Magical girls are a staple of Japanese anime, getting powers from animal companions, and living secret lives to save the world while maintaining their social lives. But what about the Western world? Magical girls have existed in Western media for almost as long as their Eastern counterparts. Join A Nerdy Couple as we take a look at the long-lost media of magical girls in the West. What defines a magical girl? What goes into creating them, and how has Japan helped shape their creation? Learn about how different studios interpret the genre and some popular historical and modern girls.