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19th Sep '15 4:41:34 PM secretfan14
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27th Jul '15 5:20:22 PM Yuihime
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* PantyShot: Yuma pulled one on Mami, reducing her to a crying wreck.

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* PantyShot: Yuma pulled one on pantsed Mami, reducing her to a crying wreck.
27th Jul '15 5:17:48 PM Yuihime
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* SomethingAboutARose: During the tea party between Oriko and Kirika, the latter is seen admiring the roses and [[HiddenDepths identifying them by breed]]. When Oriko admits the roses were her father's and remind her uncomfortably of him, Kirika swears to forget about them.
9th Jul '15 8:48:58 PM universalperson
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Additional ''Oriko Magica'' stories are being serialized in ''Magazine/MangaTimeKirara Magica'', the official ''Madoka Magica'' magazine. The first, a two-parter entitled ''Noisy Citrine'', expands upon the backstory of Kirika Kure. The second story is entitled ''Symmetry Diamond'' and focuses on Oriko and Yuma. Both stories were collected in a trade paperback entitled ''Puella Magi Oriko Magica: Extra Story'', which also included a new story named ''Last Agate''. The paperback was released in Japan in September 2013, and will be released in the US in March 2015. A {{Prequel}}, titled ''Sadness Prayer'', began serialization in ''Kirara Magica'' on November 2013, and it's first volume was released on February 2015 in Japan.

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Additional ''Oriko Magica'' stories are being serialized in ''Magazine/MangaTimeKirara Magica'', the official ''Madoka Magica'' magazine. The first, a two-parter entitled ''Noisy Citrine'', expands upon the backstory of Kirika Kure. The second story is entitled ''Symmetry Diamond'' and focuses on Oriko and Yuma. Both stories were collected in a trade paperback entitled ''Puella Magi Oriko Magica: Extra Story'', which also included a new story named ''Last Agate''. The paperback was released in Japan in on September 2013, and will be released in the US in on March 2015. A {{Prequel}}, titled ''Sadness Prayer'', began serialization in ''Kirara Magica'' on November 2013, and it's first volume was released on February 2015 in Japan.
6th Jun '15 6:03:58 PM DoktorvonEurotrash
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** Following [[spoiler:Oriko]]'s supposed attempt on [[spoiler:Homura]]'s life, it's shortly revealed that [[spoiler:Madoka]] was actually the person she was aiming for.]]

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** Following [[spoiler:Oriko]]'s supposed attempt on [[spoiler:Homura]]'s life, it's shortly revealed that [[spoiler:Madoka]] was actually the person she was aiming for.]]
11th May '15 12:39:12 PM IshiMatsu615
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* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: While ''Extra Story'' explains what happens to Oriko, Kirika, and Yuma in other timelines, why ''Oriko Magica'''s irregular timeline happens, why Oriko's first vision of [[spoiler:Kriemhild Gretchen/Walpurgisnacht]] is different to begin with, or what happens to any of the ''Oriko''-original magical girls after ''Madoka Magica'''s witch retcon is never explained.

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* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: While ''Extra Story'' explains what happens to Oriko, Kirika, and Yuma in other timelines, why ''Oriko Magica'''s Magica''s irregular timeline happens, why Oriko's first vision of [[spoiler:Kriemhild Gretchen/Walpurgisnacht]] is different to begin with, or what happens to any of the ''Oriko''-original magical girls after ''Madoka Magica'''s Magica''s witch retcon is never explained.
4th May '15 1:54:19 AM honeycomet
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* AllThereInTheManual: The first collection included artwork of three of the witches in their original magical girl identities, specifically Cecil, Stacy, and Virginia, but not what their original names or abilities were. The fact that Rosasharn didn't have a Magical Girl form included has led fans to believe she was originally a familiar.]]

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* AllThereInTheManual: The first collection included artwork of three of the witches in their original magical girl identities, specifically Cecil, Stacy, and Virginia, but not what their original names or abilities were. The fact that Rosasharn didn't have a Magical Girl magical girl form included has led fans to believe she was originally a familiar.]]



** Blink and you might miss this -- the first chapter has a (rather gruesome) image of Kyoko's sister.
** Several ''Madoka Magica'' witches briefly appear in ''Extra Story''

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** Blink and you might miss this -- the first chapter has a (rather gruesome) image of Kyoko's sister.
sister, Momo.
** Several ''Madoka Magica'' witches briefly appear in ''Extra Story''Story''.



* DemotedToExtra: Homura, Madoka, and Sayaka in the first volume of ''Oriko Magica''. All three girls get expanded roles in the second volume, to varying degrees.

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* DemotedToExtra: Homura, Madoka, and Sayaka in the first volume of ''Oriko Magica''. All three girls get expanded roles in the second volume, to varying degrees. Volumes following ''Oriko Magica'' don't depict them at all, and though ''Sadness Prayer'' does have some pictures and discussion of Madoka, she never directly appears.



* DramaticIrony: See ForegoneConclusion below. The reader might get the impression that everything the {{well intentioned extremist}}s did was a waste of time.
* DoomedByCanon: [[spoiler:Madoka]]. On the other hand, [[spoiler:Mami]], [[spoiler:Kyoko]], [[spoiler:Sayaka]] all make it in this timeline, as well as [[spoiler:Yuma]] given what ''Extra Story'' says about her fate in other timelines.

