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{{nihongo|'''''Puella Magi Oriko Magica: Sadness Prayer'''''|[新約]魔法少女おりこ☆マギカ~sadness prayer~|[Shinyaku] Mahō Shōjo Oriko Magika ~sadness prayer~|lit. "New Testament: Puella Magi Oriko Magica: Sadness Prayer"}} is the fifth spin-off [[manga]] in the ''Puella Magi'' franchise, illustrated by [[Kuroe Mura]]. It is a prequel to the first installment of ''[[Puella Magi Oriko Magica]]'', set before the events of ''Oriko Magica'', but after the prologue, where [[Oriko]] sees [[Kriemhild Gretchen]] and [[Yuma]].
 
{{nihongo|'''''Puella Magi Oriko Magica: Sadness Prayer'''''|[新約]魔法少女おりこ☆マギカ~sadness prayer~|[Shinyaku] Mahō Shōjo Oriko Magika ~sadness prayer~|lit. "New Testament: Puella Magi Oriko Magica: Sadness Prayer"}} is the fifth spin-off [[manga]] in the ''Puella Magi'' franchise, illustrated by [[Kuroe Mura]]. It is a prequel to the first installment of ''[[Puella Magi Oriko Magica]]'', set before the events of ''Oriko Magica'', but after the prologue, where [[Oriko]] sees [[Kriemhild Gretchen]] and [[Yuma]].
  
''Sadness Prayer'' was originally serialized in ''[[Manga Time Kirara Magica]]'' from November 8, 2013. So far, two collected volumes have been released, with volume 1 collecting chapters 1 - 7, and volume 2 collecting chapters 8 - 13.
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''Sadness Prayer'' was originally serialized in ''[[Manga Time Kirara Magica]]'' from November 8, 2013. So far, two collected volumes have been released, with volume 1 collecting chapters 1 - 7, and volume 2 collecting chapters 8 - 13. A third volume is set to be released October 31, 2017.
 
 
'''Note:''' As all chapters of ''Sadness Prayer'' are currently only available in Japanese, most of the info here comes from rough translation and interpretation of events. Thus, some of the information may be incorrect, so please do not treat anything as 100% accurate.
 
  
 
==Blurb==
 
==Blurb==
 
;Volume 1
 
;Volume 1
:The prequel to ''Puella Magi Oriko Magica'', a spinoff of the critically bestselling ''Madoka Magica'' franchise, following Oriko Mikuni's wish to know her reason for living... and the beginnings of her life as a magical girl.
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:After becoming a magical girl, Oriko Mikuni befriends other magical girls at her school-and not always on initially positive terms! Complications arise when Oriko's friends, unaware they both know Oriko, fight over a grief seed, leading to someone's death...
  
 
;Volume 2
 
;Volume 2
:N/A
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:Oriko sees her use of Kiriko as an attack dog against other magical girls as a justifiable means to achieving a greater purpose—protecting the world from the destructive force of Walpurgisnacht. However, their arrangement has piqued the interest of another magical girl, who has her own reasons for wanting a magical killer like Kiriko at her beck and call...Will her savory offer sway Kiriko's allegiance and leave Oriko herself open to attack?!
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;Volume 3
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:With her power of foresight, Oriko Mikuni sees at the future of Mitakihara, using Kirika Kure to hunt other magical girls. What does Oriko want with the girls intertwined around Madoka...? Don't miss the long-awaited third volume to the prequel series!
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;Volume 4
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:Since her transformation into a magical girl, Kirika has served as Oriko's muscle, sparing her the trouble of battling witches - and other magical girls - herself. Little did Oriko know that Kirika was also protecting her from a terrible secret, one that will shake Oriko to her core. As past and present sins press against her, will Oriko's resolve stand firm?
  
 
==Plot==
 
==Plot==
 
A prequel to ''Oriko Magica'', expanding on the original characters and introducing several new ones. ''Sadness Prayer'' shows how Oriko and [[Kirika]] first met and teamed up, expands on Oriko's family and school life, and expands on her and Kirika's feelings on having to kill magical girls to fulfill their goals.
 
