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Anime NYC to Host Premiere of 1st 2 Episodes of Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story Anime

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Voice actress Aoi Yūki, SHAFT president Mitsutoshi Kubota to attend screening

The official Twitter account for the Anime NYC event announced on Friday that the event will host the U.S. premiere of the Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story television anime series on November 16. According to the official English website for the anime, the event will screen the show's first two episodes.

Aoi Yūki, the voice actress for Madoka Kaname, will attend the screening along with SHAFT president and animation producer Mitsutoshi Kubota.

The anime will premiere in January 2020 on the MBS, Tokyo MX, Gunma TV, Tochigi TV, BS11, and other channels.

Gekidan Inu Curry (Doroinu) is serving in both the chief director and series script supervisor roles. Puella Magi Madoka Magica series director Yukihiro Miyamoto is returning to serve as assistant director. Madoka Magica chief animation director Junichirō Taniguchi is also returning in the same role, plus serving as character designer. The other chief animation directors are Nobuhiro Sugiyama (Arakawa Under the Bridge, Monogatari Series Second Season) and Hiroki Yamamura (Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie Part 1: Beginnings, Fate/Extra Last Encore). The game company Elsewhere is collaborating on the scripts. Takumi Ozawa is composing the music. Puella Magi Madoka Magica director Akiyuki Simbo is returning, but as animation supervisor instead. SHAFT is producing the anime.

The trio TrySail performs the opening theme song "Gomakashi" (Deception) while the duo ClariS performs the unnamed ending theme song.

This year's Anime NYC will be held at the Javits Center in Midtown Manhattan from November 15 to 17.

Sources: Anime NYC's Twitter account and website

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