Top 10 Magical Girl Cliches

Regardless if they are good or bad, the Magical Girl genre has cliches that are mostly found in that specific genre. Not saying that these cliches can't apply to other genres, of course.
The Top Ten
1 Transformation scenes
2 The main character doesn't excel at anything/terrible at doing things

A few examples if you are confused by this item:

Madoka Kaname considers herself average at everything and doesn't stand out in talent.
Usagi Tsukino does a terrible job with her schoolwork
Duck/Ahiru is the worst Ballet student outside of her Princess Tutu form

Ventouse, Resort, Gourmand, Soleil, and Peinture are talking a nap.

3 A magical animal companion who guides magical girls through their designated tasks

Cute but annoying trope

Seriously why can't we just twist things up a bit? For example:Kyubey

4 The main character has more magical capabilities than the other magical girls

not the case in lolirock... (I know it's french but many still consider it an anime) Italia has more magical powers than Iris and better control of them... (iris is the main character by the way

5 The main character has a love interest

I chose Duck and Fakir for the image on this item. People who watched Princess Tutu should know exactly why I chose Fakir over Mytho. (Won't say because SPOILERS)

Who loves Princess Tutu? I do!

6 Friend(s) of the protagonist(s) are completely oblivious towards magic
7 At least one magical girl is considered a mysterious bad ass
8 Magical girl groups are aligned with specific colors
9 That one magical girl who's distant towards the rest
10 Magical girls work as a team

This is a French cartoon, not Japanese anime.

This show is from France.

The Contenders
11 Main character has pink hair

Have you noticed that a lot of magical girl protagonists have pink hair? I'm not sure why it's Pink hair is the most common, but I'll roll with it I guess.

12 Main Characters are the most colorful

When this happens, it feels like they're breaking the rest of the team's cohesion.

13 Main character has pigtails
14 Main character has bunny ears
15 Anime expressions
16 Anime feet
17 Main character has orange hair
18 Main character has a mini skirt
19 Main character has blonde hair
20 Main character has yellow hair
21 Main character has red hair
22 Main character has a tiara
23 Main character has magenta hair
24 Main character has crimson hair
25 Main character has amber hair
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