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Toky Mew Mew

Tokyo Mew Mew, a typical magical girl anime

Ore Twintail

Magical girls (魔法少女, mahō shōjo, also known as majokko) belong to a sub-genre of Japanese fantasy anime and manga. Magical girl stories feature young girls with superhuman abilities, forced to fight evil and to protect the Earth. They often possess a secret identity, although the name can just refer to young girls who follow a plotline involving magic and a transformation (such as Full Moon o Sagashite and Sailor Moon). Ojamajo Doremi features magical girls as protagonists, but its plot differs from the standard as the girls use magic for friendship, behavior and achieving goals, rather than for attacking antagonists. The Japanese language identifies magical girls as majokko (魔女っ子, literally "witch girl"), though this term does not generally apply to modern magical-girl anime. Sally, the Witch (1966) counts as the first magical girl anime.

Magical girls generally differ from catgirls and from magical girlfriends. Sometimes the catgirl and magical girl character types cross over; the magical girl may have cat-ears and -tail as part of her costume, or a catgirl could have some form of magical powers. Examples of these include Tokyo Mew Mew and Hyper Police. A magical girl and a magical girlfriend typically differ in that the magical girlfriend is not the protagonist.

List of Animes Edit

-Sailor Moon

-Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon

-Sailor Moon Crystal

-Puella Magi Madoka Magica

-Puella Magi Kazumi Magica

-Puella Magi Oriko Magica

-Futari wa Pretty Cure

-Futari wa Pretty Cure Max Heart

-Futari wa Pretty Cure Splash Star

-Yes! Pretty Cure 5

-Yes! Pretty Cure 5 GoGo

-Fresh! Pretty Cure

-Heartcatch Pretty Cure

-Suite Pretty Cure

-Smile! Pretty Cure

-Doki Doki! Pretty Cure

-Happiness Charge Pretty Cure

-Go! Princess Pretty Cure

-Mahou Tsukai Pretty Cure

-Magic Knight Rayearth

-Powerpuff Girls

-Powerpuff Girls Z

-Ore Twintail

-Senki Zessho Symphogear

-Dog Days

-Mahou Shoujo Lyrical Nanoha

-Mahou Shoujo Lyrical Nanoha Strikers

-Vividred Operation

-Jewelpet Magical Change

-Mermaid Melody

-Mermaid Melody Pure

-Yuuki Yuuna wa Yuusha de Aru

-Fate Kaleid Prism Archer Ilya zwei Herz

-Ojamajo Doremi

-Shugo Chara

-Zettai Bouei Leviathan

-Blala, the little Magic Fairy

-Blala the little Magic Fairy Miracle Dance

-Tokyo Mew Mew

-Genei wo Kakeru Taiyou


-Wedding Peach

-Papillon Rose

-Happy Seven

-Corrector Yui


-Ultimate Girls

-Card Captor Sakura


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