Earlier today, the official Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story anime website updated with a new teaser trailer. The two-minute teaser introduces the main plot, with character dialogue providing the main story beats. Closing theme song Alicia by Claris kicks in at the 1:20 mark.
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Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story hits Japanese TV on January 4. The full premiere schedule is as follows (All times JST):
- Tokyo MX: 1/4/2020 at 24:00 (1/5/2020 at Midnight)
- BS11: 1/4/2020 at 24:00 (1/5/2020 at Midnight)
- Tochigi TV: 1/4/2020 at 24:00 (1/5/2020 at Midnight)
- Gunma TV: 1/4/2020 at 24:00 (1/5/2020 at Midnight)
- MBS: 1/4/2020 at 26:08 (1/5/2020 at 2:08AM)
Gekidan Inu Curry will serve as Chief Director at Shaft, while handling series composition duties. Junichirō Taniguchi (Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun, Puella Magi Madoka Magica) is providing character designs.
Trysail will perform opening theme song Gomakashi (Deception), while Claris performs Alicia, the title’s closing theme.
The confirmed voice cast includes:
- Felicia Mitsuki: Ayane Sakura
- Iroha Tamaki: Momo Asakura
- Tsuruno Yui: Shiina Natsukawa
- Yachiyo Nanami: Sora Amamiya
- Kaede Akino: Ayaka Ohashi
- Rena Minami: Kaori Ishihara
- Momoko Togame: Mikako Komatsu
- Sana Futaba: Yui Ogura
- Kuroe: Kana Hanazawa
Aniplex currently releases the Magia Record smartphone game in North America. They describe the game as:
The stage is set in a burgeoning city called Kamihama.
Magical Girls are drawn there as if by some mysterious force.
Iroha Tamaki is one of them.
“Hey, Ui…. Why did you disappear?”
A new story about Magical Girls and the wishes that drive them unfolds…
Aniplex of America president Shu Nishimoto commented on the news, stating:
We are thrilled to be working with f4samurai to bring Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story to the U.S. and Canada […] As a tent pole within the magical girl genre, Madoka has had an impact on many anime fans throughout the years and we hope fans enjoy meeting Iroha and the other Magical Girls of Kamihama City through this mobile game.
Sources: Animate Times