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The Negima! Magister Negi Magi manga and anime series features a cast of characters designed by Ken Akamatsu.

Main characters: Mahora Girls' Jr. High Class 2/3-A

Class 2/3-A's seat plan

Class 2/3-A is considered one of the most rambunctious classes in the school known for energetic students. Though not all of them are aware of the fact, the class contains a wide assortment of characters, from the usual student athletes, bookworms, and cheerleaders, as well as a ninja, a ghost, an android, at least one half-demon, two super-geniuses (one of whom is from the future), and a vampire, among others.


Negi Springfield

Voiced by: Rina Satou, Hiroshi Kamiya (adult) (Japanese), Greg Ayres (English)

Negi Springfield (ネギ・スプリングフィールド Negi Supuringufīrudo?) is a mage in training and the homeroom and English teacher of Class 2-A of Mahora Academy Middle School for girls. He is the son of Nagi, known as the legendary "Thousand Master" and princess Arika of the Ostian Empire in the magic world. He is raised by his cousin and the people around his small village because of his father's disappearance. After numerous demons attack his village, he is saved by Nagi, who gives Negi his staff and mysteriously leaves. Negi, determined to find his father, quickly joins a magic academy and graduates at the age of ten under the kazoe system which makes him nine years old as the kazoe system starts a newborn infant at 1 and adds a year every new years. He is sent to Japan to act as a teacher at Mahora Academy as part of his training.

Negi quickly bonds with most of his students, especially Asuna, and many learn of his magical background. Several develop feelings for Negi, citing his maturity for his age, and the fact that he will be suitable to be with in five years. He forms a number of pactio with his students, which helps him to become stronger. He tends to overwork himself, often hurting himself for the sake of others. He is still childlike in various ways, such as hating baths, sleeping in the same bed as his sister, resulting in him clutching anyone nearby while he is away from her, and being rather naive and gullible.

Negi is a master of basic magic, though he is initially lacking in battle experience. He eventually becomes a master of using delayed spells as a battle tactic. He initially uses wind and light magic, though he begins to master lightning spells as well. He later trains under Kū Fei in martial arts to make up for his weakness in close combat, advancing very quickly (even learning how to do instant movement, otherwise known as shundou), and applies a strong magical barrier around himself to avoid damaging his frail body. His proficiency at learning is shown when he masters techniques Kū Fei says would usually take a month in only three hours. He also trains under Evangeline and Jack Rakan, which increases his combat and magical capability exponentially. He also learns and improves upon Evangeline's "Magia Erebia", which absorbs magic into his body. Absorbing flames (Supplumentum Pro Armationem: Incendium Gehennae – Sim Fabriacatus Ab Incendo) increases his strength and allows him to absorb some magical attacks, while absorbing lightning (Supplementum Pro Armationem: Jovis Tempestas Fulgriens – Agilitas Fulminas) ups his speed and grants "lightning attribute" to his physical attacks, as well as granting some immunity to weather magic. When he absorbs the Thousand Bolts, a high level lightning incantation that the Thousand Master liked to use, he is granted a new form (Chilipl Astrape, or Raiten Taisou I): he gains the ability to temporarily become lighting, allowing him to use a lightning version of instant movement called Raisoku Shundou. He is able to absorb two of the Thousand Bolt spells in order to create Raiten Taisou II, granting him the ability to stay in lighting form (Perpetual Lightning) – most physical attacks are ineffective against this form because his body is more "lightning spirit" than human; punches go right through him. He also came up with a new spell: "Spell Synthesis: Lightning God Lance: Titan Slayer" which is a new high class lightning spell that he used to lure Jack Rakan into a trap with in their gladiator match. Negi is also able to use a magic circle to stop and absorb an opponent's power in order to use their own strength against them (Agite Extractio, Negica Magia Erebea: Circuli Absorptionis Ex Tempore). Negi used this ability to fight Rakan to a draw. According to Evangeline's spirit clone, this is the ultimate ability of Magia Erebia, one that not even she was able to master. He developed these abilities of Raisoku Shundou, Perpetual Lightning Form, Synthesized Magic Technique and enemy magic absorption in ten days; Jack Rakan noting that any one would be enough to impress the most advanced professors of magic development. In a recent chapter, Negi was able to use the black fire that Magia Erebea produced to change into a more demonic form.

He also forms a pactio with Theo, which gives him the artifact, Magiserulus Magi, a passport shaped cardholder, that allows him to use any artifact from his other pactio cards.

Sayo Aisaka

Voiced by: Yuri Shiratori (Japanese), Kate Bristol (English)

Sayo Aisaka (相坂 さよ Aisaka Sayo?) is student number one in the class, though she is actually a ghost that no one can initially see. She died 40 years before the series, and she has been unable to leave the school campus or interact with anyone. She still goes to the same class, and sits in the same seat, which always remains empty. She desperately attempts to make friends, though she always ends up being treated as an evil spirit. While trying to scare people as a ghost, she fails miserably and often trips, despite not having feet. After Negi starts teaching the class, she is eventually noticed by him over time. Apparently when she was alive the dean knew her and was in love with her. But she died in the rain while trying to save her sisters flowers.

After befriending much of the class, she becomes very close with Kazumi, often helping her by spying for her journalism reports. Kazumi later obtains a doll from Evangeline that Sayo can possess and control, which allows her to leave the school campus and go with Negi's group to the Magic World. She later gains a robotic body similar to Chachamaru, though she controls it from the inside with her doll body.

Yūna Akashi

Voiced by: Madoka Kimura (Japanese), Amber Cotton (English)

Yūna Akashi (明石 裕奈 Akashi Yūna?) is student number two in the class and an active member in the sports clubs. Her father is Professor Akashi, one of the Mage-teachers at the Academy, though she knows nothing about the existence of magic. She is very close to her father to the point of feeling jealousy about other women, occasionally to the point of drawing disturbed reactions from her classmates. Somehow, she is capable of using magic-powered weapons even without the presence of powerful ambient magic in her area. Yūna is among the group of students who secretly follow Negi and Ala Alba into the Magic World, but is separated from the group, along with Makie, after a battle between Negi and Fate Averruncus. She and Makie manage to find work, and eventually make their way to where Negi is located. In Negima!?, she is also a military buff.

Kazumi Asakura

Voiced by: Ayana Sasagawa (Japanese), Monica Rial (English)

Kazumi Asakura (朝倉 和美 Asakura Kazumi?) is student number three in the class and the class reporter who is mostly seen sporting a large grin. She likes to get the inside scoop on everything that goes on, and is part of the Mahora Paparazzi. Her dedication to digging out the "truth" extends to knowingly working with her friends enemies so long as she gets a "scoop." She is also very cruel and loves to take embarrassing stories/pictures of her classmates. She finds out about the secret of magic while spying on Negi, though she is persuaded to keep it a secret in exchange for a probationary contract. She is close friends with Sayo, the ghost girl, and often has her spy on people in order to obtain a scoop. She later obtains a doll for Sayo to possess, so that she can leave the school grounds. Her pactio, "Oculus Corvinus", creates up to six small golem cameras that she is able to manipulate and send to any part of the world.

