Have you ever watched any Magic anime? Or you are already a fan of Magic and school anime series? Well, in this post we collected the 25 best Magic Themed School Anime of All Time. High School is the most popular genre in Anime Community. Moreover, The magic makes it unique and interesting.
Anime in this list are ranked according to their average score on My Anime List and other community platforms. On the other hand, these anime are the best in this genre. Here the anime characters learn or live in a High School environment where magic is more popular than science. So, if you are want to watch a total fantasy type show with a real-life touch then get into it…
Top 25 Best Magic Themed School Anime of All Time
25. Trinity Seven
Let’s start our list with a popular anime series – Trinity Seven. The world of this anime is destroyed by some evil powers. On the other hand, The is a High School that teach students magic to protect themself and their loved ones. Sound interesting?
There are seven students with special powers. Moreover, one they are our main character. An overpowered protagonist who wants to save his best friend. The only downside of this show is Ecchi and lots of fan service. Well, I don’t have any problem with it but many anime fans hate the Ecchi genre.
24. Mary and the Witch’s Flower
The next one on the list is Mary and the Witch’s Flower anime. This anime is a movie and one of the best shows to watch with your family or children. This anime follows the story of a 10-year-old girl who accidentally find and Witch’s academy above the clouds. The animation quality of this movie is amazing. Moreover, some fans compare its animation with Studio Ghibli (one of the best anime production houses in Japan). On the other hand, do not expect Spirited Away or any Studio Ghibli movie.
23. Little Witch Academia
This show is about a little girl who was born with no magical powers but she wants to become the greatest witch of all time. She belive in herself and her dreams that’s why is trying hard. You can easily find this show on Nexflix because is produced by Netflix itself. Moreover, before the Little Witch Academia TV show, it started with a short movie. You can also watch that if you like. In large and small, it’s one of the best shows to watch with your family, friends, and anyone.
22. Negima!? Magister Negi Magi
First, this show is a remake of the original Negima anime series after a long time. Like Trinity Seven, this show is also coming to this Fan Service and some less popular (or favourite) for many anime fans. Here you get magic, school, Harem, Ecchi, comedy, and many more things. What do you expect to form the Sentai Production house? On the other hand, the story is pretty good about a boy who is a teacher at a magic high school and lots of other work-related to magic and ghouls. If you love Ecchi shows with the story then you are gonna love this show.
21. Gakuen Alice
Well, if you do not like Ecchi or Harem shows then here is another family show for you. Gakuen Alice is a story about a 10-year old girl who has some special magical power. Moreover, she is not alone – there is a whole school of extraordinary children. Alice Academy is funded by the government to protect and train children with special magic powers. Gakuen Alice is a Shojo anime series and pretty good in many ways.
20. Unbreakable Machine-Doll
The next anime on the list is the adoption of a Light Novel. In other words, This anime show is pretty awesome. Unbreakable Machine-Doll is fun to watch with quite interesting plots in every episode. On the other hand, this show is not for children because it has an R+ rating and many ecchi scenes in it. The other best thing about this show is its animation quality – it’s beautiful. If you love action anime shows then this is one of the best on the list for you!
19. Blade Dance of the Elementalers
Blade Dance of the Elementalers is also an adaptation of a popular Light Novel. You should watch this show if you like magic and school show. Moreover, it’s not limited to magic and school. Romance, Ecchi, Harem, Fantasy, Acton, and pretty much everything. The story is about a boy who accidentally and forcefully joins a Spirit Acadamy. Well, it happens because of his own mistake. If you like the anime then I also recommend you to read the light novel. It’s a pretty good and interesting novel (erotica).
18. Tokyo Ravens
The next anime on the best magic theme school anime in Tokyo Ravens. It is the production of 8Bit studio (you going to too many shows from this studio in this list). This show is filled with Shrine, Romance, Supernatural activities, and cute girls. Yes, the Kawaii female character is the main reason to watch this show. Just Kidding, Tokyo Ravens have a well-made storyline and animation quality. You will see a large number of characters in this show but you do not feel overwhelm or bored because each of them is well developed.
17.The Misfit of Demon King Academy
This anime show is not just magic and school but Demons are also included. You love the demon anime series then just watch this show. The story of a demon lord who was reborn after hundreds of years. But the world is now different than before and no one believes or knows the actual past. Well, it’s a pretty popular anime show so you should just watch it. This anime is a great combination of action, fantasy, school, and overpowered protagonist.
16. Akashic Records of Bastard Magic Instructor
Akashic Records of Bastard Magic Instructor is a pretty short anime with only 12 episodes. In other words, you can binge-watch this show in one night or day (if you are a binge-watcher). It is a highly underrated show, most people did not watch or criticise it without watching it but it’s pretty awesome. The reason is its first episode, yes it’s badly filled with cliche and predictable science. Moreover, this show is not Harem but Harem.
15. Absolute Duo
Absolute Duo is also the production of 8 Bit Studio House. If you want to watch anime series with lots of Fan services and Harem then just search Best anime by 8 Bit Studio. Let’s back to the current anime, This magic anime is about an academy where students manifest weapons from their souls. But our protagonist is different (that’s why he is the protagonist). His soul manifests a shield, not an actual weapon but he is overpowered. You are going to love this show but watch at least the first three episodes.
