Aniplex of America announced the English dub cast for its upcoming release of the Magi - The Labyrinth of Magic television anime series at Anime Weekend Atlanta on Saturday. The cast is as follows:
Aladdin: Erica Mendez
Alibaba: Erik Kimerer
Morgiana: Cristina Vee
Sinbad: Matthew Mercer
Judar: Todd Haberkorn
Jafar: Lucien Dodge
Ugo: Patrick Seitz
Shinobu Ohtaka's original manga re-imagines tales from the classic story One Thousand and One Nights (also known as Arabian Nights). Director Koji Masunari (Read or Die, Welcome to THE...
The official website for the Magi anime announced new cast members for the second season of the anime, Magi: The Kingdom of Magic, on Sunday:
Maaya Sakamoto as Scheherazade
Kana Asumi as Toto
Ayahi Takagaki as Muron Alexius
Kishô Taniyama as Rourou
Mamoru Miyano as Mū Alexius
Cho as Matal Mogamett
Kikuko Inoue as Myers
Ryota Ohsaka as Sphintus Carmen
The official website for the Japanese band Porno Graffitti announced on Friday that the band is contributing "Matataku Hoshi no Shita de" (Beneath the Twinkling Stars), its first single of 2013, as an opening theme song for the Magi television anime series.
The song will debut in the anime on January 6, and it will go on sale on March 6. It will be the 37th single from the band who can also be heard on the anime soundtracks of Bleach, Fullmetal Alchemist, Ghost Slayers Ayashi, and Great Teacher Onizuka.
The number of volumes of Shinobu Ohtaka's Magi manga in circulation has more than doubled in the nearly four months since the anime adaptation of the series was officially announced on June 24.
Before the anime adaptation was announced, approximately 3 million copies of the first 12 volumes of the manga had been printed. As of October 10, approximately 6.5 million copies of the first 14 volumes are now in print. Before the anime was announced, 250,000 copies of the first volume had been printed, but now the number has doubled to more than 500,000 copies.
The Japanese retail site Neowing reports that the first limited-edition Blu-ray Disc for the anime series Magi - The Labyrinth of Magic will bundle a 70-page prototype manga titled Sinbad no Bōken (The Adventures of Sinbad). The manga is a collaboration between Magi creator Shinobu Ohtaka and artist Yoshifumi Ōtera.
The limited first pressing of the first Blu-ray Disc volume will ship on January 30. Along with the first two episodes on a single disc and the manga, it will include a disc of bonus content with a digest video and a making-of video for the "Maharajan Eve" event, as...
Tokyo's Ikebukuro Animate Café will collaborate with the Magi anime on a special menu and campaign from October 1 to October 31. The main dishes and desserts include (from left to right) Aladdin's "I Love You, Yamuraiha" Plate; Balbadd Style Bream Sauté; Sinbad & the Eight Generals' Gratin; Sindria Style Seafood Pasta; Kō Empire Hors d'œuvre; the "Ala-Ali-Mor Dessert Plate" inspired by Aladdin, Ali Baba, and Morgiana; and Judal's Dark Rukh Parfait.
There is also a menu of Magi drinks with Aladdin & Yamuraiha Teacher-Student Set, Ali Baba & Sharrkan Teacher-Student...
Haruka Tomatsu as Morgiana
Kaori Ishihara as Aladdin
Yuuki Kaji as Alibaba Saluja
Asami Seto as Seishun Lee
Daisuke Ono as Sinbad
Jun Fukuyama as Cassim
Kana Hanazawa as Kougyoku Ren
Keiji Fujiwara as Hinahoho
Kensho Ono as Hakuryuu Ren
Nana Mizuki as Hakuei Ren
Rumi Ookubo as Pisti
Ryohei Kimura as Judal
Showtaro Morikubo as Sharrkan
Takahiro Sakurai as Ja'far
Tomokazu Sugita as Drakon
Toshiyuki Morikawa as Ugo-kun
Guess the "strongest cast lineup" before September 30 unveiling
On Wednesday, this year's 40th issue of Shogakukan's Weekly Shonen Sunday magazine is revealing the cast of the Magi - The Labyrinth of Magic anime — or rather, their silhouettes.
A Magi event called "Maharajan Eve" will be held in Tokyo's Shibuya Hikarie on September 30, and the event will lift the veil off the "strongest cast lineup." Until then, fans can try to guess the cast from the silhouettes the magazine published. (There are unofficial Japanese websites that rank the reported heights of...
The official website for the Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic. television anime posted its fifth piece of visual art on Friday. The art features the character Judal, and it will be part of the new promotional video debuting at this week's Comic Market 82 event.
The website also displayed the giant posters and tapestry that are hung along the escalator and hallway to the fourth floor of the Tokyo Big Site event center's West Hall, where the commercial exhibitors' booths at Comic Market are.