Yue Ayase

Voiced by: Natsuko Kuwatani (Japanese), Brina Palencia (English)

Yue Ayase (綾瀬 夕映 Ayase Yue?) student number four in the class. She is known for being highly intelligent in various subjects that interest her, such as philosophy and the contents of the massive library in the school, but she has some of the lowest grades in the class because she hates studying due to the death of her grandfather. She is very close friends with Nodoka, who shares her interest in books, and initially fully supports Nodoka's pursuit of Negi as a love interest by helping Nodoka overcome her shy personality. Yue eventually realizes that she also has feelings for Negi, which she tries to suppress, believing Nodoka will hate her for it. She eventually comes to terms with it and becomes Nodoka's "rival", though their relationship doesn't change at all. After losing her memory in the Magic World, she joins a magical academy, and soon becomes one of the top students in the school, ironically due to her constant hard work and study. Yue is also the leader of the Baka Rangers (know as Dummy Force in English), wearing the black uniform.

Yue forms a pactio with Negi, which takes the form of the artifact, Orbis Sensualium Pictus, a cloak, book, witch's hat, and a broom very similar to the basic equipment given to mages in training. She eventually learns that the book is not actually a beginner's manual, but actually a full encyclopedia that can instantly access any magic related information and constantly updates from online resources. Yue also studies magic under Negi, and quickly progresses due to her constant training and her artifact. She has shown a strong affinity for lightning-based spells.

Ako Izumi

Voiced by: Kotomi Yamakawa (Japanese), Avery Rice-Williams (English)

Ako Izumi (和泉 亜子 Izumi Ako?) is student number five in the class, and a member of the band "Dekopin Rocket." She does not consider herself anyone special, and she is one of the better-behaved members of the class (relatively speaking). She is very lacking in self confidence due to a large scar on her back. She makes every effort to hide it from other people, as she thinks it makes her ugly and unwanted. After being accidentally transported to the Magic World, she is forced to become an indentured servant along with Akira and Natsumi to pay for medication she received. After Negi, disguised as "Nagi" using "Age Deceiving Candy", helps her overcome her scar somewhat, she develops a crush on him, believing him to be Negi's cousin. She eventually finds out that Nagi is actually Negi (who did not understand the real implications of the deception), which leaves her heartbroken, until she confesses her love for the nonexistent Nagi, asking him to fight Rakan for her sake.

Akira Okochi

Voiced by: Azumi Yamamoto (Japanese), Jenny Phagan (Season 1), Cherami Leigh (Season 2) (English)

Akira Okochi (大河内 アキラ Ōkōchi Akira?) is student number six in the class. She is very active in the swimming club, and the high school's swimming club also wishes to recruit her. She accidentally travels to the Magic World with Negi's group, where she ends up as an indentured slave after having to pay for medicine for Ako. After learning that Nagi is just a disguise for Negi, she attempts to hide the truth from Ako. After Ako does find out the truth, Akira consoles her.

Misa Kakizaki

Voiced by: Shizuka Itou (Japanese), Gwendolyn Lau (English)

Misa Kakizaki (柿崎 美砂 Kakizaki Misa?) is student number seven in the class and one of its three cheerleaders along with Madoka and Sakurako. She implants the idea in others heads to groom the ten-year-old Negi as a future boyfriend, many of them basing the idea off seeing Negi using age changing pills and the illusion of Negi's father. Misa also enjoys dressing up Negi or other classmates in embarrassing outfits.

Asuna Kagurazaka

Voiced by: Akemi Kanda (Japanese), Luci Christian (English)

Asuna Kagurazaka (神楽坂 明日菜 Kagurazaka Asuna?) is student number eight in the class, and the lead female character. She appears to be 14 or 15 years old, but her exact age is unknown, as she was mentioned in both Godel's video about events 18 years ago, and Rakan's video about events 21 years ago. She is an orphan who was allowed into the school free by the school dean, yet still tries to pay towards her schooling with her wages earned delivering newspapers. She is very bullheaded and quick to resort to violence (especially towards Negi), though she is very protective of those close to her. Asuna has a crush on her former homeroom teacher, Takahata, and she spends a significant amount of time attempting to become closer to him. She bonds with Negi after he becomes her teacher, though she is initially wary of him. Asuna is the first character in class 2/3-A to discover the existence of magic and the first to gain magic abilities via a Pactio.

It is later revealed to Evangeline and Negi that she is actually Asuna Vesperina Theotanasia Entheofushia, a princess of the fallen country of Ostia, who was saved by Nagi and his group. She occasionally will have dreams regarding her past, but cannot recall them at will due to Takahata erasing her memory. Negi states that she has the same look and smell as Nakane Springfield and has the natural ability to cancel magic, which is an exceedingly rare ability; the alternate continuity anime Negima! shows Asuna making a pact with a demon and gaining the ability, but it's true origins are unknown. A number of Asuna's character traits and design are inspired by Naru Narusegawa from Love Hina, Ken Akamatsu's previous work, including her attraction to an older man and violent personality towards the protagonist. While she claims to hate children, she is easily the closest in the class with Negi, enough to make a significant number of her fellow classmates believe the relationship is romantic, which she strongly denies.

After forming a pactio with Negi, she gains the artifact Ensis Exorcizans, which can take the form of either a harisen or a massive sword that she can easily use and enhances her natural ability to cancel magic. Initially, she can only summon the harisen on command, and the sword only appears in desperate situations; however, she later is able to better control it. The harisen is useless against non-magic foes, but after training, she becomes very skilled with the sword. She also has a degree of mastery over Kankahō (咸卦法 also, xiánguàfǎ?), a strong combination of magic and ki which enhances all of her abilities, which was taught to her by Takahata's master. Although initially lost with her memories, the ability returns with the assistance of Albireo.

In the anime, Asuna is the red Baka Ranger (know as Dummy Force in English), a group widely accepted as the most unintelligent in the class. However, the Baka Rangers are seen as capable of performing great feats either by luck or barbarically strong physical prowess. The anime is noticeably inconsistent regarding Asuna's ability to cancel magic as Negi, on numerous occasions, manages to accidentally inflict humiliation on Asuna with his magic during the first few episodes, doing such things as sneezing her clothing off in class and enlarging her breasts to unnatural proportions.

Misora Kasuga

Voiced by: Ai Bandou (Japanese), Wendy Powell (English)

Misora Kasuga (春日 美空 Kasuga Misora?) is student number nine in the class, and one of the many secret mages at the school. She is an active member of the track and field club, rivaling Asuna in the class sprint runs. She always wears a crucifix and is sometimes seen wearing a nun's habit, although she has a serious streak of mischief. She has an active pactio with Cocone, and her artifact, Joculatrix Monachans, is a pair of sneakers that allow her to run and jump with superhuman ability.

