When this omnibus came up in the Yen Press review copy order list, Twwk and I–BtT’s resident Puella Magi Madoka Magica stans–were…not really excited. Truth be told, we’ve been feeling a tad underwhelmed by the PMMM spin-offs of late, and the prospect of grappling with a brand-new cast and storyline seemed like it could be… Read More Why Puella Magi Suzune Magica Gets it Right (Review)
Of all the Puella Magi Madoka Magica girls from the main cast, it’s Sayaka Miki that seems to get the least love. Self-sacrificial, loyal, and pugnacious, she’s an MVP without all the hoopla. We love Sayaka! ★ 【hg6】「 sayaka // pmmm 」 ☆
Another story, another volume, another favorite magical girl takes the cover! That’s right, volume two has arrived and Kyoko Sakura, who played a small part in the initial release, is our cover girl, receiving a full-color insert page (playing with kittens!) and gets to play the prime role. Discouraged from investigating Kamihama City by Mami… Read More Review: Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Another Story, Vol. 2
Artist おおね has posted some four-dozen Cardcaptor Sakura art pieces over the last two months, much to my delight! Here’s just a sample of the lovely art arising from this flurry of activity. Catch you catch me! ★ 【おおね】「 カードキャプターさくら 」 ☆ all illustrations reprinted w/permission
One of our favorite series on Beneath the Tangles is Puella Magi Madoka Magica, an anime that’s not only masterfully produced and bursting with creativity but also stirs us to consider all sorts of faith-related topics. Today, we’re posting a lovely new illustration of the PMMM mahou shoujo, which also aligns with a podcast episode… Read More Fanart Friday: PMMM Podcasting!
Two girls are on watch in a city of towers high up in the mountains. That is, one is faithfully scanning the horizon (and scenting the air), while the other is racing about, making her way to the tippy top of the tallest tower in pursuit of thrills as she leaps from the window and… Read More First Impression: Smile of the Arsnotoria the Animation
It’s Ichigo Momomiya’s first day of high school and she knows exactly what she needs to do: fall in love for the first time. She manages it within about 60 seconds flat, with the object of her newly minted affections being kendo star Aoyama-kun. (It’s something about the way he says “Men!” when scoring the… Read More First Impression: Tokyo Mew Mew New