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Gekijouban Mahou shojo Madoka magika Shinpen: Hangyaku no monogatari (2013)

Madoka Kaname used to be a normal girl living happy days of her life. This all ended when she sacrificed herself in order to save other magical girls from the utterly cruel fate that ... See full summary »

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Aoi Yûki ...
Madoka Kaname (voice)
Chiwa Saitô ...
Homura Akemi (voice) (as Chiwa Saito)
Eri Kitamura ...
Sayaka Miki (voice)
Kaori Mizuhashi ...
Mami Tomoe (voice)
Ai Nonaka ...
Kyoko Sakura (voice)
Kana Asumi ...
Bebe / Nagisa Momoe (voice)
Emiri Kato ...
Kyubey (voice) (as Emiri Katou)
Yûko Gotô ...
Junko Kaname (voice)
Tetsuya Iwanaga ...
Tomohisa Kaname (voice)
Seiko Yoshida ...
Kyosuke Kamijo (voice)
Ryôko Shintani ...
Hitomi Shizuki (voice)
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Kazuko Satome (voice)
Yoshitsugu Matsuoka ...
Nakazawa (voice)
Chinatsu Akasaki ...
School Girl (voice)
Hiromi Igarashi ...
School Girl (voice)
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Madoka Kaname used to be a normal girl living happy days of her life. This all ended when she sacrificed herself in order to save other magical girls from the utterly cruel fate that awaited them. Unable to let her memories of Madoka die, Homura Akemi continues to fight alone in the world that Madoka left behind for humanity in order to see her smile once more. Written by Aniplex

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Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie Part III: Rebellion  »

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Gen Urobuchi first started writing this as a second season of the TV series; Maho Shojo Madoka Magica (2011) but wasn't able to get the plot it out long enough to fill a 12 episode series. See more »

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Homura Akemi: We pray for hope, embrace curses and protect you from the dark. We're magical girls. We traded our souls for our powers in a destiny of battle. A destiny that ends in oblivion. For the only way to escape our despair is to vanish from this world. The end will come for all of us. So we continue our fight and wait for the law of cycles to come and lead us away. In this broken world; doomed to repeat it's tragedies and hatred, I dreamed of someone I knew and saw her familiar smile ...
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Large Disappointment
17 May 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Madoka Magica was, and still is, one of my favorite Anime series. The show had amazing animation, great soundtracks, action, emotion, and a great amount of character development.

Knowing the first two movies were a review of the show, I was intrigued to see what the third movie would have to offer, given the ending from the original series/duo-logy was one of the most powerful of any show I had ever seen.

This movie in my opinion was a huge letdown. The beginning had many aspects I enjoyed from the original series, but as the movie progressed I could sense it struggling to keep the balance of its characters, and flowing as the first two movies did. The movie seemed choppy and I struggled to connect in the same way as I did with the original series.

If you are content with giving up on the touching experience from the first two movies, feel free to ride a less emotional, confusing, and character altering experience. This movie lacked many of the qualities that kept me watching the original series, and overall left a sour taste in my mouth. Besides a scene here and there, I contemplated turning it of numerous times.

As a huge fan, the artwork is still wonderful, the music is great, and the action scenes are thrilling. however, if the emotional ride, the characters, and the story are what compelled you to watch Madoka Magica, I highly recommend you stick to the series, as you will be disappointed with this movie.


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