Aniplex of America is bringing smartphone game Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story to the United States and Canada this summer, the company announced.
Here is an overview of the game, via Aniplex of America:
Based on the popular anime series that revolutionized the magical girl genre, the highly anticipated mobile game is developed by f4samurai, whose past projects include mobile games Ange Vierge Girls Battle and Hortensia Saga, which reached nine million users in Asia. At their industry panel at Sakura-Con in Seattle, Washington, Aniplex of America welcomed producers Masaki Sato of f4samurai and Yusuke Toyama of Aniplex, who introduced one of the central characters of the mobile game, Iroha Tamaki, voiced by Momo Asakura from High School Fleet, Kaguya-sama: Love is War, and Fairy Tail.
Initially released in Japan in 2017, Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story brings you a brand-new Magical Girl story from the creative team behind the immensely popular Puella Magi Madoka Magica anime series. In addition to the opening animation, which was done by Shaft (Monogatari series, March Comes in Like a Lion), the mobile game features the work of Gekidan Inucurry (Doroinu), who handles the designs for the Witches, as well as aokiume, who served as the original character designer for the anime series and contributed over ten new designs for the game. With appearances by familiar faces from the anime series, the mobile game promises to immerse players into the mysterious and captivating world of Magical Girls.
“We are thrilled to be working with f4samurai to bring Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story to the United States and Canada,” said Aniplex of America president Shu Nishimoto in a press release. “As a tent pole within the magical girl genre, Madoka has had an impact on many anime fans throughout the years and we hope fans enjoy meeting Iroha and the other Magical Girls of Kamihama City through this mobile game.”
Watch a set of trailers below.