Fantasy TV series about magic and sorcery

List of the best fantasy TV series about magic, selected by visitors to our site: The Order, Carnival Row, The Witcher, Charmed, The Dragon Prince, Legacies, The Outpost, Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, The Protector, Magical Girl Site
In the top there are new series of 2019, a plot description and trailers for series that have already been released.
The Order (2019)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:06
CharactersWerewolves
PlotMagic, Sects, Adventures, Death
PlaceCollege
StyleFascinating, Spectacular, Action

Out to avenge his mother's death, a college student pledges a secret order and lands in a war between werewolves and practitioners of dark magic.

Carnival Row (2019)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.9)
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:09
CharactersDetectives, Poor, Witches, Monsters, Terrorists
PlotMagic, Love, Mystery, Investigation, Love triangle
PlaceForest, England
TimeFuture
StyleDark

In a mystical and dark city filled with humans, fairies and other creatures, a police detective investigates a series of gruesome murders leveled against the fairy population. During his investigation, the detective becomes the prime suspect and must find the real killer to clear his name.

The Witcher (2019)
Mark10 (imdb: 8.2)
Genreaction, fantasy, drama, adventure
CountryPoland, USA
Duration00:60
CharactersElves, Wizards, Witches, Monsters
PlotMagic, Love, betrayal, Relationship, Intrigue, Fate, Adventures, Superpowers
PlaceForest
StyleBy books, Fascinating, Spectacular, Atmospheric

Geralt of Rivia, a mutated monster-hunter for hire, journeys toward his destiny in a turbulent world where people often prove more wicked than beasts.

Charmed (2018)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 4.6)
Genrefantasy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration03:56
CharactersFamily, Witches, Sisters
PlotMagic, Adventures, Investigation, Superpowers
StyleSpectacular, Fascinating, To cry

Set in the fictional college town of Hilltowne, Charmed follows the lives of three sisters, Macy, Mel and Maggie Vera who, after the tragic death of their mother, discover they are three of the most powerful witches of all time.

The Dragon Prince (2018)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 8.4)
Genrefantasy, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:53
CharactersDragons, Elves
PlotMagic, Adventures
StyleNetflix, Fascinating, Spectacular

An extraordinary discovery inspires two human princes and an elven assassin to team up on an epic quest to bring peace to their warring lands.

Legacies (2018)
Mark9 (imdb: 7.5)
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersVampire, Witches, Friends, Werewolves, Teenagers
PlotMagic, Supernatural, Investigation, Death
PlaceSchool
StyleAtmospheric, Spectacular, Romantic, Fascinating, Action

In a place where young witches, vampires, and werewolves are nurtured to be their best selves in spite of their worst impulses, Klaus Mikaelson’s daughter, 17-year-old Hope Mikaelson, Alaric Saltzman’s twins, Lizzie and Josie Saltzman, among others, come of age into heroes and villains at The Salvatore School for the Young and Gifted.

The Outpost (2018)
Mark6 (imdb: 6.1)
Genreaction, fantasy
CountryUSA
Duration00:59
CharactersWitches
PlotMagic, Travel, Revenge
PlaceSmall towns
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleSpectacular

Talon, the lone survivor of a race called the Blackbloods, sets off to the edge of civilisation to track her family's killers. On her journey she discovers she has supernatural powers which she must learn to harness in order to achieve her goals.

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (2018)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 7.5)
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:36
CharactersWitches, Teenagers
PlotMagic, Adventures
PlaceSchool
StyleAtmospheric, By comics

As her 16th birthday nears, Sabrina must choose between the witch world of her family and the human world of her friends. Based on the Archie comic.

The Protector (2018)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 6.7)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy
CountryTurkey
Duration01:59
PlotMartial Arts, Love, Magic, Superpowers
StyleNetflix, Spectacular, Action, Fascinating

The epic adventure of Hakan, a young shopkeeper whose modern world gets turned upside down when he learns he’s connected to a secret, ancient order, tasked with protecting Istanbul.

Magical Girl Site (2018)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.4)
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama, cartoon
CountryJapan
Duration01:35
CharactersLosers, Teenagers
PlotMagic, Supernatural
PlaceSchool
StyleDark

Aya Asagiri is a middle school girl who has problems both at school with bullying and at home from physical abuse by her brother. While browsing online, a website pops up on her computer featuring a creepy looking person. This person appears to take pity on her, and announces that she has granted Asagiri magical powers.

