Manga creator Ken Akamatsu
's May 18 blog entry has confirmed
reports that a live-action adaptation of Negima! Magister Negi Magi
is in the works. He previously hinted at a "big surprise announcement coming in April" in a February 27 blog entry. Japanese fans then found a March 13 entry in actress Ai Tanimoto
's blog (since deleted) that said a live-action Negima!
adaptation will broadcast next year. Akamatsu says Weekly Shōnen Magazine
had planned to make the announcement in issue #25 of 2007, on sale May 23. He also discusses the overwhelming experience of casting 31 "3D" girls for the story's all-female class. Source: Moon Phase