Magical Girl Cafe

HomePortalFAQSearchRegisterLog in
Log in
Log in automatically: 
:: I forgot my password
 Our tumblr
Activity Helpers!
Latest topics
» Magical Girls: The unprotected dimension
by sailorpandabear Sat Dec 16, 2017 10:56 am

» Ashes of The Phoenix
by Miakemi Tue Dec 12, 2017 1:03 am

» Miraculous Ladybug: Broken Bonds (Part 3)
by Miakemi Tue Dec 12, 2017 12:37 am

» Magical Girl Christmas Pics!
by RLinksoul Thu Nov 23, 2017 9:25 pm

» Hi there
by CCSakuraGermany Wed Nov 22, 2017 4:54 am

» Hello!
by Mew Ami Mon Nov 20, 2017 9:10 pm

» Black Clover RP
by Zadi Wed Nov 08, 2017 12:15 am

» Things Never to Say to a Magical Girl Fan
by sailorpandabear Sun Nov 05, 2017 6:19 am

» Anniversary Project Announced!
by Silent_Magical_Girl Thu Oct 26, 2017 12:00 am

» Magical Stage Fancy Lala
by Silent_Magical_Girl Wed Oct 25, 2017 10:51 pm

Who is online?
In total there is 0 user online :: 0 Registered, 0 Hidden and 0 Guests :: 1 Bot


Most users ever online was 32 on Wed Apr 02, 2014 9:57 pm
Magical Girl Sites

Non Magical Girl Sites

Share | .

 PriPara - Magical Girl or No?

View previous topic View next topic Go down 
Magical Girl
Magical Girl

Posts : 565
Coffee Beans : 698
Join date : 2013-11-24
Age : 28
Location : The Moon (plz send air!)

PostSubject: PriPara - Magical Girl or No?   Fri Aug 01, 2014 12:52 pm

So there's this new Summer show out, PuriPara/PriPara, and its the spiritual successor to the Pretty Rhythm franchise.

Pretty Rhythm, while borrowing alot of magical girl tropes, was really just about idols and there wasn't anything supernatural or strange going on that would fully push it over into Magical Girl territory

I thought PriPara would be the same thing, but then I noticed:

there's an age difference post-transformation. that's some Creamy Mami shi* right there

So it was time to investigate XD

The concept of PriPara is  that in this world, all girls receive a ticket (transported via sparkles) when they come a certain age, and that means they are welcome to participate it "Pripara" and try out to be idols. 

10 year old Lala goes to school where PriPara is against the rules, but she finds another aspiring idols' ticket on the ground and tries to give it back. 

Turns out "PriPara" is actually like some virtual world and after Lala goes into this world, her form changes to an older version of herself and she's able to compete. After a little pep talk she's able to sing and the judges think she's got the legendary "prism voice"
After watching episode 1, I wanted to get some discussion going about it
Check it out too if you can

Points for:
-the older form thing 
-the PriPara stage being a separate "world"
-Pripara tickets coming to children in their sleep like its a tooth fairy Harry Potter letter
-talking mascot creature

Points against:
-Aside from the inner workings of PriPara, our leads aren't really doing anything "magical" just performing. 

what do you think?
Back to top Go down
Mew Ami
Cafe Owner
Cafe Owner

Posts : 5733
Coffee Beans : 12936
Join date : 2012-06-30
Age : 27
Location : La La Land

PostSubject: Re: PriPara - Magical Girl or No?   Fri Aug 01, 2014 6:08 pm

It's probably borderline. The characters aren't using their magic to fight off evil or help friends and family.

Love  Chat De Lune's Forum Wife  Love   Cool Miakemi's RL BBF Cool
Back to top Go down
Love Interest
Love Interest

Posts : 201
Coffee Beans : 155
Join date : 2014-04-10
Age : 33
Location : The Carolinas

PostSubject: Re: PriPara - Magical Girl or No?   Fri Aug 01, 2014 6:54 pm

Wow you can really tell this was based off an arcade game. But more to the point PriPara is an example of what I call a pseudo-magical girl show. They are exactly like magical girls except they are just off by a degree. Here in PriPara magic is basically fancy way of changing clothes; not actually doing anything that say a cute witch or magical girl warrior would do.

That point when you realize you are the weird friend people talk about
Back to top Go down
Sponsored content

PostSubject: Re: PriPara - Magical Girl or No?   

Back to top Go down

PriPara - Magical Girl or No?

View previous topic View next topic Back to top 
Page 1 of 1

 Similar topics

» Sailor Moon Inspired Magical Girl Transformation Tights
» Magical Girl Series
» new Magical Girl-Series by SHAFT (2013?)
» Looking For A New Magical Girl Anime
» What is your favourite Magical Girl Anime?

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
Magical Girl Cafe  :: Cafe Magical :: Tea Time :: TV Shows-