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Rereading Negima: a foreword

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It would be nothing short of an understatement to say that Akamatsu Ken’s Mahou Sensei Negima has been one of the most influential manga to me. One of the first manga I ever picked up back in 2006, I stuck by until its conclusion six years later in 2012. An epic tale of friendship, magic, battles and love. Negima is a crowd pleaser in a lot of ways, yet goes by undetected to many. Its uncrediting synopsis and ecchi inclination scares (attracts?) the masses and the first few volumes smell too much like Love Hina. But there’s an incredible series that lies beyond that and I want to take you with me to see it for yourself. I want to show you just how deep the rabbit hole goes. Continue reading