Between the Japanese run of Madoka Magica Rebellion and the end of year doujinshi mega-event Comiket 85, art portal Pixiv ran a Madoka IlliCon (illustration contest). Winners receive prizes including autographed posters and illustrations woulf be published in an artbook compilation tentatively titled “Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica: ILLUST COLLECTION” sold at C85. Check out the winnters after the jump.
Having previously released swimsuit figures of the Madoka Magica girls in late 2011/early 2012, Wave is bringing the original five mahou shoujo back for a second set of Beach Queen figures. Get a look after the jump.
When it comes to Madoka Magica: Rebellion, you can't get away from the cakes. Ikebukuro Tokyo's Namco Namja indoor amusement park is riding the phenomenon with a Bebe cheesecake, offered between November 30 and December 29th. Get a look after the jump.
Perhaps inspired by the third movie's cake song, it seems like every otaku wants to spend the holidays with Madoka. Rakuten began taking orders for their 2013 Madoka Magica Christmas cake at 8:00pm Japanese time on the 24th and are already too inundated to send out confirmation e-mails. Get a look after the jump.
“Puella Magi Madoka Magica Fone”, an Android launcher replacement and customized interface, has been released on Google Play for Android devices. YATTAR JAPAN brings us pics and info after the jump.
In commemoration of the record of selling more than 1 million tickets, Japanese moviegoers who see the Puella Magi Madoka Magica: Rebellion film from November 23 will receive a number-limited special illustration card newly drawn by the anime staff. Hit the jump for more details.
Through November, Namco is running a Madoka Magica amusement campaign with a crane game figure prizes, clearfiles and other goodies. As always with these promotions, the characters get goofy make-overs in the likeness of the umaibou tasty stick mascot. The second hilariously creepy promo movie has been posted. Get a look after the jump.
CA4LA aims to combine modern design with a century old tradition of hat making craft. This weekend, they launched their line-up of Madoka Madica headwear, featuring a complex witch pattern, a simpler image of the magic girls' weapons, and knit logo caps. Get a look after the jump.
After 21 days in theaters, Madoka Magica: Rebellion topped a million tickets sold. So, it's time to celebrate with some gaming. PlayStation Vita 3D Action game Battle Pentagram is set to be released December 19th. Meanwhile, the hype has begun for a pachislot machine. Get a look at the new box art for Battle Pentagram and promo art for the slot machine after the jump.
Loft Shibuya, a lifestyle shop offering accessories from stationery, art material, and interior items to health and beauty goods on seven floors at set up a special Madoka Magica Mami's Room exhibit/store, with limited edition clearfiles offered to visitors who spend 3,000yen. Get a look after the jump.
Storyboard exhibitions have become common in recent years, and the Madoka Magica exhibition proudly displayed over three hundred items used for the two Madoka compilation films released in 2012. Otaku USA brings us a report after the jump!
The new film Puella Magi Madoka Magica: Rebellion seeks to end up the epic magical girl saga begun in the original 2011 TV series. With so much at stake, does Madoka’s final roll call succeed? Read a full review, courtesy of Otaku USA magazine, after the jump!
After two recap movies, Madoka Magica Rebellion has diverged from the TV series. And, the new material is mostly getting high marks from within anime/manga community. Gainax co-founder and otaku scholar Toshio "Otaking" Okada" gave it a thumbs up. As did award winning manga creator Inio Asano. Voice actor Tomokazu Sugita had a less analytic response. Get a look after the jump.