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Puella Magi Madoka Magica (魔法少女まどか☆マギカ Mahō Shōjo Madoka Magika) (© Magica Quartet/Aniplex, Madoka Partners, MBS) is an anime series by Magica Quartet, directed by Akiyuki Shinbo, written by Gen Urobuchi, with designs by Ume Aoki and Gekidan Inu Curry, music by Yuki Kajiura, and animation production by SHAFT. It was produced by Atsuhiro Iwakami of Aniplex. Madoka Partners is a production committee consisting of Aniplex, Hobunsha, Hakuhodo DY Media Partners, Nitroplus Movic, Shaft and MBS.

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Voice Actors

Seiyuu cast of the Main Characters. From left to right: Aoi Yuuki (Madoka), Chiwa Saito (Homura), Eri Kitamura (Sayaka), Kaori Mizuhashi (Mami), Ai Nonaka (Kyouko), and Emiri Kato (Kyubey).

Supporting Character Voice Actors:

Voice Actors not in Anime

Although they are not in the anime, they are in other official products.

Artists

  • Gen Urobuchi wrote the screenplay for Madoka Magica. He is a writer at Nitroplus whose previous work includes Saya no Uta and Fate/Zero.
  • Ume Aoki (aokiume) created the original character concepts and designs. She is the author of Hidamari Sketch. She produces doujinshi under the name apricot+.
  • Gekidan Inu Curry is an animation theater troupe consisting of Ayumi Shiraishi and Yousuke Anai. They conjured the parallel world design and monster designs for the witches and their barriers.
  • Yuki Kajiura is the musician and composer responsible for Madoka Magica's soundtrack. Kalafina and ClariS performed the ending song, Magia, and opening song, Connect, respectively.


SHAFT

SHAFT's head office.

SHAFT is an animation studio based in Tokyo, Japan. The studio was founded in 1975 and has produced anime such as Hidamari Sketch, Bakemonogatari, and Sayonara Zetsubo Sensei. It has an official site in Japanese.


Akiyuki Shinbo directed Madoka Magica and came up with the initial concept for the series along with Aniplex producer Atsuhiro Iwakami.

Character Design: Takahiro Kishida

Series Director: Yukihiro Miyamoto

Supervising Animation Director: Junichiro Taniguchi, Mika Takahashi

Action Director: Nozomu Abe, Tomohiro Kamitani

Layout: Takao Maki

Art Director: Kunihiko Inaba, Yuji Kaneko (Ep 1-6), Ken Naito (Ep 7-12)

Production Design: Moriyoshi Ohara

Color Setting: Hitoshi Hibino, Izumi Takizawa

Visual Effects: Motoi Sakai

SFX Director: Shinichiro Eto

Editing: Rie Matsubara

Sound Director: Yota Tsuruoka

Storyboards: Yoshiharu Ashino (Episodes 1,2,3), Shinichi Omata (5,8), Shinsaku Sasaki (4,6,10,12), Masayoshi Nishita (7), Noriko Shichishima (9), Tomohiko Itou (11)

Episode Directors: Yukihiro Miyamoto (Episodes 1,12), Masahiro Mukai (2,9), Yuki Yase (3,10), Shinichi Omata (4), Takahiro Majima (5), Fujiaki Asari (6), Satoaki Kidokoro (7), Takashi Kawabata (8), Kotono Watanabe (11)

Animation Directors: Ryouma Ebata (Ep 1), Junichi Fukunaga (Ep 6), Toshiyuki Fujisawa (Ep 11), Mino Honda (Ep 5), Yoshiaki Itou (Ep 11), Noboru Jitsuhara (Ep 2), Tomoaki Kado (Ep 7), Tomohiro Kamitani (Ep 3), Miyuki Katayama (Ep 9), Ryou Kobayashi (Ep 7), Yuuji Kondou (Ep 8), Kazuhisa Kosuga (Ep 5), Shin'ichi Miyamae (Ep 11), Hitoshi Miyashima (Ep 6), Mayuko Matsumoto (Ep 5), Tomoyuki Matsumoto (Ep 8), Miyabi Ozeki (Ep 4), Kazuya Shiotsuki (Ep 3, 10), Mika Takahashi (Ep 1, 12), Junichiro Taniguchi (Ep 12), Fuyumi Toriyama (Ep 2)

Production

Madoka Magica was produced by Aniplex, an anime and music production company owned by Sony.

Sound Production: Rakuonsha


Related Works


International Licensing

US Version

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The US English version of Madoka Magica was dubbed by Bang Zoom! Entertainment and licensed by Aniplex of America.


Italian Version

The Italian version of Madoka Magica was dubbed by Studio P.V. - Milano and Ad Libitum.

  • Alessia Amendola as Homura Akemi
  • Joy Saltarelli as Madoka Kaname
  • Loretta Di Pisa as Kyubey
  • Debora Magnaghi as Kazuko Saotome
  • Debora Morese as Hitomi Shizuki
  • Francesca Bielli as Tatsuya Kaname
  • Gea Riva as Sayaka Miki
  • Luca Ghignone as Tomohisa Kaname
  • Maddalena Vadacca as Junko Kaname
  • Maria Letizia Scifoni as Mami Tomoe
  • Renato Novara as Kyousuke Kamijou
  • Veronica Puccio as Kyoko Sakura


German Version

The German version of Madoka Magica was licensed by Universum Anime.

  • Kaya Möller as Homura Akemi
  • Lydia Morgenstern as Madoka Kaname
  • Rubina Kuraoka as Kyubey
  • Esra Vural as Sayaka Miki
  • Julia Meynen as Mami Tomoe
  • Ilona Brokowski as Kyoko Sakura
  • Josephine Schmidt as Hitomi Shizuki
  • Katrin Zimmermann as Junko Kaname
  • Jaron Löwenberg as Tomohisa Kaname
  • Silvia Mißbach as Kazuko Saotome


Taiwanese Version

The Taiwanese version of Madoka Magica was licensed by Muse Communication Co., Ltd.


Korean Version

The Korean version of Madoka Magica was licensed by ANIPLUS.


Australian Version

The Australian version of Madoka Magica was licensed by Madman Entertainment.


Other Staff

See this Anime News Network Staff and Cast List for other staff not named above.

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