According to Chunichi Newspaper, first film of magical girls tragedy anime series, Puella Magi Madoka Magica is set to premiere this coming autumn.

Madoka Magica film director Shinbou Akiyuki, also a director of anime series – Arakawa Under the Bridge, Bakemonogatari and Nisemonogatari expressed anxiousness of said anime being out of mainstream entertainment. He hoped that the film will attract the attention of the general public.

It was earlier reported that the Madoka Magiva project will consist of 3 films. The first 2 films will be a recap the 12-episode TV series while  the final film will be an original story.

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