The Ancient Magus' Bride: Those Awaiting a Star

Alt title: Mahou Tsukai no Yome: Hoshi Matsu Hito

OVA (3 eps x 24 min)
2016 - 2017
4.426 out of 5 from 5,641 votes
Rank #182

When Angelica sends Chise a pile of books to help with her magical studies, Chise is surprised to discover a children's picture book among them that she once owned years ago as a child. She tells Ellias the history of how she first came to own the book; of her neglected childhood and a magical library hidden in the forest that once gave her relief from her unhappiness.

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C0ldC0R3 Sep 11, 2016
Score 9.7/10

I will start by saying that this is a prequel to the manga the ancient magus bride which any is welcome to read!!! So I first the OVA information on this series and thought that the art and story line where out of this world. As the series isn't finished yet and the first OVA episode was released on the internet today I... read more

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destinyfatedreams Nov 17, 2016
Score 10/10

I need to explain that I've yet to read the manga. Though this episode has sold the series to me better than anything else I've seen. This OVA prequel to The Ancient Magus' Bride is nearly a perfect mixture of everything I love. The first scenes of a magical shop set in what looks like Victorian London alone covered nearly half of them. Magic that blends seamlessly into the characters' lives and doesn't... read more

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