Magi
Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic
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Magi

Alternative Titles

English: Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic
Japanese: マギ

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 37
Chapters: 369
Status: Finished
Published: Jun 3, 2009 to Oct 11, 2017
Genres: AdventureAdventure, FantasyFantasy, MagicMagic, ShounenShounen
Authors: Ohtaka, Shinobu (Story & Art)
Serialization: Shounen Sunday

Statistics

Score: 8.321 (scored by 4815648,156 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #2442
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #49
Members: 105,632
Favorites: 8,655
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Synopsis

Fourteen years ago, mysterious buildings called "Dungeons" started to rise in various places around the world. Within these dungeons, powerful beings called djinns rule over. When a person successfully conquers the dungeon, the djinn offers their immense strength in the form of Metal Vessels, recognizing him or her as a worthy king candidate. Adventurers from many empires and kingdoms venture into the dungeons in search of their bountiful treasures and the power of djinns. However, to travel through them is not an easy task, and only Magi—legendary magicians who choose kings and develop countries—can guide people through.

After being trapped in a room for most of his life, a young Magi named Aladdin finally sets out on a journey to explore the world along with his friend, a djinn named Ugo, who he can summon from his flute. Through a series of fateful encounters, Aladdin meets new various friends and allies, and together they begin an adventure that will change the fate of the world.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

Background

Magi won the 59th Shogakukan Manga Award for the shounen category in 2013.

The series has been published in English as Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic by VIZ Media under the Shonen Sunday imprint since August 13, 2013 by Shogakukan Asia since April 25, 2014; in Italian by Star Comics since September 17, 2011; in Spanish by Planeta DeAgostini/Planeta Comic since October 22, 2013; in Brazilian Portuguese by JBC since July 2014; and in Polish by Waneko since November 3, 2016.

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More reviewsReviews

Oct 12, 2017
SpiralOfErebos (All reviews)
THIS REVIEW CONTAINS SPOILERS

Magi is good, could’ve been great, but Shinobu Ohtaka rushed the ending like crazy. Instead of announcing the an arc being the final arc, it should just end whenever one can see the ending. What we ended up getting was a convoluted plot with elements that came out the bootyhole and it splattered all over the first 2/3 of the manga. The art also became a lot less clear towards the end since so many things were happening. However, overall, I’m glad to have finished Magi because it really is one of the best shounen manga out there. It’s one of those read more
Oct 20, 2017
Kirik0h (All reviews)
Arguably no genre in manga or anime suffers more from an ill-fated combination of cliche reliance and a basic premise than action shounen. Whilst it is not inherently bad for a show to skilfully execute well-trodden territory (for which there are plenty of shounen that do), Ohtaka’s “Magi”, true to its adventurous spirit, treads beyond the boundaries of its genre without ever losing the heart-racing excitement that all shounen lovers yearn for.

An allusion to the Middle Eastern folk tales of “One Thousand and One Nights”, the world of Magi is unlike most we’ve seen in that it neither draws its main inspiration from the ninjas, read more
Oct 16, 2017
Ribu (All reviews)
I have been reading this manga for 8 whole years and it is my favourite manga since then but still as a devoted fan I can't be more honest when I say it has let me down.
First, the story is the base structure that makes Magi unique, seeing as it benefits from its inspiration, the Arabian Nights stories. The world Ohtaka created is marvelous, it is incredibly complex and you must pay great attention to fully understand it. The art helps on this aspect, there are panels in this manga with incredibly detailed artwork which gives the environment the arabesque feeling borrowed from original source. read more
Dec 28, 2017
AverageOrNotSo (All reviews)
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(I just couldn't write this without expressing what I Disliked & loved about it.)
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The start of this manga, is the part I loved. The old times theme (What era would it be? ;o), the characters, adventures, and the comedy they chucked in with the rest. Below is spoilers from Final Arc (Suggest not to read unless you like spoilers... yeah)
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I personally loved this manga, all the amazing fights and whatnot. The thing that I disliked though was the final arc. It turned into a world a lot like ours, and I though that was going to be how it end. But instead it went with read more

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