The Magi series is an amazing story that borrows from familiar characters from Middle Eastern fairy tales such as Aladdin, Ali Baba, and Sindbad.
Magi, as a Shonen anime, does an excellent job of presenting the genre’s best. This anime is a lot of fun to watch.
The animation in Studio A-1 Pictures’ anime adaptation is fantastic.
A lovely world with windswept deserts, castles, and hills.
Magi also has an appealing soundtrack composed by composer Shiro Sagisu, who also worked on the music for the Evangelion and Bleach series.
All of these factors, combined with an engrossing story, make the Magi anime series a must-see!
Table of Contents
1. Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic (2012)
- Episodes: 25
- Aired: Fall 2012
This is a story about the flow of destiny and the battle to keep the world on track.
After being trapped in a room for most of his life, Aladdin sets out to explore the world.
Ugo, a flute with a genie inside, is his best friend.
Aladdin soon discovers that he is a Magi, a magician who selects a king.
Magi were born to select a king who would take the right path, fighting against those who sought to undo fate.
Follow his adventures as he meets other characters from the Thousand and One Nights story, such as Ali Baba and Sinbad, and fights to keep the world in balance!
2. Magi: The Kingdom of Magic (2013)
- Episodes: 25
- Aired: Fall 2013
Aladdin and his friends leave Sindria after celebrating their victory over Al-Thamen.
But now that the battle was over, it was time for them to go their separate ways.
Hakuryuu and Kougyoku are ordered to return to the Kou Empire, their birthplace.
Meanwhile, Aladdin declares that he must travel to Magnostadt, a mysterious land ruled by witches.
This is to investigate the mysterious events taking place in this new kingdom and to improve one’s magic skills.
Meanwhile, encouraged by Aladdin’s words, Alibaba and Morgiana set out to pursue their own goals: training and visiting his hometown.
Magi: The Kingdom of Magic follows these friends as they embark on their own separate adventures, each with their own set of challenges.
However, as a major war approaches, a new threat emerges.
3. Magi: Adventure of Sinbad (2016)
- Episodes: 13
- Aired: Spring 2016
A brave and handsome young man named Sinbad sets sail and begins his adventure fifteen years before the events of Magi: Labyrinth of Magic.
This future Seven Seas king matured gradually through various encounters and partings, leading him one step closer to the kingdom.
That’s been the Magi anime watch order so far, and there’s still no sign of a third season.