Madoka Magica 3rd Film Strip Auctioned for US$1,300+
posted on by Lynzee Loveridge
A Yahoo! Auctions Japan user named "Hrsitk7" auctioned a film strip from the third Madoka Magica film for 131,000 yen (about US$1,321). The auctioned strip features frames of Madoka Kaname transforming. The auction opened on Saturday.
The film strip was part of a gift campaign for viewers who saw Madoka Magica The Movie -Rebellion-. The third film opened in Japan on October 26.
Two other auctions of film strips from the same film are still taking bids. The auction by user "Josui22" will close on Monday, and as of Sunday, is at 17,500 yen (US$175). A separate auction by user "Petal_312" will close on November 17 and is at 27,500 yen (US$275).
Similar anime film strip rewards were auctioned in the past. A Yahoo! Auction for a film strip from the first Madoka Magica film drew a winning bid of 1,080,001 yen (about US$13,600). A theater chain worker held unauthorized auctions of Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha the Movie 2nd A's' strips intended for audience members this summer. A film strip auction for The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya ended with a 356,000-yen (US$3,990) bid, and a strip from the Macross Frontier: Itsuwari no Utahime film sold for 174,000 yen (US$2,130) in 2010.