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Mahou Sensei Negima!  
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Ten-year-old prodigy Negi Springfield, has just graduated from magic academy, and in order to become a master mage he is sent to Japan to teach English at an all-girls middle school. But Negi has a bigger dream than just becoming a master mage. He wants to find his missing father, "The Thousand Master", the strongest mage that has ever lived. And he soon finds that searching for his father wont be as easy as he first hoped. In fact, it pushes him and his students into life-or-death battles that decides the fate of millions.


Related Series
Negiho (Ito) Bun (Alternate Story)
Negima!? Neo (Alternate Story)
UQ Holder! (Sequel)

Associated Names
Волшебный учитель Нэгима!
Magic Teacher Negima!
Magister Negi Magi
Mahou Sensei Negima
Negima! Čarobnjak učitelj

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Latest Release(s)
c.355 (end) by Red Hawk Scanlations (774d ago)
c.354 by Red Hawk Scanlations (779d ago)
c.353 by Red Hawk Scanlations (787d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
38 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?

Anime Start/End Chapter
Starts at Vol 1, Chap 1
Ends at Vol 5, Chap 38

User Reviews
Mahou Sensei Negima by Cypher-Khan
Mahou Sensei Negima! by Laclongquan

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User Rating
Average: 8.4 / 10.0 (1796 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.37 / 10.0
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Last Updated
April 22nd 2014, 6:02am PST

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English Publisher
Del Rey (28 Volumes - Defunct)
JManga (Defunct)
Kodansha USA (9 Volumes - Ongoing / 38 Volumes - Complete)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #385 increased(+2)
Monthly Pos #342 decreased(-39)
3 Month Pos #284 decreased(-21)
6 Month Pos #268 decreased(-60)

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On 4432 reading lists
On 909 wish lists
On 2475 completed lists
On 345 unfinished lists
On 403 custom lists

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Forum Posts
Negima Question Del Rey Version 547 days, 16 hours, 38 minutes ago
Who's the cutest lady? 608 days, 9 hours, 27 minutes ago
Ken Akamatsu on revival of Negima 704 days, 16 hours, 50 minutes ago
355 ( the end) 721 days, 7 hours, 14 minutes ago
Negima Chapter 359? 758 days, 11 hours, 10 minutes ago

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Well thought up series   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by nugro
June 29th, 2011, 3:40pm
Start like any generic harem series but in actuality thing have been laid on carefully from the start (except the characters design) culminating in truly grand setting for the world, its history and subsequently the plot, the kind of planning that mindless manga like Bleach could only dream of.

Still with all the seriousness it retain all the charming atmosphere of Akamatsu's style, truly enjoyable read.

... Last updated on June 29th, 2011, 3:42pm
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One of my all time favourites.   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by Jandalman
June 20th, 2011, 6:04am
I admit, the first reason why I started reading this was for the ecchi and humour ala Love Hina. But then as the plot progressed I noticed how it changed from a harem series to one hell of a kickass action storyline while still retaining the humour and fanservice. This series has been with me since my highschool years and now into my university days. A truly great series.

EDIT: And so it ends...very disappointed in the ending. Nothing feels truly resolved and a major plot point is concluded without any of it being in the manga! It was just one moment its a huge mystery and the next it's all done! We never know who Negi ends up with, interesting characters with huge storytelling potential wasted and some of them just disappear never to be mentioned even in the epilogue! Everything is just one hell of a crazy disappointment. This series, great as it was during the journey ended with a bitter taste.

... Last updated on March 11th, 2012, 12:15am
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"True magic comes from the strength of heart."   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Shakaku
April 21st, 2011, 4:32am
This series is very nicely written out. While it is typical shounen stock (main character constantly getting stronger to defeat new enemies, etc.), it delivers it out flawlessly and often in comedic fashion. It's funny, very ecchi, and action packed. The series may have a bit of a weak beginning (relied a lot on ecchi scenes), but it gets really good. The ending is really solid, in fact a bit too solid, and as a result, it may not have the emotional impact one would expect. But, it's still worth reading, so don't just drop it because of the first few arcs. To this day, even after 9 years, this manga remains as one of my most favorite manga series.