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* DramaticIrony: See ForegoneConclusion below. The reader might get the impression that everything the {{well intentioned extremist}}s characters did was a waste of time.
* DoomedByCanon: DoomedByCanon
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[[spoiler:Madoka]]. On the other hand, [[spoiler:Mami]], [[spoiler:Kyoko]], [[spoiler:Sayaka]] all make it in this timeline, as well as [[spoiler:Yuma]] given what ''Extra Story'' says about her fate in other timelines.timelines.
** [[spoiler:Komaki]] in ''Sadness Prayer''. Given that ''Sadness Prayer'' is a prequel and she makes no appearances in ''Oriko Magica'', the fact that she dies is pretty obvious, especially if you manage to pinpoint her corpse in one (rather hard-to-see) panel. The same also applies to [[spoiler:Sasa]], minus corpse cameo.
2nd May '15 2:38:38 AM honeycomet
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** Volume 2 has the following:

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** Volume ''Oriko Magica'' volume 2 has the following:



* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: We don't know what happened to Oriko, Kirika, and Yuma in any of the anime timelines, including what happened after the CosmicRetcon. We also don't know why this timeline was different, and although Oriko's wish to know the meaning of her life is the sort of wish that could change dramatically simply because of [[ForWantOfANail small changes in the timeline]].
** Symmetry Diamond helps answers a few of these questions. [[spoiler:Specifically, the ones related to what happened to Oriko, Kirika and Yuma in the early anime timelines. Instead of seeing Kriemheld Gretchen upon using her magic for the first time, Oriko foresees Walpurgisnacht (possibly explaining a PlotHole in the original anime), and avoids the entire sequence of events that leads her and Kirika to commit mass murder while looking for Madoka. She also does not see Yuma as a potential magical girl, but instead meets her in a park and later foresees her death, caused by her mother's abuse. She and Kirika eventually assist Yuma in finding a new family, so she goes on to live a normal life, never meeting Kyoko.]]

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* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: We don't know While ''Extra Story'' explains what happened happens to Oriko, Kirika, and Yuma in any of the anime other timelines, including what happened after the CosmicRetcon. We also don't know why this ''Oriko Magica'''s irregular timeline was different, and although happens, why Oriko's wish to know the meaning of her life is the sort of wish that could change dramatically simply because of [[ForWantOfANail small changes in the timeline]].
** Symmetry Diamond helps answers a few of these questions. [[spoiler:Specifically, the ones related to what happened to Oriko, Kirika and Yuma in the early anime timelines. Instead of seeing Kriemheld Gretchen upon using her magic for the
first time, Oriko foresees Walpurgisnacht (possibly explaining a PlotHole in vision of [[spoiler:Kriemhild Gretchen/Walpurgisnacht]] is different to begin with, or what happens to any of the original anime), and avoids the entire sequence of events that leads her and Kirika to commit mass murder while looking for Madoka. She also does not see Yuma as a potential ''Oriko''-original magical girl, but instead meets her in a park and later foresees her death, caused by her mother's abuse. She and Kirika eventually assist Yuma in finding a new family, so she goes on to live a normal life, girls after ''Madoka Magica'''s witch retcon is never meeting Kyoko.]]
explained.
2nd May '15 2:31:28 AM honeycomet
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''Puella Magi Oriko Magica'' is a manga SpinOff of ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica'' created by Kuroe Mura, released in Japan shortly after the anime's conclusion. Unusually, it was released as a series of trade paperbacks/''[[GratuitousJapanese tankobon]]'' instead of being serialized in a magazine, similar to the manga adaptation of ''Madoka Magica''.

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''Puella Magi Oriko Magica'' is a manga SpinOff of ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica'' created by Kuroe Mura, released in Japan shortly after the anime's conclusion. Unusually, it was released only as a series of trade paperbacks/''[[GratuitousJapanese tankobon]]'' books instead of being serialized in a magazine, magazine beforehand, similar to the manga adaptation of ''Madoka Magica''.



Additional ''Oriko Magica'' stories are being serialized in ''Magazine/MangaTimeKirara Magica'', the official ''Madoka Magica'' magazine. The first, a two-parter entitled ''Noisy Citrine'', expands upon the backstory of Kirika Kure. The second story is entitled ''Symmetry Diamond'' and focuses on Oriko and Yuma. Both stories were collected in a trade paperback entitled ''Puella Magi Oriko Magica: Extra Story'', which also included a new story named ''Last Agate''. The paperback was released in Japan in September 2013, and will be released in the US in March 2015. A {{Prequel}}, titled ''Sadness Prayer'', began serialization in ''Kirara Magica'' on November 2013, and it's first trade collection was released on February 2015 in Japan.

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Additional ''Oriko Magica'' stories are being serialized in ''Magazine/MangaTimeKirara Magica'', the official ''Madoka Magica'' magazine. The first, a two-parter entitled ''Noisy Citrine'', expands upon the backstory of Kirika Kure. The second story is entitled ''Symmetry Diamond'' and focuses on Oriko and Yuma. Both stories were collected in a trade paperback entitled ''Puella Magi Oriko Magica: Extra Story'', which also included a new story named ''Last Agate''. The paperback was released in Japan in September 2013, and will be released in the US in March 2015. A {{Prequel}}, titled ''Sadness Prayer'', began serialization in ''Kirara Magica'' on November 2013, and it's first trade collection volume was released on February 2015 in Japan.



* DramaticIrony: See ForegoneConclusion below. The reader might get the impression that everything the {{well-intentioned extremist}}s did was a waste of time.

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* DramaticIrony: See ForegoneConclusion below. The reader might get the impression that everything the {{well-intentioned {{well intentioned extremist}}s did was a waste of time.



* DownerEnding: Oriko's plan is thwarted, [[spoiler:Oriko]] and [[spoiler:Kirika]] are killed, and neither Madoka nor Sayaka contracted. But then, with the last of her strength, Oriko [[spoiler:kills Madoka]] by [[spoiler:impaling her with a chunk of Kirika's witch through the torso]].

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* DownerEnding: Oriko's [[spoiler:Oriko]]'s plan is thwarted, [[spoiler:Oriko]] and [[spoiler:Kirika]] are killed, and neither Madoka nor Sayaka contracted. But then, with the last of her strength, Oriko [[spoiler:kills Madoka]] [[spoiler:Oriko]] kills [[spoiler:Madoka]] by [[spoiler:impaling her with a chunk of Kirika's witch through the torso]].torso]], thus succeeding after all.