Chachamaru Karakuri

Voiced by: Akeno Watanabe (Japanese), Caitlin Glass (English)

Chachamaru Karakuri (絡繰 茶々丸 Karakuri Chachamaru?) is student number ten in the class. She is a two-year-old robot created by Satomi Hakase to serve Evangeline and protect her during time where the spell binding her weakens her. She is initially without any real emotions, but after spending time around Negi, she begins to have feelings for him, and show emotions, such as embarrassment when the crush is brought up, her internal gears increasing in speed during moments where a human's heart would beat faster, and even leaking cleanser fluid from her eyes when she's upset. These feelings go against her original programming, which excites Hakase. She spends most of her free time helping people and rescuing stray animals. She strongly fears the idea that she is nothing more than a soulless doll and that she does not have a soul; however, during the Governor's ball in the Magic world she forms a pactio with Negi (in Nagi form) which appears to have a cat theme, proving that she does indeed have a soul as Pactio contracts can only be formed between those with true souls.

Her pactio artifact is called "Al-Iskandariya": it's a twofold manifestation. First, it summons a jetpack and handheld, cat themed targetting device. When she 'fires' the 'cat', it paints a target for a large satellite cannon invented by Chao called the "Type-2130 Chao Bao Zi Support System", which is powerful enough to wipe out the cthulu-esque monster that Cosmo Entelecheia summoned in a single blast. It should be noted that while said monster previously took out the Sacred Dragon Vrixho Nagasha (the one that Rakan fought to a standstill) in a single blow, it appeared to be using the "Code of the Lifemaker" in some way.

Chachamaru's body is powered by an internal spring combined with magic, and it has to be wound with a key by someone with magical energy to power her. The actual winding process is apparently pleasurable and/or arousing, although too much magic can intensify the feeling to uncomfortable levels (something akin to an orgasm). She is skilled in hand to hand combat, and she is equipped with rocket fists, laser emitters, magic-powered thrusters that can allow her to fly for fifteen minutes, and a tool to undo binding circles. Her body has been upgraded several times, and she is later given a completely new body that looks completely human (aside from the 'stockings' on her arms and legs that are apparently omnipresent), unlike her original body's easily detectable parts; she even has a chibi body designed to disguise herself. The upgrade also allows her to transform her arms into swords and guns.

Madoka Kugimiya

Voiced by: Mami Deguchi (Japanese), Lucy Small (Season 1), Mary Morgan (Season 2) (English)

Madoka Kugimiya (釘宮 円 Kugimiya Madoka?) is student number eleven in the class and one of its three cheerleaders, along with Sakurako and Misa. She attempts to keep the other two out of trouble, but usually fails. She likes gyūdon,silver accessories, and Western music.

Kū Fei

Voiced by: Hazuki Tanaka (Japanese), Cynthia Cranz (English)

Kū Fei (古 菲; katakana: クー フェイ; romaji: Kū Fei; Pinyin: Gǔ Fēi) is student number twelve in the class. She is an extremely skilled Chinese martial artist, who is very energetic and joyful. She ranks near the bottom of the class, and she has problems studying due to her native language being Chinese, while she is still learning Japanese. In the original manga, she ends her sentences with "aru" (アル?) to address her depiction of the language, while the English adaptation has her speak in "pidgin" English. Though this term has no actual meaning it is used in the sentence structure, kind of like an accent. She is a close friend of Chao Lingshen, often working at her restaurant, sparring with her, or eating her nikuman. Additionally, she becomes very close to Negi, becoming his master in martial arts. She is a previous winner of the martial arts tournament at the academy, so she constantly fights others looking to prove their own strength around campus. In the anime, Kū Fei is the yellow Baka Ranger (know as Dummy Force in English).

While Kū is extremely skilled and knowledgeable about Chinese kenpo style martial arts, Kū lacks knowledge and control of magic, but has strong ki, which rises to otherworldly levels after learning of the magical world. Mana states that "as a normal human, Kū Fei is without a doubt the strongest". Kū is a highly skilled warrior both unarmed and armed. She sometimes uses knives, swords, Chinese war hammers, and she can use the tail on her clothing in a spear-like fashion in order to restrain opponents. While in the Magic World, she has been presented with the idea forming a pactio with Negi, but initially held out due to her embarrassment; she later made a pactio with Negi after losing to him in a armwrestling match. Her artifact is Shintetsu Jizaikon, a staff said to be the replica of the Ruyi Jingu Bang.

Konoka Konoe

Voiced by: Ai Nonaka (Japanese), Monica Rial (English)

Konoka Konoe (近衛 木乃香 Konoe Konoka?) is student number thirteen in the class. She is a very cheerful and optimistic young girl, who is the daughter of chief of the Kansai magic association, the granddaughter of the school dean, and a member of the Konoe family one of the Five regent houses[1]. She has a hobby of fortune telling, before and after learning about magic, though most predictions are jokes. Though she initially knows nothing of magic, she is said to hold great potential, on par with Negi, the son of the man regarded as the strongest mage. She is kept unaware in order to protect her from groups looking to exploit her, as well as the fact that her father wanted her to lead a "normal" life. However, she is eventually told the truth and chooses to begin magical studies. She lives in the same dormitory with Asuna and Negi, and she often mediates the frequent fights between them. She is very close to Setsuna, who is Konoka's protector and childhood friend, although Setsuna becomes flustered when Konoe tries to do anything with her. Later on, Konoka's relationship with Setsuna appears to grow closer to romantic rather than that of just friends; as Konoka frequently flirts with Setsuna and holds a long, passionate Pactio kiss with her.

Konoka has two Pactio agreements; she first forms one of these with Negi, which takes the form of the artifact, Flabellum Euri, fans which are able to heal most injuries, including fatal injures, as long as it occurred within three minutes. While treating fatal injuries, her soul leaves her body, and she uses much more power than she normally has to treat the wound, though she is left drained and unable to use her artifact for a period of time. She also practices in minor healing magic to heal small wounds. Her second Pactio agreement is formed with Setsuna with Konoka as the Magistra.

Haruna Saotome

Voiced by: Sawa Ishige (Japanese), Jamie Marchi (English)

Haruna Saotome (早乙女 ハルナ Saotome Haruna?) student number fourteen and the local rumor-monger. She is a talented artist who draws a manga series, and a frequent companion of Yue and Nodoka. After finding out about the existence of magic, she is initially hurt that she wasn't told, though they explain it was because of her gossiping. Haruna's mouth also extends to openly suggesting various romantic entanglements in order to cause parties embarrassment. Much to her classmate's chagrin, she is unusually perceptive about such matters, for example quickly identifying Natsumi's developing feelings for Kotaro. She forms a pactio with Negi, "Imperium Graphices" which takes the form of a sketchbook able to bring any drawing to life for a short time. She becomes very adept in using her artifact, able to create complex drawing in seconds that can attack or defend. She can also draw copies of herself, allowing her to draw at a much faster pace.

