Fairy Tail Zerø
Fairy Tail Zero
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Fairy Tail Zerø

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Synonyms: Fairy Tail Gaiden
English: Fairy Tail Zero
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 1
Chapters: 13
Status: Finished
Published: Jul 16, 2014 to Jul 17, 2015
Genre: Fantasy Fantasy
Authors: Mashima, Hiro (Story & Art)


Score: 7.881 (scored by 3053030,530 users)
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Ranked: #10402
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Popularity: #302
Members: 53,169
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Fairy Tail Zero
Volume 1


Long before she would found Fairy Tail, first master Mavis Vermillion is left under the care of the Red Lizard guild. Abused and belittled at every opportunity, she is forced to complete difficult chores. Despite this horrific treatment, Mavis refuses to cry, for if she did, she would not be able to meet the fairies. However, her life of servitude comes to an abrupt end when the Blue Skull guild raids her home, leaving only Mavis and the guild master's daughter Zera alive.

For many years, Mavis and Zera live alone, taking care of each other. But this all changes when a band of treasure hunters come to the island in search of the Tenrou Jade—a precious gem that is sacred to the island. With the arrival of new faces, her life begins to change again. Mavis has never stopped wishing to meet the fairies, and now she may finally have the chance to find them.

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Fairy Tail Zerø was published in English by Kodansha Comics USA on July 12, 2016. It is set to release in Spanish by Norma Editorial on October 29, 2016.

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Jun 23, 2016
Simply fantastic, can be influenced by my adoration of Mavis, but I liked much of the story with her as protagonist, Mavis is a character that is hard not to sympathize, I thought I would tell to the end the story of Mavis, but even being up the creation of the guild was actually really 13 chapters that I liked more than any major, ok some will say I'm exaggerating, but there is no words to describe how this sleeve is perfect, a summary fast it: mavis child, mavis crying, mavis happy, sad mavis, mavis in the bath, using magic mavis, mavis almost dying, so ...
Aug 28, 2019
This is one the proof that fairy tail's writer could write better stories. This side story was well written enjoyable than the main series.
The story focuses on the backstory of Mavis and how fairy tail come into existence.
It also shows Hades when he was a good guy, Makarov’s father, etc.
It also unfolds that Mavis and Zeref relationship. And how she got powerful, what happened to her.

I really enjoyed this. I would definitely recommend everyone who has read fairy tail.
I really enjoyed this. I would definitely recommend everyone who has read fairy tail.
It is better than the main series. It proves hiro can write good ...
Jun 18, 2021
Fairy Tail Zero is honestly such an improvement on the main series, it's crazy to see how well Mashima Hiro can actually write. Although FT has a special place in my heart, it's mostly just annoying plotline after annoying plotline, with the actually good ones being overshadowed by the overbearing amount of ecchi. There's a lot of problems with FT's storytelling, but the vast majority of them are absent within FT Zero. The characters are fun, the art is beautiful, and the story is downright heartbreaking.

Mashima's storytelling really improves in these story stories where he doesn't have the time to load them with boring plot ...

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