Magical girl movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant magical girl movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, captivating, feel good, semi serious, stylized and light films and TV shows about / with magical girl, magic, friendship, imaginary, female protagonist, danger, rivalry, escapades, adventure and good versus evil plots mostly in Fantasy, Animation and Action genres shot in Japan, USA, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as magical girl: W.I.T.C.H. (2004), Puella Magi Madoka Magica (2011), Star vs. the Forces of Evil (2015), Weathering with You (2019), Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon (2003), Winx Club (2004), Cutie Honey (1973), New Cutey Honey (1994), Re: Cutie Honey (2004), Cardcaptor Sakura (1998).

List of magical girl movies

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W.I.T.C.H. (2004)
Genre: Animation, Short, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: W.I.T.C.H. is a European animated magical girl television series based on the Italian comic book series of the same name created by Gary Tomlin and Elisabetta Gnone. The series was produced by SIP Animation in association with and participation from ...
Style: exciting, humorous, feel good, comic, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, heroes, adventure, teenage life, team, youth, betrayal, parallel world, freedom fighter, supernatural ability, friends, rescue mission ...
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Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France, South Korea, Japan
Duration: 20 min.
Story: Normal high school kids by day, protectors of Paris by night! Miraculous follows the heroic adventures of Marinette and Adrien as they transform into Ladybug and Cat Noir and set out to capture akumas, creatures responsible for turning the people of ...
Style: sweet, captivating, feel good, sincere, entertaining
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, female protagonist, good versus evil, friendship, magic, school, supernatural ability, partners, teenage superhero, heroine, transformation, destiny ...
Time: 2010s
Place: paris france, france
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Puella Magi Madoka Magica (2011)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: She has a loving family and best friends, laughs and cries from time to time... Madoka Kaname, an eighth grader of Mitakihara middle school, is one of those who lives such a life. One day, she had a very magical encounter. She doesn't know if ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, exciting, captivating, sinister
Audience: teens
Plot: dark fantasy, young heroes, wizards and magicians, school, magic, surrealism, magical girl, imaginary, youth, good versus evil, friends, witch ...
Place: japan
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Akashic Records of Bastard Magic Instructor (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: The Alzano Imperial Magic Academy is located in the southern part of the Alzano Empire and is among most prominent magic schools in the world, where students can learn the highest forms of magic. All those who strive to learn magic dream of studying ...
Style: light, tense, exciting, captivating, entertaining
Plot: magic, teacher, schoolgirl, magical girl, school, magician, teenager, friendship, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, villain, training ...
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Star vs. the Forces of Evil (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Intergalactic warrior Star Butterfly arrives on Earth to live with the Diaz family. She continues to battle villains throughout the universe and high school, mainly to protect her extremely powerful wand, an object that still confuses her.
Style: humorous, captivating, exciting, sincere, semi serious
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, youth, princess, teenage life, friendship, teenage girl, imaginary, good versus evil, family relations, 14 year old, high school life, rivalry ...
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Weathering with You (2019)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Hodaka, a high school boy who moves from his isolated island home to the city of Tokyo, who immediately becomes broke! After finally finding work at a shady occult magazine, the sky rains every day until amidst the hustle and bustle of the big city, ...
Style: feel good, light, captivating, exciting, touching
Plot: weather, magical power, love, friendship, girl, magical girl, climate change, falling in love, teenager, male female relationship, global warming, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo
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Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie Part 1: Beginnings (2012)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Madoka Kaname, an ordinary middle-schooler, along with her best friend Sayaka Miki, are offered the chance to have any wish they want granted by the mysterious Kyubey, and become magical girls and fight witches. However, fellow magical girl Homura ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: dark fantasy, magic, magical girl, teenage girl, danger, wizards and magicians, wish come true, hopes, supernatural, parent child relationship, psychological thriller, mother daughter relationship ...
Place: japan
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Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Usagi Tsukino is a clumsy teenage girl who becomes a Magical Girl named Sailor Moon after meeting a cat named Luna, who tells her she is a destined warrior who must find the reincarnated princess of a lost kingdom. Along the way, she meets other ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, feel good, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: superheroine, teenage life, adventure, good versus evil, young heroes, heroic mission, save the world, youth, evil force, escapades, imaginary, world domination ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: asia, japan
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Winx Club: The Secret of the Lost Kingdom (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Sixteen years ago the most powerful warrior wizards of the Magic Dimension sacrificed themselves to fight against absolute evil. Now the fate of a kingdom is in the hands of a young girl - Bloom, the fairy of the Dragon's flame. Accompanied by ...
