Fans of horror and dark magical girls don’t have to wait much longer for the Magical Girl Site anime. It’s been confirmed that the anime will debut on April 7 on Animeism block, which has an exclusive licensing deal with Amazon Prime Video.
Kentaro Sato began writing Magical Girl Site in July 2013. The story focuses on Aya Asagiri, a middle school girl who suffers from bullying by classmates and physical abuse from her brother at home. While browsing the internet, a website pops up with a strange-looking person who claims to have granted Asagiri magical powers. After firing a gun and causing the indirect death of her bullies, Asagiri meets Yatsumura Tsuyuno, who claims to be a magical girl too. Magical Girl Site is a spin-off of Sato’s Magical Girl Apocalypse manga series, which ended in August 2017.
The anime’s previously announced cast stars Yuko Ono as Asagiri and Himika Akaneya as Tsuyuno. Tadahito Matsubayashi (Tokyo Ghoul: Pinto) will direct the anime at the new studio production dóA (Is the Order a Rabbit??: Dear My Sister) and will feature scripts written by Takayo Ikami (Mawaru Penguindrum / Yurikuma Arashi). Sakae Shibuya (Kimi ni Todoke 2nd Season) will design the cast and Keiji Inai (Outbreak Company / The Royal Tutor) will compose the music.
Are you ready for the dark magical girl tale?