Wizard Barristers: Benmashi Cecil

Wizard Barristers

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: ウィザード・バリスターズ~弁魔士セシル
English: Wizard Barristers
German: Wizard Barristers
Spanish: Wizard Barristers
French: Wizard Barristers
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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: ActionAction, FantasyFantasy
Themes: DetectiveDetective, MechaMecha
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.171 (scored by 2332323,323 users)
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Ranked: #80502
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #2709
Members: 56,835
Favorites: 61

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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.

(Source: ANN)


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Characters & Voice Actors

Chouno, Ageha

Tsunematsu, Ayumi

Kamakiri, Tobirou


Nana Djinni

Wakamoto, Norio


Mikami, Shiori

Otoo, Shigeyuki



Umetsu, Yasuomi
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard, Series Composition, Animation Director, Chief Animation Director, Original Creator, Key Animation, Character Design
Okumura, Yoshiaki
Episode Director, Key Animation


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Ending Theme

"BLUE TOPAZ" by Rui Tanabe

Mar 30, 2014
Mixed Feelings
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 ...
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 ...
Dec 6, 2014
Mixed Feelings
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 ...

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