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Fairy Tail  
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Celestial wizard Lucy wants to join the Fairy Tail, a guild for the most powerful wizards. But instead, her ambitions land her in the clutches of a gang of unsavory pirates led by a devious magician. Her only hope is Natsu, a strange boy she happens to meet on her travels. Natsu's not your typical hero - but he just might be Lucy's best hope.

Won the 33rd Kodansha Manga Award for Best Shounen Manga.
Won the Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation's Industry Award for Best Comedy Manga.


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Status in Country of Origin
48 Volumes (Ongoing)

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Anime Start/End Chapter
Starts at Vol 1, Chap 1 (Season 1); Vol 35, Chapter 300 (Season 2)
Ends at Vol 35, Chapter 297 (Season 1)

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Average: 8.2 / 10.0 (2808 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.18 / 10.0
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English Publisher
Kodansha USA (46 Volumes - Ongoing)

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Monthly Pos #73 decreased(-15)
3 Month Pos #40 increased(+3)
6 Month Pos #45 decreased(-5)

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Fairy Tail Getting A Timeskip !! [Reference Ch. 416] 69 days, 18 hours, 2 minutes ago
Looking for spoilers... 158 days, 19 hours, 48 minutes ago
lucy's whip 505 days, 23 hours, 15 minutes ago
Whos going to die 506 days, 19 hours, 18 minutes ago
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by danielabda
February 18th, 2008, 10:36am
so far this looks like a different version of one piece...the fights don't seem to be taken serious which is rather annoying..its like this is just one big comedy...not that funny really...the humor doesn't interest me much...instead I'm looking rather interested in seeing everyone's fighting abilities. There's probably isn't gonna be much death or romance in this story just like One piece.
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Copycat of most shounen mangas? Yes. Good? Hell yeah   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by HeavennevaeH
February 17th, 2008, 3:23am
This is a tricky one. It takes the art of One Piece and makes it look far better than the original (atleast I can stand it more). It takes the good ole` "we're a group of friends fighting together" and makes the guild feel so alive. It takes the concept of the kid searching for his parent/foster parent-that-taught-him-teh-00ber-superpowah (nonetheless a DRAGON) and turns it into something that makes you yell at Shounen Jump for not releasing a daily issue. And you can never have enough wacky characters.
I don't care if it has nothing original. But that's what makes a great manga: make you feel like reading a shounen for the first time.

Fairytail FTW.
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Rating: 9.5 / 10.0
by Se3D03
February 12th, 2008, 6:44am
I am not denying in any fact that this manga bears tons of similarities with other shonen mangas, but i think this manga delivers on those similar fronts better than most of the others. I'm not being biased but out of all the shonen i've read, this is definitely the best. It has action, values, fan service and humor, and packs it all up in a refreshingly new package centralized in magic. A definite must read for shonen lovers, who love the humor of one piece and miss the humor of naruto.
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Light reading   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by Lybi
January 1st, 2008, 11:14pm
It's one of those manga you read for fun and not really seriously.
That's not necessarily a bad thing. It does a good job of entertaining the reader (well I guess that actually depends on the reader). You should probably keep in mind that this manga targets younger boys, so the humor is what you'd imagine considering the target age.
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i dont like this   
Rating: 1.0 / 10.0
by takitogr
December 27th, 2007, 11:15am
i started reading it this afternoon...i read 10+ chapters but i think this manga is rather pointless,shallow,cliched! and ridiculous when i comes to action....One Piece also gives me an impression many times that it's going way overboard with the way it handles imagination and the characters end up looking ridiculous sometimes

i don't have anything against's just that i don't find the point...if someone think i should continue reading it message me a valid reason...i can't find a reason after 10 chapters

... Last updated on October 28th, 2009, 4:30am
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Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by nightcrawler103
October 3rd, 2007, 12:43pm
I've read that Eiichiro Oda and Hiro Mashima are friends and once worked as assistant for a famous mangaka (Nobuhiro Watsuki, if I'm not mistaken). So, probably they influence each other. Though, I admit Rave's artwork was less similar than OP. Still, as Rindtron said, OP is OP, FT is FT. Each has their own unique points.

Fairy Tail is a nice story. I like it better than Rave, and I'm so glad it's already licensed in my country.

... Last updated on October 5th, 2007, 1:38am
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Badass mages in a funny world.   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by Drenoss
September 19th, 2007, 12:40pm
Wow, I had no expectations before reading this title but now I understand its popularity.

Yes it's great and yes it actually is really funny too. This and Mx0 are the best manga dealing with mages imo. The plot is moving slowly but i'm sure it will "Rock Our Socks Off" when we get to the real meat.
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A Must Read   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by BlackandRedStreaks
September 16th, 2007, 12:41pm
Although this series reminds me of One Piece a bit it's a really great and original series. I read the first chapter and found myself addicted to it! >.<
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by wiltks2
August 17th, 2007, 8:32pm
dont you love to see a show from its beginnings and see how successful it becomes
(666satan go read it!!) well thats what happens here
its good from the beginning and still good a few chapters passed
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great expectation from this   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by kazesages
August 17th, 2007, 3:17pm
this manga have a great start =] and is nothing like one piece even though ...i have to admid the art is quiet simmilar .......but as the story havent progress much due to the manga is this new =] but i'm sure it gonna be great as the thing goes.....
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