Questions tagged [magic]

For questions referring to powers obtained by supernatural or spiritual means outside of science or technology. Can also be used to signify that the question contains magical elements when asking in relation to an identification question: [story-identification], [episode-identification], [character-identification] and [object-identification].

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Manga about a boy with the power to grow plants

The story is about a boy with magical powers related to growing and reviving plants. One day, another boy appears in his home. The stranger is from another world, where there are no plants because ...
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Girl with no magic powers at a magic academy, then she gains powers

This girl with no magic is at a magic academy. She fights another girl. A guy arrives. There was a balcony scene. He somehow gives her magic. She gains magic and fights again (I think) this time I ...
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Fantasy anime involving a village where everyone was trying to blame a young girl for a missing wedding ring

The anime I'm looking for is a fantasy one but I hardly remember it. The only part I remember is that there was a village and everyone was trying to blame a young girl for a missing ring but the old ...
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Anime in which the main character has no magic power but goes to a magic school

So this is true for a lot of anime. I am searching for a specific one. The main character is a real life illusionist (ala David Blaine, David Copperfield or Hans Klok). He is admitted to a magic ...
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A series of fantasy books, different (but also not really) brother and sister protagonists in every book

I'm looking for the series that is described in the title. Other details that I remember is that in book one, where at the start the world was kind of normal, the sister saved the brother from ...
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Manga where the female lead and her cousin are summoned to another world. The female lead has light magic and is a goddess' daughter

In this manga, the female lead (FL) and her cousin are summoned to another world. One of them is the goddess' daughter with light magic and the other is summoned with her by mistake. They are summoned ...
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Reincarnated ?King/Prince? that was strongest mage, reincarnates into a powerful warrior tribe of servants

Hi this manga is about a young king or prince, the story opens with him killing this massive legendary monster (I can't remember if it's a dragon or not). He then was laying down and about to die, can'...
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Animated film about a blond boy who helps a witch and is granted a single wish as a reward

It is about a blond kid who basically sucks at everything. He helps a witch who rewards him by granting him one "wish" for one day. He then found a bit of a cheat and said he wanted to be ...
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Webtoon/manga about a female character who practices black magic in her first life and is accused and killed by the child she brought up

The female character practices black magic in her first life and is accused and killed by the child she brought up with her. She is then reincarnated into a baby's body. This baby has one dark-haired ...
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MC gets summoned multiple times and has to escape

I'm looking for a manga where MC gets summoned around 4 or 3 times but after his last summon he is in a room with multiple people and has to escape the room. He can take people's skills and he's also ...
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Fantasy manga about a kid in the demon army who controlled black flames and wore a ragged cloak and a skull with horns

I read this manga long ago where the main character was a kid in the demon army with the nickname from the enemies 'Black Demon,' because he controlled black flames and wore a ragged cloak and a skull ...
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Short story about the creation of a spell that creates a copy of a specific woman

Looking for a short story where one wizard creates a spell that creates a copy one specific woman that lives in that town and then explores the impacts of the spell on the church, government, brothels,...
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protagonist drills a hole through a mountain

I've been trying to search for this manga where the protagonist drills a hole through a mountain using physics and wind magic i think (to connect 2 cities/towns/kingdoms which are separated) in one of ...
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Movie about the inheritance of a magic toy store

A movie where a employee that works in a magic toy store is notified by the employer that he will give the store to her. He notes that she wanted a change of career, but is playing the piano. He is ...
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Manhua where the female lead rescues the male lead on the condition of being blindfolded

I'm searching for this old manhua (Korean comic) I read about a female lead who was cursed, causing everyone who tries to harm her to die. It starts with a scene where she is chased in the snow by ...
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Manga/Manhwa about a female magician who gives up her magic to birth a child with the emperor

I forgot the title of this manhwa. It's about a female lead who gives up her magic so she can have a child. She is married to the emperor, but he only married her because she was powerful. After she ...
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Title of a children's book about a young Pegasus who fall from heaven and ends up working in a Circus on a high wire, from the 1950's I think

