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[[caption-width-right:350:The touching story of [[ABoyAndHisX a boy and his]] {{Physical God}}dess girlfriend.]]

->''She's the heart of the funfair\\
She's got me whistling her private tune\\
And it all begins where it ends\\
And she's all mine, my magic friend\\
She says: "Hello, you fool, I love you\\
Come on join the joyride."''
-->-- '''Roxette''', "Joyride"

A genre of adolescent male WishFulfillment, which has become rather popular in recent years.

[[ThisLoserIsYou The hero]] is usually a geeky loser, [[UnluckyEverydude terribly unlucky at love]]. He is either unable to get a date at all, or has had his sensitive poet's heart broken by a cruel bitch who was only toying with his affections, forcing him to withdraw from all feminine companionship. Exactly how strongly this is exaggerated depends on the writers.

However, [[SingleWomanSeeksGoodMan because he is a genuinely good and kind person]], fate smiles upon him -- the perfect girl for him [[InnocentCohabitation enters his life]]. She is beautiful, kind, domestic, and utterly and eternally devoted to him. However, she's often not exactly ''human'' by most definitions -- she is a [[DivineDate Goddess]], a Demon, or a Vampire, or a Witch, or an Extraterrestrial, or an Angel, or a Robot, or a Ghost, or a virtual being born of an advanced computer program, or under a spell/curse, or an immortal sorceress, or [[NinjaPirateZombieRobot some combination of any or all of the above.]] Sometimes the term is just metaphorical, although this is usually used in a critical way implying she's too good to be true.

Of course the path of true love never runs smoothly (especially since she [[LoveYouAndEverybody loves you and everybody]]) but the pairing of dork and demigoddess runs into especially large bumps -- usually comedic ones. Despite this and his initial misgivings, though, [[TheDulcineaEffect true love blossoms for the once-hapless hero]]. May or may not include ClosetSublet.

Entries in this genre often come packed with generous quantities of {{Fanservice}}, but this is by no means mandatory. Sometimes it overlaps with TheUnwantedHarem, but requires more WillingSuspensionOfDisbelief, since her popularity is obvious.

In dramatic examples, {{Magical Girlfriend}}s are ironic blessings. No matter how much she insists, she will [[NoGuyWantsAnAmazon tend to give the guy an inferiority complex about himself]] and being unworthy. Conversely, {{Magical Girlfriend}}s often feel they cause more problems than they solve, and the guy is just putting up with them due to niceness. Of course, [[LoveObstructingParents her family]] almost ''always'' gets involved; and rest assured they will get in the way as much as possible.

If the relationship actually works, it may become an InterspeciesRomance (assuming she does not become fully human, which sometimes happens).

MagicalGirlfriend series show up in {{shonen}}, but seem to skyrocket in popularity within the {{seinen}} crowd. There are a couple of {{shojo}} series too, one being Creator/YuuWatase's {{Gender Flip}}ped Magical ''Boyfriend'' series ''AbsoluteBoyfriend'', another being NaokoTakeuchi's OrphanedSeries ''TokiMeca'', which replaces the couple with a RomanticTwoGirlFriendship.

Just as the {{Magical Girl}}s genre was inspired by ''Series/{{Bewitched}}'', it seems likely that both that show and ''IDreamOfJeannie'' are somewhere in the DNA of the MagicalGirlfriend.

Compare and contrast with ManicPixieDreamGirl. See WellExcuseMePrincess for when the MagicalGirlfriend wakes up to how much of a geeky loser her love interest is and begins calling him on it, and ActionGirlfriend if she's more action-oriented than magical. May overlap with BoyMeetsGhoul. See also DivineDate.
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* Pictured are [[UnluckyEverydude awkward, mistreated]] NiceGuy Keiichi and his MagicalGirlfriend, pure-hearted, [[MagicalGirl wish-granting goddess]] Belldandy of ''Manga/AhMyGoddess'' (Or ''[[JustForPun Oh My Goddess!]]'', as the {{Manga}} is called in the [[{{Eagleland}} U.S.]]), who [[TropeCodifier fit every basic aspect of the Trope to a "T".]] The passion of their relationship, the [[CharacterDevelopment depth of their characters (and the characters around them)]], and the emphasis on drama and [[FantasticComedy comedy]] [[DependingOnTheWriter depends on the incarnation]] (a 1994 {{OVA}}, two one-season, late 2000s TV series, and the original manga [[LongRunner which has been in publication since 1988]]).
* Parodied in episode 8 of ''Anime/AbenobashiMahouShoutengai'', in which Sasshi and Arumi enter a dating-sim world in which Sasshi has to gain the stereotypical ''moe'' girl's heart. She later reveals that she is [[spoiler:an angel that has to go back to heaven]], and also [[spoiler:an android]] with an unnecessarily complicated name.
* ''Manga/AILoveYou'', the first manga from the creator of ''LoveHina'' and ''MahouSenseiNegima'', was a textbook example of this, with a [[LightningCanDoAnything lightning strike]] bringing a lonely geek's homebrew AI (which fit on a single floppy!) to life. The early chapters heavily played on the wish fulfillment, but later ones increasingly subvert it.
** Speaking of ''MahouSenseiNegima'', that series is basically this GenderFlipped for Asuna.
* ''Manga/{{Chobits}}'' - robot.
** Hideki {{lampshade}}s the trope in the second chapter. He could have written this page himself.
-->'''Hideki:''' "You hear about it all the time...a guy finds a NiceGirl, takes her home...''she's always'' cute of course...''then'' it turns out she's got some sort of special powers...and she falls madly in love with the guy!"
* ''Manga/VideoGirlAi'', though the idea of a magical girlfriend who seems too good to be true invokes a slightly darker intepretation.
* ''Anime/{{Maburaho}}'' is a WizardingSchool harem comedy.
* ''Anime/UFOPrincessValkyrie'' - alien.
* ''Manga/{{Mahoromatic}}'' - robot.
* ''Anime/SaberMarionetteJ'' features an UnwantedHarem of {{Robot Girl}}s. Each one is a different archtype: Innocence, domestic, and buff.
* ''Manga/{{Sekirei}}'' mixes this with a hefty dose of the ActionGirlfriend, focusing on a battle royale between super-powered HumanAlien beauties and their PunyEarthling boyfriends. A handful of Magical Boyfriends also exist in the story, and most of the prominent Ashikabi bond with multiple Sekirei and establish {{Battle Harem}}s. Almost all Ashikabi were either losers or living empty lives until they met their Sekirei, and later chapters establish how ThePowerOfLove not only makes the Sekirei stronger but causes positive changes in the Ashikabi over time.
* ''SteelAngelKurumi'' -- although the boy in question isn't geeky; he's merely a bit too young for girls yet.
** In ''SteelAngelKurumi2'', the MagicalGirlfriend is coupled with someone of a bit more appropriate age -- who also happens to be another ''girl''.
