Madoka Magica Gets New Anime Film as Sequel to 2013 Rebellion Film posted on 2021-04-25 17:40 UTC-8 by Crystalyn Hodgkins
The 10th anniversary online event for the Puella Magi Madoka Magica anime revealed on Sunday that the franchise is getting a new anime film titled Gekijōban Mahō Shōjo Madoka Magica: Walpurgis no Kaiten (Turning the Tide of Walpurgis). The film will be an official sequel to the Puella Magi Madoka Magica The Movie Part 3: Rebellion film that opened in October 2013. The tagline on the new film's visual reads, "Now, let's continue the story."
The anime film will feature a returning staff from the original anime series and films, including original creators Magica Quartet, chief director Akiyuki Simbo, scriptwriter Gen Urobuchi of Nitroplus, original character designer Ume Aoki, animation character designer Junichirō Taniguchi, composer Yuki Kajiura, alternate space designer Gekidan Inu Curry, and animation studio SHAFT.
The returning cast includes:
- Aoi Yūki as Madoka Kaname
- Chiwa Saito as Homura Akemi
- Kaori Mizuhashi as Mami Tomoe
- Eri Kitamura as Sayaka Miki
- Ai Nonaka as Kyōko Sakura
- Kana Asumi as Nagisa Momoe
- Emiri Katō as Kyubey
Additionally, the event revealed that the Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story smartphone game will debut a "Mahō Shōjo Madoka Magica scene0" original story.