53+ Best Witch and Mage Anime That Are Worth-Watching!

best witch and mage anime

The term Magic has piqued our curiosity right from our childhood. We all love to see a storyline filled with magical beasts and a world full of magic.  However, today we will be discussing anime that feature magic.

The storyline featured in anime which is fueled with magic and all supernatural stuff was more than enough, but anime didn’t stop there and took the genre to another level with powerful protagonists and badass antagonists.

Sorcerers and witches are common among these anime based on a magical world. So today, we are going to list down the best witch and wizard anime that you can watch to fill that magical void left in you. Let’s dive right into it. LETS GOOOO!

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Table of Content

55. Assault Lily: Bouquet

assault lily bouqet
Magic Character Development Storyline Animation Total
5/10
2/10
3/10
5/10
15/40

Genre: Action, Magic
Episodes: 12

Anime Storyline:

Assault Lily: Bouquet’s story revolves around the emergence of mysterious monsters that posed a never-ending threat to the existence of humanity. People began to call these beings Huge and decided to fight them with the use of magic and science.

Riri Hitotsuyanagi (Protagonist) was a normal girl who had witnessed the chaos brought by the Huge. Humanity developed weapons called Charm that could incapacitate the Huge. These brave warriors were mostly girls so they were called Lilies.

She decided to protect people by becoming a Lily herself but the life of Lily may not be as pleasant as the name sounds. Such a pure witch, isn’tshe?

 

54. Ulysses: Jeanne d'Arc and the Alchemist Knight

Ulysses
Magic Character Development Storyline Animation Total
5/10
3/10
2/10
5/10
15/40

Genre: Action, Magic, Adventure
Episodes: 31

Anime Storyline:

Ulysses: Jeanne d’Arc and the Alchemist Knight is based around the chaos brought by the ceaseless war between two countries over the throne and oh, the young students were forced to participate in war for the victory of their homeland. (jeez, who comes up with this stuff).

Montmorency (Male Protagonist) was a young knight with a keen interest in alchemy. Even though he was not good at it, he managed to summon a legendary fairy Astaroth who ended up guiding him in his research.

However, Montmorency ends up using the power of the philosopher stone to save a young girl, Jeanne. The girl becomes Ulysses, an entity with immense power. Now, Jeanne must use her power to save humanity from utter destruction. UTTER DESTRUCTION!

 

53. Granblue Fantasy The Animation

granblue fantasy
Magic Character Development Storyline Animation Total
5/10
3/10
3/10
6/10
17/40

Genre: Action, Animation
Episodes: 2 Seasons, 12 Episodes

Anime Storyline:

This anime takes place on islands floating in the vast sky that were inhabited by humans and various supernatural creatures. The islands were full of hidden mysteries and wonders of magic. However, the rulers of a certain empire decided to declare war to claim supremacy.

(Seriously, these evil villain lords will announce war simply because they’re bored.)

Gran (Main Protagonist) was a normal adventurer living in one of the floating islands with his lizard friend named Vyrn (loner alert). He meets Lyria (Female Protagonist), a girl who escaped the Erste Empire that was planning a war.

To prevent the war, Gran decides to help Lyria in escaping from the pursuits. They leave the island in search of Lyria’s father who may help them in this dire situation.

 

52. Rental Magica

Rental Magica
Magic Character Development Storyline Animation Total
5/10
4/10
3.5/10
6/10
18.5/40

Genre: Action, Animation, Comedy, Magic
Episodes: 24

Anime Storyline:

In present times, Mages are widely recognized because of their abilities and knowledge. Various organizations serve as a bridge between mages and normal people. Skilled Mages are hired by these organizations to solve the problems of civilians.

Itsuki Iba (Protagonist) was an introvert with zero communication skills. He ends up becoming the president of his father’s company named Astral whose service was providing mages to the people in trouble. (Where can I hire these mages? Asking for a friend of course).

Now, Itsuki must adapt to his new life so that he can provide services to people while competing with other rival companies.

 

51. Brave 10

Brave 10
Magic Character Development Storyline Animation Total
5/10
4.5/10
3.5/10
5.5/10
18.5/40

Genre: Action, Animation, Magic, History
Episodes: 12

Anime Storyline:

According to the history of Japan, two legendary lords were having a war over territory that engulfed the lives of innocent people.

Isanami (Female Protagonist) was a priestess of a temple. Her temple was destroyed by rogue ninjas and she was forced to flee into the forest. She was saved by Saizo Kirigakure (Male Protagonist) who turned out to be a  legendary ninja.

Saizou finds out that Isanami holds a mysterious power that could be dangerous if it falls in the wrong hands. The lord of the land (Yukimura Sanada) suggested that they should gather 10 brave warriors who will protect Isanami and may help them in conquering Japan.