* Inverted. in ''MidoriNoHibi'': the guy is a tough fighter-type whose reputation frightens away girls, and the girlfriend is an ordinary girl who's always wanted him. She's a normal girl who got her wish granted through "magical" means. The wishfulfillment is still there.
* Gender-flipped and subverted in ''BrigadoonMarinAndMelan''. Marin is a HappilyAdopted HeartwarmingOrphan who falls in massive trouble when bionic machines called [[OurMonstersAreWeird Monomakia]] fall from [[AlienSky the sky reflecting another world]] and attack her for unknown reasons. Enter [[RidiculouslyHumanRobots Melan Blue]], a [[NinjaPirateZombieRobot Gunswordsman monomakia]] that arrives to act as her protector. Subverted as Marin is only 13 [[ChildrenAreInnocent years old]] and Melan Blue is dedicated to [[ChasteHero his duty]] [[ObliviousToLove to protect Marin]], the [[FireForgedFriends duo]] [[BodyguardCrush fall]] [[PrecociousCrush slowly]] [[OfficialCouple for each other]] throughout the course of the series.
* ''{{Magikano}}'': a witch who will lose her powers unless she awakens the protagonist's latent magical powers, and his sisters who are also witches ([[BrotherSisterIncest and in one case]] a love rival).
* ''Manga/ElfenLied'' is arguably a desconstruction. Lucy certainly loves Kohta, but due to her [[BreakTheCutie traumatic childhood]] spent [[AllOfTheOtherReindeer bullied for being different]], [[PersonOfMassDestruction her magic]] is only good for [[WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds exterminating humans]]. Many wish-fulfillment elements common in the genre get flipped on their head or presented as creepy or unwholesome, as well.
* Played with by the ''Manga/BlackLagoon'' fandom and {{omake}}. Rock is a Japanese ex-salaryman while Revy is a sporty, free-spirited woman who comes into his life. Since it's a pulpy {{seinen}} show, "Magical Girlfriend" is defined as a SociopathicHero in cutoff shorts who goes around looting and shooting at people -- including Rock, who was kidnapped during their introduction.
* ''Manga/UruseiYatsura'' famously parodied the MagicalGirlfriend genre ''back in the seventies'' ([[UnbuiltTrope long before there was actually such a genre]]) by having the UnluckyEverydude be a [[CasanovaWannabe slovenly, pitifully desperate pervert]] who likely deserves all the trouble he goes through and the alien princess a {{Tsundere}} who loves him despite his lechery, but isn't adverse to zapping him with her electrical powers when he strays, as well as being somewhat bumbling, usually causing more problems then she solves. Add to this that he already had a girlfriend he liked better.
* Tenchi from ''Anime/TenchiMuyo'' definitely fits the whole UnluckyEverydude trope. The main differences are; A) He gets [[UnwantedHarem A Whole Bunch Of Magical Girlfriends]], B) He's too much of a NiceGuy to head to [[MarryThemAll marrying all of them]] with any kind of speed, and C). The girlfriends are actual ''people'' with all the complications thereof. The ManicPixieDreamGirl? A SpacePirate with a price on her head several dozen orders of magnitude greater than Earth's combined GNP. The [[EverythingsBetterWithPrincesses Princesses]]? One's a bossy, prudishly-repressed proto-dominatrix; the other's a little girl who happens to be [[spoiler:the avatar of one of the three [[GodWasMyCopilot goddesses who created the universe]],]] and they're both [[IncestIsRelative half-sisters of his grandfather]]. The cute lil' MadScientist? She's [[Really700YearsOld really 20,000 years old]], is the mother of the Space Pirate, she [[MrsRobinson wants him anyway]], and she's [[spoiler:''another'' of the three goddesses who created the universe.]] Oh, and WordOfGod says that the [[spoiler:third goddess wants in as well]]. Then there's the two [[SpacePolice Galaxy Police Detectives]]....
* In ''KimagureOrangeRoad'', Madoka Ayukawa could be considered Kyōsuke Kasuga's magical girlfriend, even though Kyōsuke is the one with PsychicPowers and Madoka is a BadassNormal.
* ''LightNovel/BludgeoningAngelDokurochan'', done mostly as a CrossesTheLineTwice parody of the genre.
* ''LightNovel/{{Inukami}}'' has Keita and his magical girlfriend, Youko, a loving and clingy fox demon.
* ''Manga/LilimKiss'' - succubus.
* ''Manga/RosarioToVampire''. Moka is the {{First Girl|Wins}} in an UnwantedHarem at a [[ExtranormalInstitute Monster School]]. However, she's in love with [[OrdinaryHighSchoolStudent Tsukune]] since he was the first person she sucked blood from...and continues to do so, much to his chagrin. While it's a totally straight example at first, it shifts away from the norm for this trope about halfway through Part I of the manga, as Tsukune starts his progression from average dork to {{bishonen}} {{badass}}.
* TricksterMentor Haruko from ''Anime/{{FLCL}}''. As the series director states in [[AllThereInTheManual supplemental materials]]: "People who are bullied don't need to put any effort into being bullied... effortless communication. The [[{{Meido}} maid-boom]] is like that too, right?... It's a dream for people like me. People who have to put effort into having a conversation with someone."
* Haruhi of ''LightNovel/HaruhiSuzumiya'' is, in effect, a Magical SheIsNotMyGirlfriend, and a inversion of the whole thing, as she epitomizes exactly what protagonist Kyon claims he ''doesn't'' want out of life. [[UnreliableNarrator It's quite likely he's lying to himself]]. As for Haruhi herself. [[LockedOutOfTheLoop She doesn't know she's magic]] (she thinking she is normal is one of the forces driving the plot). However, Kyon does. It's even partly his fault [[spoiler:(without his actions [[ArcWords three years ago]] [[TimeyWimeyBall they would not have met]])]].
* ''[[Anime/TsukuyomiMoonPhase Moonphase]]'' is a double subversion. Hapless photographer meets cute girl. She tries to kiss him, they bond magically, and then she's pissed that he still has free will, as she was looking for a servant/slave. A few episodes later it has turned into one of these, admittedly with a very different family dynamic. (Hers keeps trying to kidnap her back or kill her.) She even gets a romantic rival.
* ''HappyWorld'': TheProtagonist is the guy who receives all the bad luck in the world, and Heaven sends an Angel to protect this person and whoever he passes on the curse to. The protagonist eventually falls in love with the Angel sent to protect him.
* The ''[[TypeMoon Type-Moon]]'' universe arguably has some elements of this, though it is famous for more than just that. The main heroine of every story by [=TypeMoon=] are one of the most powerful, if not the most powerful, being in that particular story ([[VisualNovel/{{Tsukihime}} Arcueid]], [[VisualNovel/FateStayNight Saber]], [[LightNovel/KaraNoKyoukai Ryougi Shiki]], [[Literature/AngelNotes The Angel (Type-Venus)]]). However, the heroes are freaking {{Badass}} themselves (even [[LightNovel/KaraNoKyoukai Mikiya]], kinda), they just have the limitation of being "a mere human."
