Magister Negi Magi
By Ken Akamatsu
(Kodansha Comics, Paperback, 9781935429586, 192pp.)
Publication Date: September 20, 2011
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10-year-old Negi Springfield has just graduated from a British school for wizards. After meeting with the school headmaster to discuss his graduate work assignment, he finds that he will be moving to Japan--to teach English at an all-girls high school. Under strict instructions not to show his magic powers, Negi finds that he can't resist using them to help others. Of course, despite his good intentions sometimes his magic just makes things even worse!
KEN AKAMATSU is the best-selling creator of Love Hina, one of the most popular manga series in America. It was selected by Kodansha for their prestigious "Manga of the Year" award. Love Hina has been converted into an anime series that is popular in both the United States and Japan. Akamatsu lives in Tokyo but recently traveled to the United States to attend a fan convention and meet U.S. fans of his work. The author lives in Tokyo, Japan.
• "Highly recommended, not just because it's another fine effort from Ken Akamatsu, but also because of the inspired translation and excellent handling of sound effects." --NewType magazine
• "Filled with the slapstick fan service and romantic comedy elements which have made Love Hina such a hit. --ICV2.com (comics industry website/newsletter)