News 3rd Madoka Magica Film's Blu-ray to Have English Subtitles
posted on 2013-01-12 23:57 EST by Jennifer Sherman
The official website for the Puella Magi Madoka Magica The Movie Part 3: Rebellion (Gekijō-ban Mahō Shōjo Madoka Magica Shinpen: Hangyaku no Monogatari) film reported on Sunday that the Japanese Blu-ray Disc release will include English subtitles. The release will also feature video bonus extras, audio commentary, and Japanese subtitles. A limited Blu-ray Disc set, as well as regular Blu-ray Disc and DVD versions, are slated to ship in Japan on April 2.
The limited Blu-ray Disc set will bundle an exclusive booklet, original soundtrack CD, and "Gekijō-ban Kōkai Kinen 2 Jikan de Wakaru! Dai Hit Anime Puella Magi Madoka Magica" Blu-ray Disc. TV Tokyo aired this two-hour television special on November 4. The program summarizes the story from the first two Madoka Magica films and includes updates about the third film that opened in Japan on October 26. The limited Blu-ray Disc set will feature exclusive illustrations on its Digipak packaging and 3-sided box.
The limited-edition Blu-ray Disc set will retail at 9,500 yen (about US$91), while the regular Blu-ray will cost 5,500 yen (US$53). The regular DVD version is listed for 4,500 yen (US$43).
The regular and limited Blu-ray Disc releases of the first two films included Japanese, English, French, Spanish, Chinese, and Korean subtitles and shipped in Japan in July. Aniplex of America released the first two films in North America in July, and the third film opened in the United States on December 6.