Puella Magi Madoka Magica: Wraith Arc

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Cover of the first volume.

"Don't forget. Always, somewhere, someone is fighting for you.
As long as you remember her, you are not alone."

— From the front cover of volume 1.

Puella Magi Madoka Magica: Wraith Arc (魔法少女まどか☆マギカ[魔獣編] Mahō Shōjo Madoka☆Magika [Majūhen]) is the seventh spin-off manga in the Puella Magi franchise, and the fourth written and illustrated by Hanokage, with the original concept for the story being written by Masaki Hiramatsu, writer of Puella Magi Kazumi Magica and Puella Magi Madoka Magica: The Different Story.

Wraith Arc serves as an interquel depicting the events that happened between Puella Magi Madoka Magica and Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie: Rebellion. It began serialization in the 20th issue of Manga Time Kirara Magica released on June 10, 2015. It has three volumes. On May 21st, 2021, the English translation of the series was licensed by Yen Press, with the first volume released on November 23, 2021, the second on February 22, 2022, and the third volume on June 21, 2022.

Blurb

Volume 1
Bound by the promise of a wish granted, magical girls are charged with battling the wraiths that move unseen through the masses of Mitakihara and devour the passions of their human prey. Mami, Kyouko, and Sayaka are of one mind when it comes to fighting these entities, but their task is hindered by squabbles within the group. Mami fears Sayaka and Kyouko will never see eye to eye, even as a giant wraith unlike any they’ve ever fought threatens to make a feast of them all!
Volume 2
Through Madoka’s sacrifice, no magical girl will face the tragic fate that once awaited them, though not one remembers the name of their savior—save Homura Akemi. Clinging to the memory of her dearest friend, Homura struggles to rely on her teammates, even when failing to do so has allowed the giant wraith to devour her powers! To reclaim her powers, Homura begins a desperate search for the giant wraith, finding help in the most unlikely of places…
Volume 3
In a world infested not by witches but by wraiths, Homura is captivated by one wraith in the shape of Madoka, and Mami and Kyouko throw themselves into battle to save the world. What fate lies in store for them in this final volume?!

Chapters

Volume 1
Volume 2
Volume 3

Characters

See: Madoka Magica Characters

Publishers

Language Publisher Country Release date Volume 1 Volume 2 Volume 3
Japanese Houbunsha Japan December 12th, 2015,
June 11th, 2016,
December 12, 2016
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English Yen Press United States November 23rd, 2021,
February 22nd, 2022,
June 21st, 2022
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Spanish Ivrea Argentina July 14, 2022 WraithArcSpanishVol1.jpg

Gallery

Colour pages

Manga pages

Miscellaneous

See also