Madogatari


Shinobu and Kyuubey

Madoka Magica and the Monogatari series are two of Shaft’s biggest and most popular anime titles, and as the Shaft 40th anniversary series collaboration exhibition, Madogatari, draws ever closer, several Madoka Magica x Monogatari merchandise have been previewed.

Linked by Seb… one of the more interesting ideas for anime that I’ve come across. I wonder how her being a vampire impacts her magical girl abilities, or is that how she became a vampire? Plot thickens… though of course, I don’t think there’s a plot to this crossover at all since it’s just an ‘exhibition’ as far as I can tell!

Darn.

Well regardless, I don’t know if I would buy this figure. It’s cute and all, but I think I’m looking for a different Shinobu these days - a darker one or a slightly more mature one. Yet her cuteness is also hard to resist.. gah.

Of course in a way it kind of feels like an attempt to milk both series for what they’re worth now, but it’s indeniable both have made a mark over the past few years and undeniably SHAFT, even though they differ so greatly in style.

Come to think of it, what happened to Magical Patissier Kosaki-chan (Nisekoi spinoff)? I should really catch up with that.


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