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Kenja no Mago

Alternative Titles

English: Wise Man's Grandchild
Synonyms: Philosopher's Grandson, Magi's Grandson
Japanese: 賢者の孫


Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Currently Airing
Aired: Apr 10, 2019 to ?
Premiered: Spring 2019
Broadcast: Wednesdays at 23:30 (JST)
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Silver Link.
Source: Light novel
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.301 (scored by 21,321 users)
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Ranked: #24892
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Popularity: #879
Members: 116,993
Favorites: 797
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A young man who had surely died in an accident, was reborn in another world as a baby! After that, he was picked up by the patriot hero "Sage" Merlin Wolford and was given the name Shin. He was raised as a grandson by Merlin and soaked up Merlin's teachings, earning him some shocking powers; however, when he became 15, his grandfather Merlin said, "I forgot to teach him common sense!"

An "abnormal" boy's unconventional other world fantasy life starts here!

(Source: Translated official synopsis)


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Characters & Voice Actors


Tamura, Masafumi
Theme Song Performance
Takahashi, Tatsuya
Series Composition
Kikuchi, Seiji
Original Character Design

Edit Opening Theme

"Ultimate☆MAGIC (アルティメット☆MAGIC)" by i☆Ris

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"Attouteki Vivid Days (圧倒的 Vivid Days)" by Nanami Yoshi. (吉七味。)

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May 1, 2019
Krunchyman (All reviews)
Dude gets rekted by an oncoming vehicle and dies in the first episode. But at least he wasn’t wearing a green, Hillary Clinton jumpsuit with his hair slicked back like Fonzie.

OOOOHHhhhhh, it’s Mr. Spirit Gun your girl!

In an age where originality is sparse to non-existent and numerous studios rely on shocking revelations to draw in viewers. It’s refreshing to watch an anime that pushes the boundaries on what is possible. By innovating the method in which they present the story, creating interesting character dynamics, and presenting thematic elements relevant to the current culture. Philosopher’s Grandson, on the other hand, does nothing read more
May 1, 2019
ZeromaxAnima (All reviews)
(Esta reseña tiene una versión en español más abajo)
This is one of the most uninspired jobs I've seen in my life.
Any cliche of a light novel that you can think, occurs here.

There are hundreds of Isekais with an Op MC, how is this anime different from those others? For absolutely nothing, it is the same stupid fantasy of empowerment with an escapist message. At least Overlord and Shield Hero try to be their own thing, but this anime does not even try.
Creativity is more important than originality. But this anime does not have any.

The protagonist is your typical Gary sty self-insert without personality. He don't read more
May 1, 2019
Kil-Kun (All reviews)
Spoiler free review

So if you happen to be one of those intellectuals who watch anime to reach a higher state of consciousness, basing their life on the morals and lessons learned from anime, picking girls by learning pickup lines from One Piece, then sorry this seriously ain't for you

This is a decent show, If you're okay with the fact that not every show will be a onepunch man or hero academia then you can give it a watch.

Now I don't mean that it's a great show, it's just an okay show. The story is simply a bare-bones isekai, if you've watched enough isekai (read read more
May 1, 2019
forster82 (All reviews)
"Oh boy! I can't wait for the next anime isekai!" -Trash taste Weeb.

I've seen pretty much every isekai that anime has to offer, and meanwhile some of them were not that great, I believe that I'm in the minority that truly enjoys most isekais.

Kenja no Mago follows the typical isekai storyline of being reborn in another world as an OP MC. While I personally enjoy these types of anime, I understand why the majority of weebs out there are sick of this non-unique and generic concept with only slight differences in the story. I'll say upfront that if you are one of the people that read more


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