Sentai Acquires “Magical Girl Site”
HOUSTON, TX — June 22, 2021 — Sentai announced today that it acquired Magical Girl Site, the darkly surreal, reality mangling series that flips the magical girl genre completely on its head. Sentai will distribute Magical Girl Site in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Latin America, the Netherlands, Scandinavia, Spain and Portugal.
Aya Asagiri’s life could not get any worse. Relentlessly bullied by peers and family, she spirals into darkness and despair. Nearing rock bottom, she receives a mysterious invitation from Magical Girl Site, a website promising to grant her lifechanging magical powers. At first, Aya dismisses the lure as just another cold-hearted prank, but a fateful choice makes clear that dark abilities now grow within her. As she discovers dangerous new powers, Aya learns she isn’t alone in her situation. Banding together with other “magical girls,” Aya must expose the Magical Girl Site and its true intention.
Animated by production doA (Is the Order a Rabbit?? Dear My Sister), Magical Girl Site is directed by Tadahito Matsubayashi (episode director for Vinland Saga) with series composition by Takayo Ikami (Penguindrum). The series stars Yuko Ono (Konohana Kitan) as Aya Asagiri, Himika Akaneya (Noragami) as Tsuyuno Yatsumura, Yu Serizawa (REAL GIRL) as Nijimi Anazawa, Haruka Yamazaki (Monster Musume: My Everyday Life with Monster Girls) as Sarina Shizukume and Aina Suzuki (Love Live! Sunshine!!) as Rina Shioi.
Magical Girl Site will be released in association with select digital outlets with a home video release to follow.
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A Cool Japan Fund portfolio company, Sentai is a leading global supplier of anime and official anime merchandise, distributing and curating one of the industry’s most diverse libraries of top trending and classic titles. Sentai offers thousands of hours of content across both traditional and digital platforms and is dedicated to bringing captivating stories and iconic characters directly from Japan. With hit series that include MADE IN ABYSS, Girls Last Tour, Akame ga Kill! and Parasyte -the maxim-, Sentai’s catalog continues to grow with new favorites like Redo of Healer, Blade of the Immortal and Vinland Saga. For more information, visit www.sentai.com.