Style: serious, semi serious, stylized, exciting, light ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: supernatural ability, imaginary, family, destiny, wizards and magicians, imaginary kingdom, legends and myths, friends, escapades, magic, magical girl, princess ...
Place: germany
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 5.9
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Winx Club (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 25 min.
Story: In a magical universe, witches, warriors begin fighting in the name of good .vs. evil! At a magic school, five teenage girls are selected to defend the universe with their magic.
Style: light, entertaining, exciting, semi serious, stylized
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: fairy, adventure, good versus evil, teenage life, school, youth, friendship, imaginary, rivalry, wizards and magicians, friends, supernatural ability ...
Time: 2000s, 2010s, 21st century
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 6.9
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Cutie Honey (1973)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: One day, Honey Kisaragi's a trendy, class-cutting Catholic schoolgirl. The next, her father's been murdered by demonic divas from a dastardly organization called Panther Claw. When his dying message reveals that she's an android, ...
Style: ecchi
Plot: magical girl, school life, villain, danger, magical sword, villainess, violence, female nudity, voyeur, bare breasts, voyeurism, sexual humor ...
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New Cutey Honey (1994)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 26 min.
Story: Reawakened by the emergence of the evil crimelord Dolmeck, Cutey Honey renews her battle against his minions. Together with the help of the Hayami family, the shape changing Cutey Honey vows to defeat Dolmeck and make Cosplay City safe again. But ...
Style: ecchi
Plot: magical girl, magic, electrocution, running, sexual humor, teenage boy, machine gun, gun, beating, shot to death, lesbian, drug use ...
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Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie Part 2: Eternal (2012)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: As the young girls have discovered the truth about the cruel fate of a magical girl, one magical girl after another is destroyed. Throughout it all, there is one magical girl who continues to fight alone - Homura Akemi. Puella Magi Madoka Magica the ...
Style: sinister
Plot: dark fantasy, magical girl, magic, psychological thriller, schoolgirl, surrealism, teenage girl, sacrifice, mother daughter relationship, evacuation, time travel, wish fulfillment ...
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Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie Part III: Rebellion (2013)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Following Madoka's rewriting of the universe, sacrificing herself and her happy normal days to save all magical girls from the cruel fate that awaited them by wiping witches out of existence, the despair still manifest into creatures known as ...
Style: serious, bleak, tense, emotional, twists and turns ...
Plot: surrealism, magical girl, youth, destiny, haunted by the past, coming of age, supernatural, young heroes, miraculous event, wizards and magicians, imaginary kingdom, wish come true ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, japan
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Re: Cutie Honey (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 45 min.
Story: A mysterious organization known as Panther Claw make their presence known by terrorizing Tokyo and giving the cops a run for their money. Police are further baffled by the appearance of a lone cosplaying vigilante who thwarts all of Panther ...
Style: ecchi
Plot: magical girl, transformation, nipples, homosexual, female nudity, lesbian, lesbian kiss, bare breasts, lgbtq, sensuality, lgbt
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Cardcaptor Sakura (1998)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Sakura Kinomoto, an elementary school student who discovers that she possesses magical powers after accidentally freeing a set of magical cards from the book they had been sealed in for years. She is then tasked with retrieving those cards in order ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, feel good, shoujo ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, teens
Plot: friendship, responsibility, cards, magical girl, magic, heroic mission, rivalry, danger, custody, escapades, imaginary, adventure ...
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Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: A magical girl, Iroha Tamaki, searches for her missing sister in the mysterious city of Kamihama, where it is rumored that magical girls can achieve salvation.
Style: captivating, light
Audience: kids
Plot: magic, magical girl, sister sister relationship, salvation, search, gossip, fantasy world
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Magical Girl Site (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Aya Asagiri is a middle school girl who has problems both at school with bullying and at home from physical abuse by her brother. While browsing online, a website pops up on her computer featuring a creepy looking person. This person appears to take ...
Style: psychological, sincere, captivating, exciting, suspense
Plot: supernatural, brother sister relationship, violence, dark fantasy, magical girl, friendship, school, magician, society, danger, childhood, rivalry ...
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 7.2
 15K
The Smurfs (1981)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Belgium
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Classic Saturday-morning cartoon series featuring magical blue elf-like creatures called Smurfs. The Smurfs, named for their personalities, inhabit a village of mushroom houses in an enchanted forest. These loveable creatures are led by Papa Smurf ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: cat, village, family, good versus evil, friends, blue, friendship, mushroom, magical girl, oldtimer, escapades, disorder ...
