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Wizard Barristers: Benmashi Cecil


Alternative Titles

English: Wizard Barristers
Japanese: ウィザード・バリスターズ~弁魔士セシル

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 13, 2014 to Mar 31, 2014
Premiered: Winter 2014
Broadcast: Mondays at 01:30 (JST)
Producers: Pony Canyon, Showgate
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: Arms
Source: Original
Genres: Magic
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 6.261 (scored by 15,833 users)
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Ranked: #61632
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Popularity: #1440
Members: 39,179
Favorites: 49
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Synopsis

The story takes place in Tokyo in 2018, where normal humans and those who can use magic coexist. As a result, there are laws against using magic, and a "magic courtroom" exists to preside over lawsuits regarding magic use. In these cases, "Benmashi" or wizard barristers defend those who use magic. The anime follows Cecil, the youngest Benmashi in history, and her associates as they defend clients in these cases.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Sudou, Cecil
Sudou, Cecil
Main
Tanabe, Rui
Japanese
Tanabe, Rui
Tento, Moyo
Tento, Moyo
Supporting
Taketatsu, Ayana
Japanese
Taketatsu, Ayana
Hachiya, Mitsuhisa
Hachiya, Mitsuhisa
Supporting
Touchi, Hiroki
Japanese
Touchi, Hiroki
Erari, Quinn
Erari, Quinn
Supporting
Inoue, Marina
Japanese
Inoue, Marina

Staff

Nakamura, Shinichi
Nakamura, Shinichi
Producer
Umetsu, Yasuomi
Umetsu, Yasuomi
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard, Chief Animation Director, Original Creator, Character Design, Animation Director, Key Animation, Series Composition
Sanpei, Hijiri
Sanpei, Hijiri
Episode Director
Barr, Katelyn
Barr, Katelyn
Script


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"JUSTITIA" by Lia

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"BLUE TOPAZ" by Rui Tanabe




More reviewsReviews

Stark700
Mar 30, 2014
Wizard Barristers. Those are two words that might spark some curiosity in your head. We have the term ‘wizard’ that would automatically mark this series with magic themes and then, there’s barristers, a lesser familiar term. By definition standards, barrister deals with the law and essentially is a lawyer found in law jurisdictions. So combining those two terms would result in lawyers who can use magic. You’re not wrong if that’s the first thing that came to your mind. But there’s something else to take consider for our main female protagonist, Cecil Sudo. Starring her career as a wizard barrister, she is the youngest known read more
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DatDamnPR
Mar 30, 2014
This series is somewhat of an enigma. The concept of Wizards defending Wizards in a Magic Court was a very unique idea and plot. Sudo Cecil is your lead character, who happens to be a "Wizard Barrister" working for Butterfly Law Office. She is looking for answers about her past and discovers not only the truth, but is thrown into many difficult, dangerous situations. The characters development in the series is extremely well done. As is the relationship development between them. You get a clear idea of the relationship each character has to each other. With a few exceptions of course. Each episode takes read more
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nobleneurotic
Dec 6, 2014
I haven’t done a review in almost a year. So, you would think Wizard Barristers: Benmashi Cecil is ‘that’ special. Let me tell you why it ‘almost’ was.

First, the concept. You could more likely compare Wizard Barristers into being a legal representative of Wuds (people who possess magical powers) in Tokyo Year 2018. Cecil Sudou, being the youngest ever Wizard Barrister, tries to make use of her knowledge to ‘defend’ Wuds and give them an unprejudiced trial.

However, being involved with strange people along the way, she discovers more about her past, and something about herself.

Story: (3/10)
Don’t get me wrong. I would say that the read more
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Dimweaper
May 3, 2015
DISCLAIMER: I tried to conceal most spoilers, but some information will leak through, namely the kind of plot the series develops, but not the specifics. Also, this review was originally made with scores on a scale of 100, so values will be rounded down or up to arrive at the desired final score on MAL's scoring system, and what I tried to evaluate isn't the same as what MAL seeks to evaluate.

There are so many shows and series out there that feature mages and wizards concealed in the midst of our real-world society. Sometimes, large-scale battles take place. Did you ever wonder how read more
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