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How Not to Summon a Demon Lord (2018)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, cartoon
CountryJapan
Duration01:08
CharactersLosers, Demons
PlotComputer games, Magic, Adventures
PlaceParallel worlds
StyleEasy

In regards to the MMORPG Cross Reverie, Sakamoto Takuma boasted an overwhelming strength that was enough for him to be called the Demon King by the other players. One day, he gets summoned to another world with his appearance in the game. There, there are two people that insist "I am the real summon master." Takuma gets slave-turning magic used for summoned beasts cast on him by the girls―However, the peculiar ability "Magic Reflection" is invoked! The ones that were turned to slaves were the girls!Takuma was bewildered. He's the strongest magician but, he doesn't have any social skills. Panicking, the first words that came out were the ones that he used inside the game role-playing the Demon King?! "I'm amazing you say? Of course I am. I am Diablo... The one feared as the Demon King!"This is the story the Demon King (acting) that would soon inspire the world and his other world adventure that he plunges through with his absolute strength, raise the curtain!

Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid (2017)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrefantasy, comedy, cartoon
CountryJapan
Duration00:50
CharactersDragons, Maids
PlotMagic, Supernatural
PlaceJapan
StyleEasy

Kobayashi lives alone in an apartment, until one day, Tooru appeared and they ended up living together. Tooru looks down on humans as inferior and foolish, but having been saved by Kobayashi-san, she does everything she can to repay the debt and help her with various things, although not everything goes according to plan. A mythical everyday life comedy about a hard working office lady living with a dragon girl.

The Ancient Magus' Bride (2017)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrefantasy, melodrama, cartoon
CountryJapan
Duration02:16
CharactersDemons, Dragons, Poor
PlotMagic, Love, Supernatural
StyleFascinating, Spectacular

Chise Hatori, 15 years old. Lost, without hope, and without family, she is bought for money – not by another person, but by a non-human sorcerer named Elias. Though she hesitates, she begins life anew as his apprentice and future wife.

Akashic Records of Bastard Magic Instructor (2017)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genreaction, fantasy, comedy, cartoon
CountryJapan
Duration01:45
CharactersTeenagers
PlotMagic

The Alzano Imperial Magic Academy is located in the southern part of the Alzano Empire and is among most prominent magic schools in the world, where students can learn the highest forms of magic. All those who strive to learn magic dream of studying at this academy, and its students as well as its teachers are proud to be a part of its 400-year history. Glenn Radars is a new instructor who has suddenly been appointed to teach part-time at this highly respected academy. The previously unheard-of lessons of this man known as a good-for-nothing bastard are about to begin.

Little Witch Academia (2017)
Mark7 (imdb: 7.9)
Genrefantasy, comedy, cartoon
CountryJapan
Duration01:27
CharactersWitches
PlotMagic, Supernatural
PlaceSchool, Japan
StyleEasy, Spectacular, Fascinating

When she was a little girl, Atsuko "Akko" Kagari saw a magic show performed by a witch named Shiny Chariot. From that day on she wanted to be just like her. Enrolling at Luna Nova Magical Academy and having no magical background, can she become a witch like her idol Shiny Chariot?

Black Clover (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 8.1)
Genreaction, fantasy, comedy, cartoon
CountryJapan
Duration01:15
PlotMagic, Adventures
StyleSpectacular

Asta and Yuno are two orphans who want the same thing: to become the Wizard King. Locked in a friendly rivalry, they work hard towards their goal. While Yuno excels at magic, Asta has a problem uncommon in this world: he has no powers! But, on the day they receive their grimoires, they surprise everyone. To reach their goal, they’ll each find their own path to greatness—with or without magic.

Grimoire of Zero (2017)
Markimdb: 7
Genrefantasy, adventure, cartoon
CountryJapan
CharactersWitches, Monsters
PlotMagic, Supernatural, Travel
StyleSpectacular, Fascinating

Year 526 of the Liturgical Calendar. The world knew that witches existed, and that they practiced the notorious art of sorcery. Nevertheless, the world did not know anything about the study of magic. Our story follows a half-man, half-beast mercenary; humans mockingly call his kind the “fallen beasts”. He always dreamt of becoming a human, but one day, he met a witch who would change his life forever. “Do you desire a human form? Then be my escort, mercenary!” The witch introduced herself as “Zero”, and explained that she was searching for a one-of-a-kind magical tome that bandits had stolen from her lair. Entitled “The Book of Zero”, the grimoire supposedly contained valuable magical knowledge that could be used to effortlessly bring the world to its knees. Thus, in order to realize his dream of becoming a human, the mercenary must accompany Zero on her journey—despite her being one of the witches he so loathed. This is the story of a haughty sorceress and a kindhearted beast.

