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マギ 1

(Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic #1)

4.23  ·  Rating details ·  4,962 ratings  ·  173 reviews
あらすじ/砂漠を旅する少年アラジンが、とあるオアシス都市で出会った2人の女性ライラとサアサ。2人は、野菜や果物を行商するキャラバンの仲間で、ライラにとってサアサは砂漠で行き倒れていたところを助けてくれた大事な友だちでもあった。だが、ライラは元・盗賊団の一味であり、思わぬことからそれがバレて、キャラバンから追放されてしまう。1人取り残されたライラに、アラジンは…?
Paperback, 192 pages
Published December 18th 2009 by 小学館
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Christopher
Mar 12, 2016 rated it it was ok
Shelves: 2016, manga
A young kid steals things, destroys other people's property, and then beats them up. He's also an idiot, but that's him being seven (or whatever), not him being stupid for a child. Ever wonder what would happen if a random child unlocked the "might makes right" jutsu? Here ya go. I imagine parts are supposed to be cute. Instead I kept thinking, "well, that guy's dead... and they're all bankrupt now."
Connor
Feb 08, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: manga
I'm not sure why, but I kind of expected not to like this as much as the other manga that I've been reading. But this was really funny! Definitely enjoyed myself while reading it. I think I like it better than the anime.
JDR
Mar 06, 2016 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Magi . Now, do NOT be turned off by the 2 stars I have given this volume. Since usually, a 2 star from me means that it isn't worthwhile. But Magi is worthwhile. At least, I think it is.

See, the thing is that the first volume is soooooooooooo typical and generic. Like, I have seen this type of first volume TONS of times. Main character is introduced without context, holds mysterious powers, randomly saves a minor character's dilemma and end of chapter. Part of the reason is that the first c
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Nərmin
Aug 24, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: fantasy fans
One of the best shounen series out here. The worldbuilding is interesting and the characters are colorful. I really loved how cleverly the author blended and combined the Arabian fairy-tales together and produced this kind of exciting story. The art is also nice. Recommended.
Lauren
This was actually a lot better than I expected it to be! I really enjoyed Aladdin’s character and I think this will actually be an awesome series to follow!

I’ve been looking for a good manga with some magic and my boyfriend recommended this one. So, I’m actually quite stoked to keep reading!
Miss Ryoko
May 22, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: library-book, manga
Um… okay… I kinda love this manga.
I know this series is pretty popular right now, so I figured I’d check it out, and boy oh boy was it hysterical! The artwork is pretty standard, but the over exaggerated faces are so hilarious and spectacular. Like this page, for example. I busted out laughing at the guys at the bottom:

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Aladdin is so fricken adorable and ridiculous, you can’t help but love him. Alibaba is a pretty hilarious character as well. And Ugo… OMG I love it every time he’s out of the flu
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Sesana
Dec 04, 2015 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: comics, fantasy
Any book where I can't even get through the first chapter before the preteen main character starts groping an adult woman is not for me.
Procrastinating Slytherin
ATTENTION
The following review discusses (in a manner as spoiler-free as possible, though there are some
things given away without a warning) the manga as a whole (at least till the volume I left it off a
while back). I hope you enjoy.

I came to have a good time, and now my life is ruined

Having gone through the five stages of grief as soon as it occurred to me that the production team was not going to go through with the third season of its animated adaption, infatuated with both characters an
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Michael Schmid
Mar 06, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Der erste Band der Magi-Reihe und ich muss wirklich sagen, obwohl ich den Anime bereits kenne, wurde mir beim Lesen des Mangas niemals langweilig. Ich finde, es gibt einige Unterschiede zwischen dem Manga und Anime und auch der Witz kommt im Manga deutlich mehr zum Ausdruck und ist noch besser gelungen als im Anime.