* Lala of ''Manga/ToLoveRu'' fits the criteria perfectly.
* Himari of ''Manga/OmamoriHimari'', the cat-girl samurai protector of Yuuto.
* As mentioned above, gender-flipped in Yuu Watase's ''AbsoluteBoyfriend''.
* Played straight and averted in ''EurekaSeven'': Renton's love interest is...a strange girl with quite "magical" abilities who doesn't seem to understand common human sense. And has an unusual hair color too. However, while Eureka at first appears to be an angel, he learns rather quickly just how cold and ruthless she can be.
* ''MyLovelyGhostKana''. [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Boy meets a lovely ghost named Kana.]] Yup.
* One GirlsLove example can be found in the manga, ''Manga/CreoTheCrimsonCrises''. Within the {{manga}} the central pairing is between Suou, who initially starts out as an OrdinaryHighSchoolStudent, and Creo, a MagicKnight demon [[EverythingsBetterWithPrincesses princess]].
* SetoNoHanayome has normal human Nagasumi who is engaged to Sun, the sweet and beautiful mermaid. Most of the time though, [[RuleOfFunny it doesn't take itself seriously.]]
* ''{{Shuffle}}'' has not one, but [[spoiler: four girls who fit in this trope to choose from: Sia, Nerine, and [[ArtificialHuman Primula,]] as well as Asa.]]
* ''Anime/ThisUglyYetBeautifulWorld'' -- Both Hikari and Akari epitomize this trope.
* The main driving force of ''LightNovel/{{Kanokon}}'', asides from the {{fanservice}} and the comedy brought about by Chizuru's extreme sexual lust. Downplayed because the magical side of Chizuru is rarely brought into play, and she's not perfect. In fact, she downright makes life worse for Kouta, including almost downright raping him just about once an episode.
* Gender flipped in ''FruitsBasket'', Tohru ends up living with and falling in love with a magical shape-shifting guy.
** Type flipped: Tohru has the personality of the MagicalGirlfriend (albeit including StepfordSmiler tendencies), and the guy is an unlucky loser within the circles of people either of them notice.
* ''MamotteShugogetten''. The main character ends up with two (diametrically opposed) magical girlfriends. One is a {{Kawaiiko}} NiceGirl who draws magical energy from the moon and summons cutesy sprites. The other is a {{Tsundere}} [[TheVamp Vamp]] who draws magical energy from the sun and can bring inanimate objects to life. Hilarity ensues.
* ''MyBalls'' -- cute demon.
* ''MysteriousGirlfriendX'' -- not so much magical as one of the few people aware of the magical power of saliva.
* [[AvertedTrope Averted]] in ''CodeGeass'', where C.C., an immortal MysteriousWaif becomes entwined in the life of Lelouch, a ''very'' popular guy who is quite clear that SheIsNotMyGirlfriend.
** Played straight earlier in the chronology when she fulfilled this for the [[WifeHusbandry young orphan]] Mao, but for a lot of [[RuleOfDrama dramatic reasons]] and {{squick}}, it doesn't end well.
* In ''Anime/PleaseTeacher'', Mizuho technically qualifies as this for the young man Kei, being that she is a HumanAlien (well, a HalfHumanHybrid who's half-HumanAlien, to be exact). And it doubles as a TeacherStudentRomance complete with heavy, heavy FanService.
** ''Anime/AnoNatsuDeMatteru'', a later installment in the franchise, has Ichika, another alien who's better matched age-wise with high-school student Kaito.
* ''HyperDoll'' - alien androids.
* [[{{Parody}} Parodied mercilessly]] in ''Manga/GouDereBishoujoNagiharaSora'' which is [[{{Irony}} ironic]] since this trope is played straight in most of Minazuki's other works like ''Manga/HeavensLostProperty'' and ''Manga/WatashiNoMessiahSama''.
* Gender-flipped in ''Manga/MySweetDragon'', where a shy, insecure girl gets a gorgeous boyfriend/husband who is a dragon.
* ''AshitaDorobou'' has an interesting variant of this trope. Straight-laced protagonist Kyouichi Miyasako, 30 years old, broke up with his quirky, free-spirited girlfriend Ashita Tendou way back in college, and has been haunted by regret ever since. Suddenly, with a UFO hanging in the sky over Tokyo, she returns to him, wearing the same maid costume she was wearing when he dumped her, and she hasn't aged a day. He tentatively accepts her back into his life, even though something feels off about the whole situation.
* Gender-flipped in ''AkumaNaEros'', where Miu ends up dating Satan [[spoiler: and eventually becomes his wife]].
* Lette from the GirlsLove manga ''Manga/TheMikosWordsAndTheWitchesIncantations'' qualifies. Not only is she a CuteWitch, she makes a deal with the god of Tsumugi's shrine and gains part of her divine essence so Tsumugi can travel with her [[spoiler: Tsumugi being unable to leave the shrine unless in the presence of a god]], effectively becoming a demigod.
** As for the aforementioned god, she takes on Tsumugi's form and takes over the shrine so the miko can stay with Lette, spending much of her time flirting with Tsumugi's hidden bodyguard Isuzu (who had a thing for Tsumugi and is now the target of the god's affections).
* Mai from ''ItsudatteMySanta''. She possess magic powers (although she's an IneptMage) and falls in love with San when she is sent to cheer him up and improve his luck.
* ''DearS'' - HumanAlien slave.
* ''Anime/NarueNoSekai'' - HalfHumanHybrid (the other half being alien).
* Rizel, the genetically engineered female lead of ''Manga/{{Rizelmine}}''. In a twist on the trope, male lead Tomonori isn't happy about this, as he LikesOlderWomen and is still in love with his teacher, even though she's engaged to be married [[spoiler: however, in the end he learns that Rizel is the older woman he fell in love with when he was young, [[RescueRomance having saved her from being hit by a truck]] - she was unable to grow after they met because she fell for him too, and needed more than just the love from her three [[HasTwoMommies "papas"]] in order to age]].
* ''ChibiVampire'' - FriendlyNeighborhoodVampire, with a dash of OurVampiresAreDifferent.
* ''[[Manga/SazanEyes 3x3 Eyes]]'' - three-eyed demon.
* ''Manga/PrincessResurrection'' - the princess of all monsters (except for the "Girlfriend"-part, since their relationship doesn't seem romantic in nature).
* ''TenshiNiNarumon'' - trainee angel.
* ''{{Wirbelwind}}'' - dark elf.
* ''{{Sankarea}}'' - Starts off as human x human, but quickly changes into human x zombie (not that Chihiro minds).
* ''{{Durarara}}'' - [[HeadlessHorseman headless horsewoman]] who, by WordOfGod, is the true protagonist.
