Magi
Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic
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Magi

Alternative Titles

Japanese: マギ
English: Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic
German: Magi - The Labyrinth of Magic
Spanish: Magi El laberinto de la magia
French: Magi - The Labyrinth of Magic
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Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 37
Chapters: 369
Status: Finished
Published: Jun 3, 2009 to Oct 11, 2017
Genres: Adventure Adventure, Award Winning Award Winning, Fantasy Fantasy
Demographic: Shounen Shounen
Serialization: Shounen Sunday
Authors: Ohtaka, Shinobu (Story & Art)

Statistics

Score: 8.271 (scored by 6553765,537 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #3442
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #74
Members: 148,532
Favorites: 9,742

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Volumes: /37
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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 was published in English as Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic by VIZ Media under the Shonen Sunday imprint from August 13, 2013 to August 13, 2019, and 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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Characters

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Aladdin
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Sinbad
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Ren, Hakuryuu
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Ja'far
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Ren, Kouha
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Alexius, Titus
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Reviews

Feb 26, 2024
Magi skillfully weaves a light-hearted adventure with deeper explorations of significant themes, gradually unveiling the complexities of its world and delving into nuanced elements of governance, leadership, slavery, and war.

For instance, Magi doesn't merely present issues like slavery and caste systems and say evil bad; it intricately examines and dresses down why these systems persist. Beyond serving as efficient labor forces for driving industry, they act as societal deterrents against lower-class rebellions. The stratification of society, with an even lower class barely regarded as humans, fosters a sense of gratitude among those above, discouraging dissent.

The series also tackles the question of why wars occur. The ...
Sep 10, 2020
Mixed Feelings
Magi. Oh boi were do I start. Its starts off pretty childish, builds strong characters and keeps going for around 250 amazing chapters and horribly crashes and burns to the End. Id honestly recomend against reading the manga. Spoil yourself in the character Bio's and be done with it. There are some interesting things that happen with the setting later but the story also becomes literaly one asspull per chapter, it turns into the most generic muh friendship garbage, and honstely, I woudnt have read the last 30 chapters if it not for completion. The Anime covered the best parts of magi, and just ...
Nov 2, 2021
FunnyFunny
It honestly felt like the author was writing one manga, and then at some point midway through, had an idea for a completely different manga and just stuffed her ideas into the world she had already established (debatably even like four different series). (It's also possible she had some conflicting ideas with her editors so who knows). It ended up having a case of constant whiplash for me until the very end of the series.

While I'd like to blame the lackluster finale on the lack of a defined endpoint, there's plenty of examples of manga with no defined endpoint that had good endings (usually more-so ...

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Recent Forum Discussion

Poll: Magi Chapter 27 Discussion
KuroDubZero - Sep 25, 2011
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