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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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Pre-90's (?) Sinbad-like fantasy movie with an invisible monster in a Roman-like arena

I'm looking for an old fantasy movie, but I need help because I don't know the title, cast names or year of release. Here's what I remember: I thought it was one of the Sinbad movies, but I already ...
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Webnovel in which the main character is transferred to another world as the daughter of a Duke with two sons and magical powers

I already read the webnovel until a certain point, so the story will include points from later chapters. The main character (MC) was from the real world and loved to read many books. Then she was ...
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Manga with a female main character who is bethrothed to a prince who can't use magic

It's a manga (not a manhua/manhwa) where the main character (MC) is female. I'm not sure if it's a reincarnation manga, but I think it is, since I know the MC quickly becomes powerful in using magic ...
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Animated show where a girl is kidnapped by some creature after a fight with her parents

I was a kid when I saw this animated show so I don't remember it in great detail. What I can remember is that there was a girl, I think she was a child, who had a fight with her parents. After that, ...
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Manga where the main character saves a village, gets killed by a church, and reincarnates into a human boy

So basically the main character just appears (not even he knows what or who he is) and goes to a village, but they catch him messing with his blood and call him a vampire and this is where he gets the ...
MemerMan's user avatar
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YA book series about an orphan girl with violet eyes who finds out she has powers

I read this series probably 10 years ago. It has been driving me insane ever since wanting to reread it now. It was about a girl with violet eyes whose parents had died. She thinks she's an ordinary ...
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90s or 2000s book about a young girl who somehow found she could access a magical realm

So this is a long shot, as I unfortunately don't remember many details, but I am trying to find a book I read about 20 years ago when I was a kid. I read it in my local library (in the UK) so it would ...
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Fairy fantasy book about magic based on a points system?

I remember checking out a book from my library maybe 5-10 years ago. It was a hardcover purple and white book that might have had a pair of wings on the cover. I can’t remember the title. (It might ...
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Book series about a guy who is saved from an assassin by a crew, taken to their lair and taught magic, before being sent back in time

Looking for a series of books featuring sci-fi, time-travel and magic that I read around 10 years ago. Plot points I remember: Book opens up with the MC having a family and living in a well-guarded ...
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I'm looking for a series where there was a civilization in the Mediterranean basin, which got destroyed by the Atlantic breaking in

Years ago I read a series (I think it was a trilogy) where there were users of magic in a civilization in the Mediterranean basin before it became a sea. About all I can remember is that the ...
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Manhwa where the female main character has divine powers and uses them to fix/maintain a magical glacier or something

I read this a couple months ago but cannot for the life of me remember the title. I'm looking for a manhwa where the female lead (FL) has divine powers of some sort. She’s staying in a duke's(?) ...
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What is this novel about magic in York? [duplicate]

I read this Fantasy novel about 20 years ago. What I remember most vividly is that it takes place (or at least, it begins) in York, and it is about magic. I do remember that much because I read it ...
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Isekai manhwa where the male lead is from Korea and his wife can calm his magic when he goes overboard

I want to find a manhwa where the male lead (who is from Korea and has black hair) got isekaied to the female lead's world. They married each other because the wife can calm his magic and they have a ...
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Trilogy that was downloaded on a Nook back in 2010 ish

The trilogy is about a boy who was trapped in a video game that his mom bought for him. During this trilogy, he becomes magically stuck inside the game and finds out a girl from his same high school ...
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Fantasy manga, not an Isekai (I think), about world of magic and monsters about a little boy who excels at magic

I am looking for a title about a little boy who was recently born and has an in-depth affinity for mysticism. In the first couple of chapters, we see him emulate the magic of a couple of individuals (...
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Anime where a demon lord created new "unbeatable" magic that's regular attack magic 60 years later

I only saw the untranslated title in a short but this stuck with me. a demon king resurrection event where he's impressed they're using the type of magic he created and the dome shaped hexagon grid ...
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Contemporary Fantasy w/ Magic Heroine and a Good Vampire boyfriend. Post-Buffy. Pre-Twilight

