Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei


The Irregular at Magic High School

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: 魔法科高校の劣等生
English: The Irregular at Magic High School
German: The Irregular at Magic High School
French: The Irregular at Magic High School
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Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 6, 2014 to Sep 28, 2014
Premiered: Spring 2014
Broadcast: Sundays at 00:30 (JST)
Licensors: Aniplex of America
Studios: Madhouse
Source: Light novel
Genres: ActionAction, RomanceRomance, Sci-FiSci-Fi, SupernaturalSupernatural
Theme: SchoolSchool
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.421 (scored by 548114548,114 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #19712
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #136
Members: 979,048
Favorites: 10,686

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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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Staff

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

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



Sep 28, 2014
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- 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...

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