Setsuna Sakurazaki

Voiced by: Yu Kobayashi (Japanese), Dana Schultes (Season 1), Cherami Leigh (Season 2) (English)

Setsuna Sakurazaki (桜咲 刹那 Sakurazaki Setsuna?) is student fifteen in the class. She is a half-demon thrown out of her tribe due to her pure-white wings, and later taken in by Eishun Konoe. She is also a Shinmeiryuu swordsman, similar to Motoko Aoyama from Akamatsu's previous work, Love Hina. She becomes very close to his daughter, Konoka, who she promises to protect. After being unable to save Konoka from almost drowning as a young child, she distances herself personally, while still protecting her. She generally refers to Konoka as "Ojō-sama," a deferential term used for the daughter of an important figure. After joining with Negi's group to stop Chigusa's plan in Kyoto, she resumes her personal relationship with Konoka, and learns that her friends do not care that she is a half-demon.

Setsuna is a kendo expert of the Kyoto Shinmei-ryū (京都 神鳴流 Kyōto Shinmei-ryū?, literally "God's-Cry School") of fighting. She wields a nodachi passed down to her from Eishun Konoe named "Yūnagi" (夕凪?, literally "evening calm"). She is able to grow wings, which are part of her crow demon heritage, though they are white, which is a bad omen in that tribe. Evangeline has implied that Setsuna dyes her hair and wears coloured contacts, which could mean that her white wings are a result of albinism.[2] Besides her fighting skills, Setsuna also has some ability to manipulate magic, such as using paper dolls to create doppelgangers of other people, and creating a miniature version of herself, so that she can be in two places at once. She forms a pactio with Negi, which takes the form of the artifact, Sica Shishikushiro. It allows her to create up to sixteen independent wakizashi that can be manipulated with her mind. She later forms a pactio with Konoka, after much hesitation, that grants her a new card. The resulting artifact is named "kakemikazuchi", meaning hidden thunder, a sword that grows larger and more powerful as Konoka infuses Setsuna with more of her magical power.

Makie Sasaki

Voiced by: Yui Horie (Japanese), Kate Oxley (English)

Makie Sasaki (佐々木 まき絵 Sasaki Makie?) is student number sixteen in the class. She is an energetic rhythmic gymnast, who constantly competes in competitions. She is, in the second anime, the roommate of Ayaka, which often leads to conflicts over their shared obsession with Negi, although Ayaka's desire for Negi far outstrips Makie, or anyone else in the class for that matter. In Negima! Chapter 56 however she is shown to be the roommate of her best friend, Ako Izumi (room number 862). In the anime, Makie is the pink Baka Ranger (know as Dummy Force in English).

Makie has extremely honed reflexes, but she lacks mental strength, which is detrimental to her gymnastics. She has mastered control over a ribbon, which she carries with her at all times, the point where she can use it to easily grab a balloon out of midair. She is accidentally brought to the Magic World with Negi's group, where she eventually begins to learn basic magic.

Sakurako Shiina

Voiced by: Akane Omae (Japanese), Colleen Clinkenbeard (English)

Sakurako Shiina (椎名 桜子 Shiina Sakurako?) is student number seventeen in the class, and one of the three cheerleaders along with Madoka and Misa. She loves karaoke and her pet cats, Cookie and Biscuit, and is in the lacrosse club. She constantly gambles, though she wins very often. She is extremely positive and hyper, often being the first to respond to a question or inquiry, and mixing up words constantly.

Mana Tatsumiya

Voiced by: Miho Sakuma (Japanese), Stephanie Young (English)

Mana Tatsumiya (龍宮 真名 Tatsumiya Mana?) is student number eighteen in the class and the daughter of the keepers of the Tatsumiya shrine. She acts as a priestess, exorcist, and mercenary, employing guns with spellbreaker bullets as her tool of exorcism. She is not particularly sociable, keeping to herself most of the time and not engaging in conversation. She carries a pactio card, which is the remnant of a contract she had with a mage who is now deceased. Mana possesses a number of mystical abilities, one of which is her Demon-Eye, which allows her to see demons and spirits. As well as being a skilled gunman and sniper, she is also skilled in close combat, using a style that utilizes coins as projectiles. Although she is somewhat friendly with Negi and the rest of her class, she is a true mercenary, taking on any assignment which will pay her sufficiently, even if it directly competes with Negi's goals, such as when she acted as a sniper for Chao Lingshen in Chao's bid to alter the future. In the latest release of the manga, it has been insinuated that she is not human, but rather a half-human. However this could merely be a costume so that she is able to protect her classmates without them breaking her cover.

Chao Lingshen

Voiced by: Chiaki Osawa (Season 1) Megumi Takamoto (Season 2) (Japanese), Trina Nishimura (English)

Chao Lingshen (超 鈴音 katakana: チャオリンシェン Chao Rinshen?) is student number nineteen in the class. She is known as the smartest student in the class, and one of the smartest people on campus. She spends most of her time on robotics research, Chinese medicine, life sciences, and atomic research with Satomi Hakase, though she also works on a the Chao Bao Zi restaurant with Satsuki Yotsuba. Chao is also a master of various Chinese martial arts, having learned from Kū Fei. During the Mahora Festival Arc, she is revealed to be a descendent of Negi from the future who has traveled back in time to expose the existence of magic to the world, thus serving as the arc's primary antagonist. After Negi and his comrades successfully stop her, she accepts her defeat and returns back to her own time, but not before revealing a family tree which contains who Negi would eventually be with, this however was quickly destroyed without anyone seeing its contents.

Kaede Nagase

Voiced by: Ryoko Shiraishi (Japanese), Clarine Harp (English)

Kaede Nagase (長瀬 楓 Nagase Kaede?) is student number twenty in the class and a member of the Koga ninja clan. She has an easy-going attitude and is almost always seen with her eyes almost closed, a trait shared with Mitsune "Kitsune" Konno of Akamatsu's previous work, Love Hina. She refers to herself as "sessha" and she frequently ends her sentences with "de gozaru", an archaic verb form historically used by samurai. She trains in the mountains, displaying a wide range of cinematic ninja abilities such as the ability to create clones. After learning of the existence of magic, she helps Negi in various situations, including traveling to the Magic World in search of his father. She later forms a pactio with him, which takes the form of "Caerulum Tonus", a cloth that contains another plane of reality, complete with a house while under the cloth. In the anime, Kaede is the blue Baka Ranger (know as Dummy Force in English).

