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Anime Spotlight - Magical Warfare

by Anthony Foronda,
January, 2014

Key Staff

Director:Yūzō Satō
(Gokusen, Kaiji, Hunter Hunter, Naruto: The Cross Roads)
Series Composition: Kazuyuki Fudeyasu
(Hajime no Ippo, Hetalia BW, Walkure Romanze)
Character Design/Animation Director: Ryōma Ebata
(Blue Exorcist, Bosou Shiki)
Animation Production
(Hajime no Ippo, NANA, Death Note)


“Sorry… I've made you a mage.”


When Nanase Takeshi, a regular high school student, encounters Aiba Miu, a girl from a world of destruction, he winds up getting involved in a grand battle between MAGES. In order to save Miu, in order to save the world, and in order to change destiny. A real, modern-day magical action story begins now.



Nanase Takeshi
VA:Mamoru Miyano

A diligent high school student.

He holds high rank in Kendo. Due to an accident in the past, he doesn't get along well with his family.

Aiba Miu
VA:Nao Tōyama

A mage.

She's trying to rescue her brother whose memories have been altered after he was captured by the enemy. Takeshi finds her when she collapsed from using too much power.

Isoshima Kurumi
VA:Asami Seto

She's Takeshi's childhood friend and attends the sames school.

Due to certain events in her past she has a strong distrust towards men, but she's able to be open with Takeshi.

Ida Kazumi
VA: Kenichi Suzumura

Takeshi's classmate.

He's rumored to be a delinquent and avoided by others, but the truth is he's a passionate man who cares greatly for his little sister.


Nanase Takeshi
Mamoru Miyano
Aiba Miu
Nao Tōyama
Isoshima Kurumi
Asami Seto
Ida Kazumi
Kenichi Suzumura
Nanase Gekkō
Nobuhiko Okamoto
Aiba Tsuganashi
Toshiyuki Morikawa
Oigami Takao
Jun Fukuyama
Washizu Kippei
Kazuya Nakai


Original Creator
Hisashi Suzuki (MF Bunko J Publishing)
Yūzō Satō
Series Composition
Kazuyuki Fudeyasu
Character Design & Animation Director
Ryōma Ebata
Art Director
Jirō Kōno
Color Design
Koji Hamaoka
Director of Photography
Kazuya Arahata
Mariko Tsukatsune
Masato Kōda
Music Production
Flying Dog
Sound Production
Dog On Beat, Dax Production
Sound Director
Teruaki Sugawara
Animation Production
Opening Theme: “Senkou no Prisoner”
Yuuka Nanri
Miho Karasawa
Haruki Mori (Elements Garden)
Hoshimi Iwahashi (Elements Garden)

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