Nishi no Yoki Majo: Astraea Testament


The Good Witch Of The West

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Synonyms: Nishi no Yoki Majo
Japanese: 西の善き魔女 Astraea Testament
English: The Good Witch Of The West
German: The Good Witch of the West: Astraea Testament
French: La sorcière de L'ouest: Astraea Testament
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Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 8, 2006 to Jul 1, 2006
Premiered: Spring 2006
Broadcast: Saturdays at 01:45 (JST)
Licensors: Maiden Japan
Studios: HAL Film Maker
Source: Light novel
Genres: ComedyComedy, DramaDrama, FantasyFantasy, MysteryMystery, RomanceRomance
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

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Score: 6.681 (scored by 61366,136 users)
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Ranked: #57142
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Popularity: #4867
Members: 19,405
Favorites: 51

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Synopsis

On Filiel's 15th birthday, she received her mother's necklace as a memento from her obstinate astronomer father. Her common and tedious life was turned into a life of conspiracies. With her new life, many adventures await.

(Source: ANN)

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Staff

Nakayama, Katsuichi
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard, Key Animation
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Kosaka, Harume
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Fuseki, Kazunobu
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"Starry Waltz" by kukui
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Ending Theme

"Kanata" by Mariaria




Reviews

Aug 27, 2010
The Good Witch of the West.
Its an anime filled with Much Romance, Drama, Mystery and Action. If you wish to see a anime with a great yet not to obvious storyline this is the anime for you.

It started of looking as nothing but some lame children anime, but as the story unfolds you will find the story interesting and you might also get addicted to it.
The expected won't happen as you watch this 13 episodes long anime.
The first episodes might not be so capturing however when you start following the story for real you might have troubles leaving your computer.

I will without a ...
Sep 24, 2007
Mixed Feelings
Title: Nishi no Yoki Majo ' Astraea Testament

Manga/Anime/Novel: Nishi no Yoki Majo's original incarnation was an eight-volume, three side-story novel series done by Noriko Ogiwara. The manga incarnation, which keeps Ogiwara on the story and puts Haruhiko Momokawa on the art, is currently running in Japan, began being serialized in Comic Blade on July 9th, 2006, and currently has five volumes released. Tokyopop has picked it up, and will release it under the title Good Witch of the West ' Nishi no Yoki Majo's literal translation ' this October (2006). The anime itself ran from April 7th to June 30th of this year ...
Sep 9, 2023
I picked this up because the manga hooked me and I couldn't find more of it.

I was disappointed and confused to say the least. The pacing is too fast. 13 episodes is too short for the story to properly unfold and to establish the characters as anyone you actually care about. Firiel and Rune get the most screen time, but never develop much. There's a lot of politics at play in this story, but there isn't a lot of time spent really establishing points of view or importance of different factions. The world building could use some work, too.

The animation is quite pretty, and ...

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