* {{Expy}}: Yuma and Oriko seem to function as counterparts towards Madoka and Homura respectively.
** Much like Madoka inspired hope, later actually becoming hope itself, Yuma is the bright-eyed idealist who ends up [[spoiler:inspiring Kyoko and Mami to keep fighting after they hit their DespairEventHorizon]].
** Oriko seems to be a counterpart to Homura, in that both are taking drastic measures to try and save their world after going through much suffering in their lives. The differences lie in that, even though [[spoiler:Yuma inspires Kyoko and Mami]], her efforts aren't enough to [[spoiler:save this timeline from the inevitable rewind that Homura causes once Madoka dies]], and Oriko's actions have [[spoiler:left her with too much blood on her hands to the point that she questions as to whether or not it was worth it.]] They seem to function in the sense that nature abhors a vacuum.
* ForegoneConclusion: As this takes place in a previous timeline, it's already established that Madoka will either die and/or contract and become a witch by the end and Homura will try again.
** Since Oriko was released after the end of the anime, it can also be established that [[spoiler: everything that happened in it will ultimately be altered by the CosmicRetcon.]]
** ''Last Agate'' ends with Oriko and Kirika getting ready to face [[spoiler: Walpurgisnacht]]. This trope heavily implies [[spoiler: they aren't able to stop her.]]
* {{Foreshadowing}}: Kirika's introduction at the end of chapter 2 already implies that she's not exactly good.
* ForWantOfANail: Spinoff ''Symmetry Diamond'' is about what happens when Oriko foresees Walpurgisnacht instead of Kreimhild Gretchen. Turns out [[AlternateUniverseReedRichardsIsAwesome she's downright heroic when circumstances allow for it]].
* GallowsHumor: While bantering with Mami, Kirika praises Mami's endurance. Mami claims she's so proud, she'll repeat that to all her friends at teatime. Mami is losing hope of survival and has no friends.
* GambitRoulette: [[spoiler:Oriko began the magical girl killings and tricked Yuma into contracting to distract Kyubey from Madoka and to ensure Madoka would be placed in a position where she would get killed. Kyubey eventually sees through it.]]
* GuestStarPartyMember: In Madoka Online players had the chance to get an Oriko, a Yuma, and a Kirika in their team.
* [[IdiosyncraticEpisodeNaming Idiosyncratic Chapter Naming]]: As with ''Madoka'', all chapters are named after a line said in them.

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* {{Expy}}: Yuma and Oriko seem to function as counterparts towards Madoka and Homura respectively.
**
respectively. Much like Madoka inspired hope, later actually becoming hope itself, Yuma is the bright-eyed idealist who ends up [[spoiler:inspiring Kyoko and Mami to keep fighting after they hit their DespairEventHorizon]].
**
DespairEventHorizon]]. Oriko seems to be a counterpart to Homura, in that both are taking drastic measures to try and save their world after going through much suffering in their lives. The differences lie in that, even though [[spoiler:Yuma inspires Kyoko and Mami]], her efforts aren't enough to [[spoiler:save this timeline from the inevitable rewind that Homura causes once Madoka dies]], [[spoiler:completely thwart Oriko and save Madoka]], and Oriko's actions have [[spoiler:left her with too much blood on her hands to the point that she questions as to whether or not it was worth it.]] it]]. They seem to function in the sense that nature abhors a vacuum.
* ForegoneConclusion: ForegoneConclusion
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As this takes place in a previous timeline, it's already established that Madoka will either die and/or contract and become a witch by the end and Homura will try again.
** Since Oriko was released after the end of the anime, it can also be established that [[spoiler: everything that happened
travel back in it will ultimately be altered by the CosmicRetcon.]]
time.
** ''Last Agate'' ends with Oriko and Kirika getting ready to face [[spoiler: Walpurgisnacht]]. This trope heavily implies [[spoiler: they aren't able to stop her.]]
Given the usual track record of wins versus, there's a high possibility they'll fail.
* {{Foreshadowing}}: {{Foreshadowing}}
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Kirika's introduction at the end of ''Oriko Magica'' chapter 2 already implies that she's not exactly good.
** As with Sasa's introduction in ''Extra Story'' chapter 2.
* ForWantOfANail: Spinoff Spin-off ''Symmetry Diamond'' is about what happens when Oriko foresees Walpurgisnacht instead of Kreimhild Gretchen. Turns out [[AlternateUniverseReedRichardsIsAwesome she's downright heroic when circumstances allow for it]].
* GallowsHumor: While bantering with Mami, Kirika praises Mami's endurance. Mami claims she's so proud, she'll repeat that to all her friends at teatime. Mami is is, at the time, losing hope of survival and has no friends.way of getting back-up.
* GambitRoulette: [[spoiler:Oriko began Oriko [[spoiler:began the magical girl killings killings]] and tricked [[spoiler:tricked Yuma into contracting contracting]] to distract [[spoiler:distract Kyubey from Madoka Madoka]] and to ensure Madoka [[spoiler:Madoka would be placed in a position where she would get killed. killed]]. Kyubey eventually sees through it.]]
it.
* GuestStarPartyMember: In ''Puella Magi Madoka Online Magica Online'', players had the chance to get an Oriko, a Yuma, and a Kirika in their team.
* [[IdiosyncraticEpisodeNaming Idiosyncratic Chapter Naming]]: IdiosyncraticEpisodeNaming
**
As with ''Madoka'', ''Madoka Magica'', all ''Oriko Magica'' chapters are named after a line said in them.



* ImagineSpot: Kirika has a few of these featuring Oriko in Noisy Citrine.

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* ImagineSpot: Kirika has a few of these featuring Oriko in Noisy Citrine.''Noisy Citrine''.



