*note: may contain spoilers
** as of 01/07/13
Lucy Heartfilia is a 17 year old celestial wizard with dreams of someday joining her favorite guild known as "Fairy Tail". A celestial wizard calls upon spirits via the use of spirit keys. One day she has a chance meeting with a famous mage known as Salamander (although he goes by Natsu) who just so happens to be a mage of Fairy Tail... and so begins Lucy's journey as a mage of Fairy Tail.
Why you should watch it
This anime is what I like to refer to as an epic anime. The main reason being due to the overall length of the series, which is still currently ongoing in both the manga and anime forms. This series is really funny and the story arcs, although quite different in content, are all leading up to the conclusion in one way or another. There is magic, fighting, action, comedy, and some moderate adult themes hinted throughout the series. If you like Bleach this series is for you.
Original run: October 12, 2009 - ongoing
Episodes: 164** (list of episodes)
Content Advisory: mild sex & nudity, mild violence (not gory)
- Makarov Dreyar: Weaklings will stay weak forever. But weakness is not evil, since human beings are weak creatures to begin with. Alone, you feel nothing but insecurity; that’s why we form guilds, that’s why we have friends. We walk together in order to live a strong life. The clumsy ones will walk into more walls than the others, and it may also take them longer to get there. If you believe in tomorrow and put yourself out there, you can naturally obtain your strength. That’s how you will be able to smile and live strong.
- Erza Scarlet: As a flower cannot choose the place it blooms, neither can a child choose their parents…A fiend like you knows nothing of Lucy’s tears!