Howl no Ugoku Shiro, Mahoutsukai no Yome Recommendations
• Both have main characters of a young girl and an older male mage/wizard
• Both settings are in Europe or have strong European influences
• Both consist of magical acts taking place in an otherwise everyday setting (magical realism)
Both have the idea of a tortured and callous magician whom he meets and begins to live with a shy girl who will help him grow as a person while discovering his own beauty and worth.