* KarmicDeath: [[spoiler:Yuma reveals that she was constantly abused by her mother. In a brief flashback, it is shown that Yuma's mother is killed by a witch, and it was neither fast nor painless.]]
* KickTheSonOfABitch:[[spoiler:The first time we see Yuma's mother being eaten by an unseen witch, it's one of the most horrific, stomach-churning things to yet happen in the franchise. A few pages later, we learn what Yuma's mother was actually like, and people wish they could high-five said witch.]]
* MaleGaze: A few times, but [[http://www.mangareader.net/mahou-shoujo-oriko-magica/2/38 this]] is an especially noticeable example.
* MortalWoundReveal: [[spoiler:After a near-fatal fight with Mami, Kirika reveals to Oriko that her Soul Gem is ''cracked''. In a pre-Madoka-Ascension world, this is ''worse'' than actually being mortally wounded.]]
** [[spoiler:Following Oriko's supposed attempt on Homura's life, it's shortly revealed that Madoka was actually the person she was aiming for.]]
* MultipleHeadCase: The witch Cecil has two extra heads on tentacles coming out of the eye sockets of her main head. Also, the cat witch Stacy has two faces.
* MythologyGag: Mami first appears in chapter three after she's defeated Charlotte, the exact opposite of how things happened in ''Madoka''. Mami even remarks that [[HarsherInHindsight she would have been killed if she had let her guard down]].
* NoEnding: Kind of. [[spoiler:After Madoka dies, we just see a single panel of Homura's shield, followed by a small scene between Oriko and Kirika that's presumably in the afterlife. Of course, the anime reveals what ultimately happens, but ''Oriko's'' ending is very abrupt.]]
* NoNameGiven: [[spoiler:Witch!Kirika. Odd, considering that all the witches in the first volume were named. However, from how her barrier has it written before the main room's door, her name might be Margot.]]
* PantyShot: Yuma pulled one on Mami, reducing her into a crying wreck.
* SerialKillingsSpecificTarget: It's revealed the reason why Kirika is killing magical girls (under Oriko's orders) because she and Oriko were planning to go after Madoka to stop her from becoming a world-destroying witch.

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* KarmicDeath: [[spoiler:Yuma [[spoiler:Yuma]] reveals that she was constantly abused by her mother. In a brief flashback, it is shown that Yuma's [[spoiler:Yuma]]'s mother is killed by [[spoiler:by a witch, witch]], and it was neither fast nor painless.painless.
* KickTheSonOfABitch: The first time we see [[spoiler:Yuma]]'s mother being eaten by an unseen witch, it's one of the most horrific, stomach-churning things to yet happen in the franchise. A few pages later, we learn what she was ''actually'' like, and people wish they could high-five said witch.
* MaleGaze: A few times, often at the expense of correct anatomy. This lessens somewhat in ''Extra Story'' and ''Sadness Prayer'', but still pops up on occasion.
* MortalWoundReveal
** After a near-fatal fight with [[spoiler:Mami]], [[spoiler:Kirika]] reveals to [[spoiler:Oriko]] that her soul gem has been cracked.
** Following [[spoiler:Oriko]]'s supposed attempt on [[spoiler:Homura]]'s life, it's shortly revealed that [[spoiler:Madoka]] was actually the person she was aiming for.
]]
* KickTheSonOfABitch:[[spoiler:The first time we see Yuma's mother being eaten by an unseen witch, it's one of the most horrific, stomach-churning things to yet happen in the franchise. A few pages later, we learn what Yuma's mother was actually like, and people wish they could high-five said witch.]]
* MaleGaze: A few times, but [[http://www.mangareader.net/mahou-shoujo-oriko-magica/2/38 this]] is an especially noticeable example.
* MortalWoundReveal: [[spoiler:After a near-fatal fight with Mami, Kirika reveals to Oriko that her Soul Gem is ''cracked''. In a pre-Madoka-Ascension world, this is ''worse'' than actually being mortally wounded.]]
MultipleHeadCase
** [[spoiler:Following Oriko's supposed attempt on Homura's life, it's shortly revealed that Madoka was actually the person she was aiming for.]]
* MultipleHeadCase:
The witch Cecil has two extra heads on tentacles coming out of the eye sockets of her main head. Also, the head.
** The
cat witch Stacy has two faces.
* MythologyGag: Mami first appears in chapter three after she's defeated Charlotte, the exact opposite of how things happened in ''Madoka''.''Madoka Magica''. Mami even remarks that [[HarsherInHindsight she would have been killed if she had let her guard down]].
* NoEnding: Kind of. [[spoiler:After Madoka dies, we just see a single panel of Homura's shield, followed by a small scene between Oriko and Kirika that's presumably in the afterlife. Of course, the anime reveals what ultimately happens, but ''Oriko's'' ending is very abrupt.]]
* NoNameGiven: [[spoiler:Witch!Kirika.[[spoiler:Kirika]]'s witch form. Odd, considering that all the witches in the first volume were named. However, from how a sign in her barrier has it written before the main room's door, her name might be Margot.]]
"Margot".
* PantyShot: Yuma pulled one on Mami, reducing her into to a crying wreck.
* SerialKillingsSpecificTarget: It's revealed the reason why Kirika [[spoiler:Kirika]] is killing magical girls (under Oriko's orders) girls, under [[spoiler:Oriko]]'s orders, is because she and Oriko [[spoiler:Oriko]] were planning to go after Madoka [[spoiler:Madoka]] to stop her from becoming a world-destroying witch.witch, and using the magical girl killings as a way of disguising their true goal.



* TakingYouWithMe: [[spoiler:Witch!Kirika is destroyed, and Oriko knows her plan has failed. What to do? Shoot Madoka, taking Kriemhild Gretchen with her, as she's foreseen that Homura won't be able to prevent Madoka from contracting.]]
* ThirdLineSomeWaiting: The main plot is about Kyoko and Yuma, while the secondary plot is Mami investigating the magical girl killings. [[spoiler:Both these plots are connected via Oriko.]] The C plot is [[spoiler:Homura's attempts to protect Madoka, which ultimately takes over the plot. Again.]]
* TogetherInDeath: The final fate of [[spoiler:Kirika and Oriko]].