Book from the 1960's or '50s. A picture book with bright bold illustrations. An image of baby Pegasus in a cloud field in the sky with its mother and other winged horses. It fall through a gap in the ...
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Fantasy novella about a protagonist who's transported to Nazi Germany; involves magic tied to the Equinox

Novella where the protagonist is not powerful in their home universe, but is transported to Nazi Germany. Very sensitive to the eyeglasses taken from concentration camp. Power truly blooms when he ...
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Book with leads being boy and girl, girl has magic but boy doesn't, later revealed that boy's ancestors killed magic people

Boy follows girl (think the girl was kidnapped and brought to the magic world) into the magic world one day and is stuck there for some reason. They are at a magical school (pretty sure its magic ...
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Manhwa about a boy who knows martial arts, but goes to the past and applies to be magician

The manhwa is new but is about a boy who knows martial arts, but in the time period he lives in, magicians are better. He went to a dungeon and found like a eye, and then he fought a person in a ...
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Fantasy book about a ring that makes thorns when the holder touches it. The main woman is transported from our world to another

It was a book from a while back about this special ring or loop that, when worn, caused thorns to pierce the holder's fingers. The main woman is transported from our world with it. There's also this ...
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Manhwa where the female lead is killed by her sister (or cousin) but is reincarnated after the male lead uses a giant magic stone to turn back time

I remember really liking the story but can't remember the name. Basically the female lead is killed by her sister, whom the female lead thinks is pregnant with the male lead's child. But it turns out ...
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Was it Gollum who untied Sam's Elf-rope?

When Frodo and Sam are safely down on the ground after having climbed down using the Elf-rope, Sam pulls it and, to the surprise of both Hobbits, it comes back down. Frodo assumes that Sam had been ...
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Science fantasy series from the '80s involving magical areas and a forest with plants that are like items

I read a science fantasy series back in the '80s involving a kingdom with magical areas, a forest with magical plants that were like items of the same name. (Ex: lady slippers, ex: violets are ...
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Book series about a girl who wakes up on her sixteenth birthday with tattoos that give her magic weapons

The book starts off with a girl who has tattoos but doesn’t know how she got them. They showed up on her 16th birthday or something; she was in extreme pain and woke up with the tattoos. At the start, ...
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Book series that had tiered magic, corresponding to colors of the rainbow [duplicate]

I have a really hazy memory of a fantasy book series for children/teenagers that I read in the early/mid 2000s (in German, but I don't know if it was translated from English). It might have been born ...
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Book about five people who have magic powers, and at the start and end of each book there was a few pages of comics of stuff that happened in the book

This group of five people have powers, and at the start and end of each book, there were a few pages of comics of stuff that happened in the book. I know in the first book they are at a school dance ...
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Manga about main character whose last name means 'salamander'

I remember a story plot from this manga. The main character goes to elf country to help them with a fire monster problem that's been under the elder tree, and there's a new side character that hates ...
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Book about a fantasy world with mage colleges/cities that battle with armies

Looking for a book or perhaps a series. I am thinking pre-2005, as I only have vague memories of reading it in my teenage years. Of what I can remember, these are the main points. Mage colleges/...
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Fantasy manga about a noble main character frowned upon due to a lack of magic skills, and abused by his fiancée

From what I can remember, the main character (MC) is some sort of young noble who was frowned upon by people around him, due to how skittish and incompetent he was in magic. He also had a fiancée that ...
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2010s young adult fantasy book about a teenager who goes to live in a mansion and a young relative who watches an evil TV show

I think he moved to the New England area. I remember him having magical powers and living in a mansion. If I recall correctly, there was a younger relative (maybe a cousin) who watched this evil TV ...
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Fantasy book where two boys swap places from different worlds

I am looking for a book I read when I was younger. It involves 2 boys from different world swapping places and pretending to be each other. They are identical except that one is white and the other is ...
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Sci-fi Show with Tech Magic/Psychic Powers

The show was on in the late 90's or early 00's. It may have been re-runs at that point though. It was on the SciFi channel. I don't remember much of the plot, but it involved characters on a larger ...
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Manga where a kid is born from a forgotten island of heroes far away, and left the island for an adventure

