Aniplex of America invites you to unravel the mysteries of Kamihama City with the mobile game,Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story. The game launches June 25th in the U.S. and Canada on iOS and Android. f4samurai (Ange Vierge Girls Battle, Hortensia Saga) brings us a brand-new Magical Girl story in this imaginative mobile game. The impressive production brings together the creative team from the iconic Puella Magi Madoka Magica franchise. That includes Gekidan Inucurry (Doroinu), original character designer aokiume, and studio SHAFT (MONOGATARI Series, March comes in like a lion). aokiume contributed the opening animation as well as the transformation animations in the game.
Enter the World of Madoka Magica
Players will have a chance to embark on a fantastical adventure in the world of Madoka Magica. They’ll do so by building a team of Magical Girls and fighting their way through three different types of stories. Perhaps most noteworthy is the fact that you’ll have available over thirty unique Magical Girls. Similarly, the adventures include following Iroha as she hunts for her sister Ui. You can also travel with Madoka and her friends through another timeline. Likewise, there is the chance to learn more about each Magical Girl by battling through their own unique story. Players can certainly look forward to a one of a kind journey beginning June 25th.
In anticipation of the game’s release, the free-to-play mobile game has launched a pre-registration campaign. Each milestone of people registered will yield a gift of Magia Stones. (The stones are in-game currency that you can ecxhcange for items.) This could lead up to the highly sought after Magical Girl, Homura Akemi (Glasses). That milestone occurs at over 20,000 registrations. To pre-register, fans can search for the game on the Google Play or Apple App Store. Simply hit the pre-register button, of course. You can find it the download button usually appears. Consequently, by pre-registering, Android users will receive a notification on the game’s launch date to download the game. Similarly, iOS users will receive a notification and the app will be automatically downloaded on to their device.
Bringing Magical Girl to America
We are extremely happy to have this wonderful opportunity. We were absolutely thrilled to see with the positive response we received from fans we met at Sakura-Con in April when we announced Magia Record’s English release and to see how much they loved the Madoka Magica series. As we prepare for the game’s launch, we really hope fans in the United States and Canada will enjoy this new Magical Girl adventure.”~Masaki Sato, Magia Record producer from f4samurai
Based on the beloved anime series that revolutionized the magical girl, Madoka Magica genre, the mobile game immerses fans into a fascinating world inhabited by an eclectic group of characters. The game comes to life with a stellar cast of voice actresses. Since announcing the English version of the game in April, the mobile game has released videos introducing fans to several Magical Girls. Those include:
- Iroha Tamaki (Momo Asakura
- Yachiyo Nanami (Sora Amamiya)
- Felicia Mitsuki (Ayane Sakura), and, most recently,
- Tsuruno Yui (Shiina Natsukawa).
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