Chizuru Naba

Voiced by: Misa Kobayashi (Japanese), Amy Rosenthal (English)

Chizuru Naba (那波 千鶴 Naba Chizuru?) is student number twenty-one in the class. She is a kind person to everyone, volunteers at the daycare center in Mahora City and has exceptional domestic skills. After Kotaro comes to the school to challenge Negi to a fight, she forces him to live in their dorm under the identity of Natsumi's younger brother, although he lives in great fear of her home remedies, which invariably consist of spring onion suppositories.

Fuka Narutaki

Voiced by: Kimiko Koyama (Japanese), Alison Viktorin (English)

Fuka Narutaki (鳴滝 風香 Narutaki Fūka?) is student number twenty-two in the class and the elder of the Narutaki twins. She constantly causes trouble, often using ninjutsu "skills" taught to her by Kaede to sneak around or run away. Her pactio in Negima! allows for the creation of unlimited cloning.

Fumika Narutaki

Voiced by: Mari Kanou (Japanese), Alison Viktorin (English)

Fumika Narutaki (鳴滝 史伽 Narutaki Fumika?) is student number twenty-three in the class and the younger of the Narutaki twins. She is the opposite of her sister, often telling her that her ideas are bad. Her pactio in Negima! allows for the creation of unlimited cloning.

Satomi Hakase

Voiced by: Mai Kadowaki (Japanese), Jayme Westman (Season 1), Carrie Savage (Season 2) (English)

Satomi Hakase (葉加瀬 聡美 Hakase Satomi?) is student number twenty-four in the class, and an expert in robotics. She is very close to Chao, actively taking part in the plan to reveal magic to the world, and utilizing Chao's magic and technology from the future, although she defers to Chao in judging whether they are doing the right thing. Her great intelligence, obsession in her work, and lack of common sense lead her classmates to refer to both her and Chao as mad scientists. She is the creator of Chachamaru, and essentially acts like her mother. She constantly upgrades her and takes special interest in the ways she develops, such as developing feelings for Negi.

Chisame Hasegawa

Voiced by: Yumi Shimura (Japanese), Caitlin Glass (English)

Chisame Hasegawa (長谷川 千雨 Hasegawa Chisame?) is student number twenty-five in the class. She is grumpy, unsocial, and views her classmates as idiots and freaks, citing that it is obvious that Chachamaru and Mana don't belong in the school and that 10 year old Negi teaching the class does not make any sense. However, as much as Chisame avoids any and all attention in the real world, in the privacy of her own room, she takes on the role of Chiu (ちう?), a famous Net Idol, devoted to cosplay. Although she is, fitting with her character, rather disturbed by the idea of other students being openly attracted to and/or in love with 10 year old Negi, she eventually becomes very close with Negi as he convinces her to interact with the real world. After finding out about the existence of magic, she reluctantly becomes part of Negi's group.

Chisame is extremely skilled with computers, and she is able to hack into large databases with minimal effort. After forming a pactio with Negi, she gains the artifact, Sceptrum Virtuale, a heart-topped staff that allows her to actually enter cyberspace as a physical realm, upon which she can internally hack into systems. She can allow others to enter with her while their bodies stay in the real world. She is assisted by virtual "spirits", Kincha, Hanpe, Konnya, Chikuwafu, Negi, Daiko, and Shirataki, who can communicate with her while she is nearby an electronic device. They can watch out for any viral attacks, and manipulate data, which allows her to increase the ranking of her site. However, her Pactio ability has the drawback of being near-useless when not connected to the internet, and her spirits disappear when her laptop's batteries are exhausted. Her Pactio has an additional ability which she uses more often, which allows her to transform into various Net-idol cosplay outfits.

Evangeline A.K. McDowell

Voiced by: Yuki Matsuoka (Japanese), Laura Bailey (English)

Evangeline Athanasia Katherine McDowell (エヴァンジェリン・アタナシア・キティ・マクダウェル Evanjerin Atanashia Katerin Makudaueru?), listed as Evangeline A.K. McDowell (エヴァンジェリン・マクダウェル Evanjerin Makudaueru?), is student number twenty-six in the class. She is a "high daylight walker" pure-blooded-vampire who was turned at the age of ten during the Hundred Years' War. After many years of struggle, hiding, and hardship, she eventually became known as one of the most feared mages in both worlds. After coming into contact with Nagi Springfield, she starts following him around out of love until he seals her within the Mahora Academy grounds, telling her to "live in the light for a change" and promising to free her upon graduation. He disappears soon after, which means that she cannot be freed without blood from his bloodline, which makes her target Negi.

Evangeline attempts to obtain Negi's blood and free herself from the curse, but as she cannot regularly access her power, she is eventually defeated. She takes an interest in Negi afterward, and decides to not pursue him any longer. She takes him as a student sometime later, helping him improve his combat and magical abilities. She occasionally takes his blood as payment, and they train within a special miniaturized world, which she refers to as her "resort," which is located within a glass sphere where a day inside the sphere is only an hour in real life. She also trains Asuna, Setsuna, and several other members of Negi's group. During regular school activities, she is in the tea ceremony club out of enjoyment, and she often visits Konoemon Konoe, the School Dean, and occasionally Albireo Imma.

Evangeline's power is notorious in the Magic World, which leads to nicknames like "Advent of Evil", "Apostle of Calamity", "Gospel of Darkness", "Dark Evangel", "Puppet/Doll Master", "Maga Nosferatu", "The Girl Queen of Darkness", "The Visitation of Woes", and "The Disciple of Dark Tones." As a dark mage, Evangeline specializes in ice-based spells and dark magic, and is shown to be incredibly powerful once in her full capacities. She created the style "Magia Erebea", which absorbs magic into the users body. Her vampire abilities allow her to fly and give her extremely fast regeneration. Even while under the curse, she is incredibly skilled at defending herself, using Aikido to take down a large man with her ten year old body, though Chachamaru is generally used to fight for her. She is also a master of puppetry, and she is able to control hundreds of marionettes at once, or use the ability on her opponents. She currently only uses one sentient doll, Chachazero (チャチャゼロ?), a very rude and violent being, though she cannot move without a large concentration of magic.