 

50. Myriad Colors Phantom World

Myriad Colors phantom World
Magic Character Development Storyline Animation Total
5/10
4.5/10
3.5/10
6/10
19/40

Genre: Fantasy
Episodes: 13

Anime Storyline:

The existence of supernatural beings was hidden from the eyes of society but the outbreak of a mysterious virus enhanced the perception of people and they began to witness these powerful beings (Phantoms).

The virus also changed the genetics of the new generation and gifted them with magical and supernatural abilities. These young kids now protect the world from phantoms that disturb their normal life.

Haruhiko Ichijou (Male Protagonist) was one of the young people that were gifted with the ability to seal phantoms. He teams up with Mai Kawakami (Female Protagonist) who holds the martial arts powers. Together, they fight off the phantoms troubling the citizens

 

49. Our Last Crusade or the Rise of a New World

Our last crusade
Magic Character Development Storyline Animation Total
5.5/10
4.5/10
3.5/10
6/10
19.5/40

Genre: Fantasy, Romance
Episodes: 12

Anime Storyline:

With the discovery of a magic force (Astral), the mages gained an upper hand in terms of advancement and power but normal humans could not accept it and started a war with the mages. The war resulted in the emergence of two nations with a deep hatred for one another.

Iska (Male Protagonist) was the elite soldier of the human empire who was given the sacred blades to kill the mages on the battlefield. However, he wanted to end this meaningless war without bloodshed.

He met Aliceliese (Female Protagonist) who was the most powerful mage of Nebulis Sovereignty and even though both of them were enemies they shared a single goal of ending this war with peace. Both of them now carry the fate of the world.

 

48. Izetta: The Last Witch

Izzeta
Magic Character Development Storyline Animation Total
6/10
4/10
3.5/10
6/10
19.5/40

Genre: Animation, Historical Fantasy, Military
Episodes: 12

Anime Storyline:

The country of Germania was very advanced in terms of military might and intelligence. Due to their arrogant pride in power, they started a war with surrounding countries. (Told you these evil empires will start a war over minor inconveniences.)

Ortfiné Fredericka von Eylstadt (Protagonist) was the princess of a small country called Elystadt. She was working hard to maintain peace between her country and others but the soldiers of Germania captured her and declared war on her country.

She was rescued by Izetta (Protagonist), the last surviving witch of a prestigious witch clan. The witch showed loyalty to the country of Elystadt and decided to protect them with her powerful magic.

 

47. Blade Dance of the Elementalers

Blade Dance of the Elementalers
Magic Character Development Storyline Animation Total
6/10
4/10
4/10
6/10
20/40

Genre: Action, Comedy, Harem
Episodes: 12

Anime Storyline:

A sacred battle royale called Blade Dance of the Elementalers was held every year where young maidens with a contracted spirit participate to win the glorious title of Legendary Elementaler.

Kamito Kazehaya (Main Protagonist) was a ruthless assassin in the past but his encounter with the spirit Restia Ashdoll changed his life once for all. However, the spirit strangely went missing which caused him a lot of stress.

He comes to the noble academy of elementalers where young females are trained. He ends up forming a contract with a spirit and finds himself enrolled in the battle royale. Kamito must win this battle to find the whereabouts of his missing spirit.

 

46. Garo: The Animation

garo the animation
Magic Character Development Storyline Animation Total
7/10
3/10
4/10
6/10
20/40

Genre: Action, Adventure
Episodes: 25

Anime Storyline:

The mysterious knights and alchemists were the secret well-wishers of humanity as they protected them from evil spirits and demons. However, some nobles wanted them dead due to their personal prejudices, so they issued an order to kill them.

Leon Luis (Protagonist) was a knight with powerful abilities but the fact that humans killed his mother was stopping him from protecting humans. However, his father, a legendary knight, trained him and advised him to let go of his rage.

He met Alfonso San Valiante (Protagonist), the prince of his kingdom who tragically lost his title and status as he was working for the welfare of his people. Leon ends up helping him and the two begin their journey.

 

45. Anti Magic Academy: The 35th Test Platoon

anti magic academy
Magic Character Development Storyline Animation Total
7/10
3/10
4/10
6/10
20/40

Genre: Action, Harem, Fantasy
Episodes: 12

Anime Storyline:

To defend the innocent people from various entities ranging from demons, witches, and spirits specially trained people called Inquisitors are deployed. These officers are tasked with dealing with supernatural entities within some limits so that peace can be maintained.

Takeru Kusanagi (Male Protagonist) was the leader of the 35th platoon of Inquisitors but they were quite lame and other platoons often mocked them. (They were called Small Fry Platoon which sounds like a new KFC item). However, when an elite inquisitor joined their platoon as a punishment, things started to change for them.

The 35th platoon must work together so that they can climb up the ranks of platoons.

 

44. The Mystic Archives of Dantalian