18+ Best Magic Fantasy Anime, According to IMDb (2023)

The Magic Fantasy Anime genre has been very popular with every age group. The fancy worlds, mysterious creatures, magic, and creativity that bring life to a dreamland Here are 18+ Best Magic Fantasy Anime, According to IMDb.

18+ Best Magic Fantasy Anime, According to IMDb

20) Sugar Apple Fairy Tale

Sugar Apple Fairy Tale

IMDB Ratings6.7
GenresAdventure, Fantasy, Romance, Magic
Number Of Episodes12
StudiosJ.C. Staff
Where To WatchCrunchyroll

Sugar Apple Fairy Tale depicts a world that is cohabited by humans and fairies. But humans betrayed the fairies. Whoever possesses the chipped wing of a fairy holds its life in his hands.

Humans have used this to enslave fairies. But Anne Halford, a human, dreams of times when fairies and humans are equal. Anne wants to become a Silver Sugar Master.

She hires a warrior fairy, Shall Fen Shall, as her bodyguard. Together, they set out on a journey to achieve their goals.

19) Kekkai Sensen

Kekkai Sensen

IMDB Rating7.2
GenresAction, Fantasy, Comedy, Magic
Number Of Episodes12
Where To WatchCrunchyroll, Funimation, Netflix, Amazon Prime

Kekkai Sensen, or Blood Blockade Battlefront takes place in Hellsalem’s Lot, formerly known as New York. Three years ago, a portal suddenly opened up, which was a doorway between the Earth and beyond.

It created a bubble around the city that trapped humans, vampires, supersonic monkeys, and other such creatures within the city. They are forced to live together.

However, an organization named Libra makes sure that there is order within the city.

18) The Misfit Of Demon King Academy

The Misfit Of Demon King Academy

IMDB Ratings7.3
GenresAction, Fantasy, Magic
Number Of Episodes13
StudiosSilver Link
Where To WatchCrunchyroll, Netflix

Demons and Humans were constantly at war with each other. To put an end to meaningless bloodshed, the demon king Anos Voldigoad made a deal with humans.

He agreed to sacrifice himself in exchange for peace between the two species. Now, after two thousand years, he has reincarnated again. Anos finds the demon world in total chaos.

He decides to reclaim his title. But for that, he must finish Demon King Academy, where he is a misfit.

17) Ao No Exorcist

Blue Exorcist

IMDB Rating7.4
GenresAction, Fanatsy, Magic
Number Of Episodes25
StudiosA-1 Pictures
Where To WatchNetflix, Crunchyroll, Hulu, Amazon Prime

Ao No Exorcist on the list of Magic Fantasy Anime is one of the best-selling manga series, with more than twenty-five million copies in circulation. Also known as The Blue Exorcist, it tells about a boy named Rin Okumura.

His father, Shiro Fujimoto, is an exorcist. One day, Rin comes to know that he is the son of Satan. He unleashes his demon powers in order to protect his father. Rin enrols in True Cross Academy to learn exorcism.

16) Hai To Gensou No Grimgar

Hai To Gensou No Grimgar

IMDB Ratings7.4
GenresAction, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Magic
Number Of Episodes12
StudiosA-1 Pictures
Where To WatchHulu, Crunchyroll, Funimation

Grimgar is a land of constant chaos and war. Mysterious creatures roam the land. A group of humans from modern Earth find themselves stranded on Grimgar.

They have no recollection of how they ended up on Grimgar. In a foreign land, they are surrounded by fear and anxiety. The only paying job is offered by the reserve army. They all join as trainee soldiers. Teamwork is the only way to survive on Grimgar.

15) Tenki No Ko

Tenki No Ko

IMDB Ratings7.5
GenresDrama, Fantasy, Romance, Magic
Number Of Episodes1
StudiosCoMix Wave Films
Where To WatchNetflix, Amazon Prime, Youtube

Tenki No Ko, or Weathering With You, revolves around two high school students. Hodaka Morishima grows tired of his country life. He runs away to Tokyo. He starts working at a small publishing house.

Tokyo, in the meantime, is facing unusual weather. It rains more than often, disrupting the lives of people. Hodako crosses paths with a girl named Hina Amano.

Hina is a sunshine girl. She has the ability to stop the rain and clear the skies. But what turns out to be a blessing for others is a curse for Hina.

