Madoka Magica Anime Earns Over 40 Billion Yen in Goods
posted on by Sarah Nelkin
The Nihon Keizai Shimbun (Nikkei) paper reported on Tuesday that the Puella Magi Madoka Magica anime has grossed a total of 40 billion yen (about US$400 million dollars) in the sales of related goods.
A collaboration Ultrabook laptop between the franchise and Intel was also released on Friday in Japan.
Gekijō-ban Mahō Shōjo Madoka Magica Shinpen: Hangyaku no Monogatari (Puella Magi Madoka Magica New Feature: Rebellion), the upcoming third Madoka Magica film, will open in Japan on October 26. The film will then open in the United States, Canada, and France this year. Aniplex announced at Japan Expo in Paris that the film will debut in France on November 16. Aniplex aims to release the third film in still more countries worldwide, just as it did for the first two films.