... Last updated on March 11th, 2012, 2:47am
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Love Hina   
Rating: N/A
by Eskamobob1
February 9th, 2011, 11:14pm
this series is excellent and i recommend it to anyone. but just know that it is prity much love hina with fights, and the main guy isn't an idiot. the comparison between them is so crazy, that i think the author probably used the same sketches and made them all 14 smile never the less, this is an amazing manga and everybody should read it (and read love hina too if you haven't already)
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-.- this series...   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by Kaigo91
January 27th, 2011, 11:31am
i rly hate it when i finish/catch up with a good series...and this is one of em. As everyone has said, this one has it all, be it comedy, drama, romance (well, as far as a 10 year old can go with that bigrazz ), action, ecchi etc etc. May not have the strongest of starts, but it exhibits great development, and the reader will soon find himself craving for more...Also, whilst it is true that the basic plot might not be that original, the character development of each individual, and the amount of characters at that, always give it a "fresh" feeling. I already miss those guys....
-.- I now have to add this to the other 1000 to the nth power series's whose weekly releases i must wait for each (you guessed it) week....but this waiting for this one will hurt >.<
P.S. Yeah, some characters resemble those from Love Hina, especially at the beginning, but, as you get further into the story, they will become their own personalitiessmile

... Last updated on January 27th, 2011, 11:38am
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Is this the end of negima?!?   
Rating: N/A
by havoc124
December 18th, 2010, 9:37pm
I love this manga but with the new Tokyo Censorship bill that just passed I can see this series coming to an end real soon. This manga has been going on for so long I just hope that if it is forced to end that they give it an ending worthy of its greatness.
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,_, Kind of disappointing   
Rating: N/A
by wotonito
December 8th, 2010, 4:56pm
It'd be nice if for once an action manga would have at least somewhat realistic action... I don't mean the magic part, but the part where they claim asuna is learning kendo, and she isn't doing anything that looks like kendo (she wasn't even holding her fan-thingy right, and setsuna wasn't either), or where they take "combat" stances and they are in a horrrrrrible stance to fight in... D:! It's disappointing... But its a manga, so whatever.
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from zero to super dark hero!   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by shmigelpuf
December 8th, 2010, 2:47am
there was a time this sucked then became godlike and now. . .I think ken is now rushing it. . too much new info. . mind is over loading!!!! from zero to super dark hero. . negi's dark form is like a mix of ichigo's hollow form and naruto's kyubi form. . ken should have waited for negi to grow up before he overpowered him. . its now becoming a typical shonen. . and i don't like that. minus 2 points for cliche super power upgrade and minus 1 point for rushing the story. . i'm not happy about this but its the truth. . =c
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Generic, but enjoyable.   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by HollowNinja
October 15th, 2010, 7:54pm
This manga is the very definition of your typical shonen. The story is driven by formulaic battles, and there's plenty of training to grow stronger. There's a lot of ecchi stuff, so expect lots of panties; however, there isn't any mature content.

The artwork isn't that special; it primarily suffers from a lack of style. I didn't like the artwork very much, since most of the characters are draw kind of stiff-looking. However, the characters are fairly distinguishable. At the very least, the mangaka doesn't rely entirely on hair to give his many characters their unique appearances. Besides that, nothing looks good, but on the plus side, nothing looks particularly bad either.

This manga is an excellent time-killer. Given the massive cast of characters, I'm impressed at how much character development nearly everyone got. But make no mistake, this is your typical shonen.
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ridiculous, yet there is something attractive   
Rating: 4.0 / 10.0
by yuno19
September 21st, 2010, 11:16pm
be prepared to meet characters with ridiculously unlimited strength.
be prepared that in the latter chapters, character strength got awful revision, their 'actual' power got way greater without any basis.
meet super genius people, who can beat veteran only with few months of training.
meet dumb girl characters who flock to the main character without any attraction process.
feast your eyes with ridiculous and also uniformed fashion (what so significant about the cloak?).
enjoy your time reading meaningless filler with a lot of pantyshot and nipple-less tits.
fall in awe with strange, unoriginal, and boring assortment of magic technique performed by characters.
be in shock for even weakest character can match up with masters after acquiring special item.

with a legion of minus points, yet this manga is still enjoyable.
sometimes, people want to read very light material, without taste, without plot solidity, just trendy.
its like watching gossip on tv, showcased poorly.

plus point?
there is some.
chao ling shen got a good design. her battle style's well shown, and the finale of her arc is fascinating.
albiero also got a good design. his innitial appearance make us think he is a super power. yet later, he confess that he actually has been greatly weakened.
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