Aniplex to Host Madoka Magica Meet and Greet Event at Anime Jungle in Los Angeles
SANTA MONICA, CA (January 26, 2012) – Celebrating the Release of Puella Magi Madoka Magica Vol. 1 in North America, Aniplex of America is having a special Meet and Greet Event with the English Voice Cast of the series. Fans will get to share the excitement of Madoka Magica with the English Cast just days after the release of the First Volume (February 14th). This Meet and Greet event will be held on Friday February 17th at 8:30 PM at Anime Jungle #1 in Los Angeles' Little Tokyo.
The Madoka Magica Meet and Greet event is open to the public and is a great opportunity for fans to meet the English Cast in person and show their love for the series. Fans will have the opportunity to have their questions answered from the English Cast. In addition, there will also be an autograph session for fans that have purchased the first volume of the series and bring their proof of purchase to the event.
The First Volume of Puella Magi Madoka Magica will be available on February 14th (Valentine's Day). The second and third installments of the series are now available for pre-order at Rightstuf.com. Each volume will be released in three formats: a Limited Edition Box Set, and Regular Edition Blu-Ray and DVD. Each Limited Edition Box Set will include the Blu-ray, DVD and Soundtrack CD composed by Yuki Kajiura.
More information about this series can be found at: http://www.MadokaMagicaUSA.com
Meet and Greet Event Information:
Friday February 17th at 8:30 PM PST
Anime Jungle #1
319 E. 2nd St. (#103)
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Christine Marie Cabanos (Madoka)
Carrie Keranen (Mami)
Cassandra Lee (Kyubey)
Sarah Williams (Sayaka)
Lauren Landa (Kyoko)
About Puella Magi Madoka Magica
Originally airing in Japan from April through June, 2011, Puella Magi Madoka Magica is an original story developed into TV series by Gen Urobuchi of Nitro+ (Togainu no chi), directed by Akiyuki Shinbo (Goodbye Zetsubo Sensei, Bakemonogatari, Arakawa under the Bridge) and produced by Aniplex's Atsuhiro Iwakami (the Garden of Sinners, Bakemonogatari, Oreimo, and recently project Fate/Zero). Puella Magi Madoka Magica follows the story of a 14 year old girl named Madoka Kaname. Madoka is offered the opportunity of gaining magical powers if she agrees to make a contract with a strange little being named Kyubey. Kyubey will also grant Madoka one wish, but in exchange she shall risk her life by accepting the responsibilities of fighting witches. Little does Madoka know what the real risks of making a contract has in-store for her.
About Aniplex of America Inc.
Aniplex of America Inc. (Santa Monica, California) is a subsidiary of Aniplex Inc. (headquartered in Tokyo, Japan), a group of Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc. and leading provider of anime content and music production and distribution in Japan. Aniplex of America has launched fan-favorite DVD and Blu-Ray releases such as Gurren Lagann the Movies, Durarara!!, R.O.D series, the Garden of Sinners and Baccano! The company's ever-growing line-up of shows includes our most recent titles, Blue Exorcist, Rurouki Kenshin OVA and Movie, and Puella Magi Madoka Magica.
About Anime Jungle
Anime Jungle first opened its doors in the Little Tokyo Mall of Los Angeles in 2001. Anime Jungle is very pleased to bring to the American public Japanese anime, Tokusatsu, and Independent Films. We have thousands of different products and special collector items, and sincerely hope we'll have the chance to serve you sometime!