Aniplex of America has announced that the Puella Magi Madoka Magica The Movie -Rebellion- anime film will be available on Blu-ray starting April 8, 2014.
The company will be importing the release from Japan, and that it will be released in North America in both Collector’s and Standard Edition Blu-rays. Both the Collector’s and Standard Edition will include the film, the theatrical trailer and textless opening. Bonus extras in the Collector’s Edition include exclusive new cover art on both the Rigid Box and Digipak, a deluxe booklet and an original soundtrack CD.
Customers who purchase the Collector’s Edition through Aniplex of America’s official retailers will receive a translation booklet for the deluxe booklet. Also, those who purchase the Collector’s Edition through MadokaMagicaUSA.com, Aniplex of America will also include three exclusive clear files featuring the theatrical poster images while supplies last.
The SRP for the Collector’s Edition is US$118.98, with a store price of US$94.98. The SRP for the Standard Edition is US$68.98, with a store price of US$54.98.
Anime News Network is reporting that Madoka Magica The Movie -Rebellion- ranked fifth on Box Office Mojo’s list of films with the highest screen averages in the United States for the weekend of December 6-8, 2013.
The film averaged US$4,884 on 39 screens, for a total gross of US$190,479. The four films ranking ahead of Madoka Magica The Movie -Rebellion- were Inside Llewyn Davis, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, Frozen, and The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.
Aniplex of America is now streaming a second English-subtitled trailer for the third Puella Magi Madoka Magica film on YouTube. The film will begin being screened in the United States and Canada with English subtitles on December 6, 2013.
I am embedding the trailer below. I apologize in advance to any readers who are unable to view the trailer due to region-blocking.
During the company’s panel at New York Comic Con, Aniplex of America announced that the third Puella Magi Madoka Magica film will be screened in the United States and Canada with English subtitles starting on December 6, 2013. Information on where the film will be screening can be found at Aniplex’s website.
In addition, there will be a Hollywood premiere event at the Egyptian Theater on December 3, 2013.
Here are the new anime releases for July 30, 2013. If you see any errors or omissions in this list, please feel free to contact me and let me know.
Another: Complete Collection [DVD]
Another: Complete Collection [Blu-ray]
Puella Magi Madoka Magica The Movie [Blu-ray] (Import)
Puella Magi Madoka Magica The Movie Collector’s Edition [Blu-ray + CD] (Import)
Samurai Pizza Cats: The Complete Series [DVD]