The 10th anniversary online event for the Puella Magi Madoka Magica anime has announced that the franchise is getting a new anime film titled Gekijōban Mahō Shōjo Madoka Magica: Walpurgis no Kaiten (Turning the Tide of Walpurgis). The film will be an official sequel to the Puella Magi Madoka Magica The Movie Part 3: Rebellion film that opened in October 2013. The tagline on the new film’s visual reads, “Now, let’s continue the story.”
The anime film will feature a returning staff from the original anime series and films, including original creators Magica Quartet, chief director Akiyuki Simbo, scriptwriter Gen Urobuchi of Nitroplus, original character designer Ume Aoki, animation character designer Junichirō Taniguchi, composer Yuki Kajiura, and animation studio SHAFT.
The returning cast includes:
- Aoi Yūki is Madoka Kaname
- Chiwa Saito is Homura Akemi
- Kaori Mizuhashi is Mami Tomoe
- Eri Kitamura is Sayaka Miki
- Ai Nonaka is Kyōko Sakura
- Kana Asumi is Nagisa Momoe
- Emiri Katō is Kyubey
It was also announced that a two-disc soundtrack for the franchise will be available worldwide on April 26, 2021 on the subscription services Spotify and Apple Music.