Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Vol. 01
When a new girl joins her class, Madoka Kaname feels she recognizes the mysterious, dark-haired transfer student from one of her dreams...a dream where she is approached by a cat-like creature who offers Madoka an opportunity to change destiny. Madoka had always thought magic was the stuff of... show more
When a new girl joins her class, Madoka Kaname feels she recognizes the mysterious, dark-haired transfer student from one of her dreams...a dream where she is approached by a cat-like creature who offers Madoka an opportunity to change destiny. Madoka had always thought magic was the stuff of fantasy...until she sees the transfer student fighting with the very cat-being from her dream! And just like in Madoka's dream, the cat gives her a choice: Will Madoka become a Puella Magi in exchange for her dearest desire? What will be the cost of having her wish come true?
Publish date: May 29th 2012
Publisher: Yen Press
Pages no: 144
Edition language: English
Series: Puella Magi Madoka Magica (#1)
It's not a secret that Puella Magi Madoka Magica is a deconstruction of the magical girl genre. Indeed it's nothing like you would expect it to be. Contrarily this is a manga that not only isn't targeted to a young female audience, but also feels very mature, almost heavy at times. ／人◕ ‿‿ ◕人＼ Mado...
And the final volume of Puella Magi Madoka Magica. Chapter 10 is my favorite one of the series, as was episode 10. We find out why Homura seems to know about certain things and why she is dead set against Madoka becoming a magical girl. Then the final two chapters wrap in the story in an epic bi...
I did quickly reread the first book, but am not writing a new review. You can see my old one here. It's funny rereading that review. For one thing, I used to never write reviews unless I had some specific thoughts that I wanted to record. But last year I decided to write at least something for ev...
Aww, Mahou Shoujo, it's been a while! Chicks who rock.. AND only girls. That's right, a bit of Sailor Moon (no Tuxedo Mask though!) and a bit of CCS. Several girls who decide to become a Puella Magi, signing a contract with a lovely creature who looks like Mokona from TRC.Because the 2 main characte...
Well, that was surprisingly (or not so surprisingly? This is shoujo manga, after all) cute as well as a little sad. Loved the art style!