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Majo  
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Description
A wildly imaginative trek into the deepest realms of human beliefs and the mysteries of the universe. Daisuke Igarashi's amazing pen can recreate anything he can imagine on paper, resulting in beautifully chaotic, maddeningly detailed scrawls of pure wonder. A true celebration of the human imagination.

When deep emotions come to the head, the witch that dwells in the heart awakens - the gorgeous and literary illusory tales begin.

Type
Manga

Related Series
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Associated Names
Witches
魔女

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Latest Release(s)
v.2 c.4-5 + Omake by Mangascreener over 14 years ago
v.1 c.3 + Omake by Mangascreener over 14 years ago
v.1 c.2 by Mangascreener over 14 years ago
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Status
in Country of Origin
2 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
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User Rating
Average: 8 / 10.0 (274 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.84 / 10.0
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Last Updated
May 28th 2020, 7:29am PST


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Year
2004

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Ikki (Shogakukan)

Licensed (in English)
No

English Publisher
N/A

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #739 increased(+29)
Monthly Pos #1296 increased(+272)
3 Month Pos #2376 increased(+781)
6 Month Pos #4405 increased(+283)
Year Pos #5832 decreased(-167)

List Stats
On 230 reading lists
On 616 wish lists
On 591 completed lists
On 27 unfinished lists
On 250 custom lists

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Visual impact  
by ninakun
March 10th, 2020, 7:35pm
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
This manga has some good and bad stories, but its strongest point is it's visual imaginary which has stayed with me for years. The story of amazon witch, in particular, I still think it could be made into a good horror movie.
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Don't bother  
by nozomiEX
November 15th, 2018, 2:31am
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The first couple stories were... interesting (although they turned out to be a lot more chuuni than they initially appeared), but the remaining stories are just downright pretentious, foregoing intelligibility for a facade of depth. Some really cringy moments, especially in the last story.
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beautiful  
by whitespade
June 5th, 2012, 7:40am
Rating: 9.7 / 10.0
this manga remind me of diana wynne jones' books through the unusual magic, sedate pacing, and the little gems of truth scattered here and there in the texts. any magic fans will be satisfied with this, truly a near masterpiece in the fantasy genre.

... Last updated on June 5th, 2012, 7:40am
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stunning in art and story  
by geekdiva
May 7th, 2010, 2:59am
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
Upon finishing this, I had to re-read it again--although I simply couldn't reread the end of the second story arc while trying to fight insomnia.

It's worth reading for the art alone, but the stories will captivate you by playing on your assumptions and our history and science are so deftly incorporated into the world-view that you have little to no disbelief to suspend.

Overall, it reminded me of how I used to stretch out upon the grass as a child to try to feel the earth turning. And that memory gave me a feeling of peaceful, tingling energy that I had forgotten how to access in a while.
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Stunning  
by Crenshinibon
January 1st, 2009, 3:52pm
Rating: 9.8 / 10.0
Majo easily ranks among my all-time favorites. Absolutely breathtaking art, combined with a narrative talent that weaves together the plots in an unconventional, but absolutely flawless fasion. Although each of the stories encompasses an entirely different setting, they manage to intertwine a variety of extremely powerful themes and profound thought that challenges the very structure of many beliefs. It is exceedingly rare to see something of this level. I recommend this to anyone who is willing to think beyond the mundane storytelling that is so seemingly ubiquitous in the manga world.

... Last updated on May 18th, 2009, 3:12am
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Great stuff...  
by VampireBanana
June 20th, 2008, 11:55pm
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
Witches presents a rich tapestry of tales spun of mythology, folklore, religion and even technology, encompassing beliefs and symbols both old and modern. The rich and symbolic art only adds to the intense experience. I highly recommend this series to anyone interested in unconventional storytelling and in stories of such calibre rarely told.

... Last updated on June 21st, 2008, 12:25am
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Beautiful  
by Dragonfiremule
April 29th, 2008, 9:03am
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
The art, as stated before, is beautiful, enough so for one to get lost in its imaginings.

The plot within itself is freely flowing, but very powerful and thought-provoking. If you let the raw plot itself flow through you, you will also find it provokes many a feeling as well.

Overall, this manga was magical and wonderus. Very good.
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Excellent.  
by pearlesque
April 1st, 2007, 12:00pm
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
The art is gorgeous enough to induce cardiac arrest, and the concepts are fascinating enough to keep you reading. People looking for "traditional" plot structures will probably be disappointed, but if you're willing to free your mind and enjoy the artistic thrills this manga has to offer, then you'll have discovered a gem.
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