First teased back in October, we're now getting a look and a release time frame for Azone's 1/3 scale, 48cm Madoka Magica doll. The Hybrid Active Figure of the movie version of Madoka Kaname featuring newly sculpted soft vinyl head with wig by Chizuru, puella magi costume set, shoes and bow with arrow of light goes for a hefty 60,000yen ($607) in July. Get a look after the jump.
With pre-orders now open, Aniplex has posted a trailer for the North American import of the Blu-ray release of Puella Magi Madoka Magica movies Part 1 –Beginnings- and Part 2 –Eternal-. The two will be available in collector's and standard editions on July 30th. Get a look after the jump.
Having previously worked together on Madoka Magica and Nisemonogatari, anime studio Shaft has designed the new look for ClariS, a pop duo from Hokkaido who go by pseudonyms Clara and Alice. After being designed by Oreimo's Hiro Kanzaki on their last single, the pair have been illustrated by Hideyuki Morioka for coming album "Second Story."Get a look after the jump.
It's magic girls' least favorite holiday! Named for 8th century Saint Walpurga, Walpurgisnacht is the spring mirror of Halloween, and likewise has become thought of as an occasion for witches to gather. As such, hit anime Madoka Magica took the name for the uber-destructive composite witch driving much of the series' terror. So, light a bonfire and celebrate after the jump.
If you were wishing for an extra-cute version of Madoka Magica's heroine in her ultimate form, then maybe your wish can be filled this week. Good Smile Company has announced that the Ultimate Madoka Nendoroid should be hitting stores on April 25th. See that and Psycho-Pass' Akane Tsunemori after the jump.
Medicom Toy's Real Action Heroes line has unveiled its fifth mahou shoujo with MadokaMagica's Kyoko Sakura, scheduled for release in December. The large, 27.5cm figure features a cloth outfit, an assortment of facial expressions such as a Pocky eating grin, weapons and snacks. Meanwhile, Medicom Toy has scheduled Batman: Hush version of Catwoman and Harley Quinn RAH figures for November. Get a look after the jump.
The first two Madoka Magica movies will be screening in Mexico starting on May 18th, and as with previous regions where the anime films have toured, Aniplex has prepared an exclusive poster for the event. Get an earlier look after the jump.
Plenty of American fast food chains can be found in Japan, but while Yum! Brands siblings KFC and Pizza Hut are located across the country, you can only get Taco Bell on a military base. That hasn't stopped the internet from suggesting that the Bell is gearing up for a fall Madoka Magica campaign. See the hilariously badly photoshopped image after the jump.
Earlier today, we got a look at Kinako's designs for this summer's Gatchaman Crowds. You may not have heard of the illustrator, but you won't want to miss the sketches from her Pixiv page, with plenty of irreverent tributes to One Piece, Pokemon Madoka Magica, Hellsing and even LocoRoco. Get a look after the jump.
How do you like them apples? A figma featuring casual dress version of Madoka Magica's Kyoko Sakura has been scheduled for an August release. In addition to the line's trademark joints, Sakura boasts three expressions (smiling, doubtful and angry), as well as a paper bag of apples, a crepe and unmaibou tasty snack accessories. An extra set of hands can be used for a prayer pose. Get a look after the jump.
Aniplex has announced that pre-orders are open for a North American import of the Blu-ray release of Puella Magi Madoka Magica movies Part 1 –Beginnings- and Part 2 –Eternal-. The two will be available in standard and collector's editions on July 30th. More after the jump.
With plans to distribute the Penguin Parade releases, Good Smile Company has posted previews of a pair of chibi Petanko figures of the Natsukomi (the alternative portmanteau name for summer Comiket) versions of Oreimo's Kirino and Kuroneko. The pair will be available in August, with each 7cm figure going for 2500yen ($25.60). Blink box, mini 4.5cm trading figures of the Madoka Magica are also due in August. Get a look after the jump.
Last November, we got a glimpse at cosplay photographer Ray Lum's impressive, effects-laden Puella Magi Madoka Magica fan film. Now the project is back with a full short that's worth the wait. Get a look after the jump.
âge, makers of the original Muv-Lov: Total Eclipse, is another of the Japanese companies who went all out with their creative April Fools' gags, with mash-ups with Madoka Magica, Precure, Girls und Panzer, Humanity has Declined, Oreimo and more. Get a look after the jump.