It was reported that the first Blu-ray / DVD compilation volume of the second season of the animated adaptation of the light novels written by Tsutomu Satou and illustrated by Kana Ishida, Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei (The Irregular at Magic High School), titled Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei: Raihousha-hen (The Irregular at Magic High School: Visitor Arc), reached 6,528 copies sold in its first week since its release.
The compilation volume was released in Japan on December 16 and includes the first and second episodes of this second season. The Blu-ray version is priced at 7,700 yen (approximately $ 74) and sold 5,599 units, while the DVD version is priced at 6,600 yen (approximately $ 64) and sold 929 units.
On the other hand, the series has been on air since last October 3 in Japan and, although it was never officially confirmed, it is inferred that it will have a total of thirteen episodes. For his part, Satou began publishing the light novels with illustrations by Kana Ishida through the Dengeki Bunko imprint in July 2011. Upon completion, the author began publishing the sequel novels Zoku Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei: Meijiang Company in October.
- Risako Yoshida (Diabolik Lovers More, Blood, Lostorage Conflated WIXOSS) is directing this second season at 8-Bit Studios.
- Illustrator Kana Ishida is in charge of character design.
- Taku Iwasaki (Akame ga Kill !, Bungou Stray Dogs, Noragami) is in charge of the composition of the soundtrack.
- ASCA performs the opening song titled “Howling”, while Miki Satou is in charge of performing the closing song titled “Na mo Nai Hana”.
Synopsis of Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei
"Magic" is not something from legends or fairy tales. It has become a real technology for almost a century. The upbringing in various countries of the world is involved in the development of "Magicians". Shiba Tatsuya is an honorable student without magic power attending high school, a magical high school along with his younger sister, who happens to be the best among the first year students. What will happen to Shiba? How will he live his school life in which he is one of the many non-magical users who are looked at as trash by others?
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