Isekai Mahou wa Okureteru!
The Magic in this Other World is Too Far Behind!
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Isekai Mahou wa Okureteru!

Alternative Titles

English: The Magic in this Other World is Too Far Behind!
Synonyms: The Different World Magic is too Behind!
Japanese: 異世界魔法は遅れてる!


Volumes: Unknown
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Publishing
Published: Apr 25, 2014 to ?
Genres: Action Action, Fantasy Fantasy
Serialization: None
Authors: himesuz (Art), Hitsuji, Gamei (Story), Nekonabe, Ao (Art)


Score: 7.521 (scored by 899899 users)
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Ranked: #24152
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #4161
Members: 3,500
Favorites: 76

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Suimei and two of his best friends find themselves mysteriously summoned to another world. There's a cute princess, magic galore, a Demon Lord that needs to be defeated, and a world that needs to be saved—the works! Too bad Suimei isn't interested. His friends are all too ready to play the parts of heroes, but Suimei just wants to get home. He has an advantage as a magician... but he's in for a rude awakening when he finds out what actually passes for magic in these parts.

(Source: J-Novel Club)


Isekai Mahou wa Okureteru! has been published digitally in English as The Magic in this Other World is Too Far Behind! by J-Novel Club since April 18, 2018.

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Aug 15, 2017
sfm_imran (All reviews)
ok first warning in advance as this is the first review i am writing. i have read many light novels but this is the first review. also spoiler alert.

man now this is a great light novel. At first glance anyone would think that it is just another one of those shitty isekai genre novel with mc who at first refuses t fight the demon king but in the end is the one who defeats him and along the way builds his own harem. i just started reading it for a way to kill time, but man i got so hooked up on it. the character read more
Dec 29, 2020
Gandhi2 (All reviews)
Minor spoilers for the prologue.

Protagonist guy gets summoned into another world with his friends: a girl (which name I forgot) and Reiji. But there's a twist. Suimei (protag-kun) actually already knows magic. In their original world (earth, supposedly our world) magic exists, and protag-kun is a "modern magician", and thus he starts to investigate the magic in this foreign world and found that the magic in this world, is less developed, and consequently, inferior (hence, the title of this novel). Oh, and the summoners told them that some evil dudes are trying to conquer their world or whatever and ask them to save their world. read more
Jun 24, 2020
Hitman00770 (All reviews)
This is my second review for an isekai light novel. I am keeping it spoiler free, so you can decide if you want to read this light novel or not after checking out the review.

The story is pretty interesting. It starts out like the usual summoning and stuff, but the depth after it is quite nice. The protagonist does not get side tracked from his main task which is pretty good. Also the author gives some significance to the side character story as well, which makes it more interesting.

The art for a light novel is less as usual, but it is pretty detailed read more


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