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Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei


Alternative Titles

English: The irregular at magic high school
Synonyms: Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei
Japanese: 魔法科高校の劣等生

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 6, 2014 to Sep 28, 2014
Premiered: Spring 2014
Broadcast: Sundays at Unknown
Licensors: Aniplex of America
Studios: Madhouse
Source: Light novel
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

Statistics

Score: 7.761 (scored by 141,037 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet aired' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #9332
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #119
Members: 260,804
Favorites: 4,203
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Episodes: /26

Synopsis

In the dawn of the 21st century, magic, long thought to be folklore and fairy tales, has become a systematized technology and is taught as a technical skill. In First High School, the institution for magicians, students are segregated into two groups based on their entrance exam scores: "Blooms," those who receive high scores, are assigned to the First Course, while "Weeds" are reserve students assigned to the Second Course.

Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei follows the siblings, Tatsuya and Miyuki Shiba, who are enrolled in First High School. Upon taking the exam, the prodigious Miyuki is placed in the First Course, while Tatsuya is relegated to the Second Course. Though his practical test scores and status as a "Weed" show him to be magically inept, he possesses extraordinary technical knowledge, physical combat capabilities, and unique magic techniques—making Tatsuya the irregular at a magical high school.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

Background

The anime closely follows the events of the first seven light novels (excluding the fifth novel - Summer Holiday Arc + 1). There are three video game adaptations of the series.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Shiba, Tatsuya
Shiba, Tatsuya
Main
Nakamura, Yuuichi
Japanese
Nakamura, Yuuichi
Shiba, Miyuki
Shiba, Miyuki
Main
Hayami, Saori
Japanese
Hayami, Saori
Saegusa, Mayumi
Saegusa, Mayumi
Supporting
Hanazawa, Kana
Japanese
Hanazawa, Kana
Chiba, Erika
Chiba, Erika
Supporting
Uchiyama, Yumi
Japanese
Uchiyama, Yumi

Staff

Ono, Manabu
Ono, Manabu
Director
Motoyama, Satoshi
Motoyama, Satoshi
Sound Director
Shiraishi, Michita
Shiraishi, Michita
Episode Director
Kizawa, Yukito
Kizawa, Yukito
Script


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#1: "Rising Hope" by LiSA (eps 2-3, 5-13)
#2: "grilletto" by GARNiDELiA (eps 14-26)

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#1: "Rising Hope" by LiSA (ep 1)
#2: "Millenario (ミレナリオ)" by ELISA (eps 2-13, 18)
#3: "Mirror" by Rei Yasuda (eps 14-17, 19-26)



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5camp
Sep 28, 2014
- This Review Contains Spoilers -

I'm not entirely sure why I watched all of Mahouka. At some point it was a scholarly interest in why this was the latest hottest thing in light novels. It might have been because people said it gets better in the novels later and I wondered at what stage that would be. At another point it was purely to see if I could finish it as a personal challenge. If I could keep watching I might be able to find something good about this anime. Something that at the end of the day I could say "sure it was mostly read more
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TheHonestThief
Jul 5, 2015
Alright, despite giving a score of 9, allow me to make this perfectly clear, THIS SHOULD NOT BE WATCHED BY EVERYONE!!! There are three very crucial aspects to this show that form a fissure among the viewers. If you are able to tolerate or enjoy these aspects, watch this show. If you find these elements unbearable then you should definitely walk away because they are ubiquitous throughout the entirety of the 26 episodes.
I: An over-powered protagonist. When I say over-powered I mean it in the most literal sense possible. This guy does not lose, ever. He's a genius with combat capabilities surpassing every other person read more
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SBphiloz4
Sep 27, 2014
Set in 2095, magic is now a form of technology and science. After the 3rd world war, magic wielders were high in demand in the world to defend their individual countries from further chaos. Mahouka follows two siblings, Tatsuya and Miyuki Shiba, who are enrolled in Fist High School. Based on enrolment test scores, the brother becomes a Weed, a presumed low-achieving magician, while his little sister becomes a Bloom, a presumed high-achiever in magic. However, there's more to these two siblings than as first thought. And school life at First High School will no longer be the same...

And thus, the most anticipated, but highly read more
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Vene
Sep 29, 2014
The conception of "perfection" we previously had is going to change, because after watching Shiba Tatsuya (the protagonists show) in action, the word we used to describe the type of character which is sightly too powerful among his peers, overpowered, is going to be "Onii-sama" from now on. With Shiba Tatsuya, better known as Onii-sama, we reach a level of perfection never seen before in the anime industry, characters we reputed as OP, notable recent examples such as Kirigaya Kazuto (Sword Art Online) or Gilgamesh (Fate/Zero), are practically nothing next to our glorious Onii-sama, capable of turning the Impossible into something actually possible.

> Is a read more
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