On the official site for the animated adaptation of the spin-off manga written and illustrated by Yu Mori, Mahouka Koukou no Yuutousei (The Honor Student At Magic High School), the distribution information for the Blu-ray / DVD compilation packages was posted. This also confirmed that the series will have a total of thirteen episodes, and the cover of the first package was revealed.
- Package 1 (episodes 1 and 2) – September 29, 2021.
- Package 2 (episodes 3-5) – October 27, 2021.
- Package 3 (episodes 6 to 8) – November 24, 2021.
- Package 4 (episodes 9-11) – December 22, 2021.
- Package 5 (episodes 12 and 13) – January 26, 2022.
This new production has been on air since July 3 in Japan, and marks the tenth anniversary of the original Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei literary franchise, which has inspired a large number of manga derived by different authors and based on different arcs. plot lines of the novels. For his part, Mori began publishing the spin-off manga through Kadokawa’s Monthly Comic Dengeki Daioh magazine in April 2012 and ended it in June 2020.
- Hideki Tachibana (BlazBlue: Alter Memory, Busou Shoujo Machiavellianism, Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru Darou ka?) Is directing the anime at CONNECT Studios.
- Tsuyoshi Tamai (Bikini Warriors, Hangyakusei Million Arthur, Nogizaka Haruka no Himitsu) is in charge of writing and supervising the scripts.
- Akitomo Yamamoto (Dokyuu Hentai HxEros, Akanesasu Shoujo) and Takao
- Sano (Isekai Shokudou, Ore ga Ojousama Gakkou ni “Shomin Sample” Toshite Gets ♥ Sareta Ken) are handling the character designs.
- Taku Iwasaki (Bungou Stray Dogs, JoJo no Kimyou na Bouken, Kuroshitsuji) is in charge of the composition of the soundtrack.
- The Sangatsu no Phantasia music unit will perform the opening song titled “101”, while the Philosophy no Dance music unit will perform the closing song titled “Double Standard”.
Synopsis of Mahouka Koukou no Yuutousei
A century has passed since magic, real magic, true, stuff of legends has returned to the world. It is spring, the season of new beginnings, and a new class of students is about to begin their studies at the First High School of the National Academy of Magic, also nicknamed the Magic High School. A spin-off manga from Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei’s immensely popular light novel series that follows the events of the original series as seen through the eyes of Miyuki Shiba, Tatsuya’s sister.The life of an honor student comes with many expectations and unexpected hidden feelings?!