Looking for a book I read in the early 2000s. I believe it was a standalone novel and new at the time. The cover may have been primarily brown with gold lettering. There's definitely a Buffy feel to ...
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1990s(?) fantasy book with a female mage protagonist and demons

I am trying to remember the name of a fantasy novel I read in the 90s, which I think was published then too. It centers around a young (rare) female mage who is very lonely. She has just graduated ...
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Book about rune chalk where the characters could create magic from drawing symbols on the ground

The book I’m just to identify is a fiction book about time magic. I don’t remember the main character and anything but I could have sworn the book was called something along the lines of “The ...
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Relatively recent sci-fi fantasy novel where the spaceship is alive and the magician/commander contains seven different versions of himself

The ship and commander are searching for specific new members to fill out the crew. They are seeking different crew members, such as engineer, captain, etc. The ship says it will be much stronger when ...
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Book about two girls with special abilities due to their blood

I have come here as my last resort looking for a book I read long ago. I can’t seem to find it anywhere and everyone I have talked to about it never heard of it so I feel like I am going crazy. It’s ...
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Old show or movie involving a wizard school where a boy turns colored sand into a giant soccer ball

Hoping for an answer, but this could be a false memory. My mother had this recorded off television on VHS in the 80s,so it would have to be made then or earlier. It was live-action, not animated. I ...
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Book series about a teenage girl who finds out that magic is real and is sent to her grandmother's magic school

The book series talks about a "normal" teenage girl who gets back home after spending the day with friends and her mother sends her to a magic school with a stranger, after explaining to her ...
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fantasy book from 2012/13, young girl with powers from poorest part of kingdom, pursued by a captain

Okay, so I read this book when I was still in primary school which was almost 10 years ago, it is a fantasy book my memory of the plot is quite foggy at this point but from what I remember the ...
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Fantasy/science-fiction book about a boy with a piece of a dragon scale in him

Maybe almost 5 years ago I read a fantasy and probably science-fiction book or series (possibly a trilogy?) where the protagonist gains the ability to use magic, and it is later revealed that he has a ...
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Fantasy book series about a girl with magical red hands

Read a three book series where the main character was a girl with red hands. Her hands were magical. Was a while ago now… 20 years?! One detail I remember is it included a group that lived on the ...
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Fantasy novel in which one of the main characters was a soldier in an army that would lay a large ladder over a chasm in order to attack the enemy

I'm in search of a fantasy novel that I read before 2020. It was the first book in a series. It was told through the POV of several characters. One of the main characters had a hard life growing up ...
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Book in which people with magic abilities have to wear bracelets that stop their powers; the larger the bracelet, the stronger the power

I remember reading this strange book around 2018. There was a sequel, but I never read it. The story was set in a modern city where, when people have magic abilities, they have to wear these bracelets ...
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2000s(?) book series about girl with purple eyes and fantasy world

This book would be kinda old, 20 years ish. On the cover, there was girl with her eyes closed, light brown hair shoulder-length. I don't remember the plot much, but the girl lived in modern world and ...
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Tween fantasy book where a boy and his friend discover magic exists and they have magic

This is a series I read 15 yrs ago and all I can really remember is a boy discovers magic, his friend is maybe named Violet. One of the book covers is two kids running up invisible stairs up towards ...
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Fantasy manga about a prince who causes a huge explosion when he loses control of his magical powers as a child

I remember reading this manga around 2013-2014, and at that time, the manga was already finished. It was about this prince who, as a child, loses control of his powers and causes a huge explosion, ...
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Manga where the main character, his sister, and two of her friends are transported to another world, but the MC was transported by mistake

The main character (MC), his sister, and her two friends are all transported but the MC was mistakenly transported. The MC is transported somewhere in some forest when the other three are elsewhere. ...
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Manga (I think its a manga) where the female lead is reborn because she committed suicide, i think?

