In the witch kingdom Hyalin, the strength of your magic is determined by the length of your hair. Those that are strong enough are conscripted by the Witch Guard, who enforce the law in peacetime and protect the land during war. However, those with hair judged too long are pronounced enemies of the kingdom, and annihilated. This is called a witch burning.
Witchy is the story of a young witch named Nyneve. Terrified of the Guard, and of being enlisted, she hides her long hair from everyone but her mother.
Hey, do you like fantasy stories but wish for more diverse casts? Witchy is about queer witches of colour from all over Asia and Oceania, also written by a queer asian person, me, Ariel! It’s very good and currently reaching the climax of its first arc - plus it’s only about 110 pages right now - that’s only like, an hour or so of reading!!! and if you don’t trust me, here are some features on it that might change your mind: