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UQ Holder Blu-ray Released Monday

posted on by Andrew Osmond
MVM release of series set in world of Negima!

On Monday April 22, MVM will release a Blu-ray edition of the 12-part series UQ Holder! (UQ Holder! Magister Negi Magi! 2); this edition also contains the three OAV episodes.

The anime premiered in October 2017. UQ Holder! is set in the world of Akamatsu's Negima! Magister Negi Magi manga, and takes place years after the earlier manga. The story centers on a boy named Touta who dreams of leaving his small town and moving to the city. However, he must first defeat his teacher, the immortal Evangeline.

Youhei Suzuki (Urara Meirochō, Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? Sword Oratoria) directed the anime at J.C. Staff. Akamatsu himself was in charge of the series scripts alongside Shogo Yasukawa (Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma, Alderamin on the Sky). Masahiro Fujii (Hayate the Combat Butler!!, The Familiar of Zero) designed the characters, and EGG FIRM produced the series.


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