I saw in a recap, but they never told me what the name of the manga was. It starts with, I think the female lead (FL) named Stella and her sister, that's apparently not her sister and they were both ...
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Fantasy series from pre 2010 - Woman follows a man with magic

Been trying to remember a fantasy book I read over 15 years ago. It was the first in a series and followed (I think) a female protagonist who leaves her home (which I think belonged to some lord) and ...
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Story about a humanoid puppet which can be animated because she has eyes

This short fiction (IIRC rather novelette length) I read in French, not very long ago (5-6 years ? "Before Covid" anyway) but I think it was a, much older, translation from German. It takes ...
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Novel manhwa in which the female protagonist runs away from an orphanage that was selling children

The female protagonist is in an orphanage that have talented in magic and she discovered that the orphanage has been selling the children, so she runs away. By the way, she also has a wand that was ...
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Children's book series. Two sisters go through a portal to a magical school. They have a classmate who uses a wheelchair. There is a unicorn

I was read parts of several books in this series about 2020. The books seemed to have been written recently. It was set in the UK. A girl who was six or seven at the time was a huge fan. There was ...
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Fantasy animated movie - a witch inside a bucket, brave bears, strange magic

My friend is looking for a 2D animated movie about a villain inside a water bucket carried by a dog or a wolf that he watched around 2013-2015. He doesn't have much memory of it but he watched it on ...
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Book series where the girl becomes the queen and the boy a wizard; they marry and one of their children turns evil and dies

There was a book series I used to read as a teenager, about 15 years ago, where the girl (queen) and the boy (wizard) later get married and have children. One of the daughters(?) chooses the dark side ...
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What is the book series about a space witch trained by AI? [closed]

The girl gets in to a training course to become part of a planet wide exercise to train children. Learns magic from the central AI who builds up companies and teams to heal the world and go into space....
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Cartoon about a door leading to a world full of magic

A girl who accidentally sees a girl/boy enter the door and then vanish. Then the next day she found out that door is magic, because she tried to open the door and the next thing that happened is she's ...
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Fantasy manga with a male lead mage/sage that has a female companion combat maid

Fantasy manga with a male lead (ML) mage/sage that has a female companion combat maid that was either vampire/succubus half human? I believe that it was mainly black and white. I don't remember too ...
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90s book where four characters go to sleep and wake up in a magical medieval world

I'm looking for an old book, probably from the 90s or earlier. I think there were four people who played D&D in our world, and they went to sleep and woke up in a magical medieval world. I ...
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Short magical realism story that starts out with a boy sitting near the sea (?)

Off the top of my head: the boy has psychic abilities or the ability to sense if people are in trouble far away. He grows up in the story to become a man. In the end he uses his powers to save someone ...
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Novel with a female main character about a magic school and magic trials

I'm looking for a book I read at least 20 years ago (2004) with a female main character. In their world, only boys and men really have magic, but the main character does as well. She goes to a magic ...
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Fantasy book series about a young male character using lightning magic trained by an old man

The story had three schools of magic, fire, earth/healing and storm. Each was controlled by a god. Fire and storm were guys while the other was a girl. These gods could possess humans which would ...
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Fantasy series with a female main character in which the cost of using magic depends on the strength of the spell [duplicate]

I’m trying to recall the name of a fantasy novel or series I read over a decade ago. Here’s what I remember: Female main character (MC). Cost of using magic depends on the strength of the spell. MC ...
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Sci-fi/fantasy book trilogy (90s to 00s) where a science experiment gone wrong looses magic on Earth

What I remember about the series was that a science experiment went wrong (or maybe right?) and magic was loosed on Earth. An adult brother is looking for his younger sister and when he finds her, she ...
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Manhwa where the main character fights a giant werewolf in a dungeon. Companion girl with short orange hair. Arrested mind control corrupted guy

The main character fights a giant werewolf in an error in the dungeon. He has a female companion who has short orange hair. At some point, they sent a corrupt person who uses mind control into custody....
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Manga set in a magical world where a strong girl befriends a disguised prince and becomes a magic knight

So, probably about ten years ago, I read this manga, less than ten books in total, about a girl who was really strong and I think wanted to become a knight but was not good at it because of her ...
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