Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magika

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Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magika

Postby mirkosp » Sun Jan 09, 2011 7:18 am

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AniDB wrote:Having a loving family, close friends, experiencing times of joy and times of sadness. These are the things that make up an ordinary life.

Kaname Madoka is a normal 2nd year middle-schoolgirl who lives such an ordinary life. Until, that is, a strange encounter occurs. She does not know if this encounter is coincidence, or the vagaries of fate, but two things are certain...

This is the moment when her destiny changes...

This is the start of a new magical girl story!
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Re: Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magika

Postby guy07 » Mon Jan 10, 2011 1:41 am

All lies, this is what it's really is about:
AniDB wrote:So there's this chick, right? And she's got a freaking hot mom. She's pretty average looking tho. And she's got friends, right? Then there's a transfer student. And something about a dream. Then this little crazy looking animal shows up and it turns out it's hair produces a chemical that reacts with the human body creating effects similar to LSD when touched. The rest of the series is based around her tripping right the f*** out.
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Re: Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magika

Postby mirkosp » Mon Jan 10, 2011 2:36 am

I see what you did there and I respond with this:

Madoka Magica is about a normal teenage girl who is living a completely normal school life when she and her normal friend suddenly get attacked by the Sayonara Zetsubo Sensei opening. (That is seriously what this show is about.) And the adventure of life goes on.
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Re: Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magika

Postby 8bit_samurai » Tue Jan 25, 2011 5:41 am

Spoiler :
So do people's head usually get bitten off in Mahou Shoujo shows or whatever they're called? I was expecting something to happen, but holy hell, I wasn't expecting that.

After seeing that, I am now curious to see how far this rabbit hole goes...
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Re: Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magika

Postby post-it » Tue Jan 25, 2011 3:00 pm

Ep 1 .. an invite that you can't refuse.
.. interesting entrapment: was sorta hoping for the music from .hack/sign!
Ep 2 .. forbidden love ( no telepathy in the classroom! )
.. a very gentle - wtf ..
Ep 3 .. girls hate anyone that trys to rush things.
.. ok, look; is there ANY part of her body that she has NOT pulled a rifle out-of T_T . . !??

.. This is most definitely a "Wait For The DVD" series!
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Re: Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magika

Postby Nya-chan Production » Wed Jan 26, 2011 1:58 am

Ep3 was seriously a major WTF.

But on the other hand it's nice to see some realism in mahou shoujo series... I mean - we know it works "something for something". Always.

Right? :>
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Re: Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magika

Postby Kosmit » Thu Jan 27, 2011 11:50 am

I was never a fan of magical girls, but this series is oddly interesting. Never expected to see realism in this genre, even though
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Mami's death was kinda predictable.
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Re: Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magika

Postby mirkosp » Thu Jan 27, 2011 9:15 pm

I wanted to wait the series to end, or actually, the BDs to get out, before watching this series, but quite a few people have been strongly suggesting this show to me. I guess I'll pick it up and see how it is...
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Re: Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magika

Postby Kosmit » Fri Jan 28, 2011 5:40 pm

This just keeps getting better and better. Seems there is no love lost between the girls. Mahou Shoujo = srs business.
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Re: Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magika

Postby STEELiMOUTO » Sun Feb 06, 2011 3:57 pm

At first I was hype for this anime. Well, I still am to be honest. However, five episodes in and Madoka has still yet to become a Mahou Shoujo? The series is only going to be around 12 episodes I heard.. which means that the extent of seeing Madoka as a Mahou Shoujo will be within the anime's awesome opening. Which sucks, because every episode I'm looking forward to seeing her make the change and wish Mami back to life (obviously going to be her wish).

I thought episode 6 might have the change, but with Homura's rescue of Sayaka, it seems as if pushing Madoka's transformation is indeed possible once again. So yeah, Madoka will become a Mahou Shojou, but with 1 episode left in the series. This is what my pessimistic attitude leads me to believe.

Other than that gripe, I love the series thus far. The tone of it is great.
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Re: Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magika

Postby Kosmit » Fri Feb 18, 2011 9:48 am

Kyubei is such a manipulative bastard... >_>
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Re: Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magika

Postby iNSPIR1T » Mon Feb 21, 2011 11:27 pm

Yeah, at first I thought Kyuubei was a cool lil' dude. Cute. But now, he seems to just be evil. I know he doesn't understand human values, but shouldn't he understand human reasoning? Because he spends his whole existence, literally stalking young girls. tbh, he should be locked up for it. You'd think he would have understood how to speak to humans and show some tact. He's a great salesman, but a dirty scammer too.
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Re: Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magika

Postby 8bit_samurai » Tue Feb 22, 2011 2:58 am

STEELiMOUTO wrote: Which sucks, because every episode I'm looking forward to seeing her make the change and wish Mami back to life (obviously going to be her wish).

If Mami ever does come back alive, I'm pretty sure it would be a side effect of the wish and not the wish itself (or she comes back alive as a witch). Either way, it's definitely one of the better shows this season.
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Re: Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magika

Postby Nya-chan Production » Tue Feb 22, 2011 6:51 am

My bet is everyone dies horribly and Madoka turns back the time and changes everything as her wish ^^
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Re: Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magika

Postby iNSPIR1T » Tue Feb 22, 2011 11:23 am

8bit, that would be cool. lol

Nya, that's a very, very terrible ending. Terrible in a good way. lol, and seeing how the anime doesn't pull its punches.. its a likelihood. As much as it kills me to say this, I hope that actually happens. It would be cool to have a series end that way. A bit brutal, but cool. Puella Magi is a seinen anime, so its very possible. My only gripe is that its almost over, and Madoka hasn't become a Puella Magi still. And I've been fiending for it since I first saw the opening.

Maybe everyone is brutally killed, and Madoka uses her wish for something and then takes the burden of fighting all alone. Hence, how in the opening she's in tears, alone. That symbology has to be for something. The whole opening gives you that feel of her being alone. Even with the scenes with Mami and Sayaka.
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