A prequel to ''Oriko Magica'', expanding on the original characters and introducing several new ones. ''Sadness Prayer'' shows how Oriko and [[Kirika]] first met and teamed up, expands on Oriko's family and school life, and expands on her and Kirika's feelings on having to kill magical girls to fulfill their goals.
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==Chapters==
 
==Chapters==
* [[Oriko Magica Sadness Prayer: Chapter 1|Chapter 1]]: {{nihongo||それが本当に正しいのか?|Sore ga hontō ni tadashī no ka?}}
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;Volume 1
* [[Oriko Magica Sadness Prayer: Chapter 2|Chapter 2]]: {{nihongo||あの少女には出会えない|Ano shōjo ni wa deaenai}}
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* [[Oriko Magica Sadness Prayer: Chapter 1|Chapter 1]]: {{nihongo|Is This Actually the Right Thing?|それが本当に正しいのか?|Sore ga hontō ni tadashī no ka?}}
* [[Oriko Magica Sadness Prayer: Chapter 3|Chapter 3]]: {{nihongo||ただのやつあたりだよ|Tada no yatsu atarida yo}}
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* [[Oriko Magica Sadness Prayer: Chapter 2|Chapter 2]]: {{nihongo|I Won't Meet Up with That Girl|あの少女には出会えない|Ano shōjo ni wa deaenai}}
* [[Oriko Magica Sadness Prayer: Chapter 4|Chapter 4]]: {{nihongo||そのために今のわたしはある|Sono tame ni ima no watashi wa aru}}
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* [[Oriko Magica Sadness Prayer: Chapter 3|Chapter 3]]: {{nihongo|Just Venting Some Frustration|ただのやつあたりだよ|Tada no yatsu atarida yo}}
* [[Oriko Magica Sadness Prayer: Chapter 5|Chapter 5]]: {{nihongo||魔法少女ってのもやってやるわ|Mahō shōjo tte no mo yatte yaru wa}}
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* [[Oriko Magica Sadness Prayer: Chapter 4|Chapter 4]]: {{nihongo|This is My Entire Purpose in Life|そのために今のわたしはある|Sono tame ni ima no watashi wa aru}}
* [[Oriko Magica Sadness Prayer: Chapter 6|Chapter 6]]: {{nihongo||一回くらいは頑張ってあげようかな|Ikkai kurai wa ganbatte ageyou kana}}
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* [[Oriko Magica Sadness Prayer: Chapter 5|Chapter 5]]: {{nihongo|I'll Do What Magical Girls Do|魔法少女ってのもやってやるわ|Mahō shōjo tte no mo yatte yaru wa}}
* [[Oriko Magica Sadness Prayer: Chapter 7|Chapter 7]]: {{nihongo||罪の重さに潰れてしまわないように|Tsumi no omosa ni tsuburete shimawanai yō ni}}
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* [[Oriko Magica Sadness Prayer: Chapter 6|Chapter 6]]: {{nihongo|Just This Once, I'll Go All Out|一回くらいは頑張ってあげようかな|Ikkai kurai wa ganbatte ageyou kana}}
* [[Oriko Magica Sadness Prayer: Chapter 8|Chapter 8]]: {{nihongo||生まれ変わったようない気分なんだ|Umarekawatta yōnai kibun nanda}}
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* [[Oriko Magica Sadness Prayer: Chapter 7|Chapter 7]]: {{nihongo|Don't Be Crushed Under the Weight of Sins|罪の重さに潰れてしまわないように|Tsumi no omosa ni tsuburete shimawanai yō ni}}
* [[Oriko Magica Sadness Prayer: Chapter 9|Chapter 9]]: {{nihongo||わたしは繰り返す、この終末を|Watashi wa kurikaesu, kono shūmatsu o}}
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* [[Oriko Magica Sadness Prayer: Chapter 10|Chapter 10]]: {{nihongo||本当にあの時だったのかな|Hontō ni ano toki datta no kana}}
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;Volume 2
* [[Oriko Magica Sadness Prayer: Chapter 11|Chapter 11]]: {{nihongo||こんなにいい子にしてるのに|Konna ni īko ni shiteru no ni}}
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* [[Oriko Magica Sadness Prayer: Chapter 8|Chapter 8]]: {{nihongo|I Feel Like I've Been Reborn|生まれ変わったようない気分なんだ|Umarekawatta yōnai kibun nanda}}
* [[Oriko Magica Sadness Prayer: Chapter 12|Chapter 12]]: {{nihongo||そんなことは知らない方がいいよ|Sonna koto wa shiranai kata ga ī yo}}
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* [[Oriko Magica Sadness Prayer: Chapter 9|Chapter 9]]: {{nihongo|This World's End, Over and Over|わたしは繰り返す、この終末を|Watashi wa kurikaesu, kono shūmatsu o}}
* [[Oriko Magica Sadness Prayer: Chapter 13|Chapter 13]]: {{nihongo||彼女は罪惨な末路を遂げる|Kanojo wa tsumi mugo na matsuro o togeru}}
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* [[Oriko Magica Sadness Prayer: Chapter 10|Chapter 10]]: {{nihongo|Was it Really That Time?|本当にあの時だったのかな|Hontō ni ano toki datta no kana}}
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* [[Oriko Magica Sadness Prayer: Chapter 11|Chapter 11]]: {{nihongo|I was Doing My Best to Be a Good Girl|こんなにいい子にしてるのに|Konna ni īko ni shiteru no ni}}
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* [[Oriko Magica Sadness Prayer: Chapter 12|Chapter 12]]: {{nihongo|You Really Don't Wanna Know|そんなことは知らない方がいいよ|Sonna koto wa shiranai kata ga ī yo}}
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* [[Oriko Magica Sadness Prayer: Chapter 13|Chapter 13]]: {{nihongo|She is Fated to a Tragic End|彼女は罪惨な末路を遂げる|Kanojo wa tsumi mugo na matsuro o togeru}}
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;Volume 3
  
