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How to explain to my 10 year old niece that Puella Magi Madoka Magica is not a kids show?

Perhaps by letting them know that in Japan, Puella Magi Madoka Magica is a late night anime, not a children's anime? Children's anime in Japan is an anime that caters to audience from baby up to ...
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What did Madoka wish for in the original timeline?

She wished the cat in the opening (named Amy) to be saved from being run over by a car. This is revealed in the Drama CD 1. More info about wishes in the series: https://wiki.puella-magi.net/...
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Where do magical girls get money?

Each girl has a different situation. Girls' ages are around 13…16 years old, and they are still in school, so it's natural for them to be living with their parents. We don't know if students from all ...
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How did Homura able to return to a past where Madoka isn't already a Magical Girl?

This is because the date in which Homura returns to is actually before Madoka contracts with Kyubey Looking at the Timelines Wiki page we see that it's estimated that Madoka makes the contract a ...
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What are the consequences of ignoring Kyubey's contract?

Nothing, the end result has always been Magical Girls becoming witches regardless if they fight or not. When a Magical Girl is made, their Soul is removed from their body and made/placed into the ...
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How to explain to my 10 year old niece that Puella Magi Madoka Magica is not a kids show?

I'll break this response up into two parts: What you should say to your niece, and Why you should or shouldn't let her watch the show. Do forgive me for plastering the word "cartoon" here; my gut ...
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Who is the magical girl who becomes Walpurgisnacht?

An interesting question... a late answer... I strongly disagree with the interpretation of Homura Akemi herself being the Walpurgisnacht witch. The circumstances during her wish themselves prove that ...
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What if someone wishes to not become a magical girl in Madoka Magica?

Kyubey gets these girls to sign a contract. This contract includes the provision that they become magical girls and fight witches (with the hidden eventuality that they will become witches themselves)....
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Does Homura have to kill her past self when she travels back in time?

Gen Urobuchi didn't think of the mechanics of it too much however we can infer from what he said and what we see is that Homura is reversing time as opposed to traveling back The weapon that looks ...
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How is Walpurgisnacht's appearance predicted?

As a matter of fact, Kyoko asked Homura the same question regarding Walpurgisnacht's appearance, to which Homura responds with a single word: Statistics. Well... I think you can take Akemi Homura'...
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How to explain to my 10 year old niece that Puella Magi Madoka Magica is not a kids show?

You know your niece better than I do, but as I said in my comment, if I were you, I would consider letting her watch it. Madoka is a dark and tragic story, but I don't believe the violence is too ...
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How is Madoka not a god anymore at the end of Rebellion?

Madoka is still a God, albeit maybe broken (i'll explain). What Homura did was separate Maodka into 2, the God Madoka who is the Law of Cycles and the Human Madoka who existed before attaining her ...
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Are the other Puella Magi mangas separate stories?

Puella Magi Homura Tamura -Parallel Worlds Do Not Remain Parellel Forever- (Comic by Afro) is a 4Koma style comedy parody of the Puella Magi Madoka Magica series. It takes place during many of Homura ...
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When and How was Homura's wish fulfilled?

If you are referring to how Homura can still have her wish granted in Madoka's Universe, one reason could be, as Euphoric said, it's a paradox. but then again we can say that for anything, it's more ...
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What language used by Kajiura Yuki in Puella Magi Madoka Magica and Fate/Zero OST lyric?

Actually it's not from any language. Kajiura Yuki (the composer of this song) is often used a made up language for any of her soundtrack song compositions called "Kajiurago". The word itself ...
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Can the Law of the Cycle destroy itself?

she could potentially become a witch and destroy herself (through her wish). Would that even be possible?? yes, we see this happen in Episode 12 after Madoka makes her wish that ultimately leads her ...
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What if someone wishes to not become a magical girl in Madoka Magica?

Kyubey is incapable of refusing a wish*, so if someone wishes to not become a magical girl then they won't. They'd deem this a waste of a perfectly good wish and would attempt to dissuade people from ...
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Why does Homura have to die within her soul gem in "Movie Part III: Rebellion"?

why does Homura have to die within her soul gem in order not to betray Madoka i can only think of 2 instances you are referring to when Kyubey asks if Homura wants to spend eternity trapped inside ...
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What Madoka Magica poster is this?

Given the characters are at an arcade and the assuming the shape in the bottom right is an arcade cabinet I believe the poster is trying to represent Madoka Magicard Battle, a card battling game based ...
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How powerful is Homura's shield?

I personally love this question, since I've thought about it myself! The gradually evolving personality of Homura throughout the story(who becomes more stoic and condescending at each timeline) ...
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Why is there no official character song for Homura and Mami?

Yep, it's a late answer... TL;DR Version Character Songs Madoka Kaname: Mata Ashita Homura Akemi: Connect Mami Tomoe: Credens Justitiam Sayaka Miki and Kyoko Sakura : And I'm ...
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Why do we see these witches in Rebellion?

First off. when Homulily appears the Puella Magi were still inside Homura's Soul Gem which is still inside the Incubator's Isolation Field. the purpose of this field was to isolate Homura's Soul Gem ...
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Is Tamura the original Homura?

Well, after the volumen 1 and 2, we can assume isn't Homura, because in one of the timeflows she find the one of the Mami's who was crazy and try to shot Madoka. Beside, Tamura look like she have more ...
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When Kyoko overloaded her soul gem to kill Sayaka's witch form, did Kyoko then also become a witch?

If they killed themselves, there would be nobody left to kill the witches. If they kill all the witches and then kill themselves that way, there could be a world with no witches. They would want to ...
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How is Walpurgisnacht's appearance predicted?

The top answer has effectively answered your question about how Walpurgisnacht's appearance is predicted in later timelines. However, its appearance is still known in advance without Homura's ...
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Why is there no official character song for Homura and Mami?

there's a more recent song, Mebius Ash, sung by Chiwa Saito, so that's Homura's character song, i guess. released in the same album is Stairs, a duet song sung by Kaori Mizuhashi and Ai Nonaka, but ...
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Why is Love worse than a normal curse?

In light of the events of Wraith Arc, it's likely that what happened isn't that a new and worse form of corruption manifested ex nihilo but that the wraith born of Madoka and Homura's mutual love, who ...
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How did Homura get a bow as a weapon?

This is resolved by Wraith Arc: She arrived in the new universe with her old powers intact, however due to the same miracle that allowed her to retain memories of the old universe (her mutual love for ...
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