Madoka Magica Staff and Cast
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.
Supporting Character Voice Actors:
- Junko Iwao as Kazuko Saotome
- Yuko Goto as Junko Kaname
- Tetsuya Iwanaga as Tomohisa Kaname
- Kaori Mizuhashi as Tatsuya Kaname and Walpurgis Night in addition to Mami Tomoe
- Ryoko Shintani as Hitomi Shizuki
- Seiko Yoshida as Kyousuke Kamijou
- Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Nakazawa
- Rumi Ookubo as Female student, Girl, Magical girl, Nurse A, and Nurse B
- Nobuo Tobita as Host A
- Shinichiro Miki as Host B
- Ayane Sakura as Female student and Girl
- Dai Matsumoto as Math teacher
- Hideki Tasaka as Kyousuke's father
- Hideyuki Umezu as Newscaster
- Mizuki Nakamura as City hall public relations vehicle
- Rei Matsuzaki as Female student and Girl
- Seirou Ogino as Factory manager
- Tomoko Nakamura as Nurse A
- Kana Asumi as Nagisa Momoe
Voice Actors not in Anime
Although they are not in the anime, they are in other official products.
- Banjou Ginga as Kyoko's father (Drama CD 3 and Madoka Magica Portable)
- Mami Shitara as Momo Sakura (Drama CD 3 and Madoka Magica Portable)
- Kikuko Inoue(?) as Kyoko's mother (Drama CD 3)
- 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 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.
Character Design: Takahiro Kishida
Series Director: Yukihiro Miyamoto
Layout: Takao Maki
Production Design: Moriyoshi Ohara
Visual Effects: Motoi Sakai
SFX Director: Shinichiro Eto
Editing: Rie Matsubara
Sound Director: Yota Tsuruoka
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)
Madoka Magica was produced by Aniplex, an anime and music production company owned by Sony.
- Atsuhiro Iwakami is the producer in charge of Madoka Magica. He and the director, Akiyuki Shinbo, came up with the initial concept for the series.
Sound Production: Rakuonsha
- Hanokage created the manga adaptation of Puella Magi Madoka☆Magica, published by Hobunsha.
- Masaki Hiramatsu wrote and Takashi Tensugi illustrated the spinoff manga Kazumi Magica, published by Hobunsha. Hiramatsu also wrote the scripts for Drama CD 1 and Drama CD 3.
- Kuroe Mura created the spinoff manga Oriko Magica, published by Hobunsha.
- Hajime Ninomae wrote and Yupon illustrated the novel adaptation of Madoka Magica, published by Nitroplus.
- Banpresto developed the Puella Magi Madoka Magica Portable game, published by Namco Bandai and Nitroplus.
- Alex von David adapted the script and directed the English dubbing for Madoka Magica.
- Su Mon Han translated.
- Christine Marie Cabanos as Madoka Kaname
- Cristina Vee as Homura Akemi
- Carrie Keranen as Mami Tomoe
- Sarah Williams as Sayaka Miki
- Lauren Landa as Kyoko Sakura
- Cassandra Lee as Kyubey
- Carrie Savage as Junko Kaname
- Karen Strassman as Kazuko Saotome
- Kyle Hebert as Tomohisa Kaname
- Marianne Miller as Kyousuke Kamijou
- Shelby Lindley as Hitomi Shizuki
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
- 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
The Taiwanese version of Madoka Magica was licensed by Muse Communication Co., Ltd.
The Korean version of Madoka Magica was licensed by ANIPLUS.
See this Anime News Network Staff and Cast List for other staff not named above.
- Official English Website Staff and Cast Page
- Official Japanese Website Staff and Cast Page
- Anime News Network Staff and Cast List
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