Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic is a Japanese fantasy anime television series which is based on a manga series of the same name. Written and illustrated by Shinobu Ohtaka, the manga series was first published on July 3, 2009, and the final volume in the series was published years later on October 11, 2017. A couple of years after initial publication, the manga series was picked up to be made into an anime television series and Season 1 of the show premiered on October 7, 2012. It proved to be quite popular and was soon renewed for a second season. Subsequently, a year later, Season 2 of the show, titled Magi: The Kingdom of Magic, was released on October 6, 2013. Since then, fans of the show and the source material have been waiting for news on a third season. Here’s everything we know about the prospects of Season 3.
Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic Season 3 Release Date: When will it premiere?
Magi: The Kingdom of Magic season 2 premiered on October 6, 2013, and a considerable amount of time has passed since then. In the years that have elapsed, a spin-off show cum prequel, called Magi: Adventure of Sinbad was released in 2016. Yet, a third season to the show has not been announced yet.
That being said, owing to the release of the prequel in 2016, fans of the show are still hoping to see a third season. Whether Season 3 will be made at all is a debatable issue, but since hopes are still high. Our best guess is that Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic season 3 release date could fall sometime in 2021 or 2022. We will update this section as soon as we hear more.
Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic English Dub:
Owing to the show’s popularity, Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic and Magi: The Kingdom of Magic both have good English dubs available. If you want to watch the show in English, you can find dubbed episodes of the same on Crunchyroll, Netflix, and AnimeLab.
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Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic Plot:
The events in Magi: The Labyrinth of magic is loosely based on stories from the collection of Middle-Eastern folk tales known as the Arabian Nights. Chronologically speaking, the events depicted in Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic and Magi: The Kingdom of Magic take place 15 years after the events of Magi: Adventure of Sinbad.
The show is set in a mystical world where mysterious buildings called “dungeons” emerged 15 years ago. When these dungeons emerged, hundreds of adventurers and many armies tried conquering them to acquire their treasures and the immense powers each dungeon held. However, although many tried, everyone failed and any human who entered these dungeons would not be heard of or seen. In this backdrop, a young boy called Sinbad became the first to conquer some of these dungeons 15 years ago, and in this show, it is revealed that only magi – legendary magicians who are kingmakers – can enter these dungeons, survive, and conquer them.
While the prequel followed Sinbad and his adventures at a time when these dungeons remained unconquered, Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic takes place 15 years after Sinbad’s conquests, and follows a young magi called Aladdin. Trapped in a room for many years, Aladdin finally manages to escape. A young and kind magician, his only wish is to explore the world, and in his quest to explore the vast world of the show, Aladdin is aided by a djinn called Ugo, who he can summon with his flute.
As Aladdin begins exploring the world, he soon becomes friends with a merchant called Alibaba Saluja. Aladdin’s first meeting with Alibaba isn’t a very pleasant one as he ends up destroying a cart of goods owned by Alibaba. In debt and desperate to repay the merchant, Aladdin suggests that they conquer a nearby dungeon. Unbeknownst to Aladdin, however, is the fact that his conquest of the first dungeon will set off a series of events which will put the fate of the world at stake.
Over the course of the show, Aladdin makes many new friends and have to defeat evil forces in the kingdom of Sindria. After defeating the evil Al-Thamein in Sindria, Aladdin and his friends go their own ways. While his friends depart for adventures of their own, Aladdin heads to a kingdom called Magnostadt – a mysterious place ruled by magicians. As Aladdin steps into this new land to hone his magic and investigate mysterious happenings, a great war begins to loom on the horizon, putting the entire fate of the world at risk.
Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic Characters:
Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic has dozens of characters, but Aladdin and his group of friends make up the list of main characters in the show.[WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD]
Aladdin: The main protagonist of the show, Aladdin is one of the five magi living in the world in the current era, and is a powerful magician. Raised by the djinn called Ugo, Aladdin is set free in the world once he comes of age to fulfill his destiny of purging the world of evil. Despite his young age, Aladdin is shown to be a supremely powerful magician who can use various forms of magic to easily bring down even some of the strongest of foes. When he heads to Magnostadt after Sindria, Aladdin is classified as a Red Magician and becomes extremely proficient at using flame and heat magic. Despite his terrifying powers, however, Aladdin is a kind and cheerful kid who can make friends easily. Having spent his childhood in complete isolation, Aladdin is also shown to be naive and curious about the world. Yet, despite his lack of knowledge about the world, he is shown to have considerable wisdom for a boy of his age, and can advise others and provide remarkable insights into many situations.
Alibaba Saluja: A 17-year-old merchant who Alibaba chances upon in his journey, Alibaba is another major character in the show. Initially, Alibaba comes off as a greedy young man who only looks for monetary benefits, but as the show progresses, he improves and becomes an extremely loyal friend who will go to any lengths to protect those he cares for. In the show, it is revealed that Alibaba grew up idolizing Sinbad, and that royal blood courses through his veins. Later in the show, Alibaba conquers Amon’s Dungeon and becomes chosen by Aladdin to become a king.
Morgiana: The third and final main protagonist of the show, Morgiana is the descendant of a hunting tribe. She was initially a slave to a man called Jamil, but joins Alibaba and Aladdin on their journey after Alibaba rescues her. Initially emotionless and unfriendly, Morgiana opens up to Aladdin and Alibaba over time, becoming very close friends. While Morgiana looks like an average human being, she can close distances between herself and enemies in the blink of an eye, and is shown to possess tremendous strength.
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