Ich liebe die Neuinterpretation der Geschichte von 1001 Nacht im actiongeladenen, magischen und vor allem humorvollen Manga-Gewand. Mir sagt der Zeichenstil vollends zu. Die Mischung
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Jamie
Aug 16, 2013 rated it liked it
Shelves: manga-manwha
A playful manga series based on the stories from Arabian Nights! A fantasy adventure with a good blend of comedy. Great for older youth (ages 12+), teen and adult based on stories most readers should recognize! We have the ever famous Aladdin starring in this series With a magical flute that summons his friend, Ugo. Ugo is a shy, headless djinn. Aladdin is trying to help him recover his head and this book begins their adventures. Another famous name is given to us Alibaba who is hand for hire wh ...more
Holly Letson
I enjoyed this alot...probably more than I should have, actually. It's a retelling of Aladdin's story, and if you grew up on the Disney version of this classic fairy tale, then get ready for something different.
Aladdin is a young traveling boy, who has a Djinn named Ugo. Ugo has a problem. He can't seem to get his head out of the pipe that he is stuck in. However, he can get his body and neck out, so he is always there to help whenever Aladdin is in a pinch.
Some of the people Aladdin meets up
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Mal
Dec 31, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Lexi
Sep 28, 2015 rated it really liked it
It is a quick read, because it is a manga, and they are graphic novels, so they don't have many words and don't take to long to read. But aside from finishing it in one day, it is and interesting series and I might read the others!! but first I want an actual chapter book first.
Selena
This one's good. Like, really good. It's hysterical.

I honestly can't think of anything that I didn't like about it. It's got adventure and puzzles, so what's not to love?
Ingrid Mujica
Dec 24, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Un manga magnifico, excelente y original historia y un estilo particular en el dibujo que, sin ser muy estilizado cumple su función perfectamente
Mehsi
Go on a quest through dungeons with a silly boy called Aladdin.

I have bought this one some time ago for my fiance's birthday, I thought it would make a wonderful present for him as it was right up his alley in regards to genres. He still hasn't read it, but I couldn't resist this one any longer and had to try out. Normally it isn't my genre, I am not too much of a fan of shounen, but I read that this one also had plenty of magic and silly humour.

And now that I finished this book I can say that
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Asma
Jun 02, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: manga
My first Manga!

My closest friend is a total anime/manga addict. She has recommended I start Magi because it's her favorite.

I have enjoyed this volume a lot. It made me laugh. The story is building up, and it's quite interesting so far.

Let's see how it goes!
Kurtis Burkhardt
Mar 09, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: manga, books-i-own
I’m hooked after reading the first volume, looks to be another great adventure manga😻😁And like most other top Shonen manga, the main character seems to be an idiot;I don’t mean that in a bad way! It’s a bit funny 😂😁👌💕
Vendea
Mar 09, 2019 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2019, manga, read-own
Na začátek not bad, jen jsem myslela, že jim bude trochu víc xD Ale uvidíme, jsem teprve na začátku.

3/5*
Annie
Jun 20, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Aladdin - Ali Baba - Manga.. it was a lot of fun to read.. hilarious and full of adventure!!! Thoroughly enjoyed this!!
Elias Alexander
Dec 15, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: manga
I’m already hooked on this manga. Aladdin is so amazing. Really loving his character. Alibaba is also really great.
McKenna
Dec 18, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I absolutely love Magi! It is super funny and the art style is cute and spot on! The story is absolutely amazing! Its kind of like Aladdin the Disney movie but its honestly better. The characters are funny, its a bit inappropriate but its Manga so what do you expect? Anyway, the only difference is that there is bad language some names from the Disney movie is the same like Aladdin, who is on the front cover, and Alibaba, who is his partner with blonde hair. Its really fun because of their advent ...more
Alory Shannon
Why is this so popular? It's so dumb. With most things, I can at least find a character or concept that I liked, even if it wasn't developed or used well...there's nothing here worthwhile.
MC
Feb 23, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic manga is quite an interesting concept. Essentially, it is a mish-mash of different “Arabian Nights” style stories. Djinns, Aladdin, Alibaba, so on, are all in the same world and time period in this setting. At first, we are given a whimsical adventure, but things become quite epic in short order.

