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Mahou Sensei Negima!  
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Description
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.

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Manga

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

Associated Names
Волшебный учитель Нэгима!
ネギま!
魔法先生
魔法先生ネギま!
魔法老师
Magic Teacher Negima!
Magister Negi Magi
Mahou Sensei Negima
Negima!
Negima! Čarobnjak učitelj

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Latest Release(s)
c.355 (end) by Red Hawk Scanlations (1016d ago)
c.354 by Red Hawk Scanlations (1021d ago)
c.353 by Red Hawk Scanlations (1029d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
38 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

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

User Reviews
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Forum
93 topics, 1109 posts
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User Rating
Average: 8.4 / 10.0 (1850 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.37 / 10.0
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Last Updated
December 7th 2014, 6:13pm PST

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Year
2003

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Licensed (in English)
Yes

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

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #428 increased(+19)
Monthly Pos #432 decreased(-10)
3 Month Pos #386 decreased(-63)
6 Month Pos #285 decreased(-37)

List Stats
On 4443 reading lists
On 948 wish lists
On 2708 completed lists
On 352 unfinished lists
On 435 custom lists

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Forum Posts
Negima Question Del Rey Version 789 days, 22 hours, 4 minutes ago
Who's the cutest lady? 850 days, 14 hours, 52 minutes ago
Ken Akamatsu on revival of Negima 946 days, 22 hours, 16 minutes ago
355 ( the end) 963 days, 12 hours, 39 minutes ago
Negima Chapter 359? 1000 days, 16 hours, 35 minutes ago

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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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Starts off bad, but gets a lot better   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Yuma82
September 10th, 2010, 12:40pm
The beginning of it focusses mostly on the "harem, ecchi, shota, relationships" type of stuff, it lacks in plot and is kind of predictable, even to that point it was still interesting enough to read, but nothing great. I'd rank it at either a 6 or 7

About chapter 40~45 and onwards it becomes much more focused on "action, adventure, martial arts" and above all else- "plot", the art gets better as it goes on as well. there still is ecchi/relationships stuff, but just not as much

... Last updated on September 10th, 2010, 12:42pm
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best manga ever!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by SoaDmaster
September 10th, 2010, 6:52am
i just love everything about it.
you won't a manga with this much comedy, action and such an awesome story again! i espacially like the development of the characters. negi started off as douchy little (somewhat stupid) kid and now he's like the personification of coolness.
and each character is interesting.
and FUCK YEAH! it's the first manga which has GOOD flashbacks! normally i hate those tricky bastards who hide themselves between the actually story but the flasbacks in MSN are actually quite interesting.

oh btw,
i wouldn't dare to compare this to harry potter since MSN is like 100 times better any comparison is unneeded.

... Last updated on September 10th, 2010, 6:56am
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Akamatsu's Greatest Masterpiece   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by moondoggiebuiscuit
August 30th, 2010, 8:07am
After Love Hina, the master Ken Akamatsu decides to make a Shounen manga inspired by Harry Potter. But as his publishers wanted more cash from the Love Hina fame, he decides to cheat his publishers out by having a harem that will rival Love Hina on the outside but has enough action and character development to rival Bleach, Naruto and One Piece inside. The result is a 20% Harem, 40% Comedy, 40% Action, 100% Badass Manga Xanathos Gambit that deserves a place in the annals of the manga industry. true to the Akamatsu style of story telling, we get more characters than ever, more comedy than the previous works, amazing action and backgrounds, 30+ females and a hero so badass you'll be comparing him to other shounen heroes as soon as you reach the latest volumes.... oh and did we mention that the hero is 10 years old?

Some may not agree just because of the first 5 volumes. His publishers did want a shallow harem comedy. But this master just Xanatos-ed his publishers in the second major arc which increased the action and the development, connecting past events and building up the story past Crazy Awesomeness Levels of Badassery in line with Naruto and Bleach. Even some mangas parody to it for it's sheer Moments of Awesome: Rampaging demon god? Bring out the Evangel of Darkness! Evil descendant mage threatening society? Team up with your best students and use a time machine to kick ass! Evil kid and organization up to destroy magical Mars? Go crazy with power and figure it out!.....Past 10 volumes, you'll be shouting for more. The author is a certified master!

Also apparently different from the rest is that the hero is unlike those from before. A 10-year old with the mind of a 15-year old and the power to blast a city to bits even more than Lucky Strike. And all that Chinese, Greek and Latin....

My tip on those skeptic: read first. Sometimes it pays to just try and swallow. Some people will hate this just because and will make all sorts of ridiculous accusations. But just try! His success in Love Hina isn't just for show.

And about his hiatus once in a while..... BLAME HIS HOT WIFE..... It's a common knowledge to all true Akamatsu fans that his moe cosplaying wife will forever demand hiatus.

... Last updated on September 4th, 2010, 9:22am
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I love it   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by Min7713
August 25th, 2010, 3:21am
The art is great is simply fantastic. It is well drawn and beautifully executed especially the battles. It has some humor in it which i find not that bad.

The storyline is lovable. It is very interesting seeing how a ten year old kid trying to control a class full of mischievous girls.

I find the girls are beautiful and lively. You will love them. I especially love Nodoka and Ku Fei.

The only complaint I have is that the author takes a break to much. I want negima every weak RAWRRR.

... Last updated on August 25th, 2010, 3:22am
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THE END. Rushed, THE LOVE UNKNOWN   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Trejon
May 15th, 2010, 10:18pm
Ok, so after 9 years we are at the end, the manga its fkng awesome, i do not deny that, but the ending was rushed, A LOT of things were not resolved and most important of all, who negi loves in the end its not mentioned, not even hinted, we can only conlude that the ones rejected and those who married are not in the negi's route anymore. I personally didnt enjoy this ending

... Last updated on March 10th, 2012, 5:06pm
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LoL   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by U-Jin
December 17th, 2009, 4:55pm
Please check genre next time you read manga and decide to rate it publicly, because Negima is one of the top manga in ecchi/harem/shounen genre. One of the comments makes me want to ask someone skilled to write me a script that gives 1/10 rating to all shoujo, josei, yaoi, shounen-ai, etc. manga. Because when i know its not something i would be interested in i just dont read it.

Negima is a great manga, Akamatsu did a great job drawing action based story like he wanted, even when his publisher wanted it to be some random ecchi/fanservice shit. First volumes are just to introduce characters (with a lot of fanservice), but after that, when popularity increased, Akamatsu got green light and the real story begins biggrin
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Changed my opinion as i read further...   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Faukner
December 4th, 2009, 8:37pm
When I first started out reading MSN it didn't appeal to me much and I dropped it after about 40 something chapters. Reading about the later chapters on blogs made me interested again so I picked it up again and boy was it worth it. I couldn't believe how much I enjoyed reading through all the chapter especially after the first major arc ends. Lets just say a whole new world opens up and really gives new meaning to the word adventure.

There are many iffy parts about the manga of course one being the blatantly silly ecchi situations. But as the manga went on I didn't mind them at all, since the story actually goes somewhere I don't really care about the pantsu... ok maybe I didn't really mind them at all later on biggrin

MSN ought to be judged by being read further and not on its face value. This manga really grew one me and now I eagerly anticipate the weekly releases. A pleasure reading it!

... Last updated on December 10th, 2009, 8:47am
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