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  • TV-14
  • 2012
  • 2 Seasons
  • 7.8  (4,695)

Magi is a Japanese anime series produced by the renowned animation company Aniplex. The show premiered in 2012 and aired till 2014, spanning a total of 50 episodes. The show is based on a manga series of the same name, written and illustrated by Shinobu Ohtaka. The anime adaptation is directed by Koji Masunari and animated by A-1 Pictures.

Magi is a unique fantasy anime that is set in an alternate world inspired by the tales of One Thousand and One Nights. The world of Magi is a place where people are born with the ability to use magic, and there are powerful magical artifacts known as "Djinn" that can make a person even more powerful. The show follows the story of three young individuals - Aladdin, Alibaba, and Morgiana - as they journey through this mystical world, exploring new lands and discovering hidden treasure.

Aladdin, the main protagonist of the show, is a young boy who possesses a magical flute that can summon a powerful Djinn named Ugo. Despite being naive and innocent, Aladdin is a natural-born mage who possesses immense magical powers. On his journey, he befriends Alibaba, a young street-smart thief who aspires to be a powerful warrior. Together, the two set out on a quest to conquer the treacherous "Dungeon," a tower filled with magical treasures and dangerous monsters.

Along the way, they meet Morgiana, a young slave girl from a distant land who possesses incredible strength and agility. Together, the three of them form an unbreakable bond and become inseparable companions on their adventures. As they journey further into the world of Magi, they encounter a host of other characters, both good and evil, who have their own agendas and ambitions.

One of the most interesting aspects of Magi is its unique take on the concept of magic. Unlike most other anime shows, where magic is seen as a mystical force that is either good or evil, Magi portrays magic as a neutral tool that can be used for both good and bad. This makes the show's magical battles more nuanced and complex, as characters can use their powers in unexpected ways.

The show also explores themes of power, politics, and morality. Throughout the series, characters struggle with the balance between their own desires and the greater good, as they learn that even the most well-intentioned actions can have unintended consequences. This makes the show's conflicts more complex and emotional, as characters are forced to make difficult choices and face the consequences of their actions.

In terms of animation, Magi is a visually stunning show that boasts some of the most beautiful artwork in anime. The backgrounds are incredibly detailed and full of vibrant colors, and the character designs are both unique and memorable. The show also features some epic battle scenes that are choreographed with great precision and fluidity.

The voice acting in Magi is top-notch, with a talented cast of voice actors bringing the characters to life. Daisuke Ono delivers an excellent performance as Aladdin, bringing a sense of childlike wonder and innocence to the character. Tomokazu Sugita also shines as Alibaba, giving the character a snarky and charismatic personality. Other notable performances include Takahiro Sakurai as Ja'far, Keiji Fujiwara as Sinbad, and Akira Ishida as Yunan.

In conclusion, Magi is a must-watch for fans of fantasy anime. With its unique take on magic, complex storytelling, and stunning animation, the show offers a truly immersive and entertaining experience. The show's memorable characters, epic battles, and emotional moments make it a true classic that will be enjoyed for years to come.

Magi is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (50 episodes). The series first aired on October 7, 2012.

