Puella Magi Madoka Magica

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4.8
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  • 65 out of 67 people found this review helpful:
    Being a magical girl has it's price
    When you first see the poster and description of this show, your first thought is "Please no more cutesyness and little girls giggling and doing silly little girl things!". After I had read a review of the Anime detailing what happened in Episode 3, I figured I would check it out. It started off interesting, but once I got to episode 3 I was hooked and the rest of the episodes kept getting ...
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  • 25 out of 29 people found this review helpful:
    First impression is a lie
    Before starting this I would like to make it clear that this would be my first review here on CR so I'm not sure how well this turns out. I will try my best to keep this spoiler free, short and bias as possible.

    Puella Magi Madoka Magica has been out for roughly over a year now in Japan and was recently licensed by Aniplex USA. It is a short 12 episode Magical Girl series that tells the story ...
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  • Magical Girl Revision
    This is an anime that takes the "Magical Girl" genre and flips it on it's head. It is exciting, surprising, and terrifying at every turn and takes the awe and wonder of anime from childhood and twists it into a dark and modern tale of action and re-action.
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    madoka is now my hero
    how to describe this show? it was everything you love about magical girls but it has the potential to make you cry a river if you aren't warned so here's your warning. i mean, you'll love all these girls. i'm glad that i watched this show cuz at first i thought it was gonna be on the cheesy side. it'll make you wish you had a friend like homura.
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    Kyoko best grill :^)
    I went into this show thinking that it would be a lighthearted anime, nothing too serious, and one I could relax and watch without using the ol' noggin too much.
    Boy, was I wrong.
    Madoka Magica is a show that amazed me. It had a plot so deep and complex, it had me hooked by the secind episode. It's a wonder it was fit into twelve episodes. Although it is a darker plot, I loved it. The show's ...
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  • Incredible anime! a masterpiece!
    This anime is outstanding!! I don't want to spoil anything so.... just watch it! The plot is incredibly clever; the soundtrack is truly beautiful; the animation is original and everything is just perfectly balanced. Believe me you won't regret it. This is the kind of show that leaves you speechless and makes you think again. Unlike the forbidden 4 (One Piece, Naruto, Bleach and Fairy Tail), 12 ...
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  • One of the best shows of all time
    This anime invokes emotion like few others can. It is designed from the beginning with the end in mind. This allows it to be a completely self-contained story and wont leave you unsatisfied after watching.

    There are 3 movies, two of which are recaps and one which is an original story.

    The story itself is masterfully crafted and probably good enough without any animation. Do yourself a favor ...
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  • Much better than I expected!!!
    This anime was just amazing!!! At first I was highly skeptical, because I thought an anime involving "magical girls" would be terrible. Boy was I wrong! Everything about this anime was a work of art. It had amazing characters, animation (especially in the various scenes involving the witches), interesting plot line, and music. So don't be a fool like me and judge before you watch...just give it a ...
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  • Best Anime I have seen in while
    This would have been a mistake to judge by its cover. What I got from it was the value of making sacrifices for others that you love. Many people in modern society do not see this to be valuable. Unfortunately, the outcome of the sacrifice does not always come out best for our own lives. This is why it is a sacrifice.
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  • EXPECT THE UNEXPECTED
    Puella Magi Madoka Magica is one of the best anime I've watched. Though it appears to be your typical, magical-girl anime, as you continue to watch it, you'll soon realise that it isn't. I'll admit, I didn't want to watch it at first, but after seeing so many positive reviews about Madoka Magica, I finally decided to check it out. I ended up marathoning all twelve episodes, and when ...
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