The Ancient Magus’ Bride – Those Awaiting a Star

Mahoutsukai no Yome: Hoshi Matsu Hito

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After many hardships in her life, Chise Hatori ended up at an auction, where she was purchased and then freed by the renowned Thorn Sorcerer, Elias Ainsworth, only to stay and become his apprentice. Though her life is wonderful now, the arrival of a picture book, "The Lonely Little Star," brings back memories of those trying times and the loneliness she endured. As a child, Chise experienced a great tragedy: her mother's death. Shunned and unwanted by peers and relatives alike, she has lived a detached and pitiful life. However, the unexpected discovery of a mysterious library in the forest provides her with a temporary place of solace. Through reading countless books and spending time with the kindhearted librarian, Chise slowly begins to feel less alone in the world. But could this peculiar library have a darker side?

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English: The Ancient Magus’ Bride: Those Awaiting a Star
Japanese: 魔法使いの嫁 星待つひと
Type: OVA
Episodes: 3
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Sep 10, 2016 to Sep 9, 2017
Producers: Production I.G, flying DOG
Licensors: Crunchyroll
Studios: Wit Studio
Source: Manga
Genres: Slice of Life, Magic, Fantasy, Shounen
Duration: 23 min per ep
Rating: PG-13 – Teens 13 or older
Resolution: 720p
Type: BD, Eng Sub


Jouji Wada – Producer
Norihiro Naganuma – Director
Shouji Hata – Sound Director
Aya Takaha – Script
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The world of this show is so warm, cozy, and magical. I cannot wait for the full anime!


What I initially thought would be more serious was quite lighthearted and sweet. Can’t wait for the series this fall~


This series evokes a sense of comfort and purity; it has an indescribable platonic beauty and majesty.


One of the best animes of the year. Everything here is perfect. A must watch. 10/10. Don’t even think about it, go watch it NOW.


OOoooo love this anime, even the manga. Can’t wait for it this fall


A great lead in to the upcoming series, especially for those that have at least some knowledge of the manga to back up these characters.


Lit as fuck



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