News Madoka Magica to Get English BDs Starting February 14 (Updated)
posted on 2011-10-14 12:46 EDT by Egan Loo
Aniplex of America, the American arm of the Japanese production company Aniplex, announced at its New York Comic Con panel on Friday that it will release the Puella Magi Madoka Magica anime on Blu-ray Disc as well as on DVD, starting February 14.
The first volume will be released on both Blu-ray Disc and DVD on February 14, 2012. The second volume will follow on April 10, and the third volume will ship on June 12. Preorders will start on the online retailer Right Stuf on October 17.
In addition to the regular DVD and Blu-ray Disc volumes, there will be a limited edition box with the DVD, Blu-ray Disc, and the original soundtrack. The box will bundle a 24-page booklet, a double-sided poster, a Kyubey sticker, collectible postcards, a trailer collection, and credit-less opening and ending animation footage.
Aniplex USA also announced the anime's English voice cast:
- Christine Marie Cabanos as Madoka
- Cassandra Lee as Kyubey
- Sarah Williams as Sayaka
Update: More information added.
Update 2: The limited edition box sets will each have a suggested retail price of US$94.98, but the only announced retailer will sell them for US$74.98. The regular Blu-ray Disc editions will have the suggested price of US$49.98 but sell for US$39.98, while the regular DVD reditions will have the suggested price of US$39.98 but sell for US$29.98. Thanks, NJ_.
this article has been modified since it was originally posted; see change history