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Akashic Records of Bastard Magic Instructor (ロクでなし魔術講師と禁忌教典アカシックレコード, Roku de Nashi Majutsu Kōshi to Akashikku Rekōdo) is a Japanese light novel series written by Tarō Hitsuji and illustrated by Kurone Mishima.

Plot Edit

Main article: Characters

Sisti is a magic-user in training who attends a prestigious magical academy where she hopes to be trained by the best of the best. However, when her instructor suddenly retires, his replacement is anything but what Sisti had hoped for—idle, incompetent, and always late! Can Sisti still learn magic and unravel the secrets of the mysterious Sky Castle with such a terrible teacher as her guide?

List of Volumes Edit

The series was first serialized by Fujimi Shobo under the their imprint Fujimi Fantasia Bunko on July 19, 2014. As of July 20, 2018, eleven volumes have been released.

Media Edit

Anime Edit

Main article: Akashic Records of Bastard Magic Instructor (anime)

An anime adaptation by Liden Films was announced on March 17, 2016. Crunchyroll airs the subtitled episodes the same day they are released in Japan.

A few weeks later FUNimation then licensed the series in North America. The dub premiered on April 25th, 2017.

Manga Edit

Main article: Akashic Records of Bastard Magic Instructor (manga)

Seven Seas Entertainment announced the license for the the manga adaption on October 28, 2016 with the first volume slated for August 29, 2017.

Spin-offs Edit

Main article: Memory Records of Bastard Magic Instructor

The light novel spin-off, titled Memory Records of Bastard Magic Instructor, includes 5 short stories 4 of which were originally published in magazines which take place between volumes of the main light novel series written by the same authors. The fifth story is an exception and instead is a new story made for the volume that took place before the story began.

Short Stories Edit

Many short stories were made for this series were serialized in Dragon Magazine or were given out as special bonuses. The short stories published in Dragon Magazine are usually compiled inside the spin-off light novel called Memory Records of Bastard Magic Instructor.

Crossovers Edit

The series also once had a crossover with another light novel serialized by Fujimi Shobo,  Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! series. The crossover was called Konosuba × Rokudenashi Special Collaboration Book and it was published as a bonus book for the Dragon Magazine of May 20 released on March 20, 2018.

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