Mahou Shoujo Lyrical Nanoha: The Movie 2nd A's

Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha: The Movie 2nd A's

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Japanese: 魔法少女リリカルなのは The MOVIE 2nd A's
English: Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha: The Movie 2nd A's
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Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 14, 2012
Producers: Good Smile Company
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Seven Arcs
Source: Original
Genres: ActionAction, ComedyComedy, DramaDrama, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Theme: Mahou ShoujoMahou Shoujo
Duration: 2 hr. 29 min.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity


Score: 8.121 (scored by 1055110,551 users)
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Ranked: #4532
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Popularity: #4401
Members: 23,627
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Several months have passed since the Jewel Seed incident, and Nanoha Takamachi is getting ready to welcome Fate Testarossa back from her trial with the Administrative Bureau. Having received conditional clemency for her role in preventing the crisis, Fate has been allowed to attend school with Nanoha. However, before the two girls can settle into their daily lives together, a group of dark mages suddenly descend upon them. Overpowered by their unknown assailants, Nanoha and Fate have their mana absorbed by an ominous grimoire, and both Raising Heart and Bardiche are damaged in the process.

The ones behind this ambush are known as the Wolkenritter, and its four members—Vita, Signum, Shamal, and the familiar Zafila—were summoned by the Book of Darkness to carry out its malignant bidding. The book's current owner is the young girl Hayate Yagami, oblivious to its true nature while the Wolkenritter, charging its power with the forcibly stolen mana, is duty-bound to seek the tome's completion.

Left drained and weaponless, Nanoha and Fate must race against time to recover their strength and confront the Wolkenritter, with the aim of preventing the quartet from finishing the Book of Darkness and unleashing its devastating magic upon the world.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Kusakawa, Keizou
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Aketagawa, Jin
Sound Director
Kodaira, Maki
Episode Director
Natsume, Kouichirou
Episode Director


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Ending Theme

1: "Hohoemi no Plumage" by Tamura Yukari
2: "BRIGHT STREAM" by Nana Mizuki


Nov 18, 2023
At this point I've reviewed quite a few instalments in the Nanoha franchise. Including the first film and the A's series. Thus far, it's been a very strong franchise and I hope we're ending this year's film festival week on a high note with this.


We open with Hayate taking the bus while holding a chained up book in her lap. She' get's wheeling herself home in her chair when a sleeping truck driver nearly rams into her only for her to be saved by a mysterious light. Meanwhile, Nanoha is beyond excited for Fate's upcoming return. They're enjoying their reunion when we learn ...
Feb 8, 2022
For anyone new to the franchise this is the definitive way to watch the A's arc. Much as with the previous film, this movie has clear, crisp new visuals, and a new sheen of consummate professionalism that really gives the story a big boost. All the fat has been trimmed to fit it into a runtime less than 3 hours, but it never feels rushed and still manages to tell the whole story in a coherent fashion. Sticklers for cannon or people who liked those twin cat characters for some reason may complain that they omitted quite a few things, but looking at it in ...
Jul 15, 2023
Mixed Feelings
Lyrical Nanoha Movie The 2nd A's is the second movie and appropriately reboots the second season of the anime, Lyrical Nanoha A's in much the same way as its prequel did. While I had high hopes which were certainly held up to for the first movie, the second movie, while still very enjoyable, can be a bit of a mixed bag. Unfortunately, the second movie suffers from pacing just a bit more than the first; due to the sheer amount of content that was necessary to be crammed into the movie, it's not able to achieve the same level of success.

Certain elements that were present ...

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Nanoha Project executive committee announced at Comiket 83 that Mahou Shoujo Lyrical Nanoha: The Movie 2nd A's Blu-ray & DVD will be released on March 22nd. more

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Recent Forum Discussion

Poll: Mahou Shoujo Lyrical Nanoha: The Movie 2nd A's Episode 1 Discussion ( 1 2 )
animehobbit - Jul 16, 2012
62 repliesby Tardivex »»
Aug 6, 2021 2:01 PM
Hayate's dialect?
Alpha-Methyl - Jan 22, 2018
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Feb 4, 2018 2:35 AM
Second Movie Commentary
EmilyEvelan - Jun 12, 2015
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Jun 12, 2015 8:59 AM
Questions about this and the 1st movie.
MoonXArtemis - Mar 21, 2013
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Mar 26, 2013 6:34 PM
Aklyon - Jan 1, 2012
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Dec 9, 2012 6:08 AM