24 Magic Anime Series That You Need To See

Today we are going to create this list of magic anime series that takes place in an alternative magic anime worlds and protagonist possess legendary magical powers with some pretty looking yet overly powerful magical anime girls.

To be fair we did not include some mainstream magic anime like Black Clover, Fairy tail, Mahouka Koukou no Rettouseei, Fate Series, The Seven Deadly sins, and so you can get some unknown, underrated, overlooked, unique anime recommendation but all these magic anime are good and full of enjoyment.

Now, lets begin the list 24 Best Magical Anime Series to watch now.

24. Magical Warfare

Magical Warfare magic anime

Takeshi Nanase has a dark past in this modern magic anime action drama. Due to circumstances, he forged a “fake” couple with his childhood buddy Kurumi Isoshima. 

One day, he finds Mui Aiba slumped on the school campus in a uniform he’s never seen. This alters Takeshi’s fate. 

Mui informs Takeshi she’s a magician and apologises for making him one too. Takeshi’s once-single world is now two: the magicians’ world and the humans’. 

23. Brave 10

magic anime Brave 10

This story magic anime is re-imagines the legendary adventures of the 10 brave warriors assembled by the warlord Sanada Yukimura in the year 1600, in the middle of Japan’s tumultuous Sengoku (Warring States) era.

22. Tokyo Ravens

Tokyo Ravens magic anime

In the “Great Disaster,” Japan has been thrown into chaos by onmyouji (a kind of magician). Harutora Tsuchimikado was born into an onmyouji family, but has no power whatsoever.

His estranged sister appears to him one day to take him up the promise he made long ago to become her shikigami (familiar). A battle between onmyouji is about to begin.

21. Dies Irae

Dies Irae

On May 1, 1945 in Berlin, Nazi commanders perform a ritual as the Red Army raises the Soviet flag over the Reichskanzlei. For them, the city’s carnage is a ritual sacrifice to bring back the Order of the 13 Lances, supermen who will destroy the world. 

No one knows if these officers succeeded or died years later. Few know about them, and those who did have died off over time. Ren Fujii spends December in Suwahara City at a hospital. 

Two months have passed since the battle with Shirou Yusa that landed him in the hospital. Every night he dreams of a guillotine, murderers hunting victims, and black-clad knights pursuing the murderers. 

He wants to return to his normal life, but he hears Shirou’s words: “Everyone who stays in this city loses their wits.”

20. Iroduku: The World in Colors

Iroduku: The World in Colors

A color-blind girl from a family of mages travels back in time to 2018 and attends high school with her grandmother’s younger self on a quest to get in touch with her closed-off emotions.

19. SpiritPact


Heir of an old famous family of exorcist, Keika You is stricken by poverty after losing his parents. He struggles as a street fortune teller and computer recovery part timer to earn money.

One night in a junkyard, he meets the mysterious yet charismatic exorcist, Ki Tanmoku, fighting an evil spirit.

This encounter is the beginning of a fated story for Keika You. Unfortunately for him, he was actually hit by a car and became a ghost.

That was when the handsome exorcist Ki appeared and asked Keika to make a “pact” with him to fight evil spirits together. Here starts the friendship of our heroes!

18. Dragon Crisis!

Dragon Crisis!

In this magic anime A normal high school boy Kisaragi Ryuji’s peaceful life is turned into an adventure by the return of his second cousin Eriko. Ryuji and Eriko seize a relic box from a black broker.

In the box, they find a red dragon girl Rose. In order to protect Rose from the black organization, Ryuji decides to fight using his power as a relic handler.

17. Qualidea Code

Qualidea Code

The story of this magic anime takes place in a world where people continue their war against the “unknown”—the enemy of humanity.

Children who have been evacuated to a cold sleep facility during the invasion by the “unknown” several decades ago wake up from their slumber and learn that their bodies developed some supernatural forces.

In order to protect the country from the “unknown” emerging from the Tokyo bay gate, the boys and girls wage battles in the defense the cities of Tokyo, Kanagawa, and Chiba.

16. Zatch Bell

Zatch Bell

Depressed Takamine Kiyomaro was granted a demon named Gash Bell. Gash is fighting for control of the demon world, but he doesn’t realise it. 

All demons on Earth must choose a master and fight until one survives. Kiyomaro becomes Gash’s master, and through their struggles, he learns camaraderie and courage.

15. Reikenzan: Hoshikuzu-tachi no Utage

Reikenzan: Hoshikuzu-tachi no Utage

In this magic anime’s story, a comet falling will bring about a great calamity, and in order to choose a child fated by the falling comet, the family of the “Reiken” clan with a long storied history is once again resuming its entrance examination process to find disciples.

The protagonist, who possesses a special soul that is only available once in a thousand years, decides to take the exam, and he starts down the path toward becoming an exceptional sage.

14. Chain Chronicle

Chain Chronicle

Set in the land of Yuguto, the people thought that the land they live is the size of the world, but it’s actually divided into several areas, each with a respective king.

Even though there were small wars among areas, the kings had roundtable meetings to maintain peace and balance. It was until a dark group of dark monsters appeared…

13. Rokudenashi Majutsu Koushi to Akashic Records

Rokudenashi Majutsu Koushi to Akashic Records

Sistina attends a magical academy to hone her skills in the magical arts, hoping to solve the mystery of the enigmatic Sky Castle.

After the retirement of her favorite teacher, the replacement, Glen, turns out to be a tardy, lazy, and seemingly incompetent bastard of an instructor. How is it that Glen was hand-picked by the best magician in the academy?!

