Mahoutsukai no Yoru
Witch on the Holy Night
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Mahoutsukai no Yoru

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Synonyms: A Magician's Night, MahoYo
Japanese: 魔法使いの夜
English: Witch on the Holy Night
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Volumes: 1
Chapters: 8
Status: Finished
Published: Apr 12, 2012
Genres: Mystery Mystery, Supernatural Supernatural
Serialization: None
Authors: Nasu, Kinoko (Story)


Score: 8.531 (scored by 672672 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #1262
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #4089
Members: 5,048
Favorites: 154


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Volumes: /1
Chapters: /8


It is the late 1980s. Rumors of a witch living inside an old mansion circulate in the city. Unbeknownst to observers, living inside the mansion is an actual witch, Alice Kuonji, a stoic woman and a magus hiding in the present day. Under her tutelage studies Aoko Aozaki, a high school student studying magecraft as the head of the Aozaki family. As magi, the two of them secretly fight any threat that enters their town.

Things start to change when a young man unfamiliar with city life, Soujuurou Shizuki, enters their lives. Slowly, he affects the lives of these two magi. And so their story begins...

(Source: TV Tropes)



Feb 17, 2023
I thoroughly enjoyed my time on the English translated version on the switch.

Mahoyo was a fascinating experience. The story and world building was really good. The story is surprisingly tighter than fate.

Instead of rushing through the story, somehow I was enthralled by the medium - The Voice Acting, the Visuals, and the music. The OSTs by Fukasawa Hideyuki in Mahoyo was next level! Combine all 3 and you can really feel the magic when it happens! The whole presentation was great!

I feel like the story would also be better if you have never watched Kara no Kyoukai or Tsukihime. Then you would ...
Jan 26, 2023
Mahoutsukai no Yoru is easily the best visual novel I have ever read.
Art/visuals and music are extremely good.
Voice acting too.
Story wise, I loved the balance between slice of life and actual plot. It was refreshing to read the extra chapters and just enjoy the characters' interactions with each others. It did not feel boring even if it was irrelevant to the main plot, because there was always character development going on.

There is only one issue Mahoyo has and that is a bad English TL. As we all know, Hollow Moon is utterly incompetent and will never finish translating Mahoyo. The only English translation ...
Jan 11, 2023
This is a review of the visual novel of Witch on the Holy Night and not of the light novel since its impossible to find the original piece of work.

This is my favorite visual novel of all time and a must read for anyone who loves magic, the fate universe or good stories that may take its time but has an extremely satisfying ending.

Story 10
This is a prequel to Tsukihime Remake about Aozaki Aoko and her starting as a mage and someone trying to take her and Alice's Territory when a boy from the mountains who has never experienced technology interferes with their lives. Although ...

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