The Magicians (2015)
Mark6.8 (imdb: 7.6)
Genrefantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:33
CharactersWizards, Gays, Friends, Gods, Kings, Students, Teachers
PlotMagic, Adventures, Superpowers, Depression, Life after death, Time travel
PlaceParallel worlds, School, College
StyleSpectacular, Fascinating

Brakebills University is a secret institution specializing in magic. There, amidst an unorthodox education of spellcasting, a group of twenty-something friends soon discover that a magical fantasy world they read about as children is all too real— and poses grave danger to humanity.

The Originals (2013)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 8.2)
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersVampire, Werewolves, Witches, Kings
PlotSupernatural, Mystery, Magic
StyleAction, Spectacular, Fascinating

A spin-off from The Vampire Diaries and set in New Orleans, The Originals centers on the Mikaelson siblings, otherwise known as the world's original vampires: Klaus, Elijah, and Rebekah. Now Klaus must take down his protégé, Marcel, who is now in charge of New Orleans, in order to re-take his city, as he originally built New Orleans. Klaus departed from the city after being chased down by his father Mikael, while it was being constructed and Marcel took charge. As Klaus has returned after many years, his ego has provoked him to become the king of the city. "Every King needs an heir" says Klaus, accepting the unborn child. The child is a first to be born to a hybrid and a werewolf.

Da Vinci's Demons (2013)
Mark10 (imdb: 8)
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure, detective, history
CountryUSA
Duration00:59
PlotDeath, Adventures, Magic
TimeFuture
StyleFascinating, Spectacular

The series follows the "untold" story of Leonardo Da Vinci: the genius during his early years in Renaissance Florence. As a 25-year old artist, inventor, swordsman, lover, dreamer and idealist, he struggles to live within the confines of his own reality and time as he begins to not only see the future, but invent it.

Witches of East End (2013)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 7.6)
Genrefantasy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersWitches, Cats
PlotSupernatural, Mystery, Magic, Superpowers
StyleSpectacular, Fascinating

Based on Melissa de la Cruz's best-selling novel, "Witches of East End" centers on the adventures of Joanna Beauchamp and her two adult daughters Freya and Ingrid -- both of whom unknowingly are their family's next generation of witches -- who lead seemingly quiet, uneventful modern day lives in Long Island's secluded seaside town of East Haven. When Freya becomes engaged to a young, wealthy newcomer, a series of events forces Joanna to admit to her daughters they are, in fact, powerful and immortal witches.

The Legend of Korra (2012)
Mark10 (imdb: 8.4)
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration00:22
PlotMagic, Adventures, Martial Arts, Uprising, Superpowers, Travel
StyleSpectacular

Avatar Korra, a headstrong, rebellious, feisty young woman who continually challenges and breaks with tradition, is on her quest to become a fully realized Avatar. In this story, the Avatar struggles to find balance within herself.

Game of Thrones (2011)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 9.3)
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration00:55
CharactersKings, Dragons, Brothers, Sisters
Plotbetrayal, Magic, Love, Intrigue, Adventures, Politics
PlaceForest
StyleSpectacular, Atmospheric, Worth watching, Popular, Fascinating

Seven noble families fight for control of the mythical land of Westeros. Friction between the houses leads to full-scale war. All while a very ancient evil awakens in the farthest north. Amidst the war, a neglected military order of misfits, the Night's Watch, is all that stands between the realms of men and icy horrors beyond.

Once Upon a Time (2011)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 7.7)
Genrefantasy, melodrama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersWizards, Princesses, Friends
PlotAdventures, Magic
PlaceSmall towns
StyleSoulful, Spectacular, Fancy

There is a town in Maine where every story book character you've ever known is trapped between two worlds, victims of a powerful curse. Only one knows the truth and only one can break the spell. Emma Swan is a 28-year-old bail bonds collector who has been supporting herself since she was abandoned as a baby. Things change for her when her son Henry, whom she abandoned years ago, finds her and asks for her help explaining that she is from a different world where she is Snow White's missing daughter.

Secret Garden (2010)
Mark7 (imdb: 8.2)
Genrefantasy, melodrama
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:05
CharactersFriends, Businessmen
PlotMagic, Love, Relationship

A wealthy man and a poor stunt girl fall in love. But things get complicated when their souls become inexplicably swapped and dark secrets surface.