I read a manga ages ago where a young boy is a child born from a faraway island of heroes, and he left the island for an adventure. He goes into the capital of a kingdom and meets a mage who is the ...
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Young adult book about a traveling snake oil salesman selling magic elixirs that worked, including a strength potion

I read this book in the mid-to-late '90s. It was about a traveling snake oil salesman in one of those old horse-drawn carriages, and he had magic elixirs and potions which actually worked. I vaguely ...
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Manga where male main character got isekaied and turned into a witch girl

Looking for an isekai manga where the (male) main character died (I forgot how he died) and got isekaied as a dark-haired female witch that lives in the middle of the forest alone, and has a hobby of ...
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Late 19th century - early 20th century alternative New York City named 'Knickerbocker' [duplicate]

I read a fantasy novel in the late 1980s or early '90s, I think, but I'm not sure if it was published at that time. There's a female secondary character (daughter? sister?) who lives on the roof of a ...
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Book(s) dragon turned into a human and cast into a low magic modern world

I read this more recent book series a while ago (within last couple of years). Book was about a dragon who angered another elder dragon and had then got his magic bound, turned into a human, and cast ...
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Manga in which the main character gets trapped in a dungeon and almost dies, but is saved by a girl that happens to be a magical tree of life

The main character (MC) gets trapped in a dungeon and almost dies, but is saved by a girl that happens to be a magical tree of life. If I remember correctly, the girl/tree had a witch (or some other ...
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Manhua about a teenager who sees a man practicing sword fighting in his dreams, which prompts him to start practicing sword fighting himself

I would like to the name of the manhua. The description of the manhua is as follows: The main character (MC) is a teenager whose father is a lord and the MC has a kind stepmother and a tsundere ...
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2000s anime where the main character collects round magic stones with a bracelet

I think it came out between 2000-2010. Saw this in anime club in high school. Can't remember some details. The main character finds a bracelet, gets these round stones, and the bracelet collects them? ...
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What is advanced magic in the Harry Potter Universe?

What is advanced magic in the Harry Potter Universe and what determines advanced magic? I could find two spells mentioned as advanced: The Extension Charm (‘Capacious extremis!’) in wizardingworld....
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Manhwa with a pink-haired female wizard/mage and a blue-haired male lead, who fall in love and accidentally end up back in time

I need help finding a manhwa. I can’t remember much, but the main character (MC) is a wizard/mage who eventually somehow gets paired up with the blue-haired male lead, and they start working together. ...
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Anime where children go to a school to learn to fight with powers they get from orbs

I saw this a long time ago so the details are vague, I apologise. I remember just a specific scene. A bunch of children are being trained to use their powers and then, I think, when the training ...
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Isekai manhwa about a girl who is reborn into a royal family, and seems to have healing powers

Years ago, I read an isekai about a girl who got reincarnated into a royal family. Her new father and brothers despise her, because she's a girl. If I remember correctly, later on in the story, she ...
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Novel about a girl who was transported to a parallel world, where she attended a magic academy

Around 2015 to 2016 I started a novel about a girl who was transported to a parallel world and took the place of her parallel self. In this world, they practice magic. She takes her evaluation test ...
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Manga/manhwa about a female lead who is reincarnated/reborn as a magician, then exiled to a snowy territory

I lost my phone and got a new one, but lost some of the manga/manhwa that I saved; please help. So first one: I think a a kid (female lead) was reincarnated/reborn and she is a magician. Then she was, ...
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Novel involving a powerful spellcaster trapped at the bottom of a well or pit. The magic of the pit kept them from casting spells

I'm trying to find a novel I read as a kid. Key things I remember about the book: I found it at a library ~15 years ago. I believe it was a dark/horror fantasy. It may have been set in a tabletop ...
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The main character is reincarnated in his own world, due to his crest holding him back from being able to reach his full potential

In this manga, the MC was born in another world. He never reincarnated, but later on he does, due to his crest. He had a lot of knowledge for magic, but his crest was the only thing holding him back ...
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Book read in the '80s or '90s about lovers who were either time travelers or reincarnated [duplicate]

I’m looking for a book that I read in the '80s or '90s about lovers who were either time travelers or reincarnated. They had a lot of fights, they went out with other people, and it seems like there ...
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