Nodoka Miyazaki

Voiced by: Mamiko Noto (Japanese), Leah Clark (English)

Nodoka Miyazaki (宮崎 のどか Miyazaki Nodoka?) is student number twenty-seven in the class. She is a shy bookworm, who spends most of her time in the library or the bookstore. She is among the top ranking students in the school, and she possesses knowledge of a wide variety of topics from her constant reading. She often uses her hair to cover her eyes completely, but when brought out of her shy shell, gains confidence, and shows her eyes. Although Negi is several years younger than her, she still has a crush on him because she believes he carries the maturity of an adult. She is also very close to Yue, and after learning of Yue's feelings for Negi and her distress of having the same crush as her friend, Nodoka comforts her, although she still has normal jealousy on occasion.[3]

Nodoka is the second person to hold a pactio with Negi, which takes the form of the artifact, "Diarium Ejus", a diary that shows the inner thoughts and feelings of any person whose name she calls using writing and illustrations. The book can levitate and automatically turn its pages, and she can edit or delete anything in it. The thoughts appear in the way Nodoka would write them and draw them, so they are always polite and simplistic. However, Nodoka must know the name of the person she wants to read the mind of or it will not work; if she does not call a name, it reads her own thoughts, which often embarrass her due to her (apparently unconscious) sexually explicit thoughts. She later gains the ability to split the book into multiple smaller diaries, which allows her to read multiple minds at once. During her stay in the magic world with a group of treasure hunters, she gains the (non-Pactio) artifacts "Comptina Daemonia", which allows her to instantly know the true name of anyone who she asks, and "Auris Recitans", which allows her to hear the thoughts written through an earpiece by placing clips in her artifact.

Natsumi Murakami

Voiced by: Mai Aizawa (Japanese), Majken Kunishima (English)

Natsumi Murakami (村上 夏美 Murakami Natsumi?) is the twenty-eighth student in the class. She is a shy girl, who is an actress in the theatrical club. She feels that her body is underdeveloped, so she is constantly depressed and jealous of her more developed classmates. She bonds with Kotaro after he arrives at the school; and begins to develop slight jealousy of his interactions with other girls. She is accidentally brought to the Magic World, where she is forced to become an indentured servant. After being saved, Haruna convinces her to form a pactio with Kotaro, rather than Negi. Although she is very embarrassed by the idea of kissing Kotaro to form the contract (due to the romantic implications and the age difference between herself and 10 year old Kotaro), she is convinced due to Kotaro's speech in which he states that he thinks of Natsumi and friends as the closest things to family he has and that he loves her. She succeeds in the formation of the Pactio and then suddenly tells Kotaro that she has feelings for him; she immediately regrets this and runs off. Her Pactio artifact and/or its abilities are unknown.

Ayaka Yukihiro

Voiced by: Junko Minagawa (Japanese), Laura Bailey (English)

Ayaka Yukihiro (雪広 あやか Yukihiro Ayaka?) is student number twenty-nine in the class. She comes from a wealthy family, and is the class representative. As such, she is frequently referred to by other classmates as "Iincho," (Japanese: 'class representative') She is one of the top ranking students in the school, and she is well trained in martial arts. She has a heated rivalry with Asuna that often causes conflict between the two, although the rivalry is in truth a cover for a caring friendship. She is obsessed with Negi, claiming that he needs a mother figure, and is the most vocal in her class in her open desire to "claim" him. However, most of her classmates feel that it is an unhealthy obsession, as Negi is only 10 years old, but she seems to have no qualms at all about his age. She later reveals that she would have had a younger brother, had he not died during childbirth, and she greatly wishes for that sort of connection, although her obsession with Negi still appears to be romantically based.

Satsuki Yotsuba

Voiced by: Naomi Inoue (Japanese), Monica Rial (English)

Satsuki Yotsuba (四葉 五月 Yotsuba Satsuki?) is student number thirty in the class, and an aspiring chef. She is part of the school's cooking club, and cooks at a streetcar restaurant. Satsuki's dream is to have her own restaurant, as she likes making people happy through her food. Most other students state that they admire her for following her dream, especially Evangeline, who thinks nearly everyone else in 3A lacks direction. Satsuki has a unique way of speaking that is shown in the manga by depicting her words without a speech bubble.

Zazie Rainyday

Voiced by: Yuka Inokuchi (Japanese), Carrie Savage (English)

Zazie Rainyday (ザジ・レイニーデイ Zaji Reinīdei?) is student thirty-one in the class. She rarely speaks, and doesn't associate with anyone out side of the school's acrobatic club. She often spends time juggling and hanging around with a group of masked monster-like black blobs she simply refers to as "friends". Her lack of character development and speaking lines is occasionally the subject of in-character jokes; when Ayaka claims to be speaking to Zazie on the phone, the other students express disbelief that she is even talking. Her Negima! pactio is a set of magical slicing cards. She speaks much more often in Negima!?, and makes very bad puns.

Mahora characters


Takamichi T. Takahata

Voiced by: Norihiro Inoue (Japanese), Mark Stoddard (English)

Takamichi T. Takahata (高畑・T・タカミチ Takahata T. Takamichi?) is the teacher Negi replaces at Mahora, though he takes up a position as an art teacher. He was a member of Ala Rubra, and though he was only a child at the time, he fought actively during the war. Although he is greatly respected (and quite famous) in the magic community, he is a magic school dropout due to the fact that he cannot perform incantations. Instead, he uses "kankahō", a fighting style that combines eastern Ki, western magic, and a bare-fist version of iaidō, "iaiken". Asuna is obsessed with him, though he hides the truth from her, and that he erased her memories of the Magic World. He comments that he has no right to be loved for an unknown reason. His fighting style and personal appearance/habits, including cigarette smoking, are based on Gateau von Vandenberg, another Ala Rubra member who was his master. In Negima!?, he is the assistant of Negi.

Shizuna Minamoto

Voiced by: Kikuko Inoue (Japanese), Colleen Clinkenbeard (English)

Shizuna Minamoto (源 しずな Minamoto Shizuna?) is Negi's advisor at Mahora Academy. She primarily attempts to be a motherly figure while Negi adjusts to the school, slowly leading him into the different aspects of his job. She and Takahata are rumored to have been dating, although this is never confirmed.

Konoemon "Dean" Konoe

Voiced by: Mahito Tsujimura (Japanese), Randy Tallman (Season 1), R. Bruce Elliott (Season 2) (English)

Konoemon Konoe (近衛 近右衛門 Konoe Konoemon?) is the school dean and Konoka Konoe's grandfather. He is also the chief of the Kantō Magic Association. Despite Konoka being unwilling, he constantly arranges miai ("wedding interviews" or dates pre-arranged by family members), so that she can choose a future fiancée. He humorously offers one of these to Negi upon on their first meeting.

Other Teachers

Professor Akashi is the father of Yuna Akashi. He researches magical phenomenon, such as the connection between Fate and Wilhelm. His daughter is unaware of magic, so he keeps porn magazines in his office to distract his daughter from his magic related research papers.

Tōko Kuzunoha (葛葉 刀子 Kuzunoha Tōko?) is the woman in charge of the Mahora mage organization's operations division, ranking second only to the Headmaster. She is a Shinmeiryuu swordswoman, who acts as Setsuna's master.

Kataragi is a mage employed by Mahora Academy. He's most distinguished by his deep black goatee, sunglasses and black suit. Also referred to as Sunglasses Beard Sensei by the students of the school. Kataragi specializes in Western wind magic, severing techniques, long range and unincanted spells.

