Image via the official Magia Record website
As 2021 came to a close, so too did any chance of seeing the final season of Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story before the end of the year. As announced in December, the previously planned "end of 2021" premiere plans had to change due to production issues, and Final SEASON was officially moved to spring 2022.
While we wait for the anticipated beginning of the end, an exciting new key visual is here to whet our appetites.
Final SEASON -浅き夢の暁-
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Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story is a spin-off of the hit 2011 TV anime, Puella Magi Madoka Magica, which is based on the Magica Record smartphone game. Both the first and second seasons streamed on Crunchyroll as they aired. The series is described as such:
In exchange for the fulfillment of a wish, Magical Girls keep fighting, unbeknownst to the rest of the world. But Iroha Tamaki can’t seem to remember her wish. "When I became a Magical Girl, what did I wish for again?" There is a gaping hole in her life. Something important has been lost. But she continues to fight every day, without even knowing why… Then, a rumor begins to spread among Magical Girls. "Magical Girls can be saved if they go to Kamihama." Kamihama City, the city where Magical Girls and Uwasa are gathering. The story of Iroha Tamaki, in search of her lost wish, begins…