Also known as “Mahou Shoujo” in Japanese. This type of anime features young girls that have obtained magical powers mainly to protect the innocent and destroy the forces of evil. Not all of these series only feature magical girls, however. There are also “Magical Boys” whom happen to obtain magical powers as well in a number of anime series. There are also magical girls/boys whom uses their powers for evil and to defeat their rivals. Most magical girl plots are mainly shoujo themed because the main protagonists happen to be girls from the same age range as the shoujo demographic.
|1. Cardcaptor Sakura: The Movie|
|2. Princess Tutu|
|3. Puella Magi Madoka Magica|
|4. Sailor Moon|