These ten shows are similar to The Ancient Magus’ Bride, which is a beautiful and fantastical anime series.
Wit Studio produced an original video animation and an anime adaptation of the manga series The Ancient Magus’ Bride. Elias Ainsworth buys the orphaned female protagonist Chise Hatori at auction for five million pounds after she is shunned by society for being orphaned.
When she’s ready, she’ll follow him to England, where she’ll work as an apprentice under him and eventually marry him. The series features a smattering of mystery, as well as a focus on romance and the supernatural. If you were a fan of The Ancient Magus’ Bride and are missing it, here are ten anime to watch.
10 Earl And Fairy
Mizue Tani’s The Earl and the Fairy is a children’s picture book, with art by Asako Takaboshi. Lydia Carlton, the 17-year-old daughter of Professor Carlton, is the centre of the story, which takes place in Victorian Britain. Fairy doctor Lydia works for Edgar J.C. Ashenbert as a consultant on fae matters and assists him in his quest to locate a family heirloom sword that belongs to him.
9 Iroduku: The World In Colors
P.A. Works created the original time-travel anime Iroduku: The World in Colors. Time travel is conceivable in the year 2078, where the story takes place. As her loved ones pass away, Hitomi Tsukishiro, a member of a witch family, begins to lose her ability to distinguish between colors.
She decides to send her granddaughter back in time to meet her when she was just a teenager, where Hitomi meets Yuito Aoi, the boy who she falls in love with back then.
8 Yona Of The Dawn
Manga artist Mizuho Kusanagi is most known for his work on the Yona of the Dawn manga series.
With only one other princess in the kingdom, Yona has a privileged upbringing. When her cousin and first love Su-Won kills her father and pushes her out of her realm, everything comes crashing down.
Son Hak, her childhood companion and protector, joins her on the adventure to find the descendants of the famous Four Dragon Warriors and reclaim her country from Su-Won and her adversaries.
7 Kakuriyo -Bed & Breakfast For Spirits-
Written by Midori Yuuma and illustrated by Laruha, Kakuriyo -Bed & Breakfast for Spirits – is a light novel series. Ogre Odanna kidnapped a college student who is able to see Ayakashi, Aoi Tsubaki, and she discovers that this is because her grandfather owed them money.
She had to marry him to pay back his debts, he says. But she promises to work at his inn in the Hidden Realm as a form of payment instead, and he accepts her offer.
6 Somali And The Forest Spirit
‘Somaliland and the Forest Spirit’ is a Yako Gureishi manga series. Humanity is on the verge of extinction in a world overrun by supernatural beings who hold absolute power. Upon discovering a human girl, a woodland golem decides to take her on a quest to find her human parents and calls her Somali.
Even though Somali and Golem share the bond of a father-daughter relationship, Golem only has a year left on this earth and must choose a new race to belong to.
5 Snow White With The Red Hair
Sorata Akizuki wrote and drew Snow White with Red Hair. Prince Raj chooses Shirayuki as his concubine because of her uncommon red hair. Prince Zen, whom she meets after she rejects Raj’s order, becomes her friend, and she manages to resist becoming his mistress, as well.
Shirayuki puts in a lot of work to become a royal pharmacist, making friends and falling in love along the way.
4 Made In Abyss
Akihito Tsukushi’s dark fantasy, Made in Abyss, is written and illustrated by him.
While searching for her mother, an orphan girl named Riko encounters a robot boy she calls Reg and becomes friends with him.
The magical themes in each of these shows give them a similar vibe, despite the fact that The Ancient Magus’ Bride is a darker series.
3 Spice And Wolf
Isuna Hasekura wrote Spice and Wolf, which Juu Ayakura illustrated. Swords and swordplay aren’t a big part of this story despite the fact that the town’s Goddess of Harvest is a fantasy element.
To help Holo return to her hometown of Yoitsu after Kraft Lawrence finds her hidden inside his wagon, he strikes a deal with the girl. While on the road, they conduct business, have witty discussions, and even fall in love.
2 Violet Evergarden
Kana Akatsuki and Akiko Takase collaborated on the light book Violet Evergarden. It won the novel category of the Kyoto Animation Award and quickly became popular both in Japan and abroad.
Auto Memory Doll Violet Evergarden, who works as a ghostwriter for those who can’t express themselves, is the protagonist of this coming-of-age narrative.
1 Natsume’s Book Of Friends
Yuki Midorikawa wrote and illustrated Natsume’s Book of Friends. An orphan named Takashi Natsume discovers he has the ability to see ghosts, and the rest of the plot revolves around him.
Having inherited his grandmother’s notebook, which contains the power to bind and govern spirits, he sets out to collect some in order to combat his feelings of isolation.