Puella Magi Madoka Magica Films' 1st TV Ad Aired

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1st 2 films' staff highlighted before their October openings

The first television commercial for the first two Puella Magi Madoka Magica films began airing in Japan.

Producer Atsuhiro Iwakami had revealed last November that the film trilogy will begin with a two-part compilation of the original television series, followed by an all-new film. Gekijō-ban Mahō Shōjo Madoka Magica Zenpen: Hajimari no Monogatari (Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie Part I: The Beginning Story) will open on October 6 at Tokyo's Shinjuku Wald 9 and other theaters nationwide. Gekijō-ban Mahō Shōjo Madoka Magica Kōhen: Eien no Monogatari (Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie Part II: The Eternal Story) will follow on October 13.

The commercial features the opening theme song "CONNECT" by ClariS from the television series. It highlights the television series staff who are also on the first two films: chief director Akiyuki Shinbo, scriptwriter Gen Urobuchi (Nitroplus), original character designer Ume Aoki, and the anime production studio SHAFT.

Advance tickets for both of the first two films went on sale at participating theaters on Saturday, and a limited number of them include two clear file folders (Madoka & Kyubey, Homura & Sayaka, or Kyōko & Mami).

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