Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei Season 1 (魔法科高校の劣等生 lit. "The Irregular at Magic High School") is an anime series produced by Madhouse that premiered on April 5th, 2014. It covers six of the first seven volumes of the light novel series. It is simulcasted by Crunchyroll and has been licensed for streaming by Aniplex of America.


The first opening theme is Rising Hope by LiSA, and the first ending theme is "Millenario." by Elisa. The second opening theme is grilletto by GARNiDELiA, and the second ending theme is Mirror by Rei Yasuda.

A chibi series of animated introduction videos titled Mahouka for Dummies began streaming on the official website on February 22, 2014.

An official guidebook of the Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei Anime, which covers each episode of the TV series, character settings, as well as the story and characters from the The Irregular at Magic High School The Movie: The Girl Who Summons the Stars was released in July of 2017.

PV & Cast for Season 1


Shiba Tatsuya
Voiced by: Yuichi Nakamura
The main protagonist and 1st year student at the Magic University Affiliated First High. The story is centered around Tatsuya and his life at school. He is a Course 2 student of First High School, commonly known as "Weeds", for they are reserves and are poorly lacking in practical magic application skills.
Shiba Miyuki
Voiced by: Saori Hayami
Little sister to the main protagonist Shiba Tatsuya. Unlike Tatsuya, Miyuki is a Course 1 student of First High School and is highly admired by her peers. Though due to her brother complex, this often leads to small disruptions in the schools "unspoken law"; Course 1 and Course 2 students should never mingle.
Chiba Erika
Voiced by: Yumi Uchiyama
Daughter of the Chiba Family, of the Hundred Families. She is Tatsuya's classmate and friend throughout their high school journey.  She is a Course 2 student of First High School.
Shibata Mizuki
Voiced by: Satomi Satō
Shibata Mizuki is also a friend of Tatsuya's, but has uncommonly extra sensory eyes that can detect other magicians' auras or Psion signatures.  She is a Course 2 student of First High School.
Saijou Leonhard
Voiced by: Takuma Terashima
Saijou Leonhart, or commonly known as Leo is a very impulsive and hot-blooded person who is easily provoked. He is one of the few male friends that Tatsuya has and a great companion. He is a Course 2 student of First High School.
Yoshida Mikihiko
Voiced by: Atsushi Tamaru
Yoshida Mikihiko is a user of the Ancient Magic, the first generation of magic that was used. He is introduced later in the series, is a childhood friend of Erika. Mikihiko is a very quiet student, but also the heir to his family's magic. It is hinted that he is more than he seems at times.
Mitsui Honoka
Voiced by: Sora Amamiya
Mitsui Honoka is a very shy and often at times clumsy Course 1 student of First High School. She is friends with Miyuki and is portrayed as a kind and caring person.
Kitayama Shizuku
Voiced by: Yuiko Tatsumi
Kitayama Shizuku is a friend of both Honoka and Miyuki. Shizuku is a very quiet and reserved girl who does not like to talk a lot. Like Honoka and Miyuki, she is a Course 1 student of First High School.
Mibu Sayaka
Voiced by: Haruka Tomatsu
A 2nd year student Course 2 student of First High School. She was caught up in the Blanche incident during the enrollment arc. She is portrayed as a very beautiful lady. She is also the a great kendo master.
Kirihara Takeaki
Voiced by: Tomokazu Sugita
A 2nd year student Course 1 student of First High School. He is a kenjustu practitioner and is close friends with Hattori.
Ichijou Masaki
Voiced by: Yoshitsugu Matsuoka
A first year Course 1 student of Third High School. He is the next head of the Ichijou family of the Ten Master Clans. He is described as a young and handsome man.

