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Puella Magi Tart Magica: The Legend of "Jeanne d'Arc" ( 魔法少女たると☆マギカ The Legend of "Jeanne d'Arc", Mahou Shoujo Tart Magica: The Legend of "Jeanne d'Arc") is an spin-off manga by Golden Pe Done. It is one of three spin-offs that have been released after The Rebellion Story, with the other two being a prequel to Puella Magi Oriko Magica and the new series Puella Magi Suzune Magica. It began serialization in Manga Time Kirara Magica Vol. 10 on November 8, 2013 following the conclusion of Golden Pe Done's previous serial, Homura's Revenge.
The first collected volume was published on June 12th, 2014 in Japan. The North American release is set for April 21, 2015.
Taking place in 15th century France, the story is about the life of Jeanne d'Arc (written as 'Tart' in the manga), one of the historical figures revealed to have been a magical girl in Episode 11 of the original TV series. During this time, she worked with three other magical girls named Eliza, Melissa, and Liz.
Tart (Jeanne D'arc) (タルト （ジャンヌ・ダルク） Taruto (Jan'nu Daruku))
Liz Hawkwood (リズ・ホークウッド Rizu Hōkuuddo)
Melissa de Vignolles (メリッサ・ド・ヴィニョル Merissa do vu~inyoru)
Eliza Celjska (エリザ・ツェリスカ Eriza Tsu~erisuka)
Corbeau (コルボー Korubou)
Lapin (ラピヌ Rapinu)
Minou (ミヌゥ Minu~u)
Kyubey (キュゥべえ Kyuubee or Kyube)
- "Tart" is one of the alternate spellings of Joan of Arc's last name.
- Tart's three magical girl companions are also named after famous figures from 1400's Europe. John Hawkwood, Étienne de Vignolles, and Barbora Celjská.
- The villainous magical girls are animal-themed. They call themselves by animal names in French and wear masks that match their animal. "Lapin" means "Rabbit", "Corbeau" means "Raven", and "Minou" means "Kitty".