Fairy Tail is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Hiro Mashima. It has been serialized in Weekly Sh__nen Magazine since August 2, 2006, and has been published by Kodansha in 30 tank__bon volumes as of January 2012. An ongoing anime produced by A-1 Pictures and Satelight was released in Japan on October 12, 2009, and has spawned three original video animations. The series follows the adventures of Lucy Heartfilia, a teenage wizard who joins the titular wizards' guild and teams up with fellow guild member Natsu Dragneel as he searches for the dragon Igneel. An anime film entitled Fairy Tail the Movie: The Phoenix Priestess has been adapted from the series and was released on August 18, 2012.
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