Majo no Tabitabi


Wandering Witch: The Journey of Elaina

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Alternative Titles

English: Wandering Witch: The Journey of Elaina
Japanese: 魔女の旅々

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 2, 2020 to Dec 18, 2020
Premiered: Fall 2020
Broadcast: Fridays at 21:00 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: C2C
Source: Light novel
Genres: AdventureAdventure, MagicMagic, FantasyFantasy
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.551 (scored by 107993107,993 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #14452
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #640
Members: 259,483
Favorites: 2,215

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Synopsis

Since childhood, Elaina has always been fascinated by the stories written within her favorite book, especially those about Nike, a renowned witch who had numerous great travels across the world. Wanting to experience the awe of adventure herself, Elaina strives to become a witch, and despite the numerous trials that come her way, she eventually succeeds.

Now a full-fledged witch, Elaina finally embarks on her long-awaited journey, in which she meets many people along the way, learning their various stories. Through all of this, she explores the world at its fullest—experiencing both its bright and dark sides—starting her legendary tale.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Elaina

Main
Hondo, Kaede
Japanese

Saya

Supporting
Kurosawa, Tomoyo
Japanese

Flan

Supporting
Hanazawa, Kana
Japanese

Sheila

Supporting
Hikasa, Youko
Japanese

Mina

Supporting
Takahashi, Minami
Japanese

Nino

Supporting
Satou, Satomi
Japanese

Emil

Supporting
Ichikawa, Aoi
Japanese

Mirarosé

Supporting
Lynn
Japanese

Older Brother

Supporting
Yamashita, Daiki
Japanese

Younger Sister

Supporting
Tatsumi, Yuiko
Japanese

Staff

Kubooka, Toshiyuki
Director
Fujita, Akiko
Sound Director
Ueda, Reina
Theme Song Performance
ChouCho
Theme Song Performance


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Opening Theme

"Literature (リテラチュア)" by Reina Ueda (eps 2-8, 10)
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Ending Theme

"Haiiro no Saga (灰色のサーガ)" by ChouCho



Dec 18, 2020
RebelPanda (All reviews)
The Journey of Elaina has an identity crisis. On the surface, it appears to be an inspiring adventure across a magical fantasy world. In truth, it is something else entirely.

In the beginning, it is exactly what you'd anticipate. Then it blindsides you with something unexpected. The show reveals itself to be a thoroughly depressing, tonally maligned 'journey' driven by a narcissistic main character through a nihilistic and morbid world. It always left me anxious, nauseous, frustrated, and sometimes all of the above. If you want to draw meaning from suffering, it needs to be natural and purposeful. The Journey of Elaina manufactures pain to give read more
Dec 18, 2020
Veronin (All reviews)
"Happiness is a way of travel, not a destination."

Fiction often tells us a similar tale: one of the hero saving the day, where happiness is a commodity given as a reward for good and just deeds. In the case of Majo no Tabitabi, which follows Elaina's solitary journey throughout the vast skies and endless seas, this rule of fiction is approached in a more skeptical manner. Good intentions may be rewarded, but it is not always so.

Unlike most anime, Majo no Tabitabi doesn't portray karma as an infallible law from which we can never escape. Sometimes the characters will strive to resolve an issue read more
Dec 18, 2020
DannyTheDonkey (All reviews)
Once upon a .. .' Stop! That's too corny.
How about 'One Saturday afternoon'? That's slightly better,
but why not begin more directly, like saying Who is the beautiful girl wearing a Brooch? That’s right it’s me. OK, now we're off

Majo No Tabitabi or Wandering Witch is a story that almost tells itself in its title. It is not so hard to imagine what kind of anime this will going to be; a fairy tale stories about young prodigy witch, traveling from country to country, meets new people and new situations in every episode. The anime is exactly as you'd expect, and more, but it read more
Dec 18, 2020
Ryuseishun (All reviews)
The world isn't beautiful, therefore it is.”
― Keiichi Sigsawa

Majo no Tabitabi was not only one of the most pleasant surprises for me in 2020, but perhaps one of the best anime series to come out of 2020.

Adapted from a light novel series written by Jougi Shiraishi, directed by Toshiyuki Kubooka (who had also previously directed the Berserk film trilogy), and produced by C2C, a studio not known for a huge resume outside of their contribution to WorldEnd (commonly referred to as SukaSuka), Majo no Tabitabi would seem like your typical run-of-the-mill, cutesy, lighthearted fantasy series with a prominent and colorful witch-themed setting. With such read more

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