Fairy Tail is a shonen manga published in the Weekly Shônen Magazine. It is created by Hiro Mashima. As of April 2011 it has 232 chapters and 26 tankōbon volumes. Animation is on the air now. Some video games are released by Konami. In August 2012 The Phoenix Priestess, a Fairy Tail movie, was released.
The story of Fairy Tail focuses around the adventures of main characters Natsu and Lucy, who are sometimes with the members of the Fairy Tail Guild.
In the beginning, Lucy is a young sorceress (a "mage"), who wants to join Fairy Tail Guild. On her trip, she meets Natsu, a young boy, who is looking for Igneel the Salamander. She offers them a lunch and Natsu explains that Igneel is a dragon. Lucy talks about her dream to join a famous guild, which she later told him was the Fairy Tail Guild. Later, she is tricked and taken by Bora of Prominence to be sold as a slave. She is rescued by Natsu, who is the real Salamander, and a true member of Fairy Tail Guild. He offers her to be a member of Fairy Tail. Lucy says yes and joins the guild. Since then, Natsu and Lucy formed a team. This is the beginning of the adventures that the two have while carrying out missions from the guild.
- Natsu Dragneel (aka Salamander): Natsu is a fire mage, dragon slayer of fire. He can eat fire, use fire and he is fire-resistant. When he was young, he was brought up by Igneel the Salamander. On 7th July X777, however, Igneel disappeared. So he is looking for him. On the way he joined Fairy Tail Guild. He has motion sickness,maybe every dragon slayer has, but he doesn't feel only when Happy carries him. Because of it, he can fight in mid-air. He says "Happy is my friend, so I don't feel sick." But when Lucy carried him, he got sick.
- Lucy Heartfilia : Lucy joined Fairy Tail Guild because of Natsu's offer. She summons fairies of constellation with keys. "Lucy" is named "Lucky". In fact she was an heiress of the Heartfilia combine, but left home without the knowledge of her people. Her father tried to take back Lucy by Phantom Lord's help. This fail beacuse of Fairy Tail's members good action. Later the financial group was dissolved.
- Happy : Happy is a blue male cat which has wings and Natsu's partner. He can fly and carry only one person. He was born from an egg which was found by young Natsu. Natsu named him from happiness. To tell the truth, he came from another world, that is called Edras.
- Gray Fulbuster : Gray is an ice mage. When he fights, he makes weapons from ice.He often fight Natsu, but they are good friends. When he was young, his parents were killed by demon, Deliora. To take revenge, he learned "ice make" magic from his master, Ul Milkovich. But when he tried it, Ul died. Then he joined Fairy Tail.
- Erza Scarlet : Erza is a magic knight. She is also an S-Class mage. Her great talent is she can change her magical armor and magical weapons in a moment. It is said she is the strongest girl in Fairy Tail. So she is called the Queen of the Fairies, Titania. She is brave, on the other hand, she has a charming face. She is the winner of "Ms. Fairy Contest". When she was young, she was a slave.
- Wendy Marvell : Wendy is a sky dragon slayer, belonged in Cait Shelter. She is called "Priestess of the Sky", too. She has only abillity of heal or support. She learns to use magic to attack, and joins Fairy Tail.
- Carla : Carla is a white female cat which has wings and Wendy's partner. She has ability of forecast. In Edras the country which same species with her live in is there. She is the Queen's dauter.
- Gajeel Redfox : Gajeel is an iron dragon slayer, belonged in Phantom Lord. After Phantom Lord was dissolved, Makarov offer him to join his guild.
- Panther Lily : Lily is a black male panther which has wings and Gajeel's partner. He uses swords that can extend. In Edras his original size is bigger than Happy and Carla, but after he came to this world, called Earthland, he became the same size with them. He can get big size for a minute.
- Makarov Dreyar : He is the master of Fairy Tail. He is good at Giant magic, which can make large parts of his body.
- Mirajane Strauss
- Cana Alberona
- Elfman Strauss
- Levy McGarden
- Laxus Dreyar
- Lisanna Strauss
- Juvia Lockser
- Freed Justine
- Gildarts Clive
- Mavis Vermillion
- Jellal Fernandes
- Ultear Milkovich
- Lyon Vastia : Lyon is an ice mage. He can make animals from ice. When he was young, he learned ice make magic with Gray from their master. When Natsu and his party challenged S-Class Quest, he was their enemy. Now he make peace with Gray. He belongs in Lamia Scale.
- Fairy Tail : To X784, it is the strongest Guild about members' power and popular favor in Fiore. Fairy Tail stands by the lake in Magnolia. Guild members show the parade in Harvest festival in Magnolia. During the festival, "Ms. Fairy Contest" is held. This Guild has a bar lounge, pools, etc. These can be used by even those who are not member.
- Blue Pegasus : It is said that almost all guild menber is good-looking man or lady. It has a magical bombing airship, "Christina", that looks like a pegasus.
- Lamia Scale : There are many strong mages.
- Quatro Cerberus
- Eisen Wald
- Phantom Lord : To X784, it always has a strong sense of rivalry against Fairy Tail for the post of No.1 in Fiore. But it was badly beaten in the battle for Lucy, then it was dissolved. The building of this guild can move like a big human shape robot.
- Cait Shelter