* ''TasogareOtomeXAmnesia'' - amnesiac ghost.
* ''DanceInTheVampireBund'' - vampire.
* ''Manga/{{Hellsing}}'' - FriendlyNeighborhoodVampire.
* Subverted in ''{{Kannagi}}'' - while Nagi is a centuries old tree goddess, she doesn't appear to be romantically interested in Jin... just yet.
* Set up, then averted, in ''Manga/MyDearMarie''.
* Reverie "Ren" Metherlence of ''ElementalGelade''.
* Phryne of ''Anime/{{Fractale}}''.
* DragonautTheResonance - Jin falls in love with Toa, who has the appearance of a girl, but is really a [[NinjaPirateZombieRobot mecha alien space dragon.]]
* Parodied in ''{{The Secret Devil-Chan}}'' - the hero summons a succubus to take his virginity, only to discover "she's" a ''guy''...and until the pact is fufilled, he has to live with the demon. Naturally, HilarityEnsues.
* Monako Haida, the zombie love interest in ''Manga/LivingDead''.
* TenDeShowaruCupid (also known as AltogetherWickedCupid), involves a relationship between a normal, human boy and a beautiful, devil girl. It's by the creator of YuYuHakusho.
* Maki of ''MyDearestDevilPrincess''.
* While Aoi of ''Manga/AiYoriAoshi'' is human, she borders on this. In the ChristmasEpisode, she really ''is'' one - to be exact, a SantaClaus who loses her magic necklace (the key to her homeworld), and grants Karou a wish after he finds it. He wishes to spend Christmas with her, and names her Aoi. The rest of the episode focuses on "Aoi" and Kaoru's special Christmas encounter.
* HumanAlien [[EverythingsBetterWithPrincesses princess]] Kahm of ''Manga/{{Outlanders}}''.
* Played for drama Fatimas of ''Manga/TheFiveStarStories'' - their beauty and loyalty are the result of hideous genetic experiments and brainwashing, they are treated as playthings by most people and the few that aren't brainwashed usually go insane because they're unable to cope with their lot in life.
* Corticarte Apa Lagranges of ''ShinkyokuSoukaiPolyphonica'', albeit a more mild example than most.
* One of the stranger takes on the genre occurs in ''LightNovel/{{Akikan}}'' - the girlfriend is a can of melon soda that transforms into a human girl.
* ''Manga/{{Saikano}}'', an ''extremely'' dark take on the genre.
* Minor example in ''Anime/DragonBallZ''. Krillin isn't exactly an [[UnluckyEverydude Everydude]], possessing as he does the show's requisite suite of superpowers, but he IS [[CantCatchUp Unlucky]], and his love interest (and later, wife) [[RobotGirl Android 18]] vastly out-powers him. Subverted in that [[StayInTheKitchen she doesn't do much fighting]] after they get together, although in the non-canon movies, she does make a pile of money by bullying [[MilesGloriosus Mr. Satan]] into bribing her to throw a fight.
* Teased in ''Anime/TheBigO''. Reading between the lines, [[RobotMaid R Dorothy]] [[RobotGirl Waynewright]] carries a bit of a torch for protagonist Roger Smith. She leans much more {{Tsundere}} than the typical example, though, and for his part he's far more {{Badass}} than most of the recipients of such attention. Ultimately subverted by the fact that he's largely oblivious to her affections and that [[spoiler: they never get together.]]
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* Subverted in the [[TheMightyThor Thor]] comics with [[StarCrossedLovers Ice Goddess Kelda and short-order cook Bill]]. [[DoctorDoom Dr. Doom]] even taunted the bereft Kelda that [[MayflyDecemberRomance she and Bill were never meant to be]].
* Long-running UK comic ''ComicBook/WhizzerAndChips'' had a strip named Bobby's Ghoul, which was about a boy who had a ghost for a girlfriend.
* Morpheus in ''Comicbook/TheSandman'' has had occasional romances with mortals, essentially being a magical ''boyfriend''. Unlike most examples of the trope, the relationships don't end well.
* In ''Comicbook/{{Lucifer}}'', Mazikeen, a lilim (a child of the demon Lilith) is in a relationship with Beatrice, a human woman.
* ''MyDeadGirlfriend'' - ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin.
* ''Comicbook/{{Madman}}'' - reanimated corpse. Also a gender-flipped example.
* Way, way back in the 1960's, ''ComicStrip/DickTracy'' went through a period known as the Moon Period, where the strip focused more on sci-fi elements than crime. During this time, Junior Tracy (Dick's adopted son) met and fell in love with the [[GreenSkinnedSpaceBabe alien woman Moon Maid]], [[HumanAlien who resembled a Caucasian female]] apart from her large eyes and giraffe-like horns, and possessed the ability to change her body temperature from 18 degrees above zero to 200 degrees (affecting whatever she touched)and shoot destructive energy from her hands, causing things to blow up. He eventually married her, and they had a daughter, [[HalfHumanHybrid Honey Moon]], who possessed a magnetic ability to attract small metal objects to her hands. Sadly, Moon Maid died via a car bomb meant for Dick.
* ''Rex'' by Michael Gagne features a normal-looking fox and his adventures with a female shapeshifting alien.
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[[folder:Fairy Tales]]
* There is a popular Korean tale about a man who finds a Fairy. He accidentally rips one of her fairy garments, making it impossible for her to go back home. She lives with him, and they marry, though things don't end well. This has become a subject for a couple of Korean comics, the {{manhwa}} ''Manhwa/FaeriesLanding'' being one of them.
* There is a similar Irish tale about a man who married a mermaid. He stole the red cap she needed to swim back home. After having many children with him, she [[spoiler: finds the cap and leaves him, never to return]].
** Another version has the girl being a selkie, and the man who finds her steals her seal skin when she takes it off.
* There are many similar ShapeshiftingLover tales from all around the world.
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[[folder:Fan Works]]
* In the ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}'' fic ''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/9795134/1/For-Better-or-Norse For Better or Norse]]'', Nora Valkyrie is re-imagined as an actual member of the Norse {{Valkyries}}. After she botches the collection of Lie Ren's soul for Valhalla by inadvertently preventing his death, she is punished by being exiled to Midgard until Ren dies. Ren takes responsibility for her and they start living together.
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[[folder:Films - Animated]]
* ''WesternAnimation/CorpseBride'' is a deconstruction.
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[[folder:Films - Live Action]]
* ''Film/{{Splash}}'', in which an incredibly submissive mermaid is absolutely crazy about Tom Hanks. Her being a mermaid is the least implausible part of this equation.
* The movie ''Film/{{Mannequin}}'' plays this straight. It has a beautiful Egyptian princess who wants "more than this" life several thousand years ago. The gods agree and she disappears. We next see her as a mannequin who apparently can only appear and act real for one person --- the protagonist.
