The director of Puella Magi Madoka Magica has spoken of his delight at seeing ordinary bishoujo schoolgirls speaking of Madoka on the train.
This is the news I'm looking for :D. This shows got a pretty wide appeal so it doesn't surprise me though.
I always reckon Magical Girl shows to be popular on their own but when you put such twists on this genre, I'm pretty sure that you'll wind up attracting a WAY larger audience. I know folks who went "Magical girl? why would i watch that?" then I explained the story, they gave the first 3 eps a try and voila, insta-Puella-Magi fan XD
Yeah it's actually the first magical girl I've watched. Good so far and I'm 4 eps in. The witches barriers are so cool looking! I'm not flipping out with amazement at the story yet but there is awhile to go.
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