The anime “Wandering Witch: The Journey of Elaina” immerses the viewer in a world similar to the Middle Ages, where magic is commonplace. The young witch Elaina will tell us about her adventures, as well as interesting acquaintances with unusual people. After all, the girl goes on a big trip around the world. Who wouldn’t want to be like her?..
The genre is fantasy.
The premiere of the season 1 took place on October 2, 2020 (12 episodes).
The original name of the anime is “Majo no Tabitabi”.
“Wandering Witch: The Journey of Elaina ss 2”: release date, announcement
The fact that the director took on the adaptation of the light novel of the same name became known in October 2019. And exactly 1 year later, viewers saw Elaina on their screens. The girl came to life, her adventures came to life, which are so sweetly described in the original source. The popularity of the anime grew with each episode. Does this mean the series will be renewed for season 2?
Fortunately, there is enough material to create an anime – new adventures of Elaina continue to be published. On the other hand, the director has not yet announced his intention to start producing new episodes.
Little Elaina loved the book Nike’s Adventure, which tells the stories of a witch during her travels around the world. Inspired by the incredible stories of the main character of the book, Elaina decided for herself to become the same as Nike. The girl immerses herself in her studies and does the impossible: at the age of 14, she takes exams in magic the first time, becoming the youngest student of the witch.
But the euphoria passed quickly, because not a single witch of the city agreed to take Elaina as their apprentice. And what about a little girl now with her big dream? But fate gives the main character an acquaintance with Fran, a mysterious witch who initially seems strange and alienated. Firstly, she lives in the forest, and secondly, a month has passed, and the witch has not taught Elaina a single magic lesson!
Fate has put everything in its place. Fran taught her student everything that she owned herself, and went back to her homeland. And Elaina, having received the coveted personal brooch from her beloved teacher, went with the blessing of her parents on her first journey. And her story begins with the land of magicians…
- Elaina / Ash Witch – a cute young witch who travels the world freely; familiar with all types of magic; calm, cheerful and very curious by nature; always ready to help people in trouble or a difficult situation; Elaina was ready to endure any attitude towards herself, but after learning from Fran, she began to change; after completing her studies, she went on a journey.
- Fran / Stardust Witch – a mysterious black-haired witch living in the forest; the only witch to accept Elaina as her apprentice;in fact, she was bribed by Elaina’s parents to have Fran taught the girl hard so that she could taste defeat.
- Saya / Charcoal Witches – apprentice of Elaina; works in a hotel that Elaina once visited; flew to a country from a distant homeland in order to become a witch; in the end, only her sister passed the magic test; the girl is afraid of loneliness, which makes her unhappy.
- The story of the little witch was first published in the form of a light novel in April 2016. And since November 2018, manga has been released on its basis. As of October 2020, 14 light novel volumes have been published.
- The anime series was directed by Toshiyuki Kubooka. He is also known as an animator and character designer. Popular works include “Giant Robo”, “Lunar” anime series, “The iDOLM @ STER”, and more.
- In 2020, the light novel “Wandering Witch: The Journey of Elaina” was ranked 6th in the list of the best light novels according to the annual guide book Kono Light Novel ga Sugoi! published by Takarajimasha. Both readers and critics and others from the world of light novel took part in the Internet voting.
- Jougi Shiraishi, the author of the story about the witch Elaina, admitted in an interview that since school he dreamed of creating manga – writing and drawing. Unfortunately, Shiraishi had no artistic talent, so it was decided to write only.
Wandering Witch: The Journey of Elaina Season 2: release date
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