My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic (2010)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.6)
Genrefantasy, comedy, musical, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration00:22
CharactersFriends, Horses, Princesses, Sisters, Friends, Dragons
PlotAdventures, Magic
PlaceVillage

"Get your muzzle out of those books and make some friends!" That's what Princess Celestia tells Twilight Sparkle. She may be the smartest unicorn in Equestria, but Twilight Sparkle gets an "incomplete" in friendship. There's more to life than learning magic, after all -- so she goes to Ponyville on a mission to make friends. There she meets five special ponies who take her on exciting adventures and teach her the most powerful magic of all ... the magic of friendship!

Legend of the Seeker (2008)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.6)
Genreaction, fantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersWizards, Witches
PlotAdventures, Magic, Mystery
StyleSpectacular

The adventures of woodsman Richard Cypher, who discovers that he was born to fulfill a prophecy of becoming a guardian hero to oppressed people. With the help of a mysterious woman named Kahlan and a wise old wizard named Zedd, he must stop a ruthless and bloodthirsty tyrant from unleashing an ancient evil and enslaving the world.

Tin Man (2007)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.2)
Genrefantastic, fantasy, adventure, western
CountryUSA
Duration04:30
CharactersWizards, Witches, Dogs
PlotMagic, Adventures, Fate, Travel
PlaceParallel worlds
StyleAtmospheric, Spectacular

Tin Man is a 2007 four and a half hour miniseries co-produced by RHI Entertainment and Sci Fi Channel original pictures that was broadcast in the United States on the Sci Fi Channel in three parts. The first part aired on December 2, and the remaining two parts airing on the following nights. It was released to DVD on March 11, 2008; the same year it was rebroadcast in the United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand. Starring Zooey Deschanel, Neal McDonough, Alan Cumming, Raoul Trujillo, Kathleen Robertson, and Richard Dreyfuss, the miniseries is a continuation of the classic story The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, with science fiction and additional fantasy elements added. It focuses on the adventures of a small-town waitress named DG who is pulled into a magical realm called the O.Z., ruled by the tyrannical sorceress Azkadellia. Together with her companions Glitch, Raw, and Cain, DG journeys to uncover her lost memories, find her true parents, and foil Azkadellia's plot to trap the O.Z. in eternal darkness. Costing $20 million to produce, the first part of miniseries was the highest-rated program in its timeslot, with 6.4 million viewers; the miniseries itself would be the highest-rated miniseries of 2007. It was nominated for nine Emmy awards, winning one, and was also nominated for a Critics' Choice Award. Critics gave it mixed reviews, with some praising the acting, soundtrack, and visual effects, while others found it overly grim and bleak.

Carnivàle (2003)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 8.4)
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:55
CharactersPoor, Priests
PlotMagic, Supernatural, Superpowers, Mystery
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating

Carnivàle is an American television series set in the United States during the Great Depression and Dust Bowl. In tracing the lives of two disparate groups of people, its overarching story depicts the battle between good and evil and the struggle between free will and destiny; the storyline mixes Christian theology with gnosticism and Masonic lore, particularly that of the Knights Templar.

Charmed (1998)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrefantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersWitches, Sisters, Friends
PlotMagic, Love
PlaceUSA

Three sisters (Prue, Piper and Phoebe) reunite and unlock their powers to become the Charmed Ones, the most powerful good witches of all time, whose prophesied destiny is to protect innocent lives from evil beings such as demons and warlocks. Each sister possesses unique magical powers that grow and evolve, while they attempt to maintain normal lives in modern day San Francisco.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 8.2)
Genreaction, fantasy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersVampire, Teenagers, Sisters, Witches, Monsters
PlotSupernatural, Magic, Superpowers
PlaceSmall towns
StyleAtmospheric

Into every generation a slayer is born: one girl in all the world, a chosen one. She alone will wield the strength and skill to fight the vampires, demons, and the forces of darkness; to stop the spread of their evil and the swell of their number. She is the Slayer.

The Outer Limits (1995)
Mark9.8 (imdb: 7.7)
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryCanada, USA
Duration00:43
CharactersRobots
PlotMagic, Adventures, Mystery
TimeFuture

The Outer Limits is an anthology series of distinct story episodes, sometimes with a plot twist at the end. Unlike the original incarnation of the series, which was a pure anthology with each episode completely unrelated to the others, the revival series maintained an anthology format, but occasionally featured recurring story elements that were often tied together during season-finale clip shows.

Angel (1999)
Mark7 (imdb: 7.9)
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersVampire, Lawyers, Monsters, Actors, Ghosts
PlotMagic, Superpowers
StyleTo cry

The vampire Angel, cursed with a soul, moves to Los Angeles and aids people with supernatural-related problems while questing for his own redemption. A spin-off from Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

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