Time: year 1980, middle ages
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Destiny of the Shrine Maiden (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: The highborn Himemiya Chikane is cool and aloof, the perfect young lady of good breeding. Kurusegawa Himeko is devoted to her, and secretly her friend. Their lives are undisturbed in their school, until an ancient evil suddenly rears its head. To ...
Style: exciting, serious, psychological
Audience: teens
Plot: romance, mecha, friendship, rivalry, destiny, ancient mystery, adventure, love affair, imaginary, dedication, youth, high school life ...
Place: asia
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Is This a Zombie? (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Some guys have no luck; he’s got no pulse. That’s life for poor unfortunate, undead Ayumu. First, he was murdered by a serial killer. Total bummer. Then he was resurrected as a zombie by a cute little Necromancer. That seemed pretty cool until ...
Style: ecchi, exciting, stylized, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: vampire, harem, zombie, supernatural, serial killer, magic, ninja, rivalry, danger, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, martial arts ...
Place: japan
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Magic Knight Rayearth (1994)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Magic Knight Rayearth is a Japanese manga series created by Clamp, an all-female manga artist team consisting of Satsuki Igarashi, Ageha Ohkawa, Tsubaki Nekoi and Mokona. Appearing as a serial in the manga magazine Nakayoshi from the November 1993 ...
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, humorous, shoujo
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, kidnapping, adventure, fictional reality, supernatural, young heroes, friends, survival, knight, imaginary kingdom, superhuman powers, female protagonist ...
Place: japan
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Pop in Q (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story begins the day before the graduation ceremony. Five middle school girls each are preoccupied with their real everyday lives. These girls meet each other in a fantasy world after being sent there through a sudden occurrence. There, they ...
Plot: dance, coming of age, magical girl, fantasy world, mini skirt, dancing, scarf, girl wearing a miniskirt, ponytail, ocean, abduction, japanese girl ...
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Magical Girl (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A desperate man (Luis Bermejo) blackmails a mentally ill woman (Bárbara Lennie) to buy a dress for his terminally ill daughter (Lucía Pollán).
Style: tense, serious, realistic, captivating, offbeat
Plot: terminal illness, teacher, parents and children, child illness, family relations, blackmail, leukemia, psychiatrist, money, mental illness, life turned upside down, costume ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
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Little Witch Academia: The Enchanted Parade (2015)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 54 min.
Story: In Enchanted Parade, Akko, Lotte and Sucy, having gotten in trouble yet again, are forced to team up with three other troublemakers; Amanda O'Neill, Constance Braunschweig Albrechtsburger and Jasmineka Antonenko, and must make an annual witch ...
Plot: magic, witch, magical girl, academy, magic wand, flying broom, parade
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Barbie in a Mermaid Tale 2 (2011)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Surf's up for Barbie as she returns as Merliah, the fun and fashionable surfing champion who's also a magical mermaid princess! In this exciting sea-quel, Merliah makes a splash when she heads to Australia for the ultimate surfing ...
Style: light, feel good, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: mermaid, friends, ambition, adventure, contests and competitions, imaginary kingdom, save the day, young heroes, barbie, friendship, happy ending, good versus evil ...
Place: australia
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Tweeny Witches (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Taiwan, Japan
Duration: 9 min.
Story: Arusu believes in magic and it's power to do good in the world. Unfortunately for her, her fellow witches disagree, and use their powers for all sorts of neat tricks, like turning little sprites into their slaves. Realizing that this ...
Style: avant garde, captivating, enigmatic
Plot: magic, witch, fantasy world, friendship, curse, supernatural power, supernatural, warlock, school, book, surrealism, father daughter relationship ...
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The Worst Witch (2017)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Join Mildred Hubble in CBBC's adaptation of The Worst Witch books, written by Jill Murphy.
Style: entertaining, humorous, light, feel good
Plot: witchcraft, witch, teenager, friendship, magic, female friendship, girl, school, teacher, magical potion, bully, magic spell ...
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Mew Mew Power (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Story: Earth is a beautiful planet...rich in natural resources and home to millions of living species. However, over the years 2,500 of these species have become extinct. Humans are taking for granted what Earth has to offer. They have become selfish, ...
Style: exciting, captivating, stylized, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: good versus evil, human becomes animal, young heroes, heroic mission, save the world, adventure, environmental health, escapades, imaginary, chaos, danger, superhuman powers ...
Place: japan, asia
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Power Puff Girls Z (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Story: The series takes place in New Townsville (Tokyo City in the original Japanese version). In order to stop an ecological disaster, Professor Utonium's son, Ken Kitzawa Utonium, uses Chemical Z, a new form of the Professor's original ...
Plot: magical girl, superhero, female protagonist, magic, 2d animation, adaptation
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