This week, Aniplex announced it would release a new mobile game in North America called Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story. The super lengthy anime game has been in Japan since 2017, but the company is looking to bring what is described as “a magical girl story” to the U.S. and Canada this summer. You can read more about the RPG here, as we have more info about the game from the press release and a proper trailer below.
Based on the popular anime series that revolutionized the magical girl genre, the highly anticipated mobile game is developed by f4samurai, whose past projects include mobile games Ange Vierge Girls Battle and Hortensia Saga, which reached 9 million users in Asia. At their industry panel at Sakura-Con in Seattle, Washington, Aniplex of America welcomed producers Masaki Sato of f4samurai and Yusuke Toyama of Aniplex, who introduced one of the central characters of the mobile game, Iroha Tamaki, voiced by Momo Asakura from High School Fleet, Kaguya-sama: Love is War, and FAIRY TAIL.
“We are thrilled to be working with f4samurai to bring Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story to the U.S. and Canada,” says Shu Nishimoto, president of Aniplex of America. “As a tent pole within the magical girl genre, Madoka has had an impact on many anime fans throughout the years and we hope fans enjoy meeting Iroha and the other Magical Girls of Kamihama City through this mobile game.”