In Prism Ark, Hyaweh and Priecia, who just might be the lost princess of Windland, are enrolled at the Knight's Academy in Windland.
In Rental Magica, due to his father’s disappearance, Itsuki Iba has to take over the family business: a magician dispatch service.
In Shugo Chara, Amu has a reputation for being super cool and Stylish. Amu's real personality is in contrast very shy.
In Dragonaut: The Resonance, Jin gets involved in the mysteries of the dragons, and is chosen to become a pilot. or Dragonaut.
In Bamboo Blade, Ishida is the Kendo instructor at Muro'e High School, and has agreed to send his team to a competition.
In Kodomo no Jikan, Aoki is knocked off balance by the disturbing behavior of one of his third grade students, Rin.
In Shakugan no Shana II, the world suddenly freezes in time, leaving Yuji to watch in horror as blue flames engulf the people around him.
In Zero no Tsukaima: Futatsuki no Kishi, Louise is terrible at magic, and can never use it the way she wants to.
In Mononoke, the Medicine Seller deals with various spirits or "Mononoke" in feudal Japan.
In Sayonara Zetsubou Sensei, a pessimistic teacher named Nozomu Itoshiki tries to hang himself on a cherry blossom tree.