* Subverted in ''Weird Science'' ([[Film/WeirdScience film]] and [[Series/WeirdScience series]]), in which two teenage geeks create their very own Magical Girlfriend, Lisa, a virtual-reality-based supermodel-type who solves all their problems for them, often with unintended results or methods, then helpfully goes away. (Despite their initial intentions for creating her, neither geek seems to have any real romantic relationship with Lisa -- beyond the requisite ogling -- so her "Girlfriend" status is questionable; they treat her more like their CoolBigSis.)
** The movie is different: one of the teenagers wakes up wearing Lisa's underwear, so it's strongly implied they've had sex- though she claims he passed out before they did anything. Possibly the underwear was a joke on her part, as it gets him in trouble with his older brother.
* In ''MyStepmotherIsAnAlien'', Celeste's true mission was to investigate a possible attack on her planet that Steven was suspected of being behind (it wasn't intentional) and she never had the intention of becoming his lover and later his wife. It just [[WhatIsThisThingYouCallLove kind of turned out that way]].
* ''DateWithAnAngel''
* Giselle, the fairytale princess from ''Film/{{Enchanted}}'' and breaks up an existing affair in the process. In addition, the breakup and associated hookup happen late because at first Giselle is eternally devoted to ''someone else''. [[spoiler:These extra {{Love Interest}}s [[PairTheSpares hook up with each other]] in the end.]]
* Subverted in ''Film/MySuperExGirlfriend'' and [[spoiler: played straight]].
* The line between subverted/played straight in ''Film/TheFifthElement'' is a little muddy here. The female lead is a fairly traditional magical girlfriend, but whether or not Bruce Willis fits the stereotypical loser role is questionable. On one hand, he is as hardcore and good-looking as any action hero. On the other hand, he is a washed up vet with no friends or prospects who loses his job and his apartment within the first quarter of the movie.
* ''IMarriedAWitch'' - HotWitch.
* ''BellBookAndCandle'' - HotWitch (in fact, this movie was ''inspired'' by ''I Married a Witch'').
* [[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0092834/ Date With An Angel]] The "loser" is about to be married to someone who might be wrong for him. On the night of his bachelor party, an angel crash lands in his pool.
* ''Film/{{Underworld}}'' - vampire.
* ''LetTheRightOneIn'' - vampire.
* ''Film/InnocentBlood'' - vampire.
* ''Film/PromNightIIITheLastKiss'' - AxeCrazy CuteGhostGirl.
* ''Film/TheLostBoys'' - {{Dhampyr}}.
* ''Film/NearDark'' - vampire.
* ''Film/RubySparks'' - [[ArtImitatesLife a fictional woman come to life]].
* ''Angel-A'', a French film where a loser about to get wacked by the mob gets bailed out by an angel who adores him.
* ''{{Film/Thor}}'' is basically about [[SufficientlyAdvancedAlien Thor]] being Jane's [[SpearCounterpart Magical Boyfriend]]. [[DorkKnight He's friendly!]] [[MrFanservice He's ripped!]] He beats up Viking alien laser robots!
* ''{{Film/Xanadu}}'': The protagonist is a failed artist who is reduced to painting advertisements in store windows in order to earn a living. Then a gorgeous rollerskating blonde played by Olivia Newton-John falls in love with him. She turns out to be a PhysicalGoddess from Greek mythology (namely, TheMuse Terpsichore).
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[[folder:Literature]]
* Willow from Terry Brooks' ''[[MagicKingdomOfLandover Landover]]'' series is not only protagonist Ben's ideal woman (and a [[GreenSkinnedSpaceBabe Green-Skinned Forest Babe]]), she's also essentially destined to "belong" to him. Cue "I'm not worthy" monologues and skeptic waiting for the catch.
** The catch being that [[spoiler: their daughter turns out to be decidedly creepy and easily swayed toward evil]] at least for a while.
*** It got much worse than that for poor Benjamin: his daughter has grown up to be just like him. Willow is clearly amused by the frustration this causes her husband.
* In Creator/NeilGaiman's ''Literature/{{Neverwhere}}'', Richard, after being dumped by the excessively demanding RichBitch Jessica, meets Door, who fits this trope in every way [[spoiler:except that they [[ShipTease have yet to get together by the ending]]]].
* The male leads in the ''Literature/{{Twilight}}'' series are Magical ''[[GenderInvertedTrope Boy]]''friends.
* The RomCom parody ''LightNovel/HaiyoreNyarkoSan'' casts Nyarlathotep of the CthulhuMythos as this; the "dream girlfriend" part is open to interpretation, since she's a ManicPixieDreamGirl and LovableSexManiac on top of being a CosmicHorror, all of which grates on the male lead's sanity (though he does gradually warm up to her).
* In Creator/AaronAllston's ''Literature/GalateaIn2D'', Roger had painted pictures of his hopeless crush when he was a teenager. When ArtInitiatesLife, he is horrified to find he has made a woman who is madly in love with him.
* In the CaroleMatthews book ''ItsAKindOfMagic'' (not to be confused with the song of the same name), a guy is dumped by his girlfriend (justified, because he was an immature JerkAss who was late to her birthday party, showed up drunk and embarrassed her in front of her friends and family) meets a woman whom he saves from suicide, then discovers that she is in fact a fairy from a MagicalLand (complete with MagicWand). He becomes her boyfriend, and slowly changes everything about himself. In the end, after he changes for the better, [[spoiler: he and his friends (who know all about his new girlfriend being a fairy) have to take her to Stonehenge in order to return her to her home when she becomes dangerously ill. They end up entering her world alongside her, then the guy has one night of passion with her before she convinces him to return to his ex-girlfriend, revealing that she will soon have SomeoneToRememberHimBy, a son who will become an air spirit, as well as TheReveal that she appeared on Earth because his girlfriend wished he'd change his ways]].(Oh, and the story [[TwoLinesNoWaiting interweaves]] with the story of his ex-girlfriend being jealous of the new girl, and wondering if [[BeCarefulWhatYouWishFor her wish]] was a good thing.
* In the ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' series, Susan has a magical boyfriend in the form of the AnthropomorphicPersonification of Time (although it may not count since Susan is the granddaughter-by-adoption of Death, himself an AnthropomorphicPersonification).
* In ''TheRedemptionOfAlthalus'', Althalus becomes the disciple of Dweia, eventually falling in love with her and having a child with her. Oh, did I mention Dweia just happens to be a goddess?
* ''NiallOfTheFarTravels'' has Emalkartha, goddess of the Eleven Hells, as his girlfriend.
* ''Literature/BloodsuckingFiends'' - vampire.
* ''Literature/TheVampiresBeautifulDaughter'' - {{Dhampyr}}.
* ''DemonInMyView'' - vampire.
* ''Literature/ThePeonyLantern'' - ghost.
* ''TheGravesavers'' - ghost.
* ''Literature/TheAlienSeries'' - HumanAlien, also gender-flipped.
