Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei reaches 100 published volumes
On the official site for the light novel series written by Tsutomu Satou and illustrated by Kana Ishida, Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei (The Irregular at Magic High School), it was announced that, with the release of the first volume of the spin-off novels, Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei: Cygnus Maidens, the literary franchise has reached 100 volumes published in total.
It is worth mentioning that the hundred volumes published include from the original light novel volumes, as well as all the published volumes of novels and spin-off manga to date. In fact, the statement noted that the franchise has exceeded 20 million copies in circulation, and that the main series has 12 million of that number.
Satou and Ishida began publishing the light novels through the Dengeki Bunko publishing house in July 2011. The thirty-second and final volume was released in Japan on September 10. A sequel titled Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei: Magian Company released its first volume on October 10 in Japan.
The play inspired a 26-episode anime adaptation produced by Madhouse Studios under the direction of Manabu Ono, and released in April 2014. A film was subsequently released in June 2017. A second season premiered in October 2020 and featured with thirteen episodes, confirming the animated adaptation of the spin-off manga Mahouka Koukou no Yuutousei (The Honor Student At Magic High School) in its closing.
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?
Source: Official Site
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