14) Log Horizon

Log Horizon

IMDB Rating7.6
GenresAction, Adventure, Fantasy, Magic
Number Of Episodes25
Where To WatchHulu, Crunchyroll, Amazon Prime, Netflix, Funimation

Log Horizon revolves around a successful MMORPG game known as Elder Tale. The game has a player base of millions from around the world.

One day, thirty thousand gamers who were logged in to the game are transported into the virtual game world in their respective roles. They must survive in the game and find a way out.

13) Mahoutsukai No Yome

Mahoutsukai No Yome

IMDB Ratings7.7
GenresDrama, Fantasy, Romance, Magic
Number Of Episodes24
StudiosWit Studios
Where To WatchCrunchyroll, Amazon Prime, Netflix, Funimation

Mahoutsukai No Yome in Magic Fantasy Anime tells a story like Beauty and the Beast. Chise Hatori is a fifteen-year-old orphan. Her peers often mistreat and bully her.

Chise is frustrated by her lonely life. She decides to sell herself at an auction. Chise wants a place she can call home. Elias Ainsworth purchases her for five million pounds. He takes Chise to his country home.

Elias is a seven-foot-tall Magus with a skull for a head. Chise is supposedly his apprentice and to-be bride. Will Chise find the happiness she has always wanted?

12) Welcome To Demon School Iruma Kun

Iruma Kun

IMDB Rating7.7
Number Of EpisodesComedy, Fantasy, Magic
StudiosBandai Namco Pictures
Where To WatchCrunchyroll, Netflix, Hulu

Not just humans long for a family. Demons can have similar feelings as well. Iruma Suzuki, a fourteen-year-old boy, is sold to a demon by his neglectful parents.

Iruma is heartbroken but has no choice other than to accept his fate. However, he soon realises that the demon he has been sold to just wants a grandchild to pamper.

Iruma joins the demon school, Babyls. He tries to keep a low profile at the school and keep his human identity a secret.

11) Little Witch Academia

Little Witch Academia

IMDB Ratings7.8
GenresAdventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Magic
Number Of Episodes25
Where To WatchNetflix

Fantasy need not always be dark. Little Witch Academia touches the innocent side of magic. Luna Nova Magical Academy is a prestigious school for little girls who want to become witches.

Atsuko “Akko” Kagari wishes to become a witch but has no magical upbringing. She draws inspiration from a witch named Shiny Chariot. Shiny told Akko that “a believing heart is your magic!”.

However, magic is declining in the world and is draining it of happiness. Akko’s will to learn magic will be put to the test.

10) Tate No Yuusha No Nariagari

Tate No Yuushu No Nariagari

IMDB Ratings7.9
GenresAction, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Magic
Number Of Episodes25
StudiosKinema Citrus
Where To WatchFunimation, Crunchyroll, Hulu, Netflix, Amazon Prime

Tate No Yuusha No Nariagari Magic Fantasy Anime creates a story in a multiverse and parallel universe. Four men hailing from Japan and from parallel universes are summoned to the kingdom of Melromarc.

They are to be the saviors of Melromarc from interdimensional monsters. Naofumi Iwatani receives a shield, while others receive a sword, spear, and bow.

His sole supporter betrays and abandons him. Naofumi now has to rebuild his strength and reputation in Melromac.

9) Fairy Tail

Fairy Tail

IMDB Rating7.9
GenresAction, Adventure, Fantasy, Magic
Number Of Episodes175
StudiosSatelight, A-1 Pictures
Where To WatchHulu, Netflix, Amazon Prime, Funimation, Crunchyroll

Fairy Tail revolves around the magical kingdom of Fiore. Here wizards can be put on tasks for a sum of money. Lucy Heartfilia, a lively young girl, wishes to join The Fairy Tail, a wizard guild among many scattered across the continent.

She has a lucky chance to enter the guild with the help of Natsu Dragneel, the “Salamander” of Fairy Tail. However, surviving within the guild is a different matter altogether.

8) Nanatsu No Taizai

Nanatsu No Tanzai

IMDB Ratings7.9
GenresAction, Adventure, Fantasy, Magic
Number Of Episodes24
StudiosA-1 Pictures
Where To WatchNetflix

Nanatsu No Taizai is one of the most famous Magic fantasy Anime. The kingdom of Lioness is being held hostage by Holy Knights. The Holy Knights are the protectors of the Royal Family.

But they have staged a coup. The third princess, Elizabeth Lioness, sets out on the search for the Seven Deadly Sins.