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Welcome Home
25. Welcome Home
March 30, 2014
Can the allies be able to stop their common enemy in this final episode?
Time of Destruction
24. Time of Destruction
March 23, 2014
As Aladdin, Alibaba, and their allies attempt to stop the Medium, a creature appears. Taking away Rukh from anything, the creature seems to be invincible. However... there are some surprise guests who arrive at this battle...
The Djinn Warriors
23. The Djinn Warriors
March 16, 2014
In an attempt to stop the battle, Aladdin asks Kouen to pull back his troops. In the meantime, to prevent the world from being destroyed, the Djinns want the Dark Spot sealed off. Will Aladdin and his allies be able to destroy the Medium?
What You Want to Protect
22. What You Want to Protect
March 9, 2014
The Black Djinn prolong in wreaking havoc, forcing Alibaba to seek an unlikely ally. Scheherazade, defending the Leam ships, can't help but worry for Titus as he makes a hard decision in the remaining time they have left.
The King's Candidate
21. The King's Candidate
March 2, 2014
Lord Mogamett doesn't appear to be concerned about the Leam and the Kou forces invading Magnoshutatt. He wants the goi to sacrifice their lives for their country, even though they expect the magicians to protect them. Will Alibaba be mixed up in this battle?
20. Reunion
February 23, 2014
Aladdin steps forward to protect Magnoshutatt, which draws the interest of the remaining Leam forces. Will he be able to stand alone against the power of their metal vessel users?
A True Magi
19. A True Magi
February 9, 2014
Magicians of Magnoshutatt are set to prevent the Fanalis and the Leam soldiers from moving forward further on their soil. Will Aladdin be able to recover his powers in the middle of all this chaos?
Leam's Threat
18. Leam's Threat
February 4, 2014
Leam Empire's soldiers arrive at Magnoshutatt under Lady Scheherazade's orders. The soldiers believe that Magnoshutatt is a pathetic little country. Though, the magicians of the Academy City will not surrender without putting up a fight!
Declaration of War
17. Declaration of War
January 26, 2014
Titus explains his origins to Mogamett and admits that he is jealous of humans. Scheherazade talks to Mogamett and expresses her wish to have Magnoshutatt as a province of the Leam Empire. Will Magnoshutatt go into battle with the Leam Empire?
Remaining Life
16. Remaining Life
January 26, 2014
Titus blames Mogamett for the misery of the goi living in the 5th Level Authorization District. Mogamett advises Titus to take Marga above ground. Meanwhile, Aladdin suspects that Mogamett isn't quite the person he portrays himself to be.
The Magicians' Country
15. The Magicians' Country
January 19, 2014
Following being caught in the 5th Level Authorization District; Aladdin, Titus and Sphintus are brought before Mogamett. Amazingly, he forgives the infiltrators and gives a lecture to the students, explaining the difference between magicians and the goi.
The Hidden Citizens
14. The Hidden Citizens
January 12, 2014
Titus apologizes to Aladdin. They choose to become friends and help each other out. Aladdin, Titus and Sphintus set out to discover Magnoshutatt with their 2nd Level of Citizenship badges, and they try to find the place called the 5th District.
Titus Alexius
13. Titus Alexius
January 5, 2014
Everyone thinks that Aladdin will be chosen as the top student. However, a very odd student named Titus Alexius graduates at the top of the class. A magical battle between them is decided to take place in front of everyone.
A New Emperor
12. A New Emperor
December 22, 2013
Princess Kogyoku believes that her brother Kouen will be the next emperor. Kouen tells his siblings about his opinions on the future of the world and asks Hakuryu to lend him his power.
The Great Rift
11. The Great Rift
December 15, 2013
Morgiana reaches her homeland destination, Katarg is hoping to find other Fanalis. She runs into some familiar faces from the past. They tell her that the Elder of the Tran Village could help her find Fanalis. But will it be a journey with no return for Morgiana?
The High Priestess
10. The High Priestess
December 8, 2013
Alibaba is facing his first opponent as a gladiator in the Colosseum. However he can't use magic during the battle so he must use his sword skills to survive the fangs of the great ape Garda!
The Leam Empire
9. The Leam Empire
December 1, 2013
After his difficult trip, Alibaba finally arrives at the Leam Empire to undergo training to become a gladiator. However he is not accepted to Shambal Ramal's Gladiator Training School, and now he has to prove himself. Will Alibaba be able to join the other gladiators?
Days of Training
8. Days of Training
November 24, 2013
Aladdin enrolls at the Magnoshutatt Academy. He takes the Kodor exam but the results are not good. But It's the best he can do without any help from the Rukh. Will Aladdin survive the physically demanding training and start the magic lessons?
Ren Kouha Appears
7. Ren Kouha Appears
November 17, 2013
The three friends enjoy their last night together and part ways in the morning with a promise to reunite. Aladdin learns the demands of traveling long distance by magic turban and gets a ride on a private carriage with a startling occupant!
A Kind Person
6. A Kind Person
November 10, 2013
Madaura and the pirates are imprisoned by the Actian Navy. Hakuryu reminisces about his childhood and his mother. He sets off to leave town without saying goodbye to his friends, however he wants to have a private conversation with Morgiana first.
5. Mother
November 3, 2013
Alibaba, Morgiana and Hakuryu are now on the island where Madaura is holding Aladdin hostage. Madaura has plans for Aladdin's friends she plans to hypnotize Aladdin and his friends, using her Magic Tool.
4. Pirates
October 27, 2013
Orba along with the Pirates attack the ship using a Magic Tool, and capture Aladdin. After being taken to an island full of children, Aladdin meets a mysterious woman named Aum Madaura. Alibaba, Morgiana and Hakuryu set out to free their friend.
Setting Sail
3. Setting Sail
October 20, 2013
Sinbad and the Eight Generals say their goodbyes to Aladdin, Morgiana and Hakuryu before they set off on a journey on a ship. Hakuryu appears to have feelings for Morgiana. Do they know that Alibaba is on the same ship as them?
2. Departure
October 13, 2013
Aladdin goes on a journey by himself to study magic at the Magnostadt Academy. Sinbad takes on Kogyoku as his sparring partner. Hakuryu wants Sinbad to help him in tearing down the Kou Empire. Hakuryu and Morgiana tell each other their stories.
Premonition of a Journey
1. Premonition of a Journey
October 6, 2013
Citizens of Sindria hold a festival to celebrate their victory. Prince Hakuryu is getting ready to leave Sindria. Sinbad tells Aladdin about the other magis. Princess Dunya absolutely refuses to speak to anyone except Aladdin. Dunya is affected by the Dark Metal Vessel.
Where to Watch Magi
Magi is available for streaming on the Aniplex website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Magi on demand at Amazon Prime.
  • Premiere Date
    October 7, 2012
  • IMDB Rating
    7.8  (4,695)