Volume One begins with three inter-woven threads having to do with the main protagonists, Aladdin, Alibaba and Morgiana. Of particular importance is the friendship of Ala
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Dana Salman

I gotta say, I'm pretty surprised at how quickly this series became so serious. You'd think with the adorable and colorful main characters there would be more of a One Piece feel of fooling around and being happy-go-lucky, but I don't think I remember laughing once after the first few chapters. That's not to say that every manga, or indeed every story, needs to have you laughing every chapter (although even the few parts that were supposed to be funny were only marginally so), after over fifty p
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Karissa
Jan 17, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I got this book for Christmas, I actually added to my wishlist after reading a glowing review of it on the blog It’s All Comic to Me. This was a very well done Manga, I really enjoyed it and will definitely be reading more in the series. To date I haven’t read a ton of Manga. However I have read and loved the Hellsing Manga series, many of the Berserks, and a good portion of the Vampire Game series so I am not a complete Noob :-)

Aladdin is a strange young boy, with a super crazy flute. He journe
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Andy
Jun 23, 2015 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Shounen lovers seeking a good laugh
Recommended to Andy by: My big bro

This manga was as funny as EFF and if for some reason you have never tried or you vehemently dislike reading mangas you should watch the anime (plus, it's dubbed). I admit I'm not a fan of shounen and if it were 2 months ago I would have tossed a are-you-kidding-me face if you so much as recommended a shounen manga to me but after constant persistence to the point where it got annoying I obliged with my big bro who urged me to read it and I read it. I do not regret it. Because like within 7 minu
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Sarah Ash
Sep 06, 2013 rated it really liked it
A shounen manga set in the world of the Arabian Nights, with djinns, magic carpets and turbans, and plenty of colourful characters, Magi is the second of Shinobu Ohtaka’s works to be published in English translation (the first was 'Sumomomo Momomo.') Fresh, clean artwork with attractive character designs (not to mention a nice line in chibi, a little reminiscent of 'Hetalia') and a plot that zings along with all the energy and humour required to keep a magic adventure story lively, it’s no surpr ...more
Chivitouille
Feb 23, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2014, favorites, manga

Llegue a conocer el anime de Magi por una recomendación, y aunque me tomó un poco engancharme, una vez que me atrapó no pude dejar de emocionarme con cada capítulo que veía, lo que me llevo a desear leer el manga.
El dibujo de Shinobu Ohtaka es de gran calidad, tiene partes muy detalladas, el diseño de los personajes es genial y me gusta mucho ese juego entre los gestos serios a divertidos y caricaturescos. Los dibujos de Aladdín son mis preferidos por el momento, pero Alibaba y Morgiana no se qu
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Tom Ewing
Oct 24, 2015 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: manga
Standard issue action-comedy shonen manga whose perfunctory set-up manages to drain anything evocative from its Arabian Nights setting, leaving just the exploitative trimmings. Of which there are plenty. Shinobu Ohtaka has a great line in comically stylised reaction faces, but when the main source of laughs is our child hero's breast obsession, that doesn't always help.
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Shinobu Ohtaka (大高 忍, born May 9, 1983 Tokyo, Japan) is a Japanese manga artist. She is best known for the creation of the manga series Sumomomo Momomo and more recently, Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic.

Other books in the series

Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic (1 - 10 of 37 books)
  • Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic, Volume 2 (Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic, #2)
  • マギ 3 (Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic, #3)
  • マギ 4 (Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic, #4)
  • マギ 5 (Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic, #5)
  • マギ 6 (Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic, #6)
  • マギ 7 (Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic, #7)
  • マギ 8 (Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic, #8)
  • マギ 9 (Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic, #9)
  • マギ 10 (Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic, #10)
  • マギ 11 (Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic, #11)