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Madoka Magica delayed again

Posted on: March 23, 2011

Puella Magi Madoka Magica, probably the most-talked-about new show of the season, has been delayed again. No reason was given on the official web page, but it seems clear that the effects of the huge earthquake and tsunami and nuclear emergency are still being felt.

Madoka, Kyoko, Sayaka, and QB

We'll keep waiting for your return.

Episode 11 was delayed last week due to the effects of the quake; script writer Urobuchi Gen mentioned on his personal twitter account that even on normal weeks Shaft (the animation production company) would deliver the finished product to TV stations within hours of airtime. So speculation is that they were not able to deliver it on time this time. He did imply (in responding to another question) that the script and voice recording were done for episodes 11 and 12.

As fans, pretty much all we can do is wait, and hope that things are going OK over there.

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1 Response to "Madoka Magica delayed again"

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