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Mahou Shoujo Lyrical Nanoha A's

Alternative Titles

English: Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha A's
Japanese: 魔法少女リリカルなのは エース


Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 2, 2005 to Dec 25, 2005
Premiered: Fall 2005
Broadcast: Unknown
Source: Unknown
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company


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Ranked: #3772
Popularity: #1111
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After the events of the Lost Logia case, Nanoha waits patiently for the day she can reunite with her newfound friend, Fate. Although being an exceptionally powerful mage, Nanoha spends her days normally with her friends on Earth. But peace is once again suddenly shattered, as Nanoha is without warning attacked by a powerful mage. A group of violent mages have been attacking anything with magic power for their own goals. Nanoha and Fate, along with their friends Yuuno, Arf, Chrono and the Space/Time Administration Bureau must once more band together to stop these renegade mages from hurting anyone or anything else. Takes place after the first season of Lyrical Nanoha.


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Characters & Voice Actors

Testarossa, Fate
Testarossa, Fate
Mizuki, Nana
Mizuki, Nana
Takamachi, Nanoha
Takamachi, Nanoha
Tamura, Yukari
Tamura, Yukari
Yagami, Hayate
Yagami, Hayate
Ueda, Kana
Ueda, Kana
Sanada, Asami
Sanada, Asami


Kusakawa, Keizo
Kusakawa, Keizo
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Kameyama, Toshiki
Kameyama, Toshiki
Sound Director
Sadohara, Takeyuki
Sadohara, Takeyuki
Episode Director, Storyboard
Tsuzuki, Masaki
Tsuzuki, Masaki
Script, Theme Song Lyrics, Original Creator

More episodes Episodes(0/13)

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Opening Theme

"ETERNAL BLAZE" by Nana Mizuki

Ending Theme

"Spiritual Garden" by Tamura, Yukari

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Dec 6, 2008
After how much I enjoyed the first season of Nanoha, I immediately set to watching this sequel. And I will tell you something that rarely happens for me, I don’t think I got up from my sofa from episode 1 until the end. In many ways, A's outshines the original as a lot of the peeves I had from that show are non-existent now. I really loved this series a lot, it just had a few warts that prevent me from giving it a perfect grade.

The story in the original was really good, A's takes it all to a different level and read more
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Jan 23, 2009
Every once in a while or so, appears an anime that is literally compelling, rich, and truly irresistible. This is one of those- the franchise flourishes with support from the first season and absolutely comes back even more powerful to capture and entice the watcher in loving this well-constructed presentation. Seven Arcs has accomplished many great deeds with this release: executing a fantastic sequel to attract more awareness out of a type of "Dark Horse" anime. The Mahou Shoujo Lyrical Nanoha series (will use MSLN for short in later instances) isn't really "well-known" or "popularly watched" by the general audience, at least imo); Seven Arcs read more
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Oct 31, 2007
5 WORDS OR LESS REVIEW: Better than the first season

Mahou Shoujo Lyrical Nanoha A’s certainly strayed away from the usual, formulaic mahou shoujo stereotype. No more collecting Jewel Seeds for Nanoha and Fate. This time they face bigger, more powerful enemies that get in their way.

The new plot really made me excited, mostly because I’ve been waiting for Fate and Nanoha to become closer friends as well as become team mates. The new characters were also very intriguing and interesting, especially the Velka-type Knights. I like how Nanoha and Fate have to go against them, because they’re not as evil or twisted as Precia Testarossa read more
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Sep 17, 2008
Following up on the surprise hit of the first season, Nanoha A's comes with more energy and more faults, but it's still a worthy second season.

The second season dives headfirst back into the action that made the first season so remarkable by the end. There are still many enjoyable twists, though not as impressive in comparison to the previous season. This is no fault of the series itself though. By now, it's become more "girls who fight with magic" than "magical girl" so the various new plays on the genre don't sell as well as they did before. Battle scenes are no longer highlights, but read more
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Anime: Mahou Shoujo Madoka★Magica
The shows are both content and market-wise similar. Dramatic story, lesbian attitude, darker atmosphere than your average CCS, target older rather than younger demographics, oh yes and magical girls too.

I put my rec on A's because I seriously never watched the first Nanoha. My knowledge of magical girls genre is limited but these similarities are true and clear, see for Yourself. 
reportRecommended by lapisdragon
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Both are action-packed animes about badass magical girls, and are aimed at male viewers. 
reportRecommended by Hethran
Anime: Mahou Sensei Negima!
Both have the genre of magic, and a kid as main character and both have a very compelling atmosphere 
reportRecommended by Black-Flash
Anime: Fate/kaleid liner Prisma☆Illya
The concept of magical girls are present in both Mahou Shoujo Lyrical Nanoha A's and Fate/kaleid liner Prisma☆Illya. In both series, the main character's life are suddenly changed after one faithful day and they in turn become a magical girl with gifted powers. With that gift, they must fight to collect certain magical objects with the help of a mentor.

The main female character from both series are also somewhat naive but are caring, helpful, and cheerful. They also hope to make friends even with rivals throughout the series.

Both series has plenty of humor and drama. However, Mahou Shoujo Lyrical Nanoha A's  read more 
reportRecommended by Stark700
Anime: Senki Zesshou Symphogear G: In the Distance, That Day, When the Star Became Music...
In both shows, magical girls from rival groups battle each other. Both anime also contain sci-fi elements. (Keep in mind they're both second seasons to their respective series) 
reportRecommended by Noodle070
Anime: Fate/kaleid liner Prisma☆Illya 3rei!!
Both Series is in the Theme of Mahou shoujo. They both were light hearted in the start of the first series. In this arc of the story both of the heroines face against new opponents that uses a new power. which later the heroine learns how to use them. In this arc and Nanoha A's everything get serious and dark themed

The Fight Scene is amazing in both series that this arc maybe they make a movie for it also like nanoha

For Example
Masked man-Lotte Liese=Julian

Like for example in Nanoha A's they introduce to the Cartridge  read more 
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