Having been inspired by the illusory magic of the performing witch, Shiny Chariot, Atsuko "Akko" Kagari decides to enrol at Luna Nova Magical Academy, where Shiny Chariot studied. On her way to the school, she gets teased by the other students, who mock her non-magical bloodline. Unable to fly on a broom through a leyline leading to Luna Nova, Akko manages to get a lift from another new student, Lotte Yanson. However, because of some salty pickled plums Akko was carrying, she and Lotte, along with another witch named Sucy Manbavaran, end up falling out of the leyline into the forbidden Arcturus Forest. Put in a tough situation after Sucy lures out a giant poisonous rooster, Akko comes across Shiny Chariot's wand, the Shiny Rod, before leading the rooster into a trap so they can all escape. As the rooster continues to pursue the girls, one of Luna Nova's teachers, Ursula, gives Akko the magic words needed to use the Shiny Rod, allowing the girls to escape through a portal leading ...
Did You Know?
In the OVA, in the opening scene, Young Akko was wearing a purple witch hat while watching Chariot's show, in the first episode however, Young Akko was wearing a white hat reminiscing to Shiny Chariot's hat. See more