Little Witch Academia (TV)

Little Witch Academia

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: リトルウィッチアカデミア
English: Little Witch Academia
German: Little Witch Academia
Spanish: Little Witch Academia
French: L'école des petites sorcières
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Type: TV
Episodes: 25
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 9, 2017 to Jun 26, 2017
Premiered: Winter 2017
Broadcast: Mondays at 00:00 (JST)
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Trigger
Source: Original
Genres: AdventureAdventure, ComedyComedy, FantasyFantasy
Theme: SchoolSchool
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: G - All Ages


Score: 7.811 (scored by 308632308,632 users)
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Ranked: #9072
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #321
Members: 627,023
Favorites: 7,489

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"A believing heart is your magic!"—these were the words that Atsuko "Akko" Kagari's idol, the renowned witch Shiny Chariot, said to her during a magic performance years ago. Since then, Akko has lived by these words and aspired to be a witch just like Shiny Chariot, one that can make people smile. Hence, even her non-magical background does not stop her from enrolling in Luna Nova Magical Academy.

However, when an excited Akko finally sets off to her new school, the trip there is anything but smooth. After her perilous journey, she befriends the shy Lotte Yansson and the sarcastic Sucy Manbavaran. To her utmost delight, she also discovers Chariot's wand, the Shiny Rod, which she takes as her own. Unfortunately, her time at Luna Nova will prove to be more challenging than Akko could ever believe. She absolutely refuses to stay inferior to the rest of her peers, especially to her self-proclaimed rival, the beautiful and gifted Diana Cavendish, so she relies on her determination to compensate for her reckless behavior and ineptitude in magic.

In a time when wizardry is on the decline, Little Witch Academia follows the magical escapades of Akko and her friends as they learn the true meaning of being a witch.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Yoshinari, You
Director, Storyboard, Original Creator, Character Design
Watanabe, Jun
Sound Director


Opening Theme

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1: "Shiny Ray" by YURiKA (eps 2-13)
2: "MIND CONDUCTOR" by YURiKA (eps 14-24)

Ending Theme

1: "Shiny Ray" by YURiKA (eps 1)
2: "Hoshi wo Todoreba (星を辿れば)" by Yuiko Ohara (大原ゆい子) (eps 2-13, 25)
3: "Toumei na Tsubasa (透明な翼)" by Yuiko Ohara (大原ゆい子) (eps 14-24)


Aug 15, 2023
The most slept on anime of all time. I seriously cannot understand hard pressed people about this series. Yes it may lack I'm strength in it's plot yes it may be predictable but have you ever had so much fun and sparkle in your eye just as if you were a child again watching an anime? It is an incredibly fun anime to watch without thinking too much, the animation is (as always) absolutely amazing. Maybe if all you watch is seinen or all you care about is how full life is, you won't find this to be your favorite. Absolutely appalling that this is ...
Mar 10, 2022
Mixed Feelings
this honestly is a solid show. the story and premise is pretty enjoyable, simple to understand and just is a mindless "you know what youre gonna get" show.

i just think tho it doesnt stand up to the other trigger shows you could watch instead. compared to like kill la kill i just wasnt as blown away or bedazzled like that show. the characters are just not as strong when you stack them up side by side as well.

however, i do have to give props to trigger for the ending. i didnt think they were gonna do it in the end, but they managed to take ...
Jan 22, 2023
Little Witch Academia

This anime sets a great example for all the others, showing how with an almost unlimited concept, it still manages to waste all its potential and simply create subpar results. On the outside, Little Witch Academia looks like a promising work. Animations, drawing style, colorful depictions you could almost think "This is going to be THIS anime!" but no, it's just a bluff.

Through this concept you had a limitless reserve of creative actions that could have been accomplished, there are no limitations here. Everything can be as irrational and bizarre as you want. And yet they decided that this anime is simply ...

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