Season 1 PV

Season 1 Episode List

Episode List
No. Title Air Date
1 "Enrollment Chapter I"
"Nyūgaku-hen I" (入学編 I)
April 5, 2014
2 "Enrollment Chapter II"
"Nyūgaku-hen II" (入学編 II)
April 12, 2014
3 "Enrollment Chapter III"
"Nyūgaku-hen III" (入学編 III)
April 19, 2014
4 "Enrollment Chapter IV"
"Nyūgaku-hen IV" (入学編 IV)
April 26, 2014
5 "Enrollment Chapter V"
"Nyūgaku-hen V" (入学編 V)
May 3, 2014
6 "Enrollment Chapter VI"
"Nyūgaku-hen VI" (入学編 VI)
May 10, 2014
7 "Enrollment Chapter VII"
"Nyūgaku-hen VII" (入学編 VII)
May 17, 2014
8 "Nine Schools Competition I"
"Kyūkōsen-hen I" (九校戦編 I)
May 24, 2014
9 "Nine Schools Competition II"
"Kyūkōsen-hen II" (九校戦編 II)
May 31, 2014
10 "Nine Schools Competition III"
"Kyūkōsen-hen III" (九校戦編 III)
June 7, 2014
11 "Nine Schools Competition IV"
"Kyūkōsen-hen IV" (九校戦編 IV)
June 14, 2014
12 "Nine Schools Competition V"
"Kyūkōsen-hen V" (九校戦編 V)
June 21, 2014
13 "Nine Schools Competition VI"
"Kyūkōsen-hen VI" (九校戦編 VI)
June 28, 2014
14 "Nine Schools Competition VII"
"Kyūkōsen-hen VII" (九校戦編 VII)
July 5, 2014
15 "Nine Schools Competition VIII"
"Kyūkōsen-hen VIII" (九校戦編 VIII)
July 12, 2014
16 "Nine Schools Competition IX"
"Kyūkōsen-hen IX" (九校戦編 IX)
July 19, 2014
17 "Nine Schools Competition X"
"Kyūkōsen-hen X" (九校戦編 X)
July 26, 2014
18 "Nine Schools Competition XI"
"Kyūkōsen-hen XI" (九校戦編 XI)
August 2, 2014
19 "Yokohama Disturbance I"
"Yokohama Sōran-hen I" (横浜騒乱編 I)
August 9, 2014
20 "Yokohama Disturbance II"
"Yokohama Sōran-hen II" (横浜騒乱編 II)
August 16, 2014
21 "Yokohama Disturbance III"
"Yokohama Sōran-hen III" (横浜騒乱編 III)
August 23, 2014
22 "Yokohama Disturbance IV"
"Yokohama Sōran-hen IV" (横浜騒乱編 IV)
August 30, 2014
23 "Yokohama Disturbance V"
"Yokohama Sōran-hen V" (横浜騒乱編 V)
September 6, 2014
24 "Yokohama Disturbance VI"
"Yokohama Sōran-hen VI" (横浜騒乱編 VI)
September 13, 2014
25 "Yokohama Disturbance VII"
"Yokohama Sōran-hen VII" (横浜騒乱編 VII)
September 20, 2014
26 "Yokohama Disturbance VIII"
"Yokohama Sōran-hen VIII" (横浜騒乱編 VIII)
September 27, 2014

Mahouka S2 Anime Visual 1

Mahouka Anime S2 visual

Season 2 Visitors Arc

Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei Season 2 Visitors Arc (魔法科高校の劣等生 来訪者編 lit. "The Irregular at Magic High School" - Visitor Arc) is an anime series produced by 8-bit that will premiere in July of 2020. It covers the three volume arc (volumes 9-11) of the light novel series.

Announcement from KADOKAWA:

【News Flash】

The second season of the animated TV series “The Irregular at Magic High School Visitors Arc” dedicated production!!

Broadcasting commences in 2020!!

‘The strongest older brother and younger sister, challenge an unrivaled visitor.’

Look forward to the second season, this story takes place about two months after the end of the first season broadcast in 2014.

Director: Risako Yoshida

Music: Taku Iwasaki

Studio: 8-Bit

Season 2 PV

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