* ''DanceWithTheDevil'' by Sherrilyn Kenyon - the heroine [[spoiler:is the daughter of a Greek goddess.]]
* ''Literature/DreamChaser'' - the heroine is [[spoiler: half demon]].
* ''Literature/SeizeTheNight'' - she is a cursed half-Apollite, he is a Dark Hunter
* ''Literature/SinsOfTheNight'' - possibly ''both'' main characters, as he ''is'' a ghost in human form and she [[spoiler:''ends up'' as a ghost.]]
* ''Literature/{{Acheron}}'' - same as above - he is a god, and she [[spoiler:ends up as one.]]
* ''Literature/TheDresdenFiles'' is all ''over'' the place with this one. Harry himself is a magical boyfriend to Susan. [[spoiler: after being vampirified, Susan is to Harry, too]].
** Elain ''would'' be, but she and Harry were fairly comparable in magical prowess, if in different specializations.
** [[spoiler: Molly Carpenter]] to her boyfriend, before she drilled psychic holes in his head. Awkward.
** [[spoiler: By salic law, Charity Carpenter]]. But she never told her husband.
** Michael Carpenter could count as a magical husband to Charity, but what he does isn't strictly magic.
** Thomas Raith is this to Justine. House Raith of the White Court could be this more generally, but most don't care about humans in the slightest. When Harry is asked if they're together and if he's ever been with her, he points out that he's still ''breath''.
** A lot of the Fey have tried to be this to Harry for various reasons.
** Wizards in general have these, often of comparable power to them, because apparently it sucks to have a mortal spouse when you're semi-immortal.
* Eragon of the Literature/InheritanceCycle realizes that he'll need one of these or he'll have to watch her grow old while he stays young. Being magic and as of the second book also [[spoiler: half-elf]], he's not going away or even aging in the foreseeable future.
* Kahlan is this to Richard in the ''Literature/SwordOfTruth'' books, until he discovers that he's inherited more and more varied magical powers than anyone in three thousand years. Nicci tried to be this, on the same token.
* ''Literature/VampireKisses'' - vampire, also {{Gender Flip}}ped.
* Let's face it, this trope is one of the main reasons the {{Paranormal|Romance}} and FantasticRomance genres (especially the young adult versions) exist.
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[[folder:Live Action TV]]
* ''Series/IDreamOfJeannie'', although successful astronaut Tony Nelson wasn't exactly an UnluckyEverydude apart from his mistake of repeatedly [[HilarityEnsues trying to apply rational thought to Jeannie's inherently magical nature]].
* ''Series/{{Bewitched}}'', a TropeCodifier along with ''I Dream of Jeannie''. Notably, Samantha actually averted a lot of aspects of this trope, since she was mature and sensible with her powers and could easily pass off as a normal human; it was her relatives that caused problems.
* Interestingly this happens in ''Series/SabrinaTheTeenageWitch'' too, except that it's {{gender flip}}ped. Sabrina cooks up a temporary date out of man dough to take her to the dance when Harvey goes with [[AlphaBitch Libby]]. He loves Sabrina, but he also [[LoveYouAndEverybody loves everything and everyone]]. Libby ends up dumping Harvey for him as Harvey won't dance. Interestingly, in this situation the one who ''isn't'' the "Magical (Girl/Boy)friend" in this case is the one with the magical powers. The man dough guy qualifies by not being human, and by being totally into Sabrina.
* Strange Western example: ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' had Picard meet, [[StatusQuoIsGod and have to give up]], a woman [[GirlInABox initially being transported as "cargo"]] possessed of the power to become ''anyone's'' ideal girlfriend.
* Done similarly in ''Series/RedDwarf,'' with a "Pleasure GELF" (Genetically Engineered Life Form) that [[SomethingForEveryone telepathically takes the form of the perfect mate of whoever sees it]]. Kryten had a female android of an advanced model, Rimmer had a female hologram that was just as nerdy and unsuccessful, Lister had a female scouser who had more in common with his female self than his [[OfficialCouple canon girlfriend, Kochanski]] and the Cat had... himself. In the end, she reveals herself to be a giant green blob of snot. Kryten takes her out to dinner, dancing and a movie, then loses her to her husband, another green blob of snot. And the whole thing is played as a homage to ''Film/{{Casablanca}}''.
* On December 23, 2008, there was a New Year special called ''NadaFofa'' (translation: "Not That Cute") on the Brazilian channel Rede Globo. In that case, it's a GenderFlip and the "girlfriend" is a large pink plush chicken which annoys the heck out of the main character.
* ''Series/TheSarahConnorChronicles'', where the inhuman, beautiful girlfriend is also an emotionless and brutal killing machine that not only goes to rather shocking lengths to protect John Connor, but is perfectly willing to use John's reactions and emotions toward her to manipulate him.
* Depending on your point of view, [[Series/DoctorWho The Doctor]] could sometimes count as a {{gender flip}}ped version, the Eighth and Tenth incarnations being probably the most blatant examples. [[TheNthDoctor The others]] were usually non-romantic variations. [[LivingShip The TARDIS]] also counts as [[Recap/DoctorWhoS32E4TheDoctorsWife "the Doctor's wife."]]
* ''Series/{{Moonlight}}'' - vampire detective.
* ''Series/TheVampireDiaries'' - Gender-flipped example with Stefan, played straight with both Vicki and Anna.
* Played with in ''Series/DeadGorgeous'' - it's one-sided on the CuteGhostGirl's part.
* The KoreanDrama ''Series/MyGirlfriendIsANineTailedFox'' - ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin.
* This gets subverted multiple ways on ''Series/TheAlmightyJohnsons''. The day before and after his 21st birthday hapless college student Axl Johnson has two different MagicalGirlfriends show up who are quite eager to hook up with him. However, they are actually Norse goddesses trying to kill him before he becomes the incarnation of the god Odin.
** Axl's brother Ty is the incarnation of the god Hod and due to his cold nature cannot find a girlfriend. When he finally finds a beautiful woman who wants to hook up with him, it turns out that she is another Norse goddess and thus a real MagicalGirlfriend. However, he then finds out that she is destined to hook up with his jerkass brother Anders.
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[[folder:Music]]
* Alan O'Day's ''Undercover Angel'' is a story where he sings about how he was crying in his bed because he didn't have a woman when an amazing woman suddenly appeared. They do all sorts of amazing things together, but she has to leave him. However, if he goes around picking up women, eventually he will see her again in the eyes of one of his future lovers.
* ''She's An Angel'' by Music/TheyMightBeGiants tells of a girl arriving unexpectedly in the narrator's life ("I met someone at the dog show / She was holding my left arm"), the pair of them having adventures together, and the narrator believing that she is literally an angel, and not meant to be together with him as he's a mere mortal ("These things happen to other people / They don't happen at all, in fact").
