Madoka Magica – A Magical Dark Fantasy
If you are a fan of dark fantasy concepts, then you must have already heard about this anime and snooping around for more information on it. Well… we might have all the information you are searching for! So keep reading to find out more about this anime and release of Madoka Magica Season 2 as well.
Puella Magi Madoka Magica or simply known as Madoka Magica is a Japanese anime series which was first released in 2011. This anime series is created by Magica Quartet and animated by Shaft.
This anime series is set in a fictional town of Japan named Mitakihara. It revolves around a young girl named Madoka Kaname along her friend Sayaka Miki who come across an alien-like creature named Kyubey.
Kyubey offers these girls a scheme in which they can get any one of their wishes granted in exchange for gaining magical powers. After obtaining these powers, they have to give up their souls and fight the witches.
First they are sceptical about the plan, so they meet Mami Tomoe who is a magical girl and she shows them a little glimpse of her life. Unfortunately, in one of the fight she dies which scares those girls away. They think the life of magical girls are filled with misery.
But the plot takes a different turn when they later encounter Kyoko Sakura and Homura. Madoka and Kyoko try reverse the transformation of Sayaka. Will they be successful to do so or someone else will lose their life?
You can only the answer to these questions when you start watching Madoka Magica! But when and where is Madoka Magica Season 2 actually releasing??
Madoka Magica is here already? When is it releasing?
After an amazing Season 1, Madoka Magica season 2 is set to release on the TV screens. During the 10th Anniversary celebrations of SHAFT, the company announced the release of Madoka Magica season 2 in upcoming summer and now we have finally got the date!
If you are already not streaming the series, then let us tell you that Madoka Magica season 2 has already been officially released on 31st July 2021. And here you can watch the Trailer for Madoka Magica Season 2.
Madoka Magica Season 2 has also introduced two new opening and ending theme songs. The title of the opening song is Careless by ClariS and the ending one is titled as Lapis by TrySail.
It has been a long wait for the Madoka Magica fans and it was harder to contain excitement when continuous hints and teasers were dropping for many months but FINALLY Madoka Magica Season 2 is here and you can stream it on Funimation or Crunchyroll.
Have you watched Madoka Magica season 2 yet? What were your opinions on it? Let us know in the comment section down below!
What to expect other than Madoka Magica Season 2?
Apart from the anime series, various adaptations were created based on this storyline. A Manga series was published by Houbunsha which currently has 12 volumes. In addition to that, there is also a novel present written by Hajime Ninomae which was released on 14th August 2011.
If you are not a reader, then you might like the video games spin-off versions created on this series. There are 2 video games based on Madoka Magica named “Puella Magi Madoka Magica Portable” and “Puella Magi Madoka Magica: The Battle Pentagram” which were released in 2012 and 2013 for PlayStation Portable and PlayStation Vita.
If you liked Madoka Magica season 2, then here are some series that you might also like so you can check them out as well!
- Shinsekai Yori (From the New World)
- Neon Genesis Evangelion
- Selector Infected Wixoss
- Magical Girl Raising Project
- Future Diary
All the above anime series can be streamed on Funimation or Crunchyroll. You can also watch Madoka Magica on Netflix. It is a great anime series in the genres of psychological thriller or dark fantasy and truly is underrated. So make sure to give it your full support!
Frequently Asked Questions
Is Madoka Magica finished?
Chiwa Saito, the voice of Homura Akemi in the series, stated, “So, how should I say this, Madoka Magica the actual series, has not ended yet. After the end of the original series, the franchise shifted its focus to new protagonist Homura Akemi in the three films following the release of the original series.
Why is Madoka Magica good?
Madoka Magica found lasting success by providing both of those things to audiences. It set up a story that felt familiar and comfortable, drawing people in with something they thought they wanted. And then it flipped everything completely upside down and took viewers on a very different and unexpected journey.
Is Homura in love with Madoka?
In Episode 11 Homura and Madoka have a conversation in which Homura confesses everything to Madoka: she professes her love for her, as well as how important Madoka is to her (this has been interpreted as a love confession, but others see it as a sign of deep friendship).12
Does Madoka die?
Madoka was Oriko’s real target. The white magical girl wanted to kill her before she could contract and become a magical girl herself, and then the most powerful witch ever. She was killed by Oriko at the very end, when they were dying Oriko used a shard of Kirika’s witch body to impale Madoka through the torso.
What happened to Madoka at the end?
The big twist of Rebellion is Homura’s decision to fight against Madoka’s wishes. Homura is sick of hardship, heartbreak and wants her sacrifices for Madoka to be recognized. … She decides she’d rather live in a world where Madoka is human and shares a life with her at the risk of peace of Magical Girls, than die alone.
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