Magi: The Labyrinth Of Magic (マギ) Manga Review

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Magi: The Labyrinth Of Magic, also known as Magi is a fantasy action genre manga created by author Shinobu Ohtaka. It begins with the story of how a young man named Alibaba meets a mysterious boy named Aladdin who has the powers of a Magi.

What Magi: The Labyrinth Of Magic (マギ) Is About

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Author(s): Shinobu Ohtaka
Artist(s): Shinobu Ohtaka
Known As: Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic, Magi – Mê Cung Thần Thoại, Magi: El laberinto de la magía, Magi, MAGI魔奇少年, Маги – Лабиринт Волшебства, ماجي: متاهة السحر, ماگی: پیچال جادو, เมไจ, マギ, 마기
Official Translation(s): English, Japanese
MangaDex: Title Index
Status: Completed
Genres: Action, Comedy, Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery

A Small Synopsis

Alibaba befriends a boy named Aladdin who aids him in completing a dungeon that leads him to a better life for himself.

Where to read Magi: The Labyrinth Of Magic (マギ)

This manga is available to purchase from popular sites such as Amazon, however, it is also available as an unofficial fan translation that can be found on scanlation sites such as MangaDex and MangaNelo.


What Is Good About Magi: The Labyrinth Of Magic (マギ)

The Story

Magi has a really interesting story that gets you sucked in immediately within the first Volume. Full of adventure, fantasy elements and mysterious characters that leave you wanting to find out more.

The Characters

Aladdin’s backstory is insanely interesting, as his past is a mystery until later on. I’m not too crazy about Alibaba but he has amazing character development throughout the story. Morgiana is best girl and can kick serious butt while Hakuryuu carries an aura of mystery but in a different way to our blue-haired protagonist.

What Is Bad About Magi: The Labyrinth Of Magic (マギ)

Slow Pacing

This applies a bit later on in the manga. At first, the pacing is done exceptionally well until we get to later story arcs (looking at YOU Alma Torran Arc) and it unfortunately begins to drag on. When we got towards the finale, the story began getting faster again until it began to become rather rushed. Something that many fans, myself included, were left a little disappointed about.

Overall Conclusion

If you’re a fan of adventure with magic and mystery thrown into the mix then Magi is definitely the manga for you!

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Magi: The Labyrinth Of Magic (マギ)
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