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Synonyms: Karakuri Link
Japanese: magico -マジコ-


Type: Manga
Volumes: 8
Chapters: 68
Status: Finished
Published: Feb 28, 2011 to Aug 11, 2012
Genres: Action Action, Adventure Adventure, Comedy Comedy, Fantasy Fantasy, Romance Romance
Demographic: Shounen Shounen
Serialization: Shounen Jump (Weekly)
Authors: Iwamoto, Naoki (Story & Art)


Score: 7.741 (scored by 79427,942 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #13682
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #845
Members: 15,808
Favorites: 374

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Sixteen year old Emma finally arrives at the capital city Hawk Eye after escaping from being held captive for her entire life. But as soon as she arrives, every man in the city, including the king, falls madly in love with her. She is about to be forced into marriage, but is saved by a sorcerer. The sorcerer identifies himself as Shion, one of the youngest and most talented in the nation. They have met before, but Emma has no recollection.

Shion explains to Emma that she is cursed with the Echidna, a mysterious magic that appears every 500 years where a girl is born with her heart packed with such powerful dark magic that it has the potential to destroy the world. With such power, one could rule the world, and Shion explains to Emma that people are going to try and hunt her down to get her heart. However, Emma is told that there exists a ritual that will rid her of the Echidna's curse but doing so will require a long and arduous process. The first of that being Emma and Shion will have to marry each other...

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Volume 8: Karakuri Link


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Dec 21, 2012
erieh (All reviews)
Even though it's fantasy and romance, it did not focus on those things alone, but the fact that it also included the family genre made me happy at all!
Full of excitement and happiness, this manga is highly recommendable!
Apr 23, 2014
ViennaSociety (All reviews)
I read this series a long time ago, and it has been one of the most memorable manga I have ever read.

The story is fairly straight forward with the usual flashbacks. Nothing out of the ordinary in that regard. What got me was the concept that the story was following. I think that quite a few of us have read manga where magicians are prominent. In magico, magic is based around the completion of rituals. The more powerful magics require you to undergo rigorous training or near impossible tasks. This series really provided a fresh twist to how magic works in that regard. it did read more
Sep 24, 2015
Taika124 (All reviews)
As the synopsis has already been provided for you on numerous platforms I will just dive into a quick overview on the story, art, character and my overall enjoyment.

Magico holds a special place in my heart. Some of you might be wondering why I have allocated a "good" (7) instead of anything higher. For one, Magico has a well established plot line going for it. However, I can't help but feel that it would have easily enriched the characters' development or enhanced the audience's understanding of the story arcs if each arc were to be explored for a bit longer. The development of read more
Aug 18, 2012
RosyXkid (All reviews)
Magico a really well done manga by Iwamoto Naoki,it's a different kind of shounen with romance. A whole bunch of cute characters!!
I for one love Shion and Emma since they first met and I don't know what people meant by this seems more shojo when it isn't ,I read a whole bunch and this isn't corny as shojo manga.this has it's limits but it's so sweet and you just wish for the best for them.

The comedy in this manga is the best,a lot of nose bleeds from Shion and many other characters that will leave you laughing too.
The main story is too lift up the read more

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