Puella Magi Madoka Magica Concept Movie
A short four-minute concept film unveiled in surprise at Studio SHAFT's 40th anniversary event in winter 2015, Madogatari. The first animated Puella Magi Madoka Magica work since Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie: Rebellion, it features the return of the full Madoka Magica cast and staff. According to SHAFT CEO Kubota, the concept movie will be the core of a new Madoka Magica project, and serves as its trailer.
Presently, the concept movie remains officially unavailable to the public outside of the screening at Madogatari, and no announcement has been made of a streaming/home video release.
On April 25th, 2021, during the tenth anniversary of Madoka Magica, a sequel movie to Rebellion was announced. Called Puella Magi Madoka Magica: Walpurgis no Kaiten (Walpurgisnacht Rising in English). It is likely that the Concept Movie became Walpurgis no Kaiten, and parts of it might have been reworked into Magia Record.
- See: Runes:Concept Movie
- 2015/11/26 - A surprise press release states a new Madoka Magica short will be screened at the Madogatari event: Tokyo 11/27 to 12/12, Osaka 12/22 to 12/27, Sapporo 2016/02/09 to 2016/02/14. 
- 2015/11/27 - The concept movie premieres at 3331 Art Chiyoda.
- 2015/12/08 - An interview in the January 2016 issue of NewType clarifies that the concept movie leads to a new Madoka Magica project. 
- 2015/12/22 - The Osaka Madogatari stop reveal an updated "Type-B" Concept Movie with new visuals. 
- Studio SHAFT often begin an anime production with a single "image board" to capture the mood and atmosphere of an anime. Kubota describes this concept movie as an "extravagant" animated image board for the future Madoka Magica project.
- All original magical girls will appear in the project. Nagisa and Hitomi will also have important roles. Mami is also singled out as important as Mitsutoshi Kubota states and the movie will apparently strengthen the image of Mami as a "God of Battle,"
- Madoka's ballet solo was based on "The Dying Swan," originally choreographed by Mikhail Fokine in 1905.
- Kubota compares Mami's role to Guan Yu from The Romance of Three Kingdoms.
- The Witch of Despair was a planned form of Kriemhild Gretchen in the original TV series.
- Designs for the Wraiths seen in the trailer seem to come from Puella Magi Madoka Magica: Wraith Arc which were designed by Inu Curry.
- Aoi Yuki as Madoka Kaname
- Chiwa Saito as Homura Akemi
- Kaori Mizuhashi as Mami Tomoe
- Eri Kitamura as Sayaka Miki
- Ai Nonaka as Kyoko Sakura
- Emiri Kato as Kyubey
- Kana Asumi as Nagisa Momoe
- Ryoko Shintani as Hitomi Shizuki
- Original Creator: Magica Quartet
- Chief Director: Akiyuki Shinbo
- Director: Yukihiro Miyamoto
- Storyboard: Akiyuki Shinbo
- Alternate Space Design: Gekidan Inu Curry
- Animation Director: Junichiro Taniguchi
- Sound Director: Yota Tsuruoka
- Sound Production: Rakuonsha, Inc.
- Music: Yuki Kajiura
- Production: Studio SHAFT
A tower in the trailer that resembles Charlotte
A Homura that resembles Oktavia's death from timeline 3
A witch or familiar fighting versions of the Clara Dolls
Devil Homura and her Clara Dolls. This form resembles Homura's doppel
Kyoko and Bona, familiars of the witch Paola
A girl that resembles one of the magical girls Madoka saves from Episode 12, the Bear Girl