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Henshin!

Feb 13th, 2013 | By
cureblossom-henshin

One of the many trademarks of a Magical Girl Anime show is the¬†transformation sequence. This is the bit of stock footage accompanied by a peppy BGM that changes the ordinary young girl into her Magical alter-ego. She is surrounded by everything from flashing colors and ribbons, to wings, balloons, and bubbles.A transformation sequence is usually […]



Pets

Feb 13th, 2013 | By
pokota

Talking Pet mascots are a mainstay of Magical Girl Anime. They appear, in some form or other, in nearly all magical girl shows. The pets can be anything from plush animals to creatures not of this earth, and everything in between. Talking Pets play a very important role in Magical Girl Anime in that they […]



Magical Items

Feb 13th, 2013 | By
items

Ahh Magical Items… no self-respecting Magical Girl Anime show would be without them! Magical Items in a Magical Girl Anime play a pivotal role in the plotlines of most of the series, as well as lead the onslaught of merchandising that always accompanies one of these series. The purpose of a Magical Item, other than […]