The Irregular at Magic High School

Japanese light novel series

The Irregular at Magic High School (魔法科高校の劣等生, Mahōka Kōkō no Rettōsei, lit. "The Poor Performing Student of a Magic High School") is a Japanese web novel series by Tsutomu Satō. It was published between October 2008 and March 2011 on Shōsetsuka ni Narō. Shōsetsuka ni Narō is an internet web novel website. Satō started releasing his work in a light novel format from July 2011. In this story, magic exists and is made better through technology. The story is about Tatsuya and Miyuki Shiba, brother and sister. They both start studying at First High magic high school.

The Irregular at Magic High School
魔法科高校の劣等生
(Mahōka Kōkō no Rettōsei)
GenreAction, Fantasy,[1] Science fiction
Novel series
Written byTsutomu Satō
Published byShōsetsuka ni Narō
Original runOctober 12, 2008March 21, 2011
Light novel
Written byTsutomu Satō
Illustrated byKana Ishida
Published byASCII Media Works
English publisher
DemographicMale
ImprintDengeki Bunko
Original runJuly 10, 2011 – present
Volumes30 + 10 side stories (List of volumes)
Anime television series
Directed byManabu Ono (season 1)
Risako Yoshida (season 2)
Produced byKazuma Miki
Kozue Kaneniwa
Shinichirō Kashiwada
Yasutaka Kimura
Written byMunemasa Nakamoto
Yukie Sugawara
Yukito Kizawa
Music byTaku Iwasaki
StudioMadhouse (season 1)
Eight Bit (season 2)
Licensed by
Hanabee
Original networkTokyo MX, Gunma TV, GYT, MBS, Chiba TV, tvk, TV Saitama, TV Aichi, TVQ, TVh, AT-X, BS11
English network
Original run April 6, 2014 – present
Episodes26 (List of episodes)
Film

An anime series based on this manga was produced by Madhouse. It was aired between April and September 2014. An anime movie based on an original story by Satō was released in Japan on June 17, 2017. The second season of the anime series by Eight Bit is going to be aired in 2020.

The light novels appeared on Sugoi Japan's 2015 polls. Since 2011, it is one of the top-selling series in Japan with 10 million copies sold as of 2019. Its manga and anime adaptations also appeared on top-selling charts.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "The Irregular At Magic High School Set 1 Blu-Ray". Right Stuf Inc. Archived from the original on July 20, 2018. Retrieved January 21, 2018.