The Seven Deadly Sins are a group of powerful knights that were banished from the kingdom on charges of treason. They are the last hope to save the kingdom from demons.

7) Howl No Ugoku Shiro

Howls Moving Castle

IMDB Rating8.2
GenresAdventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Magic
Number Of Episodes1
StudiosStudio Ghibli
Where To WatchNetflix

Howl No Ugoku Shiro is written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki. Hayao Miyazaki directed this film as a way to condemn the American invasion of Iraq. The anime movie has many anti-war elements.

Howl No Ugoku Shiro, or Howl’s Moving Castle, shows a fantasy kingdom where both magic and modern technology are present. A young girl named Sophie is cursed by a witch and turned into a ninety-year-old woman.

In the background of love and loyalty, the film showcases the devastating effects of war.

6) Black Clover

Black Clover

IMDB Ratings8.3
GenresAction, Comedy, Fantasy, Magic
Number Of Episodes170
Where To WatchNetflix, Crunchyroll, Hulu, Amazon Prime

Black Clover tells the story of a kingdom protected by powerful wizards and mages. Asta and Yuno are two orphans. They are best friends and share the same ambition.

Asta and Yuno desire to become the wizard king, next only to the ruler. Yuno is a prodigy born with immense magical powers. Asta has no magical skills, so he focuses on enhancing his physical strength.

One day Asta receives a rare five-leaf clover, or the black clover. Black Clover gives him the power to use antimagic.

5) Soul Eater

Soul Eater

IMDB Ratings8.4
GenresAction, Comedy, Fantasy, Magic
Number Of Episodes51
Where To WatchHulu, Crunchyroll, Amazon Prime, Funimation

Soul Eater has a gothic setting and indulges in fan service. The Death Weapon Meister Academy, located in the dead city of the United States, is the center of the Soul Eater.

The school is headed by Lord Death. The school trains death scythes. Death scythes are weapons wielded by a Shinigami. However, death scythes are not weapons made from metal. They are human hybrids who can transform into weapons.

4) Made In Abyss

Made In Abyss

IMDB Ratings8.4
GenresAdventure, Drama, Fantasy, Magic, Mystery, Sci-fi
Number Of Episodes13
StudiosKinema Citrus
Where To WatchAmazon Prime, Crunchyroll, HiDive, Hulu,

A mystery hole stretches deep into the earth. The gaping chasm is known as the Abyss. There are many layers to the Abyss. The Abyss has remnants of previous civilizations.

Thus, many cave raiders frequent the Abyss. However, the deeper one goes into the Abyss, the more he is affected by the curse of the Abyss. Many people have gone mad while ascending the Abyss.

An orphan girl named Rikko wishes to explore the depths of the Abyss like her mother.

3) Saint Seiya

Saint Seiya

 IMDB Rating8.4
GenresAdventure, Fantasy, Sci-fi, Magic
Number Of Episodes114
StudiosToei Animation
Where To WatchNetflix, Amazon Prime, Crunchyroll

The Saints are a group of warrior men dedicated to the protection of the goddess Athena, the goddess of war and wisdom. Now a new generation of saints is coming up.

A young teenager named Seiya wants to become strong like the fabled bronze knight. Seiya is also looking for his missing sister.

2) Kami No Tou

Kami No Tou

IMDB Ratings8.7
GenresAction, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Fantasy, Magic
Number Of Episodes13
StudiosTelecom Animation Film
Where To WatchCrunchyroll, Netflix

Kami No Tou, or Tower of God, centers around a mysterious tower. Most of the events in the anime take place in this tower. The tower has magic, water-like material flowing in it.

The material is called Shinsu. Shinsu can be manipulated to enhance the powers of a person. The tower summons some chosen people called regulars, who then compete with each other.

However, Bam managed to open the gates of the tower without being summoned. The fate of an irregular is not very pleasant in the tower.

1) Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood

Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood

IMDB Ratings9.1
GenresAction, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Magic
Number Of Episodes64
Where To WatchNetflix, Hulu, Crunchyroll, Amazon Prime, Funimation

Edward and Alphonso are two brothers living in a small, remote village. Their father was a noted alchemist who abandoned them.

When their mother passes away because of an illness, they decide to bring her back using alchemy. However, they both sustained heavy physical damage in the process, which ultimately failed.

Now they are government-sanctioned alchemists, trying their best to restore their bodies.

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