Ranked #256

Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic

Alternative Titles

English: Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic
Japanese: マギ The labyrinth of magic


Type: TV
Episodes: 25
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 7, 2012 to Mar 31, 2013
Premiered: Fall 2012
Broadcast: Unknown
Source: Manga
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company


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Ranked: #2562
Popularity: #107
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The story follows the travels of a boy named Aladdin around a strange land in which mysterious ruins called dungeons are said to house priceless treasures. Aladdin meets a friend, Alibaba, who strives to conquer a dungeon and obtain its treasures. Through all the meetings and partings he experiences along the way, Aladdin will also learn of his own fate...

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Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic was the first Shounen Sunday manga adaptation in 45 years to be aired by Mainichi Broadcasting since Osomatsu-kun ended its broadcast n 1967.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Tomatsu, Haruka
Tomatsu, Haruka
Saluja, Alibaba
Saluja, Alibaba
Kaji, Yuuki
Kaji, Yuuki
Tamura, Mutsumi
Tamura, Mutsumi
Ishihara, Kaori
Ishihara, Kaori
Ono, Daisuke
Ono, Daisuke


Ochikoshi, Tomonori
Ochikoshi, Tomonori
Masunari, Koji
Masunari, Koji
Kikuta, Hiromi
Kikuta, Hiromi
Sound Director
Takeuchi, Hiroshi
Takeuchi, Hiroshi
Episode Director, Storyboard, Assistant Animation Director, Key Animation

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Opening Theme

#1: "V.I.P" by SID (eps 1-12)
#2: "Matataku Hoshi no Shita de (瞬く星の下で)" by Porno Graffitti (eps 13-24)

Ending Theme

#1: "Yubi Bouenkyou (指望遠鏡)" by Nogizaka 46 (eps 1-12)
#2: "The Bravery" by supercell (eps 13-24)
#3: "Matataku Hoshi no Shita de (瞬く星の下で)" by Porno Graffitti (ep 25)

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Nov 23, 2015
This is the script for my video-review of the show over on youtube, so if you don't wanna read it, listen to me talk about it!

Magi is a shounen fantasy adventure, but this time, it's one borrowing not only themes from the arabian one-thousand and one nights, but many other countries as well!
It is based on an ongoing manga by author Ohtaka Shinobu and was adapted as 2 TV series spanning 25 episodes each.

The adaptation by A1-Pictures contains the first 110 chapters of the manga, staying mostly true to the source material, was directed by Masunari Koji and aired in Fall 2012.

In Magi's read more
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Mar 23, 2014
I´ll start this review by saying that i haven´t read the manga yet, im saying this because many people say that the anime isn´t on the same level of the manga and that it is a bad adaptation missing out chapters and giving bad explanations about how things work. So keep in mind that i´m doing this review having only the knowledge given by the anime.

Story/Setting/Combat depth - Ok, so i´m not only reviewing the story and world here but the combat depth too, because i think that it´s an important part on any battle anime.


The story is set in an alternate recreation of the read more
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Oct 25, 2013
From someone who has watched countless shounen, it becomes typical to look at a show labelled "shounen", and dismiss it as mundane and cliche. But with every new addition to this vast genre, there are always shows/manga that stick out more than others.

Thankfully, Magi does this.

Story: (9/10) With a setting based on Arabian Nights, you can expect (or at least hope for), a gripping narrative. Thankfully, Magi is structured so that the focus on the two main protagonists (Alibaba and Aladdin) is well orchestrated, and has a unique vibe to it. Through this, the story can become very dark and gripping, while not read more
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Dec 31, 2012
First of all I didn't expect anything from this anime. As I read the description I thought " not another anime, show, movie, about fair tales... who wants to see this .... " But due to the lack of any good anime and thanks to a nice review I've read, I thought I will give it a try.

So I got hooked right away.

After the first minutes I wasn't sure yet if it was a childish anime or if it was made for a broader audience. After watching 12 epsiodes I can tell you its for a broader audience, so no worries!

Let me tell read more
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