A Kind of Magic (TV series)

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A Kind of Magic
Also known as Magic
Genre Children's
Created by Michel Coulon
Arthur de Pins
Directed by Charles Vaucelle
Presented by Mike Young
Music by Herve Lavandier
Opening theme A Kind of Magic by Queen (cover)
Composer(s) Herve Lavandier
Country of origin France
No. of seasons 1 (2 ordered)
No. of episodes 26
Executive producer(s) Marc du Pontavice
Producer(s) Marc du Pontavice
Production company(s) Xilam
Disney Television France
France 3
Original network France 3
Disney Channel France
Super RTL
Original release 2006
External links

A Kind of Magic (known as Magic in France) is a French animated television series created by Michel Coulon, based upon Arthur de Pins's original design. It was produced by French animation company Xilam Animation, directed by Charles Vaucelle, character design[1] by David Gilson.

The story deals with a kid named Tom and his family's problems, including his sister Cindy, who is crazy after every boy she sees, his toad 'His Highness', his evil Aunt Ferocia who wants to turn him evil as well, and his parents who have been exiled from Fairyland and now have to live on Earth.[2]

The series first aired on in 2008 on France 3.[3][clarification needed] The series was rated the most popular series at the 2007 MIPCOM Junior trade show, attracting over 280 buyers.[4]

There is currently a second season in the works.[5]


  1. ^ ZAGTOON heads for MIP Junior with a raft of blue chip animation programs Archived 1 March 2014 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ "A Kind of Magic". Telebisyon. Archived from the original on 20 February 2009. Retrieved 3 March 2009. 
  3. ^ Magic (Xilam)
  4. ^ "Xilam's 'A Kind of Magic' top rated series at Mipcom junior" (PDF). Xilam. 8 October 2007. Archived (PDF) from the original on 6 March 2009. Retrieved 8 March 2009. 
  5. ^ http://kidscreen.com/2015/12/08/xilam-expands-with-lyon-production-studio/