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[[folder:Mythology]]
* Pygmalion fell [[LoveMakesYouCrazy madly]] in love with his own sculpture of a woman. With the blessing of the goddess Aphrodite, life was given to the statue, who married Pygmalion and had a son together (or daughter depending on the version). Needless to say, he lived the rest of his life in celestial bliss.
** Other versions say that when the statue was given life it abandoned Pygmalion and sought out men more handsome and socially adept than its bitter, anti-social creator. Still other versions say that Pygmalion was not interested in women, because the women in his society had been cursed by Aphrodite for denying her divinity and reduced to prostituting themselves; he thus saw the statue as the only one who was desirable.
** A few later versions give the woman a name, Galatea, and also mention a daughter, Metharme.
* The witch Theatre/{{Medea}} from ClassicalMythology, who betrayed her kingdom and killed her brother out of devotion to Jason and then became his bodyguard and hitman. After hooking up with her, Jason apparently stood back and let her handle all the monsters, giant living statues, and enemy kings with her magic. And then he dumped her for a normal, beautiful princess and was surprised when [[WomanScorned she wouldn't stand for that]]... WhatAnIdiot!
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[[folder:Tabletop Games]]
* After being revised to revel in its anime roots, ''TabletopGame/TeenagersFromOuterSpace'' added Magical Girlfriend as a special power available to characters. The game designers also pointed out the genre was probably inspired by ''Series/IDreamOfJeannie.''
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[[folder:Theater]]
* The Rodgers and Hart musical ''Theatre/IMarriedAnAngel''. The title is meant literally.
* ''Theatre/OneTouchOfVenus'' has some minor variations: the protagonist has been engaged for years to a [[DisposableFiance Disposable Fiancée]] when he meets a statue of a goddess [[LivingStatue in the flesh]], and she's not the domestic type he thinks she is, so they don't end up together ([[ReplacementLoveInterest or do they?]]).
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[[folder:Video Games]]
* Anera, an Aasimar cleric in the ''VideoGame/NeverwinterNights'' community-created Shadowlords/Dreamcatcher/Demon module arc, might qualify. She takes a bit more effort than most Magical Girlfriends, but she is supernatural and will only hook up with a good-hearted character, and her half-celestial cousin pops up to kill her and you for disturbing the balance of the universe in the last Shadowlords module (giving you the opportunity to complete Anera's romance sidequest by [[TakingTheBullet taking a death effect for her]], though the PowerOfLove keeps you alive at 1hp).
** Joclyn in the Dastard's Morrow module might count.
* Commander Shepard in ''Franchise/MassEffect'' can be seen as this, particular if romancing alien crewmembers. Tali lampshades this to Male Shepard;
--> '''Tali''': A young woman gets saved by a dashing commander who lets her join his crew and then goes off to save the galaxy? How could she ''possibly'' develop any interest in him?
* Feena in ''YoakeMaeYoriRuriiroNa''. She's also accompanied by more traditional haremettes like [[{{Meido}} Mia]], [[PatientChildhoodLoveInterest Natsuki]] and [[NotBloodSiblings Mai]], but who played the game for them?
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[[folder: Visual Novels]]
* This is such a common trope in [[VisualNovel Visual Novels]] that it would exhaust the resources of this wiki to list them all. Notable examples include ''{{Shuffle}}'', ''DaCapo'', and ''{{Tayutama}}'', all which have anime adaptations.
* ''VisualNovel/SayaNoUta'' is a horrible variation of this trope, as the girl you think she is is not really a human girl - she is an EldritchAbomination trying to destroy the Earth!! That being said, the "girlfriend" part play straight as her love to main character seem to be genuine.
* Also varied in ''Yume Miru Kusuri'', with Cat Sidhe Nekoko, a depowered fairy who needs Kouhei's help to get back where she's supposed to be. [[spoiler:Or rather, an ordinary drug addict.]]
* In ''VideoGame/HarvestMoon DS'', you have a chance to marry Leia the mermaid, the [[HotWitch Witch]] Princess, or the Harvest Goddess.
** There is also the sleeping Princess Keria/Keira who lives in the mines. While not explicitly a magical being, she teleports into another section of the mines to give you a magical sword and it's heavily implied she is immortal (through various events you can access after marrying her, you discover the reason she cannot talk is that the Witch Princess cursed her for some reason 1,000 years ago and left her to sleep in the mines).
* Elven [[WhiteMage healer]] Asilana of ''VisualNovel/ElvenRelations''.
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[[folder:Web Animation]]
* In ''MattNDusty'', [[spoiler: Mandy is accidentally given the ability to turn into a dragon.]]
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[[folder:Web Comics]]
* Done straight in ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive'', where the human-alien-squirrel hybrid Grace is the devoted lover of the classic geek Tedd, who is also very much into shapeshifting of all kinds. Grace is also TheWoobie.
* A similar (both are written by Shapeshifter / Gender Bender fans and have a lot of thematic crossover) comic ''Webcomic/TheWotch'' stars (generally) demure witch Anne whose [[JustFriends close male friend Robin]] gets the camera for most storylines. Another friend would be involved with a genie, if he could. [[spoiler:And just as Robin is moving on from Anne, he gets involved with another female who also is a witch.]]
* Haruna Kurahashi from ''ExperimentalComicKotone''.
* Lampshaded in ''Webcomic/NotQuiteDailyComic'' [[http://www.truefork.org/Art/comic/cindex.php?136 here]].
* ''Webcomic/SluggyFreelance'', in which Oasis (an ultracompetent gymnastic killer who is variously suspected of being an android or some other non-human entity) is the very much unwanted MagicalGirlfriend of Torg, who is a loser in most respects. [[MurderTheHypotenuse Even worse, Torg already has a real (and reciprocated) love interest who has little to no combat training.]] Oasis has certain aspects of TheWoobie as well (she doesn't know what makes her so hard to kill).
* ''Webcomic/{{Housepets}}'': Shortly after Peanut's FalseStart, Grape comes home from her date with Max to find Peanut watching a movie with another dog, Tarot. This was first time she had appeared in the comic and had apparently "foreseen Peanut in his hour of need." At first, it seemed her magic-ness was just a throw-away gag, but she has since been shown capable of {{Telepathy}} and mental illusion, among other things.
** And the source of her magic-ness is shown to be [[spoiler:her status as a PlayerCharacter in a cosmic tabletop roleplaying game on a higher plane where the comic's world is the game world.]].
* A proclaimed objective of ''Webcomic/OwMySanity'' is "stabbing the magical girlfriend genre with a rusty chainsaw". All the potential girlfriends in the UnwantedHarem are ''{{Eldritch Abomination}}s''.
