The magical girl and science fantasy franchise, Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha, follows the titular protagonist, Nanoha Takamachi. Gifted with powerful magic, she grows to become unbelievably powerful throughout the franchise.
Produced by Seven Arcs (Inukami!, Sekirei, Trinity Seven), its story spans across numerous sequels, spinoffs, and adaptations. Recent entries into the franchise include Magical Record Lyrical Nanoha Force, an ongoing manga published by Kadokawa that began in 2009, and Magical Record Lyrical Nanoha Force Dimension, which began in 2011. This franchise offers a more aggressive take on the magical girl genre and is often marketed as a seinen series.