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* TakingYouWithMe: [[spoiler:Witch!Kirika [[spoiler:Kirika's witch]] is destroyed, and Oriko [[spoiler:Oriko]] knows her plan has failed. What to do? Shoot Madoka, [[spoiler:Madoka]], taking Kriemhild Gretchen [[spoiler:Kriemhild Gretchen]] with her, as she's foreseen that Homura [[spoiler:Homura]] won't be able to prevent Madoka [[spoiler:Madoka from contracting.]]
contracting]].
* ThirdLineSomeWaiting: The main ''Oriko Magica'''s plot is about Kyoko and Yuma, while the secondary plot is Mami investigating the magical girl killings. [[spoiler:Both these plots are connected via Oriko.]] The C tertiary plot is [[spoiler:Homura's attempts to protect Madoka, which ultimately takes over Madoka]]. All of these plots are connected by [[spoiler:Oriko]], converging in the plot. Again.]]
second volume.
* TogetherInDeath: The final fate of [[spoiler:Kirika [[spoiler:Kirika]] and Oriko]].[[spoiler:Oriko]] in ''Oriko Magica''.



* TragicMistake: [[spoiler:This timeline would have continued, with most from the original anime (plus Yuma and minus Kazuko and many classmates) alive if Madoka hadn't decided to try and help Homura, getting herself killed in the process.]]
* TransformationSequence: All of the magical girls do this, but the most obvious one is Oriko's in chapter 1.
* TwoFirstNames: Still present with the new characters.
* VillainousBreakdown: [[spoiler:Oriko is normally cool, calm, and collected--until Witch!Kirika is defeated and she realizes that the world she envisioned will never come to be. Figuring out that QB saw through her plans didn't help her any.]]
* WhamEpisode: In Volume 1, the fact that Oriko is not [[CoversAlwaysLie the green haired girl on the cover]] and the reveal that [[spoiler:Oriko is actually an antagonist]].

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* TragicMistake: [[spoiler:This timeline would have continued, with most from the original anime (plus Yuma and minus Kazuko and many classmates) alive if Madoka If only [[spoiler:Madoka]] hadn't decided to try [[spoiler:try and help Homura, getting Homura]] in ''Oriko Magica'', [[spoiler:getting herself killed by Oriko in the process.]]
process]], she'd [[spoiler:still be alive]] and [[spoiler:Homura wouldn't have gone back in time]].
* TransformationSequence: All of the magical girls do this, but the most obvious Oriko has one is Oriko's in chapter 1.
* TwoFirstNames: Still present with the new characters.
''Oriko Magica'''s prologue.
* VillainousBreakdown: [[spoiler:Oriko [[spoiler:Oriko]] is normally cool, calm, and collected--until Witch!Kirika collected -- until [[spoiler:Kirika's witch]] is defeated and she realizes that the world she envisioned will never come to be. Figuring out that QB Kyubey saw through her plans didn't help her any.]]
any.
* WhamEpisode: WhamEpisode
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In Volume ''Oriko Magica'' volume 1, the fact that Oriko is not [[CoversAlwaysLie the green haired girl on the cover]] and the reveal that [[spoiler:Oriko is actually an antagonist]].



*** Chapter 7: [[spoiler:Just when it looks like Oriko has been defeated and that this timeline will turn out differently, a DiabolusExMachina occurs and Madoka dies. HereWeGoAgain, but [[ForegoneConclusion what did you expect?]]]]
* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: [[spoiler:We don't know what happened to Oriko, Kirika, and Yuma in any of the anime timelines, including what happened after the CosmicRetcon. We also don't know why this timeline was different, although Oriko's wish to know the meaning of her life is the sort of wish that could change dramatically simply because of [[ForWantOfANail small changes in the timeline]].]]

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*** Chapter 7: [[spoiler:Just when it looks like Oriko has been defeated and that this timeline will turn out differently, a DiabolusExMachina occurs and Madoka dies. HereWeGoAgain, but [[ForegoneConclusion what did you expect?]]]]
dies, causing Homura to leave and go back in time]].
** ''Extra Story: Symmetry Diamond'' chapter 2 has Sasa inexplicably attending Oriko's school and being friends with Oriko, at odds with her introductionary scene in chapters 1 and 2. Later in the chapter it's revealed that [[spoiler:she was brainwashing Oriko]].
* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: [[spoiler:We We don't know what happened to Oriko, Kirika, and Yuma in any of the anime timelines, including what happened after the CosmicRetcon. We also don't know why this timeline was different, and although Oriko's wish to know the meaning of her life is the sort of wish that could change dramatically simply because of [[ForWantOfANail small changes in the timeline]].]]
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[[quoteright:236:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/Oriko01_8117.png]][[caption-width-right:236:"Who in the world is this young girl standing before Mami and Kyoko...?"[[note]][[CoversAlwaysLie She's not Oriko.]][[/note]]]]

->''Which would be an incident that would change her destiny--\\
Which would be the beginning of a whole other magical girl tale--''

''Puella Magi Oriko Magica'' is a manga SpinOff of ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica'', released in Japan shortly after the anime's conclusion. It was created by Mura Kuroe. Unusually, it was released as a series of trade paperbacks/''[[GratuitousJapanese tankobon]]'' instead of being serialized in a magazine, similar to the manga adaptation of ''Madoka Magica''.

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Oriko Mikuni, a new MagicalGirl, sees a vision where a powerful witch attacks Mitakihara City. As she realizes that she is unable to fight the witch herself, she receives another vision of a little girl. She quickly tells Kyubey that this girl is a very good magical girl candidate. (On that note, Oriko is not the girl on the first volume cover.)

