか☆マギカ, Maho Shojo Madoka Magika, 2011) TV series in a complete Blu-ray Box Set this summer. The set will include all 12 episodes along with various bonus contents and materials. Since its streaming debut in 2012, this will be the first time a complete box set has seen a domestic release. Pre-orders have begun on the official U.S. homepage). The release date is currently set to August 23rd, 2016.
Critics and fans alike praised PUELLA MAGI MADOKA MAGICA for its unique story and innovative approach to a beloved anime genre. Zac Bertschy of Anime News Network says this series, “feels like a masterpiece, something to be appreciated again and again. It is a must-see for anyone remotely interested in what anime can accomplish as an art form.”
About PUELLA MAGI MADOKA MAGICA
Written by Gen Urobuchi (FATE/ZERO), directed by Akiyuki Shimbou (BAKEMONOGATARI), and animated by the critically acclaimed studio SHAFT (BAKEMONOGATARI, NISEKOI) comes a revolutionary anime series that changed the face of the magical girls genre forever!
Madoka Kaname is an eighth-grader who leads a peaceful, fun-filled life as a student, surrounded by her beloved family and her best friends. One day, a transfer student named Homura Akemi arrives in Madoka’s class. She is a dark-haired beauty with a somewhat mysterious disposition. Soon after meeting Madoka for the first time, Homura goes on to issue Madoka a strange warning. Madoka also meets Kyubey, a mysterious looking white creature. He says, “Make a contract with me and become a magical girl!” To make any wish come true — Madoka didn’t know the meaning of this miracle nor its cost, until an impending loss triggers a drastic change in her destiny…
PUELLA MAGI MADOKA MAGICA TV Series Blu-ray Box Set
Street Date: August 23, 2016
SKU #: AOA-1204
• Spoken Languages: Japanese & English
• Subtitles: English
• Aspect Ratio: 16:9 widescreen
• Episodes: #1-12
• Number of Discs: 3 Blu-ray Discs
• Total Run Time: Approx. 300 min.
• Rating: 13UP
• Trailer Collection
• Textless Opening & Ending
• Ending Theme Song “Magia” music video by Kalafina
Limited Edition Bonus Materials
• Package illustrated by Takahiro Kishida (Character Design)
• 4-page insert
• Clear cases with 2-sided wraps
PUELLA MAGI MADOKA MAGICA TV Series Blu-ray Box Set will be available through official Aniplex of America retailers.
About Aniplex of America Inc.
Aniplex of America Inc. (Santa Monica, California) is a subsidiary of Aniplex Inc. (headquartered in Tokyo, Japan), a group of Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc. and leading provider of anime content and music production and distribution in Japan. Aniplex of America has launched fan-favorite DVD and Blu-Ray releases such as BAKEMONOGATARI, DURARARA!!, PUELLA MAGI MADOKA MAGICA, THE GARDEN OF SINNERS, BLUE EXORCIST, SWORD ART ONLINE, MAGI, BLAST OF TEMPEST, OREHURA and VIVIDRED OPERATION.. The company’s ever-growing line-up of shows includes our most recent titles, ERASED, THE ASTERISK WAR, OWARIMONOGATARI, CHARLOTTE, CLASSROOM, WAGNARIA!!3, GOD EATER and HAIFURI (High School Fleet).