First Two Puella Magi Madoka Magica Movies are set for Physical Release this Summer

Apr 10th 2013

The Contract has been signed with Kyubey and the Madoka Magica Movies will be Available on Blu-ray this July

SANTA MONICA, CA (April 10, 2013) – This July, Madoka Magica fans will get their wish granted. Aniplex of America has just announced that the first two Puella Magi Madoka Magica movies Part 1 –Beginnings- and Part 2 –Eternal- will be available on Blu-ray at the end of July. Following its run in theaters worldwide, the demand for the Madoka Magica movies continues to grow everyday with requests for more show times. The not-so-typical story of a middle school girl named Madoka Kaname and her decision to become a magical girl continues to take the world by storm. Part 1 and Part 2 of the Madoka Magica movies retells the original TV series and is set for the big screen. These movies are a must-own for Madoka Magica fans or anybody who is just experiencing Madoka Magica for the first time.

The Puella Magi Madoka Magica movies will be imported from Japan and released in North America in two different versions: Collector's Edition and Standard Edition Blu-ray. Both the Collector's and Standard Edition will include both Part 1 –Beginnings- and Part 2 –Eternal- movies. Both Editions will also include the theatrical trailer and textless opening and ending. Fans will be happy to know that the Blu-ray import will include six different subtitle languages. Bonus extras in the Limited Edition Blu-ray include exclusive new cover art, a deluxe booklet and the original soundtrack CD.

Customers who purchase either the Collector's or Standard Edition will receive a special postcard courtesy of Aniplex of America. In addition, for those who purchase the Collector's Edition, Aniplex of America is also including a translation booklet for the “deluxe booklet.”

Besides being available for purchase in the US and Canada, both editions of the Puella Magi Madoka Magica Blu-rays will also be available in the following territories:

US, Canada, UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Mexico, Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela, The U.S. Virgin Islands, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, the Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, the Netherland Antilles, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago and the Turks and Caicos Islands

Pre-orders for both the Collector's Edition and Standard Edition begin today.

Puella Magi Madoka Magica The Movie Blu-ray Collector's Edition features:

BD Features


  • Language: Japanese
  • ideo: 16:9/ HD Widescreen / 1920 x 1080p/ MPEG-4 AVC
  • Subtitles: Japanese, English, French, Spanish, Chinese, Korean (*audio commentary and bonus contest don't include subtitles)
  • Includes both movies, Part 1: Beginnings, Part 2: Eternal. Total length of more than 240 minutes!!
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • TV Commercial
  • Textless Opening and Ending
  • Audio Commentary by Voice Cast
    Movie 1 –Beginnings-: Aoi Yūki, Chiwa Saito, Kaori Mizuhashi, Eri Kitamura
    Movie 2 –Eternal-: Aoi Yūki, Chiwa Saito, Ai Nonaka, Emiri Katō

Collector's Edition Extras


  • Exclusive New Cover Art
  • Digipak Case
  • Deluxe Booklet
  • Original Soundtrack CD

Aniplex of America Exclusives


  • English Translation Booklet of “Deluxe Booklet”
  • Special Postcard

Product number and UPC bar code

Street Date
July 30, 2013

SKU #
ANZX-3131~3133

UPC
4534530066992

SRP
$129.98

Store price
$104.98

Puella Magi Madoka Magica The Movie Blu-ray Standard Version features:

    Language: Japanese
  • Video: 16:9/ HD Widescreen / 1920 x 1080p/ MPEG-4 AVC
  • Subtitles: Japanese, English, French, Spanish, Chinese, Korean (*audio commentary and bonus contest don't include subtitles)
  • Includes both movies, Part 1: Beginnings, Part 2: Eternal. Total length of more than 240 minutes!!
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • TV Commercial
  • Textless Opening and Ending
  • Audio Commentary by Voice Cast
    Movie 1 –Beginnings-: Aoi Yūki, Chiwa Saito, Kaori Mizuhashi, Eri Kitamura
    Movie 2 –Eternal-: Aoi Yūki, Chiwa Saito, Ai Nonaka, Emiri Katō

Aniplex of America Exclusive


  • Special Postcard

Product number and UPC bar code

Street Date
July 30, 2013

SKU #
ANSX-3131~3132

UPC
4534530067005

SRP
$109.98

Store price
$89.98

Both the Limited Edition and Regular Edition Blu-ray Import can be pre-ordered and purchased at:

Right Stuf:

Collector's Edition Blu-ray (Import): www.rightstuf.com/i/anzx31313133
Standard Edition Blu-ray (Import): www.rightstuf.com/i/ansx31313132

Official Retailers: http://www.AniplexUSA.com/retailers

Pre-orders begin on April 10th , 2013

For complete detailed information on the Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie Collector's Edition and Standard Edition Blu-ray, visit: www.MadokaMagicaUSA.com

About Puella Magi Madoka Magica
Originally airing in Japan in the beginning of 2011, Puella Magi Madoka Magica is an original story developed into TV series by Gen Urobuchi (Fate/Zero and Psycho Pass) of Nitroplus, directed by Akiyuki Shimbou (Goodbye Zetsubo Sensei, Bakemonogatari, Arakawa Under the Bridge) and produced by Aniplex's Atsuhiro Iwakami (The Garden of Sinners, Bakemonogatari, Oreimo, and recent project Fate/Zero). Puella Magi Madoka Magica follows the story of a 14-year-old girl named Madoka Kaname. Madoka is offered the opportunity of gaining magical powers if she agrees to make a contract with a strange little being named Kyubey. Kyubey will also grant Madoka one wish, but in exchange she shall risk her life by accepting the responsibilities of fighting witches. Little does Madoka know what the real risks of making a contract has in-store for her. With the popularity of the series growing worldwide, Aniplex of America has recently announced plans of releasing the series to the US audience.

www.MadokaMagicaUSA.com

About Aniplex of America Inc.
Aniplex of America Inc. (Santa Monica, California) is a subsidiary of Aniplex Inc. (headquartered in Tokyo, Japan), a group of Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc. and leading provider of anime content and music production and distribution in Japan. Aniplex of America has launched fan-favorite DVD and Blu-Ray releases such as Gurren Lagann the Movies, Durarara!!, R.O.D series, The Garden of Sinners and Baccano! The company's ever-growing line-up of shows includes our most recent titles, Blue Exorcist, Rurouni Kenshin OVA and Movie, and Puella Magi Madoka Magica.

www.AniplexUSA.com
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