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Aniplex of America began streaming a trailer on Tuesday for its upcoming home video release of the Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie Part 1: Beginnings and Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie Part 2: Eternal films. Aniplex will release two different Blu-ray Disc import sets of the films on July 30. The sets will be available to customers in the United States, Canada, England, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, and Central and South America.
Both the Standard Edition and the Collector's Edition will include the first two films in one set. Both editions will also include a Japanese language audio track and subtitles in Japanese, English, French, Spanish, Chinese, and Korean, and will also include extras such as a theatrical trailer, a commercial, a clean opening and ending, and audio commentary from the voice cast. The Standard Edition will also include a postcard from Aniplex of America.
The Collector's Edition will include new cover art, a deluxe booklet, an original soundtrack CD, and a digipak. Aniplex of America is also adding in an English translation of the booklet and a postcard.
The Collector's Edition will retail for US$129.98 (but is selling at a store price of US$104.98) and the Standard Edition will retail for US$109.98 (but is selling at a store price of US$89.98).
The third film, Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie Part III: The Rebellion Story (Gekijō-ban Mahō Shōjo Madoka Magica Shinpen: Hangyaku no Monogatari), is slated to open in Japan this fall.