It also set the yuri-radar going off and off and off.
If you've seen it, feel free to discuss in comments with me. Since if you are responding to this, I'm going to assume that you've already seen it.
But still... damn that was good and I really really really REALLY hope that the dvd gets a US release, because I'll be buying it. Now a run down of my favorite characters.
I loved Sayaka, but I think that is primarily because of the way her story parallels the Little Mermaid mythos. (Think about it enough, you'll hit upon it.. and not the crappy Disney version, the Hans Christian Anderson version where the mermaid turns to sea foam in the end). I also really loved Madoka. I really really loved her a whole bunch, and the end, the end oh god.
But if I said anymore, I'd spoiler it.
IF YOU WATCH ONE SERIES, AND ONE SERIES ALONE THIS ENTIRE YEAR.. THIS IS THE ONE TO WATCH!