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->''Which would be be, an incident that would change her destiny--\\
destiny...\\
Which would be be, the beginning of a whole other magical girl tale--''

tale...''

''Puella Magi Oriko Magica'' is a manga SpinOff of ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica'', ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica'' created by Kuroe Mura, released in Japan shortly after the anime's conclusion. It was created by Mura Kuroe. Unusually, it was released as a series of trade paperbacks/''[[GratuitousJapanese tankobon]]'' instead of being serialized in a magazine, similar to the manga adaptation of ''Madoka Magica''.

Magica''.

'''THIS PAGE HAS UNMARKED SPOILERS FOR THE ANIME. ''MADOKA MAGICA''. YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED'''

WARNED.'''

Oriko Mikuni, a new MagicalGirl, sees a vision where a powerful witch attacks Mitakihara City. As she realizes that she is unable to fight the witch herself, she receives another vision of a little girl. She quickly tells Kyubey that this girl is a very good magical girl candidate. (On that note, Oriko is not the girl on the first volume cover.)
candidate.



As she continues to fight witches, Kyoko realizes that despite the large number of witches in the city, there are no other magical girls. Kyubey reveals to her that all of the previous magical girls in the city were killed...''by other magical girls.''

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As she continues to fight witches, Kyoko realizes that despite the large number of witches in the city, there are no other magical girls. Kyubey reveals to her that all of the previous magical girls in the city were killed...''by other by ''another magical girls.girl.''



Additional ''Oriko Magica'' stories are being serialized in ''Magazine/MangaTimeKirara Magica'', the official ''Madoka Magica'' magazine. The first, a two-parter entitled ''Noisy Citrine'', expands upon the backstory of Kirika Kure. The second story is entitled ''Symmetry Diamond'' and focuses on Oriko and Yuma. Both stories were collected in a trade paperback entitled ''Puella Magi Oriko Magica Extra Story'', which also included a new story named ''Last Agate''. The paperback was released in Japan in September 2013, and will be released in the US in March 2015. A {{Prequel}}, titled ''New Contract: Puella Magi Oriko Magica: Sadness Prayer'' began serialization in ''Kirara Magica'' on November 2013, and it's first trade collection was released on February 2015 in Japan.

Oriko, Yuma, and Kirka all made [[http://mm.my-gg.com/news/information/detail/1992 appearances]] in the ''Puella Magi Madoka Magica Online'' game.

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Additional ''Oriko Magica'' stories are being serialized in ''Magazine/MangaTimeKirara Magica'', the official ''Madoka Magica'' magazine. The first, a two-parter entitled ''Noisy Citrine'', expands upon the backstory of Kirika Kure. The second story is entitled ''Symmetry Diamond'' and focuses on Oriko and Yuma. Both stories were collected in a trade paperback entitled ''Puella Magi Oriko Magica Magica: Extra Story'', which also included a new story named ''Last Agate''. The paperback was released in Japan in September 2013, and will be released in the US in March 2015. A {{Prequel}}, titled ''New Contract: Puella Magi Oriko Magica: Sadness Prayer'' ''Sadness Prayer'', began serialization in ''Kirara Magica'' on November 2013, and it's first trade collection was released on February 2015 in Japan.

Oriko, Yuma, and Kirka Kirika all made [[http://mm.my-gg.com/news/information/detail/1992 appearances]] in the ''Puella Magi Madoka Magica Online'' game.game.

'''NOTE:''' Keep in mind that ''Oriko Magica'' is used to both refer to the ''Oriko'' series in general, as well as the first installment of the series when referring to specific installments.



* [[spoiler:AlasPoorVillain: Oriko was never truly evil [[WellIntentionedExtremist although her methods were pretty brutal]], and she died protecting the lifeless body of Kirika.]]
** Considering [[spoiler:how utterly ''horrible'' said methods were, some people consider her TogetherInDeath scene with Kirika a borderline KarmaHoudini, even when she does acknowledge that she did it wrong.]]
* AllThereInTheManual: [[spoiler: The first collection included artwork of three of the witches in their original Magical Girl identities, specifically Cecil, Stacy, and Virginia, but not what their original names or abilities were. The fact that Rosasharn didn't have a Magical Girl form included has led fans to believe she was originally a familiar.]]
* AlternateTimeline and/or {{Prequel}}[=/=]{{Interquel}}: It's not known when, what period, or what individual timeline this takes place in.

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* [[spoiler:AlasPoorVillain: Oriko AlasPoorVillain: [[spoiler:Oriko]] was never truly evil evil, [[WellIntentionedExtremist although her methods were pretty brutal]], and she died protecting the [[spoiler:the lifeless body of Kirika.]]
Kirika]].
** Considering [[spoiler:how how utterly ''horrible'' said methods were, some people consider her TogetherInDeath scene with Kirika [[spoiler:Kirika]] a borderline KarmaHoudini, even when she does acknowledge that she did it wrong.]]
was wrong.
* AllThereInTheManual: [[spoiler: The first collection included artwork of three of the witches in their original Magical Girl magical girl identities, specifically Cecil, Stacy, and Virginia, but not what their original names or abilities were. The fact that Rosasharn didn't have a Magical Girl form included has led fans to believe she was originally a familiar.]]
* AlternateTimeline and/or {{Prequel}}[=/=]{{Interquel}}: AlternateTimeline
**
It's not known when, what period, or what individual timeline this ''Oriko Magica'' takes place in.in. Common speculation pins it between timelines four and five of ''Madoka Magica''.



* [[spoiler:AntagonistTitle]]
* ArtEvolution: The art is noticeably smoother in Noisy Citrine compared to the first manga.

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* [[spoiler:AntagonistTitle]]
AntagonistTitle: Only applies to the ''Oriko Magica'' installment.
* ArtEvolution: The art is noticeably smoother and more anatomically correct in Noisy Citrine ''Noisy Citrine'' compared to the first manga.''Oriko Magica''. It gets even more so in ''Sadness Prayer''.