 
==Characters==
 
==Characters==
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! Volume 1
 
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! Volume 4
 
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| Japanese
 
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| Japan
 
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| Yen Press
 
| Yen Press
 
| United States
 
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| November 22nd, 2016
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===Colour pages===
 
===Colour pages===
 
<gallery>
 
<gallery>
Orikospbonus01.jpg|Colour page of Oriko, Kirika, and Komaki, from volume 1.
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File:Orikospbonus01 eng.png|Colour page of Oriko, Kirika, and Komaki, from volume 1.
 
File:Komaki.jpg|Colour page of Komaki in her magical girl, from chapter 2.
 
File:Komaki.jpg|Colour page of Komaki in her magical girl, from chapter 2.
File:Orikosp2bonus.jpg|Colour page of the new magical girls from volume 2.
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File:Orikosp2bonus english .png|Colour page of the new magical girls from volume 2.
File:Ch8colour.jpg|Colour page of Sasa and Rina, from chapter 8.
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File:Ch8colour.jpg|Colour page of Sasa and Lina, from chapter 8.
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
  

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Cover of the first volume.

Puella Magi Oriko Magica: Sadness Prayer ([新約]魔法少女おりこ☆マギカ~sadness prayer~ [Shinyaku] Mahō Shōjo Oriko Magika ~sadness prayer~, lit. "New Testament: Puella Magi Oriko Magica: Sadness Prayer") is the fifth spin-off manga in the Puella Magi franchise, illustrated by Kuroe Mura. It is a prequel to the first installment of Puella Magi Oriko Magica, set before the events of Oriko Magica, but after the prologue, where Oriko sees Kriemhild Gretchen and Yuma.

Sadness Prayer was originally serialized in Manga Time Kirara Magica from November 8, 2013. So far, two collected volumes have been released, with volume 1 collecting chapters 1 - 7, and volume 2 collecting chapters 8 - 13. A third volume is set to be released October 31, 2017.