* ''Webcomic/{{Sinfest}}'' has Fuchsia and Criminy. Crim's a ChasteHero while Fyoosh is a [[HornyDevils succubus]] who works for {{Satan}} who will likely [[KillTheCutie kill her if he ever]] [[StarCrossedLovers finds out]]. The reason she's so into him? [[BecauseYouWereNiceToMe Because he's the only person]] who didn't [[FantasticRacism treat her like a monster]] or [[SexSlave a sex object.]] [[spoiler: Fuchsia resolves the problem by ditching Hell]].
* Andy of ''Webcomic/CaseyAndAndy'' starts dating Satan (who's a [[MsFanservice ''very'' sexy lady]] in the comic's universe) from around strip 50, and the relationship continues up until the final strip.
* ''Webcomic/GhostFriend'' was a ghost variation.
* In ''Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick'', Roy, a human warrior, is dating Celia, an air elemental [[WingedHumanoid sylph]]. Also, Nale (Elan's EvilTwin) is dating Sabine, a [[HornyDevils succubus]], but considering he's a powerful enchanter in his own right, they blind in better.
* ''Webcomic/AnimeArcadia'' was about a drawing who became real and lived with her cartoonist.
* This actually happens to {{Nodwick}} in a series of strips that parody the ''Vault of the Drow'' module. Nodwick and party meets a [[HornyDevils succubus]] who is attracted to people with big noses for some reason. Sadly for Nodwick, this doesn't work out; she leaves him when she finds out he's a henchman. (Yes, it seems dating a henchman can even be bad for a demon's reputation.)
* There is a honest to goodness college clique full of "unlucky every girls" ''blessed'' with the trope's genderflipped version in ''Webcomic/GirlsNextDoor'' called Wibsy (Weirdo Boyfriend and Supernatural Stalker Club[[note]]The boyfriends/stalkers range from the fairly normal deformed psycho MadArtist to [[OurGhostsAreDifferent ghosts]], [[OurVampiresAreDifferent vampires]] (although they have their own clique), [[TheFairFolk fae]], a magical prince from a fairytale kingdom... and a [[DragonsUpTheYinYang river spirit/eastern dragon]].[[/note]]) there is even mention of this trope in the artist comment when they debut and that the DistaffCounterpart boys club historically resides in Japan. Oh... and both main characters are members (one has the MadArtist the other TheFairFolk as unwanted boyfriend / StalkerWithACrush).
** In a broader sense it's set in a '[[{{Franchise/Buildingverse}} verse]], where (according to mother series ''{{Webcomic/Roommates}}'') the magical people actively engage in InterspeciesRomance because [[TangledFamilyTree all of them are pretty much related]], making both magical girlfriends and boyfriend extremely common. For comedy and tragedy.
* ''Webcomic/ThePhoenixRequiem'' provides a gender flipped example: Jonas to Anya. In his backstory, Ksendra was a MagicalGirlfriend to Jonas, who made him magical.
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[[folder:Web Original]]
* In ''KumikoTheDemonGirl'', Ken, perpetually luckless with women, gets Kumiko, a somewhat naive and overly chipper demon, as his girlfriend. On the plus side, the sex is great and he's protected against various mystical threats around him. On the minus side, she's consuming a bit more of his soul every time they have sex and the mystical threats largely exist due to Kumiko existing. Oh, and the mystical chain connecting them prevents him from getting too far away from her, and he bears a brand on his neck of a cartoonish copy of her flashing a VictorySign, and her naïveté constantly gets him hurt, and when his luck does change, she drives the other girls away... but then again, the sex is really, really good.
* Sort of sadly subverted in ''Literature/TalesOfMU'' with the bonus story "[[http://www.talesofmu.com/story/other/a-boys-prayer A Boy's Prayer]]": the story implies that Amaranth the cereal nymph manifested the way she is as (a buxom, [[NerdsAreSexy nerdy]], [[GlassesGirl glasses-wearing]] LoveFreak) because one lonely, geeky twelve-year-old boy, uh, fertilized her field with fantasies and desires of such a woman. The subversion (and sadness) is that after she manifested exactly according to his desires, he never even got to meet her.
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[[folder:Western Animation]]
* ''WesternAnimation/KimPossible'' approaches conspicuously close to this trope in Season 4, especially in Ron's mind, judging by the season premiere. Luckily Kim's personality is so far out of the norm for this role fans don't worry too much.
** Judging by the series finale, Shego might be a {{Tsundere}} example toward Dr. Drakken.
* The [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin aptly named]] ''WesternAnimation/BatmanBeyond'' episode "Terry's Friend Dates a Robot" plays with this idea. Terry's geeky friend Howard purchases an (illegal) human-like synthoid robot which looks like a beautiful woman, whom he names [[MeaningfulName Synthia]] and has programmed to be "totally into me". Problem is, she is [[{{Yandere}} scarily possessive]] and has [[SuperPoweredRobotMeterMaids superhuman strength]]. She nearly kills a couple of people who bully Howard and Batman has to step in. When Howard decides they should see other people, she ''literally'' explodes.
* ''WesternAnimation/CodeLyoko'': As far as TheSmartGuy Jérémie is concerned, Aelita definitely fits this trope; it was obvious to his friends that he was in love with her even though he knew her only as a cheerfully innocent, pixie-like artificial intelligence living in a computer. She's gradually revealed to be an amnesiac human girl who was trapped in {{cyberspace}}, and their relationship continues once she's rescued (though it also [[RealityEnsues gets more complicated]], as Jérémie predicted would happen if she started living on Earth).
* Parodied in ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'', when Fry buys pirated Lucy Liu [[DigitalPiracyIsEvil downloaded from the Internet and put on a blank robot]] to date, and his friends try to stop him with [[PublicServiceAnnouncement a film showing how without the struggle to impress the opposite or same sex, society would collapse]].
* Jenny shows up to rescue Sheldon from bullies in ''WesternAnimation/MyLifeAsATeenageRobot''. She has most of the traits; to the point where, when Jenny is tired of dating egotistical boys, and complains she needs someone sweet, Sheldon walks past and she barely notices him beyond a perfunctory hello.
** WordOfGod says that if the show had continued, Jenny would have indeed become Sheldon's girlfriend.
* ''WesternAnimation/ScoobyDooAndTheAlienInvaders''. The normally carefree Shaggy and Scooby fall for a hippie nature photographer named Crystal and her Golden Retriever Amber.. Even a whole music video in the movie is Shaggy fantasizing about their future relationship. As it turns out, [[spoiler:Crystal and her dog are alien agents sent to investigate the S.A.L.F dishes. Their idea of an Earth appearance came from TV signals picked up from an experiment in the 70's.]]
* In ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'', Sokka's girfriend Yue is gifted with some of the essence of the moon.
** Aang himself is a Magical ''[[SpearCounterpart Boyfriend]]'' - he's an energetic, kind, generous messiah-figure that helps Katara achieve everything she ever wanted to. ''Everything.'' Getting her Waterbending training, check. Reuniting her with her father, check. Finding closure with her mother's death, check. Saving the world, check. [[spoiler:And he ends up marrying her too.]]
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