Gandolfini (ガンドルフィーニ?) is a dark-skinned mage, who uses both a handgun and knife in combat.

Sister Shakti (シスター シャークティ?), is a mage teacher, who heads the Mahora nun patrol squad. She seems particularly skilled in combat and uses floating crosses in battle. Both Misora and Cocone are under her guidance at the church on Mahora's campus.


Kotaro Inugami

Voiced by: Marina Inoue, Takahiro Mizushima (adult) (Japanese)

Kotaro Inugami (犬上 小太郎 Inugami Kotarō?) is a ten-year-old dog half-demon, a humanoid with pointed ears and furry tail. He forms a strong rivalry and friendship with Negi after facing him as an opponent in Kyoto while serving as a mercenary. He later joins the school where Negi teaches, living with Chizuru, Natsumi, and Ayaka under the guise of Natsumi's brother. He also has a strong dislike of practitioners of Western-style magic, with Negi being one of the few exceptions. Kotaro is an expert in physical combat and charms, and has the power to summon dog spirits, but prefers to fight hand to hand using a self-taught ninja style. He trains with Kaede in ninjutsu in order to strengthen himself enough to be a help to Negi's future battles. Although he holds no Pactio with Negi, Kotaro often acts as a partner of Negi in combat, partnering with him in a tournament in the Magical World in order to gain money to free their friends from indentured servitude. Instead of forming a Pactio contract with Negi, Kotaro acts as the Magister in a contract with Natsumi, who is in love with him, although as a 12 year old, he fails to comprehend the meaning behind Natsumi's interrogation of his thoughts towards other girls.

Takane D. Goodman (高音・D・グッドマン?) is a high-school student and secret mage. Her magical affinity is shadows, and she can summon and direct shadow warriors, as well as create highly elaborate shadow armor, which mimics clothes. When she is defeated and her magic depleated this causes her armor-clothes to disappear, leaving her naked. This tends to cause her trauma within the story, as it generally happens in front of a group of people.

Mei Sakura (佐倉 愛衣 Sakura Mei?) is another student-mage. She constantly travels with Takane and shares her penchant for losing her clothing in battle. Her artifact is a broomstick and she has an elemental magic affinity for fire. She is voiced by Tomoko Nakamura.

Cocone Fatima Rosa (ココネ Kokone?) is a young dark-skinned ninja-nun. She was born in the magical world and almost always tags along with Misora Kasuga due to the fact that Misora is her Ministra Magi.[4] She specializes in telepathy, and is much better at drawing than Misora. Overall, she tends to show a little more common sense than Misora, but rarely speaks, and usually goes along with whatever Misora does, even if she gets into trouble right along with her. She is very attached to Misora, silently hugging the older girl's neck when the latter talked about how much she wished to stop her training, leading Misora to add in that she would never leave Cocone.

Megumi Natsume (夏目萌 Natsume Megumi?), alias Nutmeg (ナツメグ natsumegu?) is a Dark-haired, glasses-wearing girl who is a magic student from the Mahora Elementary School. Nutmeg carries a short staff and primarily uses water magic, and is part of a Mahou Shojo team with Mei and Takane. She made her first major appearance with Takane and Mei as they tried to capture Asuna and Negi's other partners in the future using a water spell, but was defeated by Negi's partners.

Cosmo Entelecheia

Cosmo Entelecheia is a mysterious group that wants to destroy the Magic World for unknown purposes. Twenty years before the series, its leader the "Mage of the Beginning" or the "Life Maker", a very tall man, clad in black robes and cloaks with an empty hood, was the mastermind behind the destruction of the Magic World. He easily manages to wipe out Ala Rubra, though Nagi is eventually able to defeat him. The group later reemerges under the leadership of Fate, or at least, it seems that Fate is the current leader.

Fate Averruncus

Voiced by: Akira Ishida (Japanese), Chris Patton (English)

Fate Averruncus (フェイト・アーウェルンクス?), whose real name is Tertium (Latin for "The Third"), is the main antagonist. He first appears as a mercenary hired by Chigusa Amagasaki in Japan. He later appears in the Magic World with a small group of followers, and attacks Negi's group, though it is apparently only by coincidence that they meet. He later attempts to force Negi into swearing an unbreakable oath, though Negi refuses with Asuna's help. Through Jack Rakan and Fate's own word, Negi learns that Fate is a remnant of Cosmo Entelecheia, a group that Ala Rubra fought against, and that ten years before the series, Fate fought Nagi and they defeated each other. Fate claims that he is going to save the world by destroying the Magic World, though it is suggested by Nodoka's mind reading diary that he no longer cares much about the plan, and that he simply wishes for Negi to get stronger in order to be a worthy opponent like his father.

There have been at least 3 persons with the name of Fate Averruncus. (The current) Fate's real name is Tertium ("The Third"). Jack Rakan says that Fate was defeated 20 years ago in the final battle of the Great War and then was defeated by Nagi 10 years ago. Jack also mentions that the living Fate must be the "Averruncus of earth" and that he is much more like a human than the other two before him.

Fate is an expert in both Western and Eastern magic, and he is highly skilled in martial arts. He use a lot of water-based spells and petrification spells, but he specializes in stone spells (all from minor to massive stone attacks), and he can perform Eastern magic (such as summoning demons). Rakan said his strength is at least 8000, but it seems that Fate might be stronger than that. He has Pactio contracts with five female mages, Shirabe, Homura, Shiori, Koyomi and Tamaki, though Shirabe's real name is Brigitte and possibly 57 others. He also has an item called "The Code of the Life Maker" which allows him to destroy and recreate worlds or dimensions as he sees fit. Whether this is an artifact or not, remains to be seen. And when he activates the item in the dimension, the Mage of the Beginning appears. Or at least, it looks like the Mage of the Beginning.

Chigusa Amagasaki

Voiced by: Nanaho Katsuragi (Japanese), Christine Auten (English)

Chigusa Amagasaki (天ヶ崎 千草?) was Negi's first major antagonist, the one responsible for causing trouble at beginning of the school field trip. She tried to stop Negi from giving a letter from Mahora's headmaster, to Konoe, chief of Kansai Magic Association, because she feared improved relations between the Kansai and Kantō Magic Associations. She bears a grudge against Western mages, because her parents were killed in the great magic war that both Eastern and Western mages fought in twenty years ago. Seeking revenge against Western mages, Chigusa captured Konoka, intending to use the young girl's magic potential to summon the demon god "Ryōmen Sukuna-no-Kami". She succeeded in doing so, but the demon god was defeated easily by Evangeline. Chigusa attempted to flee but was captured by Chachazero, and is now under the custody of the Kansai Magic Association.