12. Witch Craft Works

Witch Craft Works

Takamiya Honoka is a regular student whose only problem seems to be that he sits next to Kagari Ayaka.

They have never spoken to each other before and any small interaction between them immediately results in her fanclub beating him.

Yet when a falling part of the school’s building is about to send him to the afterlife, it’s Kagari that comes to his rescue.

Only… she’s dressed as a witch, carrying him in her arms and floating on a broom?! Kagari tells him it is her mission to protect him and that now she can finally protect him openly rather than undercover.

11. Magi’s Grandson

Magi’s Grandson

A young man who had surely died in an accident, was reborn in another world as a baby! After that, he was picked up by the patriot hero “Sage” Merlin Wolford and was given the name Shin.

He was raised as a grandson by Merlin and soaked up Merlin’s teachings, earning him some shocking powers.

However, when he became 15, his grandfather Merlin said, “I forgot to teach him common sense!” An “abnormal” boy’s unconventional other world fantasy life starts here!

10. Shinsekai yori 

Shinsekai yori

This magic anime is About one thousand years into the future, civilization has been retrograded and humans are living dispersed within small communities. People in this era have a psychic power called “Juryoku” which materializes things they imagine.

In the absence of advanced scientific technology, people are using this power as a major source of energy. One day, a girl called Saki, along with her friends, finds a small archive robot outside the town. It records the ancient history of humans.

9. Hataraku Maou-sama! 

Hataraku Maou-sama!

Devil King Sadao is only one step away from conquering the world when he is beaten by Hero Emilia and forced to drift to the other world: modern-day Tokyo.

As “conquering the world” are the only skills the Devil King possesses—and are obviously unnecessary in his new situation—he must work as a freeter to pay for his living expenses!

8. Zetsuen no Tempest 

Zetsuen no Tempest

The story of this magic anime revolves around Mahiro Fuwa, a teenager whose family was mysteriously murdered one year before and his friend Yoshino Takigawa.

Mahiro is contacted by Hakaze Kusaribe, the leader of the Kusaribe clan who was left stranded on an unknown desert island by her followers, and agrees to help Hakaze in exchange of her help to find out the culprit for the death of his family.

Upon learning of his friend’s intentions, Yoshino joins him on his quest to stand against the Kusaribe clan who intends to awake the “Tree of Zetsuen” whose power can bring ruin to the entire world.

7. Cardcaptor Sakura

Cardcaptor Sakura

Sakura Kinomoto was a normal 4th student until she discovered a weird book and released strong magic cards. Keroberos, Guardian of the Clow Cards, tells Sakura to collect the liberated cards. 

To Sakura’s dismay, chanting magic words and waving her wand isn’t enough. 

Each card is a powerful, living being. She must balance her new obligations with love, school, family, and friends. 

With the help of her friend Tomoyo and a young boy with his own skills, she must use her newly awakened magical abilities to gather each card and prevent the world’s destruction.

6. Full-Time Magister

Full-Time Magister

I liked this magic anime for two reasons. The first is the MC he is not stupid like other MC by how he dosent just go and show his magic. He is calm and has a proper goal in mind not some stupid thing like wealth.

He shows very deep emotions by how he plays everything off as if its for him although he is actually doing it for a deeper purpose the second reason is overall type of anime it is.

5. The Legend of the Legendary Heroes

The Legend of the Legendary Heroes

This magic anime is about Raina Lute who is a lazy student of Roland Empire Royal Magician’s school. One day, Roland Empire goes to war against a neighboring country Estaboole, and he lost his classmates in the battle.

After the war, Lute sets out for a journey to search the relics of a “Legendary Hero” at Emperor Zion Astar’s command. And he finds out a deadly curse spreading the continent.

4. That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime

That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime

“Rimuru Tempest” is the new name of a slime in a fantasy world taken by a former 37-year-old human Satou Mikami after he is killed by a passing robber.

Broken free from ordinary, stale past life, his fresh adventure in a fantasy world as a slime monster with unique abilities begins.

3. Zero no Tsukaima 

Zero no Tsukaima

Meet Louise, a budding magician. The students at the Tristein Academy call her “Zero Louise”, due to her current record of zero successes with magic. In fact, her magic tends to go spectacularly wrong.

Now, as an important test of her aptitude for magic, she must summon a familiar to be her servant. At this critical moment, she summons up all her magic and wishes for a familiar that is “devoted, beautiful and powerful”.

2. Little Witch Academia

Little Witch Academia

Akko has been fascinated with magic from the moment she had seen her first magic show. Now, she is enrolling into Luna Nova Magic Anime School, a famous school for magic in Europe.

However, contrary to her expectations, she is finding that lessons are boring. Magic lessons are staid and conservative, and not at all exciting.One day, an emergency occurs threatening to destroy the school, and it is up to Akko to save the day!

1. Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic

Magi The Labyrinth of Magic 1 24 Magic Anime Series That You Need To See

This magic anime story is about the flow of fate and the battle to keep the world on the right path. Aladdin is a boy who has set out to explore the world after being trapped in a room for most of his life. His best friend is a flute with a djinn in it named Ugo.

Soon enough, Aladdin discovers he is a Magi, a magician who chooses kings, and he was born to choose kings who will follow the righteous path, battling against those who want to destroy fate.

Follow his adventures as he meets others from 1000 Arabian Nights, like Ali Baba and Sinbad, and fights to keep the balance of world in check!

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Anukul Saini

Anime and gaming enthusiast with a passion for sharing my knowledge and insights. I've watched over 1000 anime and spent countless hours playing video games.

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