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    Thursday December 31, 2015
  • "Madoka Magica" Crew Share Their New Year's Greetings - with a Teaser From The Urobutcher!

    Series writer Gen Urobuchi also made it a Madoka New Year, the additional aside that he might be able to say something about his new project in February

    As Madoka Magica prepares to celebrate its fifth anniversary in 2016, its producers at Shaft greeted the Year of the Monkey with a card on their site, and more art from character designer Junichiro Taniguchi on their Twitter feed. Series writer Gen Urobuchi also made it a Madoka New Year, the additional aside that he might be able to say something about his new project in February. More after the jump.

  • Friday December 25, 2015
  • Merry Christmas From Anime Studios Shaft, Feel and Ordet

    Shaft shared some Madoka art from anime character designer Junichiro Taniguchi along with the cards offered at the Osaka stop of their 40th anniversary MadoGatari exhibit

    Anime studios were also joining the social media holiday fun. Shaft shared some Madoka art from anime character designer Junichiro Taniguchi along with the cards offered at the Osaka stop of their 40th anniversary MadoGatari exhibit. More after the jump.

  • Wednesday December 23, 2015
  • "MadoGatari" Updates "Madoka Magica" Concept Movie for Osaka Exhibition

    Type-B screened at tour's second stop

    To celebrate its 40th anniversary, Shaft, Inc. presented an art exhibition called "Madogatari" that combines two of their most popular anime properties: Madoka Magica and the Monogatari series. The event ran in Tokyo November 27 to December 2, 2015, followed by stops at Osaka December 22-27, then Sapporo February 9-14th. The Osaka stop features 100 more pieces of production art from the third Madoka movie, Monogatari art by and Hajime Ueda, and an updated "Type-B" of the Madoka Magica concept movie short.

  • Friday December 18, 2015
  • Visual For "MadoGatari" Exhibit's Osaka Stop Revealed

    40th anniversary Shaft exhibit moves to Osaka next week

    To celebrate its 40th anniversary, Japanese animation studio Shaft, Inc. presented an art exhibition called "Madogatari" that combines two of their most popular anime properties: Puella Magi Madoka Magica and the Monogatari series. The event ran at Tokyo's 3331 Arts Chiyoda November 27 to December 02, 2015, followed by stops at Osaka December 22-27, at Herbis Hall, then Sapporo February 9-14th. Ahead of next week's Osaka stop, the venue specific visual has been revealed.

  • Wednesday December 9, 2015
  • "Newtype" Publishes Visual From "Madoka Magica" Concept Movie

    Short presented at Shaft's 40th anniversary Madogatari exhibit

    To celebrate its 40th anniversary, Japanese animation studio Shaft, Inc. presented a "Madogatari" exhibit, combining Puella Magi Madoka Magica and the Monogatari series. The event ran in Tokyo November 27 to December 2, 2015. This is followed by stops in Osaka December 22-27, then Sapporo February 9-14th. The bombshell out of the opening was a "Madoka concept movie," which was addressed in the January issue of Newtype.

  • Thursday November 26, 2015
  • "Madoka Magica" Concept Movie Teases New Project

    Exactly what the short is leading to wasn't revealed, but familiar names were attached

    To celebrate its 40th anniversary, Japanese animation studio Shaft, Inc. is creating an art exhibition called "Madogatari" that combines two of their most popular anime properties: Madoka Magica and the Monogatari series. The event will run in Tokyo November 27 to December 2, 2015, followed by stops at Osaka December 22-27,, then Sapporo February 9-14th. The bombshell out of the opening was a "Madoka concept movie." More after the jump.

  • Monday November 16, 2015
  • Sega Prepares for Winter With Latest "Madoka Magica" Campaign

    Meanwhile, the MadokaGatari exhibit celebrating the anniversary of "Madoka" and "Monogatari" animators Shaft has unveiled more merchandise

    Sega is preparing for some winter cuddling with their latest Madoka Magica campaign. Fans, at least those with some talent for UFO catcher games, can curl up next to jumbo Madoka and Homura plushes, presented at arcades in the Tokyo area from November 21 and Osaka from December 16th. These are accompanied by a set of bonus clearfiles. Get a look after the jump.

  • Saturday November 7, 2015
  • "MadoGatari" Exhibit Visual Updated With More Shaft Favorites

    Event starts in Tokyo November 27th

    To celebrate its 40th anniversary, Japanese animation studio Shaft, Inc. is creating an art exhibition called "Madogatari" that combines two of their most popular anime properties: Puella Magi Madoka Magica and the Monogatari series. The event will run at Tokyo's 3331 Arts Chiyoda November 27th to December 2nd before moving. The event visual has now been updated with more Shaft favorites.

  • Saturday October 31, 2015
  • Final Pair of "Madoka Magica" x "Monogatari" Outfit-Swap Mini-Figures Previewed

    Plus more ancillary merchandise

    To celebrate its 40th anniversary, Japanese animation studio Shaft, Inc. is creating an art exhibition called "Madogatari" that combines two of their most popular anime properties: Puella Magi Madoka Magica and the Monogatari series. Today, they updated their preview of event's collaboration with more ancillary merchandise and the third of three outfit-swap mini-figure pairs. Get a look after the jump.

  • Thursday October 22, 2015
  • Anime Sugar Lists 2015 Version Anime Christmas Cakes

    Madoka Magica, Classroom☆Crisis, Working!!!, Durarara!, and more!

    Shizuoka-based anime character-themed cake store Anime Sugar has already started accepting pre-orders for this year's Christmas cakes. This winter's lineup are: Puella Magi Madoka Magica: Rebellion, Classroom☆Crisis, Working!!!, Durarara!,Kokoro ga Sakebitagatterun Da./The Anthem of the Heart, and Aldnoah.Zero. Check the product photos after the jump.

  • Friday October 16, 2015
  • Next Pair of "Madoka Magica" x "Monogatari" Outfit-Swap Mini-Figures Previewed

    Exhibit celebrates Shaft's 40th anniversary

    To celebrate its 40th anniversary, Japanese animation studio Shaft, Inc. is creating an art exhibition called "Madogatari" that combines two of their most popular anime properties: Puella Magi Madoka Magica and the Monogatari series. Today, they updated their preview of event's collaboration with the ancillary merchandise and the second of three outfit-swap mini-figure pairs. Get a look after the jump.

  • Saturday October 3, 2015
  • Happy Birthday to Madoka Kaname!

    Shaft and fans celebrate Goddess' birthday

    September 30th was the birthday of Sword Art Online's Asuna (officially born 9.30.07), but while it did trend on social media and there were special birthday goods sales from folks like Cospa, there wasn't much in the way of tributes or other notable fan celebrations. Alternatively, October 3rd is the birthday of Madoka Magica's titular heroine, and the tributes are still coming! 

  • Friday October 2, 2015
  • "Madoka Magica" x "Monogatari" Collaboration Exhibit Updates Figure Previews

    Today, they updated their preview of event's collaboration figures including a front shot of a Shinobu Oshino & Kyubey figFIX and the reveal of the first of three super deformed figure pairs

    To celebrate its 40th anniversary, Japanese animation studio Shaft, Inc. is creating an art exhibition called "Madogatari" that combines two of their most popular anime properties: Puella Magi Madoka Magica and the Monogatari series. Today, they updated their preview of event's collaboration figures including a front shot of a Shinobu Oshino & Kyubey" figFIX , and the reveal of the first of three super deformed figure pairs.