* BlondeBrunetteRedhead: Mami, Kirika and Kyoko.
* BloodierAndGorier: Compared to the ''Madoka'' anime (not the manga, which is quite violent), which never went past a bit of blood. ''Oriko'''s very first chapter has people being eaten alive.
* BolivianArmyEnding: ''Last Agate'' ends with [[spoiler: Kirika and Oriko ready to face down Walpurgisnacht. The reader is aware that [[ForegoneConclusion they probably won't make it]].]]

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* BlondeBrunetteRedhead: Mami, Kirika Kirika, and Kyoko.
* BloodierAndGorier: Compared to the ''Madoka'' anime (not the manga, which is quite violent), ''Madoka Magica'' anime, which never went past a bit of blood. ''Oriko'''s ''Oriko Magica'''s very first chapter has people being eaten alive.
* BolivianArmyEnding: ''Last Agate'' ends with [[spoiler: Kirika and Oriko ready to face down Walpurgisnacht.Walpurgisnacht]]. The reader is aware that [[ForegoneConclusion they probably won't make it]].]]



* CallForward: The story begins with Oriko having a vision of a powerful witch destroying the city, similar to Madoka's dream in Episode 1 of ''Madoka Magica''.
* TheCameo: [[spoiler:Charlotte in chapter 3.]]
** Blink and you might miss this--the first chapter has a (rather gruesome) image of Kyoko's sister.
** Several anime witches briefly appear in ''Extra Story''
* ContinuityNod: In Chapter 2, Kyoko mentions that she wanted to have a dream of a happy life [[spoiler:when she believes she's going to die.]]
** [[spoiler:Images from Episode 10 appear in Chapter 6.]]
* DecoyProtagonist: Much like the anime, the title character of ''Oriko Magica'' isn't exactly the main character [[spoiler: although in this case it's because Oriko is the BigBad.]] Kyoko and Yuma are the main characters in the first volume, with Mami taking a supporting protagonist role. [[spoiler: And then, like the anime, Homura ultimately takes the role of protagonist from all of them.]]
* DemotedToExtra: Homura and Madoka only appear briefly in Volume 1. Sayaka is only mentioned. Justified because this is a prequel, and thus happens before Madoka and Sayaka meet Kyubey. [[spoiler:Or rather, this is a rare timeline where Homura was able to stop Madoka and Sayaka from meeting Kyubey. Since Homura's not {{adorkable}} and seems to know what's going on, it's not the first timeline, but rather something inbetween the 3rd or 4th timeline and the one in the show.]]
** [[spoiler:All three girls get expanded roles in the second volume.]]
* DiabolusExMachina: [[spoiler:Right when it looks like Homura might save Madoka in this timeline, Oriko fires a parting shot that kills Madoka.]]
* DividedWeFall: The magical girls pair off in four distinct groups: Kyoko and Yuma, Mami on her own, Oriko and Kirika, and finally Homura with Madoka and Sayaka [[spoiler:though the latter two don't contract in this timeline]].
* DramaticIrony: See ForegoneConclusion below. The reader might get the impression that everything the {{Well Intentioned Extremist}}s did was a waste of time.
* DoomedByCanon: [[spoiler:Madoka. On the other hand, Mami, Kyoko, Sayaka all make it in this timeline. Yuma would count too, [[WhatHappenedToTheMouse if we actually knew what happened to her in the anime.]]]]
* DownerEnding: [[spoiler:Oriko's plan is thwarted, Oriko and Kirika are killed, and neither Madoka nor Sayaka contracted. But [[DiabolusExMachina not so fast, bucko]]. With the last of her strength, Oriko kills Madoka by impaling her with a chunk of Witch-Kirika through the chest/stomach. HereWeGoAgain!]]
* DoNotGoGentle: Delivered by, out of all people in the world, [[spoiler:Yuma Chitose when Mami and Kyoko have hit their DespairEventHorizon and are ready to lay down and die. This parallels with Madoka, in which both Yuma and Madoka want to find a purpose in life.]]
--> [[spoiler:'''Yuma:''']] "You know I...used to think that every time [[spoiler:my Mama picked on me]]...that I'd rather be dead. But when that witch attacked us and I thought I was going to die...I did everything I could to stay alive!"
--> [[spoiler:'''Mami:''']] "Someday we'll probably [[spoiler:become witches]]!"
--> [[spoiler:'''Yuma:''']] [[TookALevelInBadass "But someday is not now!"]]
* EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: All else aside, Oriko and Kirika do genuinely care for one another.
* {{Expy}}: Yuma and Oriko seem to function as counterparts towards Madoka and Homura respectively. [[spoiler: Much like Madoka inspired hope, later actually becoming hope itself, Yuma is the bright-eyed idealist who ends up inspiring Kyoko and Mami to keep fighting after they hit their DespairEventHorizon. Oriko seems to be a counterpart to Homura in that both are taking drastic measures to try and save their world after going through much suffering in their lives. The differences lie in that, even though Yuma inspires Kyoko and Mami, her efforts aren't enough to save this timeline from the inevitable rewind that Homura causes once Madoka dies, and Oriko's actions have left her with too much blood on her hands to the point that she questions as to whether or not it was worth it.]] They seem to function in the sense that nature abhors a vacuum.

