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Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei

Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei

Alternative Titles

English: The irregular at magic high school
Japanese: 魔法科高校の劣等生


Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Currently Airing
Aired: Apr 6, 2014 to ?
Duration: 23 min. per episode
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company


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Magic—A century has passed since this concept has been recognized as a formal technology instead of the product of the occult or folklore.

The season is spring and it is time for a brand new school year.
At the National Magic University First Affiliate High School, A.K.A Magic High School, students are divided into two distinct groups according to their academic performances. The "Bloom," who demonstrate the highest grades and are enrolled in the "First Course," and the "Weed," who have a poor academic record and are enrolled in the "Second Course."

This spring, a very peculiar brother and sister enroll as new students.

The brother is an under achiever with some deficiencies and enrolls as a "Weed," while his younger sister is an honor student, who enrolls as a "Bloom."

The brother, with a somewhat philosophical expression, and the younger sister who holds feelings a little stronger than sibling love for him...

Ever since these two have entered through the gates of this prestigious school, the calm campus was beginning to change...

(Source: Aniplex USA)

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Adaptation: Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei
Other: Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei: Yoku Wakaru Mahouka

Characters & Voice Actors

Shiba, Miyuki
Shiba, Miyuki
Hayami, Saori
Hayami, Saori
Shiba, Tatsuya
Shiba, Tatsuya
Nakamura, Yuuichi
Nakamura, Yuuichi
Satou, Haruo
Satou, Haruo
Akechi, Eimi
Akechi, Eimi
Nishi, Asuka
Nishi, Asuka


Ono, Manabu
Motoyama, Satoshi
Sound Director
Theme Song Performance
Theme Song Performance

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Jun 5, 2014
The purpose of this review is primarily to address the points raised in previous reviews about this anime. If you're looking for an accurate evaluation of the show, I'd suggest watching a little yourself or holding off until more episodes are released and the story develops further. Hopefully, this review will make the anime more enjoyable for you, or atleast clear up some questions. I'll try my best to avoid any spoilers, but in case I let anything slip, I apologize in advance.

Let me first state that I believe a review should reflect upon the entire show, not just the first half of it. For read more
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Jun 26, 2014
Welcome to the world of Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei, where adults doesn't exist and the only words to leave peoples mouths's are words of praise to our protagonist and/or exposition.

Coming in to this show i was relatively hyped because i had seen some trailers that all looked really nice, and the studio behind it was Madhouse, which for the most part only puts out good anime. But why did i rate this show so low then? Well that's what I'll try and explain

Story: 4
The story starts with our two protagonists starting their new highschool, which has a grouping system to differentiate students who are better read more
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-Protagonist is considered "weak", but is actually really strong
-Both deal with magic and science
-Mahouka is like Majutsu no Index but with more explanations about how magic works
A boy with exceptional combat skills enrolls in a combat oriented high school to meet his brand new harem, with no initial intention of actually participating in combat. His dreams are shortly crushed by the student council president within the first couple of episodes.

-Chrome Shelled Regios has a far more interesting setting and a more stylized art direction.

-The characters in Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei all look bland, but the dialogue between them tends to be a bit more clever.

-Both have pretty good action sequences.

Opening Theme

#1: "Rising Hope" by LiSA (eps 2-13)
#2: "grilletto" by GARNiDELiA (eps 14-?)

Ending Theme

#1: "Rising Hope" by LiSA (ep 1)
#2: "Millenario (ミレナリオ)" by ELISA (eps 2-13)
#3: "Mirror" by Rei Yasuda (eps 14-?)

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