Magical girl

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A human version of Wikipedia, Wikipe-tan, as a majokko. The majokko is the original type of magical girl.

Magical girl (in Japanese: 魔法少女, Hepburn:mahō shōjo) is a subgenre of Japanese fantasy media (including anime, manga, light novels, and live action). It focuses on young girls who have magical powers, which they typically use after they transform into a ideal alter ego.[1][2]

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  1. Sugawa, Akiko (February 26, 2015). "Children of Sailor Moon: The Evolution of Magical Girls in Japanese Anime". Nippon Communications Foundation. Archived from the original on April 1, 2016. Retrieved May 28, 2016.
  2. Ekens, Gabriella (2016-05-27). "What Makes Magical Girls So Popular?". Anime News Network. Archived from the original on November 8, 2020. Retrieved 2020-12-07.