Blurb

Volume 1
After becoming a magical girl, Oriko Mikuni befriends other magical girls at her school-and not always on initially positive terms! Complications arise when Oriko's friends, unaware they both know Oriko, fight over a grief seed, leading to someone's death...
Volume 2
Oriko sees her use of Kiriko as an attack dog against other magical girls as a justifiable means to achieving a greater purpose—protecting the world from the destructive force of Walpurgisnacht. However, their arrangement has piqued the interest of another magical girl, who has her own reasons for wanting a magical killer like Kiriko at her beck and call...Will her savory offer sway Kiriko's allegiance and leave Oriko herself open to attack?!
Volume 3
With her power of foresight, Oriko Mikuni sees at the future of Mitakihara, using Kirika Kure to hunt other magical girls. What does Oriko want with the girls intertwined around Madoka...? Don't miss the long-awaited third volume to the prequel series!
Volume 4
Since her transformation into a magical girl, Kirika has served as Oriko's muscle, sparing her the trouble of battling witches - and other magical girls - herself. Little did Oriko know that Kirika was also protecting her from a terrible secret, one that will shake Oriko to her core. As past and present sins press against her, will Oriko's resolve stand firm?

Plot

A prequel to Oriko Magica, expanding on the original characters and introducing several new ones. Sadness Prayer shows how Oriko and Kirika first met and teamed up, expands on Oriko's family and school life, and expands on her and Kirika's feelings on having to kill magical girls to fulfill their goals.


Chapters

Volume 1
  • Chapter 1: Is This Actually the Right Thing? (それが本当に正しいのか? Sore ga hontō ni tadashī no ka?)
  • Chapter 2: I Won't Meet Up with That Girl (あの少女には出会えない Ano shōjo ni wa deaenai)
  • Chapter 3: Just Venting Some Frustration (ただのやつあたりだよ Tada no yatsu atarida yo)
  • Chapter 4: This is My Entire Purpose in Life (そのために今のわたしはある Sono tame ni ima no watashi wa aru)
  • Chapter 5: I'll Do What Magical Girls Do (魔法少女ってのもやってやるわ Mahō shōjo tte no mo yatte yaru wa)
  • Chapter 6: Just This Once, I'll Go All Out (一回くらいは頑張ってあげようかな Ikkai kurai wa ganbatte ageyou kana)
  • Chapter 7: Don't Be Crushed Under the Weight of Sins (罪の重さに潰れてしまわないように Tsumi no omosa ni tsuburete shimawanai yō ni)
Volume 2
  • Chapter 8: I Feel Like I've Been Reborn (生まれ変わったようない気分なんだ Umarekawatta yōnai kibun nanda)
  • Chapter 9: This World's End, Over and Over (わたしは繰り返す、この終末を Watashi wa kurikaesu, kono shūmatsu o)
  • Chapter 10: Was it Really That Time? (本当にあの時だったのかな Hontō ni ano toki datta no kana)
  • Chapter 11: I was Doing My Best to Be a Good Girl (こんなにいい子にしてるのに Konna ni īko ni shiteru no ni)
  • Chapter 12: You Really Don't Wanna Know (そんなことは知らない方がいいよ Sonna koto wa shiranai kata ga ī yo)
  • Chapter 13: She is Fated to a Tragic End (彼女は罪惨な末路を遂げる Kanojo wa tsumi mugo na matsuro o togeru)
Volume 3

Characters

See: Oriko Magica Characters

Collected volume changes

Currently unknown.

Publishers

Language Publisher Country Release date Volume 1 Volume 2 Volume 3 Volume 4
Japanese Houbunsha Japan February 12th, 2015,
December 12th, 2015
December 12th, 2016
August 10, 2017
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English Yen Press United States November 22nd, 2016,
February 21st 2017
October 31, 2017
September 18th, 2018
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Gallery

Official art

Colour pages

Manga pages

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