14. Aesthetica of a Rogue Hero
Aesthetica of a Rogue Hero is about a disease that causes people to live in another fantasy world. Moreover, they can come back to their real-world all magic abilities they get in the Fantasy world. An engaging story of 12 episodes. This show has an extremely badass and overpowered protagonist. Demons are also part of this anime series. On the other hand, Aesthetica of a Rogue Hero has an R+ rating which means do not watch with your family. Anyway who watch anime with their family? I don’t!
13. Chivalry of a Failed Knight
One more anime by Sentai Filmworks (they made a lot of magic theme school anime) in the list. This show is pretty popular in the anime community and recommended by many fans. The concept of this show is similar to the Absolute Duo anime series. Students of this academy can manifest weapons with help of their souls. Moreover, the weapon will form according to their soul. Our protagonist is the weakest at the start of the show and his goal is to prove “He will become the strongest in the world”.
12. Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic
Magi is also one of the most popular anime of all time. For magic lovers this anime show is gold. In this anime, there are many labyrinths hidden all around the world. Moreover, all are filled with gold and treasures. The story follows the journey of a boy Alladin, a magician who wants to discover all around the world. He is not alone in his journey his master Ugo is his travel partner. Magi have a very interesting storyline and plot.
11. Baka & Test – Summon the Beasts
Want to watch a RomCom with a magic touch then Baka & Test – Summon the Beasts is for you. This anime is similar to The Classroom of Elite where students are divided into groups according to their test scores. But here you get students who can use different types of magic and you get to see lots of amazing animation. Our protagonist and other students of class F (the lowest ranking class) wants to reach class A for better treatment.
10. The Familiar of Zero
Our top 10 list starts with the anime series The Familiar of Zero. It is an Isekai anime series, where the protagonist is summoned into a magical world by a girl. The reason behind summoning him is the girl is not able to use her magic. On the other hand, our protagonist is an extremely skilled guy (because it’s a Herem anime and he is a protagonist). This anime is pretty good when it comes to its story.
9. Demon King Daimao
Demon King Daimao is not just a good Magic theme School anime but also an extremely popular Harem anime of all time. This anime show is about a boy who will become the next Demon King. On the other hand, after this declaration, his life fell into an ocean of misfortune. Moreover, slowly-slowly a harem start to form around him. Every girl wants to spend her whole life with him and have many plans for the future.
8. The Irregular at Magic High School
What happens when the modern high tech world combine with magic? Well, you can see by yourself in The Irregular at Magic High School, in a world where people use magic along with science. This show also has an engaging storyline and art quality. On the other hand, it is one of the most criticize anime in the community because of its incest science story and scenes. In other words, the protagonist loves his sister and want a relationship with her. Well, it’s just a fictional anime series but everyone have their preference.
7. Sky Wizards Academy
The next anime on the list is Sky Wizards Academy. The world in this anime is attacked by extremely large insects and because of that, all people are living on floating islands. Sky Wizards Academy is trained students for fighting with these insects. The story runs around the protagonist who is declared a traitor and he wants to clear his name with help of three girls. Well, this one is also a Harem show but pretty simple in comparison to other shows.
6. Magical Warfare
Magical Warfare is produced by one of the best anime studios in the world – The Madhouse Studios. They are the creator of animes like Death Note and Hunter x Hunter. The speciality of this house is its storyline and background music. Magical Warfare is about an academy where students learn about magic. In this world, magic-users live along with non-magic or common people without knowing them. You are going to love this school setting and environment.
5. Rosario + Vampire
Rosario + Vampire is my favourite anime on this list. The storyline of this anime show is a little cliche like any other romance, comedy and magic show. But still, engaging and entertaining till the end. Story run around a Human boy who accidentally gets admission into a High School where all students are Monster and magic users. Let’s see what will happen with him without any superpowers?
4. The Asterisk War
In the world of The Asterisk War, after a sudden event extraordinary children with magic powers start to be born. These children are known as Genestella and the government formed a special school for these Genestella’s. The protagonist is also a student of this school but his real purpose for enrolling in this academy is to find his missing sister. The setting of this anime is High School with people having superhuman abilities.
The next anime on the list is Freezing – an anime where aliens are the main antagonist of this show. The world in this anime is attacked by super-powerful aliens and wants to rule. Moreover, they are known as Novas, one of the strongest creatures in the universe. On the other hand, our protagonist is training himself hard to fight and defeat the Novas. When the whole world is in danger then who will save humanity?
2. Knight’s and Magic
The next anime on the list is an Isekai anime. Moreover, the protagonist dies in a car accident and is reincarnated in a magical fantasy world. After coming into this world he also gains some magical abilities. On the other hand, he joins Royal Laihaila Academy to become more powerful and explore the world. Two other guys join him in the journey of exploring the world.
1. The Legend of the Legendary Heroes
The first ranking anime on the list is The Legend of the Legendary Heroes. The story is about people who possess some strange magical powers. They can analyze any magical abilities of anyone with their eyes. Quite strange, right? The protagonist of this anime series study about magic and related stuff. He is on a journey to find Relic that will help his empire to be more peaceful.