Kiki is a young witch who has just turned thirteen, and as tradition dictates she must now leave the safety of her home for a year to undergo witch training. One clear night, Kiki takes off with her cat Jiji and her mother's broomstick to start her new life, and finds herself in a town near the ocean - but she's disappointed to find that people aren't nearly as friendly as she'd imagined they'd be. With nowhere to stay and no outstanding magical skills besides flying, Kiki begins to wonder if she's come to the right place; but after returning a pacifier to a customer of a local shop, its owner, Osono, offers her a place to stay. Kiki soon decides that she'll start her own delivery service, and with the help of newfound friends she sets forth on a journey to discover who she is and how to make it on her own.
With plenty of demons still after the magical Shikon no Tama shards, Inuyasha and Kagome continue their search bravely. But when one of those shards awakens Menomaru, the son of the strong demon Hyoga who was sealed away by Inuyasha’s father, they run into a power far greater than any before. Even after mastering the ultimate attack of the demon sword Tetsusaiga, can Inuyasha do what his father couldn’t and finish off this monstrous demonic power, or is every soul in the world doomed to be consumed by it?
Both are a heart warming adventure. Filled with magic, and friendship as they try to reach their goals. But when they loose something important to them they discover that love is a key to there powers.
Hiromi Nozawa is a young sixth-grader with a fairly normal life -- and a talking pet dog named Junkers. With her mother at work all hours of the day, and her father constantly overseas, tension in the household is building up quickly, making Hiromi concerned that her parents might not stay together much longer. Luckily, Junkers has the ability to grant three miracles... but are miracles strong enough to save Hiromi's family?
Pink-haired, sassy Doremi would love nothing more than to be a witch; and one day, after accidentally ousting a real witch at the House of Magic (and consequently turning the witch into a green blob in the process), Doremi's wish finally came true. Furious, the witch decreed that Doremi become a witch’s apprentice so that she may someday turn her back to normal, and from then on the fun began. Alongside her friends – also witch's apprentices - Hazuki, Aiko, and Onpu, Doremi will help run the newly-dubbed shop "Maho-dou," study hard for her magical exams, and work hard towards becoming a full-fledged witch!
In both of these shows you have young witches who are struggling with their magic and are trying to perfect it, of course, with the help of their friends! But sometimes their magic gets them in to many different situations that aren't so good. If you want to see what troubles they get into, check them out!
It is the 19th century, and a young woman named "Miss China" runs the Tenkai boarding house and restaurant by the seaside. Her tenants are an unreliable bunch: Breckenridge, a crazy old inventor who always manages to pay his rent late, and Jim, the local watch-store apprentice who has caught China's eye. With the creation of a special invention, Jim's plans to give China the most beautiful ring in the world finally become a reality. Join the trio as they travel to the moon and back, and experience the spirit of wonder.
Between unspoken and unrequited love, mysterious happenstance, and the day-to-day affairs of a busy market, life is rarely dull in the Bunny Mountain Shopping Village - especially after Tamako, the happy-go-lucky mochi-maker's daughter, finds a talking exotic bird on a mission! Having traveled a great distance, the creature now seeks a worthy bride for his land's prince - but where in this corner of rural Japan can such a thing be found? Already busy trying to keep the shopping district alive and hanging out with her friends in Baton Club, Tamako can't afford to be distracted by the plucky bird - yet the scoundrel seems to have taken a liking to her and keeps following her around! How will Tamako cope with this visitor intruding on her life?
The worlds and characters are very different, but both series have an undeniable, adorable charm to them. The female main characters are precious and endearing to watch. There is a sidekick animal in both, too!