Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica is one of the most popular magic girl animes out there. It has a storyline that stands out from the rest of the crowd with unexpected twists and turns.
Watching it in the right order is tricky because the first two movies recap the anime series with improvised scenes. So watching it in the release order will get you confused.
That’s why we are here with our ultimate guide of Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica watch order. So, if you are planning to watch Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica, make sure you follow it.
Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica Watch Order!
1. Puella Magi Madoka Magica
- Episodes: 12
- Duration: 24 min. per. ep
If you are ready to watch the anime, you must first watch the Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica anime series. You’ll get introduced to all the cute characters and get emotionally attached to them. The plot has various twists and turns that a normal anime wouldn’t expect.
2. Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie: Rebellion
- Episodes: 1
- Duration: 1 hr. 56 min.
After watching the Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica anime series, we recommend you to watch the Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica Movie 3: Hangyaku no Monogatari, according to our Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica Watch Order guide.
Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica Movie 3: Hangyaku no Monogatari is the continuation of the anime series with events happening right after the series.
3. Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie Part 1: Beginnings
- Episodes: 1
- Duration: 2 hr. 10 min.
This is where you may get confused because Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica Movie 1: Hajimari no Monogatari is a recap of the first eight episodes of the original anime series. Watching this movie is completely optional as the story repeats itself in the movie.
But certain scenes are changed and modified in the movie. That’s why we have included this movie in our Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica Watch Order guide.
4. Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie Part 2: Eternal
- Episodes: 1
- Duration: 1 hr. 49 min.
Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica Movie 2: Eien no Monogatari covers the next four episodes of the original anime series. If you have watched the first movie, then watch this movie next. Watch only if you want to get the full experience of the anime because it is completely optional.
Should I watch Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica Movies 1 and 2?
We have included Movies 1 and 2 in our Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica Watch Order guide because certain modified scenes are added in the movies.
If you feel satisfied with the anime series itself, stop right at Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica Movie 3: Hangyaku no Monogatari. You probably won’t stop, but in any case, we suggest you go with the cannon part first.
Or do you just want to read the manga? That way, you don’t have to miss a thing, and you can get it for a lesser price.
If you want to omit the Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica series and watch the first and second movies, it is alright. But if you love the feeling of watching anime episode after episode, then stick to our Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica Watch Order guide.
We hope you found our article helpful. If you have any thoughts or queries related to our article, feel free to share your comments in the comment section below.
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