Ever since the classic anime Sailor Moon, magical girl anime have been dominating the market. Full of action, magic, and cute girls who are more powerful than your imagination, these anime are always something to enjoy on a night in.
Puella Magi Madoka Magica has received a widespread critical acclaim, being praised for its writing and animation style, and the deconstruction of magical girl genre. Winner of the Japan Media Arts in 2011, this series continues to break the market with its cinematic masterpiece.
One day a normal girl named Madoka meets a magical girl and a creature name Kyubey, who has the ability to turns ordinary girls into magical girls should they wish to enter a contract, and should they enter this contract, any one wish they have is granted, but in exchange they must battle the Witches of the world. Madoka struggles to decide to become a magical girl or not, as seeing her friends and their struggles in being one makes her decision making process hard.
Full of twists and turns and a heartbreaking ending, this 12 episode series and 3 full movie series will continue to be on to top of the market for many years to come.
This anime is licensed by Aniplex of America, and can be purchased through their website, or at cons around the nation.