Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei Anime Continues Again!. Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei, also known as Mahouka, is a light novel series written by Tsutomu Satou with illustrations by Kana Ishida. It has now been announced that the anime series will resume in a new sequel. There is still no further information regarding this sequel project.
About Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei
Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei or also known as The irregular at magic high school is a story that tells the journey of the great Tatsuya Shiba with his younger brother, Miyuki Shiba, which is set in a magic school that has advanced technology in the use of magic.
However, Tatsuya had to enter the reserved class, while Miyuki who entered the superior class became a sign that there was discrimination at the school. But who would have thought that the figure of Tatsuya Shiba who only entered the ordinary class later became a legendary and so great figure?
This novel series was first released in 2008 through the Syosetsu website which was then released in the physical form under the Dengeki Bunko label in 2011. In 2014, Mahouka was made an anime series by studio Madhouse. After the novel series finished on September 10, 2020, a sequel about Tatsuya and Miyuki’s college life was released on October 10, 2020.
Season 1 Review
This series tells the story of a world at the end of the 21st century, where magic has turned into a sophisticated technology and has been widely used, especially for military purposes. Training in the use of magic, its tools, and everything related to it has become an important public commodity.
In this series, the story centers on two brothers Shiba Tatsuya and Shiba Miyuki, who are going through their high school years at a magic school. In this school, various problems and challenges come against them one by one, testing their maturity and magical abilities.
has a myriad of advantages, also has some disadvantages, which turned out to be quite fatal. Like most novels that turn into anime, not all stories are shown in anime form. In short, they had a cut in the story. However, in this series, the number of stories cut is a bit too much, which causes many viewers to be confused about each term and abbreviation used in this anime, even though three short introductory episodes have been made that explain everything in general.
The existence of these difficult terms is then added to the level of complexity of the story which is quite high, which makes those who have not read the original work more confused when watching this series. But, apart from that, in general, this adaptation can still be followed by the storyline quite well.
The moral message that can be learned from this series is the responsibility for the position one has. Every position, every authority has its challenges. To become strong and professional people, we must be able to face each challenge with a cool head, and full of responsibility. Undoubtedly, it will lead us to success, no matter how small it is. Also, this series teaches about the need to be humble and not be too proud of your abilities, because there are always people out there who are better than us, and arrogance will lead us to destruction more quickly.
Finally, this science fiction series that is full of romantic comedies can be said to be one of the most interesting series to watch this season, especially if you like incestuous romance. However, because of the comedy itself, plus the level of violence that is shown in this series, this anime is not recommended for viewers who are under the age of teenagers without adult assistance.
For those who want to watch this anime, it is highly recommended to first watch the three short introductory episodes, entitled Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei – Yoku Wakaru Mahouka, which explains the various terms used in this anime.
This anime adaptation is being worked on by Madhouse (Fairy Tail. Naruto, Chihayafuru) together with Aniplex (Angel Beats!, Sword Art Online, Naruto). Running for 26 episodes (2 hours) with a length of 24 minutes per episode, this series was the first to be announced to last more than 1 season.
In the hands of two studios that can be considered giants in the anime world, this series promises very good and stunning graphics and animation. The precise animation execution and sharpness of the images presented, make this anime graphic like a real thing. Coupled with a star-studded roster of staff and voice actors, such as Saori Hayami, Kimura Ryouhei, Nakamura Ryuuichi as voice actors, and LiSA and ELISA as theme songs, the beauty of this series is further enhanced. Pem’s song The opening brought by LiSA injects spirit and soul into the story of this series, bringing the atmosphere of action and science fiction that this anime has to live.
At the end of each episode, ELISA’s melodious and solemn ending song soothes the tense atmosphere as well as wraps the story perfectly. The skills of the voice actors in processing their characters, also take part in bringing the romantic comedy presented by this series to life and bring the audience as if they were directly involved in every event, not just watching it through the screen.