The Irregular at Magic High School

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  • 2014
  • 2 Seasons
  • 7.5  (171)

In a world where magic and technology coexist, The Irregular at Magic High School tells the story of sibling duo Tatsuya and Miyuki Shiba, who enroll in the elite magic school First High. The series follows their journey through high school, as they navigate various challenges and schemes within the school's politics and social structure.

The story is set in a futuristic Japan where magic has become a part of everyday life, and those with magical abilities are divided into two classes - Bloom and Weed - based on their magical aptitude. The series puts a unique spin on the common magic school genre by incorporating a heavy emphasis on scientific theories and technology. In this world, magic is treated as a scientific discipline, with spells developed based on fundamental scientific theories.

Tatsuya Shiba is a skilled student with incredible magical abilities, but due to an incident in his past, he is labeled as an "irregular," someone who doesn't fit into the Bloom and Weed classifications. His sister Miyuki, on the other hand, is a Bloom, and is one of the most skilled magic users in the school.

Throughout the series, the siblings encounter various conflicts related to the discrimination and politics surrounding the Bloom and Weed divide. They become involved in a sinister plot that could threaten the school and the world at large. As they navigate the complex social hierarchy of the school, they also face personal struggles and challenges, including romantic entanglements, familial relationships, and the burden of responsibility that comes with their respective positions.

The series boasts a variety of well-developed characters, each with their own unique personality and backstory. Alongside Tatsuya and Miyuki, other key characters include the student council president Mayumi Saegusa, the manipulative Shizuku Kitayama, and the stoic Erika Chiba. The series also incorporates a range of magical abilities, each with their own strengths, weaknesses, and limitations.

The animation of The Irregular at Magic High School is visually stunning, with vibrant colors and intricate details in the magical effects. The fight scenes are well-choreographed, with a focus on strategy and technique rather than just brute force, highlighting the scientific nature of the magic system.

The series also features a memorable and unique soundtrack that complements the action and emotional beats of the story. The opening and closing themes are both catchy and memorable, with the opening song "Rising Hope" by LiSA becoming a well-known and beloved anime anthem.

Overall, The Irregular at Magic High School is a compelling and entertaining series that combines science fiction, magic, and high school drama. Its unique spin on the magic school genre and well-developed characters make it a must-watch for fans of the genre.

The Irregular at Magic High School is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (39 episodes). The series first aired on April 5, 2014.

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Visitor Arc XIII
13. Visitor Arc XIII
December 26, 2020
The New Breed Front announces that they are going to blow up the Offshore Tower in one hour. In order to foil the New Breed Front's plans, Tatsuya and Miyuki take Minami and head for the control center on the first underground floor.
Visitor Arc XII
12. Visitor Arc XII
December 19, 2020
Tatsuya and Miyuki are invited to a party celebrating the completion of Japan's first hyperbuilding, Tokyo Offshore Tower. At the party, they are astonished when Hayama introduces them to a young girl named Minami Sakurai.
Visitor Arc XI
11. Visitor Arc XI
December 12, 2020
About a month after the parasite incident, Tatsuya and his friends reluctantly bid farewell to Mayumi, Mari, Katsuto and the other seniors at the 29th graduation ceremony at First High School.
Visitor Arc X
10. Visitor Arc X
December 5, 2020
As instructed by Raymond, Tatsuya and his friends head to the outdoor training area behind First High School and detect the presence of parasites gathering at the scene. A clash with Lina, who is hell-bent on completing her mission, is inevitable.
Visitor Arc IX
9. Visitor Arc IX
November 28, 2020
Thanks to Pixie's psychic powers, Tatsuya and his friends are finally able to capture the parasites. They leave the scene after Erika and her team arrive, but a third faction disguised as the police appear before them and get in their way.
Visitor Arc VIII
8. Visitor Arc VIII
November 21, 2020
The Yotsuba Family intervenes to eliminate all threats to Tatsuya from the USNA military forces. After questioning Pixie about the remaining parasites, Tatsuya heads to Aoyama Cemetery with Miyuki and Honoka to lure them out.
Visitor Arc VII
7. Visitor Arc VII
November 14, 2020
Colonel Balance orders Lina to capture the caster who was behind Scorched Halloween. Balance gives Lina a custom-made device called "the Brionac" which converts Strategic-Class magic into a beam of high-energy plasma.
Visitor Arc VI
6. Visitor Arc VI
November 7, 2020
Valentine's Day is a day to gift chocolate to the one you love and confess your feelings. This tradition is a source of joy and grief for many even at a distinguished institution like Magic High School. What will happen this year on Valentine's Day?
Visitor Arc V
5. Visitor Arc V
October 31, 2020
A parasite is an information body that was generated from the spirit dimension. How could an entity from another dimension appear in the physical world? An evil visitor of unknown origin infiltrates its way into First High School.
Visitor Arc IV
4. Visitor Arc IV
October 24, 2020
It turns out that the masked magician that engaged in a sword fight with Erika was Lina. With her identity blown, Lina uses the Parade spell to attack Tatsuya. Tatsuya attempts to disable the Parade spell by dismantling it but fails.
Visitor Arc III
3. Visitor Arc III
October 17, 2020
The vampire that attacked Leo was a demon called a "parasite." The Saegusa and Jumonji families decide to join forces to solve this case. Mikihiko and Erika search for the parasite to get revenge for Leo, and they confront a mysterious masked magician.
Visitor Arc II
2. Visitor Arc II
October 10, 2020
A string of bizarre murders occurred where the victims were found to have most of the blood drawn from their bodies. Due to the methods used by the killer, they were called "vampire incidents," and similar incidents were also occurring in America.
Visitor Arc I
1. Visitor Arc I
October 3, 2020
Two months after the Scorched Halloween incident, Tatsuya and his friends hold a going-away party for Shizuku who will be studying abroad in America. With the start of the new semester, an exchange student from America arrives at First High School.
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  • Premiere Date
    April 5, 2014
  • IMDB Rating
    7.5  (171)