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* CallForward: The story begins with Oriko having a vision of a powerful witch destroying the city, similar to Madoka's dream in Episode episode 1 of ''Madoka Magica''.
* TheCameo: [[spoiler:Charlotte TheCameo
** [[spoiler:Charlotte]]
in chapter 3.3.
** Blink and you might miss this -- the first chapter has a (rather gruesome) image of Kyoko's sister.
** Several ''Madoka Magica'' witches briefly appear in ''Extra Story''
* ContinuityNod
** In chapter 2, Kyoko mentions that she wanted to have a dream of a happy life [[spoiler:when she believes she's going to die]].
** Images from episode 10 appear in chapter 6.
* DecoyProtagonist: Applies to ''Oriko Magica'' only. Oriko isn't exactly the main character, although in this case it's because [[spoiler:Oriko is the BigBad]]. Kyoko and Yuma are the main characters in the first volume, with Mami taking a supporting protagonist role; Homura becomes the main character in the second volume, with the others becoming more supporting
* DemotedToExtra: Homura, Madoka, and Sayaka in the first volume of ''Oriko Magica''. All three girls get expanded roles in the second volume, to varying degrees.
* DiabolusExMachina: Right when it looks like [[spoiler:Homura might save Madoka in this timeline]], [[spoiler:Oriko fires a parting shot that kills Madoka.
]]
** Blink and you might miss this--the first chapter has a (rather gruesome) image of Kyoko's sister.
** Several anime witches briefly appear in ''Extra Story''
* ContinuityNod: In Chapter 2, Kyoko mentions that she wanted to have a dream of a happy life [[spoiler:when she believes she's going to die.]]
** [[spoiler:Images from Episode 10 appear in Chapter 6.]]
* DecoyProtagonist: Much like the anime, the title character of ''Oriko Magica'' isn't exactly the main character [[spoiler: although in this case it's because Oriko is the BigBad.]] Kyoko and Yuma are the main characters in the first volume, with Mami taking a supporting protagonist role. [[spoiler: And then, like the anime, Homura ultimately takes the role of protagonist from all of them.]]
* DemotedToExtra: Homura and Madoka only appear briefly in Volume 1. Sayaka is only mentioned. Justified because this is a prequel, and thus happens before Madoka and Sayaka meet Kyubey. [[spoiler:Or rather, this is a rare timeline where Homura was able to stop Madoka and Sayaka from meeting Kyubey. Since Homura's not {{adorkable}} and seems to know what's going on, it's not the first timeline, but rather something inbetween the 3rd or 4th timeline and the one in the show.]]
** [[spoiler:All three girls get expanded roles in the second volume.]]
* DiabolusExMachina: [[spoiler:Right when it looks like Homura might save Madoka in this timeline, Oriko fires a parting shot that kills Madoka.]]
* DividedWeFall: The magical girls pair off in four distinct groups: Kyoko and Yuma, Mami on her own, Oriko and Kirika, and finally Homura with Madoka and Sayaka [[spoiler:though Sayaka, though the latter two don't [[spoiler:don't contract in this timeline]].
* DramaticIrony: See ForegoneConclusion below. The reader might get the impression that everything the {{Well Intentioned Extremist}}s {{well-intentioned extremist}}s did was a waste of time.
* DoomedByCanon: [[spoiler:Madoka. [[spoiler:Madoka]]. On the other hand, Mami, Kyoko, Sayaka [[spoiler:Mami]], [[spoiler:Kyoko]], [[spoiler:Sayaka]] all make it in this timeline. Yuma would count too, [[WhatHappenedToTheMouse if we actually knew timeline, as well as [[spoiler:Yuma]] given what happened to ''Extra Story'' says about her fate in the anime.]]]]
other timelines.
* DownerEnding: [[spoiler:Oriko's Oriko's plan is thwarted, Oriko [[spoiler:Oriko]] and Kirika [[spoiler:Kirika]] are killed, and neither Madoka nor Sayaka contracted. But [[DiabolusExMachina not so fast, bucko]]. With then, with the last of her strength, Oriko kills Madoka [[spoiler:kills Madoka]] by impaling [[spoiler:impaling her with a chunk of Witch-Kirika Kirika's witch through the chest/stomach. HereWeGoAgain!]]
torso]].
* DoNotGoGentle: Delivered by, out of all people in the world, [[spoiler:Yuma Chitose by [[spoiler:Yuma]] when Mami [[spoiler:Mami]] and Kyoko [[spoiler:Kyoko]] have hit their DespairEventHorizon {{despair event horizon}} after learning the {{awful truth}} and are ready to lay down and die. This parallels with Madoka, in which both Yuma and Madoka want to find a purpose in life.]]
--> [[spoiler:'''Yuma:''']] "You know I...used to think that every time [[spoiler:my Mama picked on me]]...that I'd rather be dead. But when that witch attacked us and I thought I was going to die...I did everything I could to stay alive!"
--> [[spoiler:'''Mami:''']] "Someday we'll probably [[spoiler:become witches]]!"
--> [[spoiler:'''Yuma:''']] [[TookALevelInBadass "But someday is not now!"]]
die.
* EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: All else aside, Oriko and Kirika do genuinely love and care for one another.
* {{Expy}}: Yuma and Oriko seem to function as counterparts towards Madoka and Homura respectively. [[spoiler: respectively.
**
Much like Madoka inspired hope, later actually becoming hope itself, Yuma is the bright-eyed idealist who ends up inspiring [[spoiler:inspiring Kyoko and Mami to keep fighting after they hit their DespairEventHorizon. DespairEventHorizon]].
**
Oriko seems to be a counterpart to Homura Homura, in that both are taking drastic measures to try and save their world after going through much suffering in their lives. The differences lie in that, even though Yuma [[spoiler:Yuma inspires Kyoko and Mami, Mami]], her efforts aren't enough to save [[spoiler:save this timeline from the inevitable rewind that Homura causes once Madoka dies, dies]], and Oriko's actions have left [[spoiler:left her with too much blood on her hands to the point that she questions as to whether or not it was worth it.]] They seem to function in the sense that nature abhors a vacuum.



** [[spoiler:Following Oriko's attempt on Kyubey's life, it's shortly revealed that Madoka took the fatal blow Oriko had meant for the little puke.]]

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** [[spoiler:Following Oriko's supposed attempt on Kyubey's Homura's life, it's shortly revealed that Madoka took was actually the fatal blow Oriko had meant for the little puke.person she was aiming for.]]


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