Mahou Shoujo Lyrical Nanoha: The Movie 1st

Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha: The Movie 1st

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Japanese: 魔法少女リリカルなのは The MOVIE 1st
English: Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha: The Movie 1st
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Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 23, 2010
Producers: Aniplex
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Seven Arcs
Source: Original
Genres: ActionAction, ComedyComedy, DramaDrama, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Theme: Mahou ShoujoMahou Shoujo
Duration: 2 hr. 10 min.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity


Score: 7.871 (scored by 1529315,293 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #8182
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #3948
Members: 31,215
Favorites: 196

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Nanoha Takamachi, an ordinary third-grader, loves her family and friends more than anything else. One day, after having a strange dream in which a ferret gets injured, she sees the very same ferret in real life and rescues it. That ferret turns out to be Yuuno Scrya, a mage from another world who is trying to capture the 21 scattered Jewel Seeds before they cause serious damage to the universe. Yuuno is not powerful enough to capture the Jewel seeds on his own, so he grants Nanoha the intelligent device "Raising Heart" and begins training her as a mage.

Unfortunately, the powerful Jewel Seeds attract those with ill intentions. Another mage, Fate Testarossa, is desperate to collect the seeds for some unknown and sinister purpose, though the solemn look in her eyes makes Nanoha think that there is more to Fate than meets the eye. Mahou Shoujo Lyrical Nanoha: The Movie 1st is a retelling of the original series, which tells the story of two young mages and how their strong emotions shape their actions.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Mishima, Akio
Kusakawa, Keizou
Director, Storyboard
Aketagawa, Jin
Sound Director
Nakayama, Atsushi
Episode Director, Director of Photography


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Ending Theme

1: "My wish My love" by Yukari Tamura
2: "PHANTOM MINDS" by Nana Mizuki


Jul 12, 2023
Lyrical Nanoha Movie - The 1st is an excellent movie that acts as an all-purposes recap/reboot for the first season of the eponymous anime. In my experience, rebooting a TV series or season can be a mixed bag: sometimes it can suffer from lack of originality or feel like it's simply re-hashing the plot. Sometimes, it gets worse than this even and can feel like pure pandering or simply trying to cash in on the franchise in a quick and lucrative way. While not necessarily a bad thing in itself, these can be detractors from the enjoyment of the movie.

It is with much joy then, ...
Feb 4, 2022
Perhaps I'm just a sucker for high quality animation and the big budget production value that animated films have over their weekly counterparts, but I somehow found myself thoroughly enjoying this way more than I did the first season of the show. Maybe it's just that I've spent enough time with these characters at this point that I was more emotionally invested in their struggles. The story is exactly the same, so if you've already seen the first season of the show there's nothing new to be had there. I still think it's worth watching anyway.

For anyone completely new to the series I think this ...
Jan 7, 2014
Mixed Feelings
"Mahou Shoujo Lyrical Nanoha" is one of the more true to form Magical Girl works that I've personally seen (the only other one being Madoka Magica), and personally I wasn't all that impressed. That being said Nanoha still manages to deliver on some level despite its quirks.

Story: 6

Execution wise the story could of panned out slightly better. Bogged down with pacing issues, and a few mechanical problems with the plot. These mechanical issues pertain to mainly: Nanoha herself (more on that later), some lack luster dialogue, and the powers of the girls. The overall tale lost impact due to some less than stellar writing, ...

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Poll: Mahou Shoujo Lyrical Nanoha The MOVIE 1st Episode 1 Discussion ( 1 2 3 )
Killuan - Jan 26, 2010
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Nanoha The Movie 1st Soundtrack is awesome!
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Apr 8, 2017 4:47 PM
Watch the Movie or the Tv series?
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