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Majutsushi Orphen Hagure Tabi  
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Description
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Orphen, the tough-talking sorcerer-for-hire, is putting his wand-wielding skills to use for quite a price, but with a boneheaded companion and a wide-eyed pupil tagging along, they can’t help but attract a little trouble! Magical mercenaries are all around, and the hair-triggered Orphen is no stranger to a good fight, so he’ll have to cast his spells in record time to stay in the game of magic in Orphen.

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Manga

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Associated Names
Orphen
Sorcerer Stabber Orphen
Sorcerous Stabber Orphen
จอมขมังเวทย์ ออร์เฟน
オーフェン
魔術士オーフェン
魔術士オーフェンはぐれ旅

Groups Scanlating
JKP
JanKenPon
JanKenPon Scanlations
Jinmen Juushin
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Latest Release(s)
v.6 c.31-34 + Extra by JanKenPon Scanlations over 15 years ago
v.5 c.25-30 by JanKenPon Scanlations over 15 years ago
v.4 c.19-24 + Omake by JanKenPon Scanlations over 15 years ago
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Status
in Country of Origin
6 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
Starts at Vol 1 Ch1

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User Rating
Average: 6.5 / 10.0 (105 votes)
Bayesian Average: 6.51 / 10.0
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Last Updated
May 29th 2020, 8:07pm PST


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Year
1998

Original Publisher
Fujimi Shobo (1998)

Serialized In (magazine)
Dragon Jr. (Fujimi Shobo)

Licensed (in English)
No

English Publisher
ADV (Defunct / 6 Vols - Complete)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #642 increased(+95)
Monthly Pos #1293 increased(+316)
3 Month Pos #2537 increased(+606)
6 Month Pos #4591 increased(+311)
Year Pos #5470 decreased(-260)

List Stats
On 144 reading lists
On 180 wish lists
On 375 completed lists
On 32 unfinished lists
On 92 custom lists

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it ended just like that?  
by Ty719
March 5th, 2010, 12:56am
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
I watched the anime long before I knew of the manga. Though now that I've read it, I guess I'll share some thoughts.

Art I might compare to Berserk; both 90's artwork and good for it's time if not still decent.
Story however, like SyaoranX says, I think it wasn't paced completely as the ending felt like there wasn't proper closure; it doesn't seem like everything's resolved with Majik, Cleo or Hartia. (Though I suppose that's Orphen's nature.) Aside from the ending throwing me off a little, I still fairly enjoyed it from beginning til end as Orphen was a fairly fun read, as the anime was fun to watch.

If you want to kill time or like sorcery and medieval themes, I might recommend trying this out.
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Mish Mash  
by SyaoranX
February 6th, 2009, 1:49am
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
Six Volumes, story was too forced. pacing didn't flow well. characters were well thought out, but were not developed well. art is pretty good for its time.a "meh" manga. good for passing the time.
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I've picked this up so many times...  
by chowmein_x0
June 19th, 2007, 2:04pm
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
And i finally just read it last week.. It's quite entertaining, but the story/plot was kind of confusing, especially on the 2nd volume.. though I kept on reading it.. amazing. Even I am bewildered by my patience.
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