"Madoka Magica" Movies to Screen in 18 Cities in 8 Countries - UPDATE - Additional Details Announced

Tour stops planned for USA, France, Italy, the Republic of San Marino, South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Singapore

While all magical girls, ever, aren't going to have a chance to see the Puella Magi Madoka Magica movies in theaters, fans in 18 cities in eight countries will not have to despair of a lack of opportunity. The official Madoka Magica site has announced plans to tour the movies in USA, France, Italy, the Republic of San Marino, South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Singapore in October through December, 2012.

 

Each stop will be marked with its own key visual. For the example, for the US...

 

The first film, Gekikjō-ban Mahō Shōjo Madoka Magica Zenpen: Hajimari no Monogatari (Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie Part I: The Beginning Story) will be released in Japan on October 6th with the second compilation film, Gekikjō-ban Mahō Shōjo Madoka Magica Kōhen: Eien no Monogatari (Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie Part II: The Eternal Story) being released the following week on October 13th.

 

 

Few details have been revealed about the third film, which will contain the new story.

 

US double feature screenings are planned starting October 19th

 

City Theater Date Tickets
Los Angeles Downtown Independent 10/19 Fri~10/25 Thurs www.downtownindependent.com 
New York Big Cinema Manhattan 10/20 Sat us.bigcinemas.com/loc_Manhattan.asp
Chicago Music Box 10/20 Sat www.musicboxtheatre.com
Houston Alamo Drafthouse 10/20 Sat drafthouse.com/houston
San Francisco New People 10/20 Sat www.newpeopleworld.com

 

Attendees who go to the Los Angeles showtimes will have access to exclusive promotional items and merchandise sales which will be announced later.

 

For more, see www.MadokaMagicaUSA.com

 

UPDATE Aniplex has posted on Twitter that the movies will be screened in the US with Japanese audio and English subtitled; also that ickets will go on sale shortly.

 

via Moe Ota-News Sokuhō

 

------
Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

Other Top News

66 Comments
Sort by: