During the event “KADOKAWA Light Novel EXPO 2020” a new promotional video was revealed for the animated adaptation of the spin-off manga written and illustrated by Yu Mori, Mahouka Koukou no Yuutousei (The Honor Student At Magic High School). The video confirms that the series will premiere this year in Japan.
This new production marks the tenth anniversary of the original Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei literary franchise, which has inspired a large number of manga derived by different authors and based on different story arcs of the novels. The main franchise exceeds 12 million copies in circulation, while the entire franchise exceeds 20 million copies. The statement included a new promotional image for this new project.
For his part, Mori began publishing the spin-off manga through Kadokawa publisher's Monthly Comic Dengeki Daioh magazine in April 2012 and ended it in June 2020. The publisher published the eleventh and final compilation volume in Japan in September 2020.
Cast of voices
- Saori Hayami as Miyuki Shiba.
- Sora Amamiya as Honoka Mitsui.
- Yuiko Tatsumi as Shizuku Kitayama.
- Hideki Tachibana (BlazBlue: Alter Memory, Busou Shoujo Machiavellianism, Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru Darou ka?) Is directing the anime at CONNECT Studios.
- Tsuyoshi Tamai (Bikini Warriors, Hangyakusei Million Arthur, Nogizaka Haruka no Himitsu) is in charge of writing and supervising the scripts.
- Akitomo Yamamoto (Dokyuu Hentai HxEros, Akanesasu Shoujo) and Takao Sano (Isekai Shokudou, Ore ga Ojousama Gakkou ni “Shomin Sample” Toshite Gets ♥ Sareta Ken) are handling the character designs.
- Taku Iwasaki (Bungou Stray Dogs, JoJo no Kimyou na Bouken, Kuroshitsuji) is in charge of the composition of the soundtrack.
Synopsis of Mahouka Koukou no Yuutousei
A century has passed since magic, real magic, true, stuff of legends; has returned to the world. It's spring, the season of new beginnings, and a new class of students is about to begin their studies at the First High School of the National Academy of Magic, also dubbed Magic High School, a spin-off manga from the immensely popular series. of light novels by Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei that follows the events of the original series as seen through the eyes of Miyuki Shiba, Tatsuya's sister. The life of an honor student comes with many expectations… and unexpected hidden feelings ?!
Source: Comic Natalie
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