->''I want to try every spell I have and learn as many spells as I can so I can play magic hockey and even magic dodge ball. Just think how awesome that would be to play magic dodge ball.''
-->--'''[[GenkiGirl Alysia Perez]]'''
''Arcana Magi Zero'' is a WebOriginal consisting of a ShortStory Trilogy and a series of five chapter stories. It is the first series of H-M Brown's ''Literature/ArcanaMagiUniverse'' that started in 2009, and is a part of the ''Seiryu Universe''.
The ShortStory follows the origins of Alysia Perez and her adopted sister Megumi Miyazaki: how they got their magical items to become [[TheFourGods Guardians of the Gate to the Shrine of Four Mythic Elements]] and then pay a visit to an [[CoolOldLady old mage]] to learn more about themselves in relation to their powers and their destiny.
It became a series during the fifth anniversary of ''Arcana Magi Universe'' set a few years after the trilogy. The city of Newark became encased in a dome setting off an event that takes the Alysia and Megumi back to the Shrine of Four Mythic Elements.
''Arcana Magi Zero'' is available via [[http://www.fictionaut.com/groups/arcana-magi-universe this link]].
'''Here there be spoilers!'''
!!''Arcana Magi Zero'' provides examples of:
* AndIMustScream: Alysia was aware that she had turned to stone and suffered from trauma as a result.
* ArtInitiatesLife: Megumi can bring art to life using her artbook, such as using fireflies to act light sources.
* BlowYouAway: Alysia uses wind spells, like ''Air Blast''.
* CallingYourAttacks: Announcing your spells, more like it.
* ChronicHeroSyndrome: Alysia.
* CoolOldLady: Madam Karin Mayweather, the girl's thinks she's cool at the end.
* TheCorruption: The Nocture, corrupted mana that summons creatures to feed off of living mana. The feeding isn't fatal to humans, but it causes trauma.
* EmptyShell: The end result of the ''Purge'' spell, which strips you of emotion.
* HealingHands: The ''Healing Sight'' spell used by Karyn Mayweather.
* ImaginationBasedSuperpower: What Megumi's Fable Artbook allows her to do.
* LightEmUp: The ''Sunshine'' Spell.
* MagicAIsMagicA: Different types of magical groups have different ways of drawing Mana and casting spells. For instance, Alysia Perez and Megumi Miyazaki are Circular Magi, so all their magical powers come from Magic Circles.
* MagicalGirl: Alysia and Megumi.
* PlayingWithFire: Alysia's ''Pyro Maelstrom'' spell.
* PluckyGirl. GenkiGirl.: In "v.1 - Alysia Perez, the Awakening", Alysia starts off as a PluckyGirl. She went through many trials and errors learning her new powers while trying to find a way to undo the enchantment. Then she fought back. In "v.3 - It's So Wonderful, It's So Beautiful", Alysia becomes a GenkiGirl and after her visit with Madam Karin Mayweather, the above quote says it all.
* SignificantBirthDate: Alysia Perez and Megumi Miyazaki were both born on February 29th, 2000, which made Megumi wonder if she and Alysia shared a common greater destiny as Guardians of the Gate to the Shrine of Four Mythic Elements.
* TakenForGranite: Everyone and everything in the museum turned to stone.
* TheFourGods: They are known as The Four Mythic Elements.
* ThemeNaming: The girl's magical items are named Saga and Fable.
* TransformationSequence: When Alysia Perez calls for Saga and Megumi Miyazaki calls for Fable, their magic circles would go through their bodies forming their magical outfits and armor.
* TransformationTrinket: Saga is a bracelet with four marbles attached that turns into a staff and Fable is pendant, also with four marbles attached, that turns into a magical artbook. Both trinkets transforms Alysia Perez and Megumi Miyazaki into their magical outfits and armor.
* TheWallAroundTheWorld: Newark gets sealed off from the rest of the world by a flaming forcefield.
* WingedHumanoid: Alysia Perez and Megumi Miyazaki sprout wings after they transform. Megumi Miyazaki fought three Winged Humanoids when she returned home.