Voiced by: Hiromi Tsunakake (Season 1), Rie Kugimiya (OVA) (Japanese), Samantha Inoue-Harte (English)

Tsukuyomi (月詠?) is a Shinmei Ryuu swordswoman, is one of the three mercenaries hired to help Chigusa. Unlike Setsuna who uses a single sword style, she uses a sword and dagger style. She later joins with Fate in the Magic World, gathering information and spying on White Wing. She has an obsession with fighting Setsuna, often exhibiting lust when doing so.

Graf Wilhelm Josef Von Herrman

Graf Wilhelm Josef Von Herrman (ヴィルヘルム・ヨーゼフ・フォン・へルマン Viruherumu Yōzefu Fon Heruman?) is a high level demon, who poses as a descendant of a line of German counts. He is one of the many demons who attacked Negi's village and the one who turned nearly everyone in the village to stone. He is sealed during the attack and released to gauge the threat that Negi and Asuna represent, and to temporarily disable Negi from combat. He is defeated by Negi and Kotaro, though Negi spares his life. He is connected to Fate Averruncus and his group.

In his human form, he looks like an elderly gentleman wearing a suit and a hat. He is a very strong physical fighter, with a fighting style that seems rooted in boxing, who can use magic without chanting. However, his greatest power is when he opens his mouth, either in human or demon form, to create a ray of light which turns anything it comes in contact with it into stone.

Welsh Characters

Nekane Springfield

Voiced by: Masami Suzuki (Season 1), Miyuki Sawashiro (Season 2) (Japanese), Gwendolyn Lau (English)

Nekane is Negi's cousin. But due to their closeness, Negi calls Nekane 'sister'. Nekane took on a maternal role during Negi's childhood, even sharing a bed with him. Asuna bears some physical resemblance to Nekane, which is why Negi sometimes sleeps beside her, much to her (Asuna's) dismay.

Six years ago, when demons attacked the village where she and Negi used to live in, she was almost turned to stone while trying to protect Negi from a petrification spell, but was saved by the Thousand Master just in time. Her legs were turned to stone and broke off. A later shot of her in Volume 10 reveals that her legs have been restored, although it is not clear if they were magically restored, or if she wears prostheses.

In Negima!?, Nekane does gain a greater role in the second anime. As the Star Crystal crisis slowly grows, Nekane chooses to assist her brother by disguising as the "Black Rose Baron", an enigmatic character initially seen not working for either Negi or for the one controlling the crystal. Eventually, Nekane appears as herself to assist Negi and his class in the running of the day-to-day activities, but Negi eventually discovers her secret. However, he is forced to keep Nekane's other identity a secret to protect her and his students.

Albert Chamomile

Voiced by: Masashi Yabe (Japanese), Chris Cason (English)

Albert Chamomile (カモミール・アルベール Kamomīru Arubēru?, Chamomile Albert), or Chamo (カモ Kamo?) is a talking, perverted, chain-smoking and lingerie stealing ermine. He has been close to Negi ever since he saved Chamo from a trap. Chamo often acts as Negi's trusty advisor in most things, though there are times his judgement is lacking. He is skillful at analyzing dangerous situation and coming up with countermeasure when most of the others are in state of panic, though they are not always fully thought out. His level of magic is not as great as most of the mages shown in the series, though he has shown some considerable spell casting, chief among them is drawing up magic circles, which is essential for creating Pactios, and casting anti-telepathy spells. He also has the disturbing hobby of keeping track of the girls' feelings for Negi, often to the chagrin of all involved. In the live-action adaptation of the franchise, Chamo is depicted as an animated figure locked in a patch sewn on Negi's suit.

Anastasia "Anya" Yurievna Cocolova

Voiced by: Ryou Hirohashi (Season 1), Chiwa Saito (Season 2) (Japanese), Kate Bristol (Season 1), Brittney Karbowski (Season 2) (English)

Anastasia "Anya" Yurievna Cocolova (アンナ•ユリエウナ•ココロウァ?) is a childhood friend of Negi and a former schoolmate. Upon graduating, she is sent to work as a fortuneteller in London. She eventually goes to Japan to make Negi return to England, though she is shocked to learn that he has already made seven different contracts and has far surpassed her in magic. She later goes to the Magic World with the group, though she is captured by Fate after they are separated.

Negima!? features her stealing a dangerous artifact known as the "Star Crystal", which quickly consumes her due to her jealousy of Negi. She is eventually saved by Negi and his class. She joins Negi's class as student number 32 in Negima!? neo.

Magical World Characters

Nagi Springfield

Voiced by: Takehito Koyasu (Season 1), Miyuki Sawashiro (Season 2) (Japanese), Troy Baker (Season 1), J. Michael Tatum (Season 2) (English)

Nagi Springfield (ナギ・スプリングフィールド Nagi Supuringufīrudo?) is Negi's father and a legendary mage known as "The Thousand Master." He led the group "Crimson Wing" during the Great War, and he and his companions are held as saviors. After the war, he traveled for ten years, becoming even more famous for his heroic deeds before suddenly disappearing in Istanbul the year of Negi's birth. His fate is unknown, but he is known to be alive, as his pactios are still in effect, and Negi believes that Nagi saved him from the demons attacking his home village. Nagi is shown to be straight forward, child-like, laid back, and disrespectful. He hates respectful titles, and would rather be called by his name.

In the anime, it is revealed that Nagi was protecting young Asuna from demon attacks in Germany nine years ago when he disappeared. Nagi detects a flying demon approaching, but failed to cast a protective spell as Asuna cancels out all nearby magic. As the demon picks Nagi up on the tip of its massive sword, away from Asuna, Nagi casts a spell that draws himself and the demon into a portal to an unknown place. He swears to Asuna this state will be temporary, but it is strongly implied that Nagi does not make it back to Asuna within the following nine years as Negi and Class 3-A (from Season 3) are the ones who eventually save Asuna from the demons.

Rumors state that he is the master of one thousand spells, though he is actually a dropout who has to use notes to properly cast the few spells that he knows. He has a strong affinity for lightning, having mastered the elements strongest spells. Nagi is so strong, in both magical and physical combat, that he does not even need any Ministra Magi to help him. His fighting style was that of a Combat Mage, using both speedy magic casting and hand-to-hand combat in tandem. He made a pactio with Jack Rakan and Albeiro Imma.

Jack Rakan (ジャック・ラカン Jaku Rakan?), also known as "Rakan of the Thousand Blades", is the large, dark-skinned member of Nagi's group. He is known as a legendary fighter, and one of the very few people able to fight evenly with Nagi. He built up his skills from years of life and death battles in coliseums, hunting beasts, and acting as a mercenary. He eventually meets Nagi after being hired to kill him, acknowledges his strength, and joins his group. He has a very greedy and laid back personality, rarely doing anything for free or getting willingly involved in disputes. He is rarely serious in battle, often utilizing flashy techniques just for fun. He has been Negi's master and is joining Negi's group. In the latest chapters, it seems that Rakan is in trouble. He is fighting Fate Averruncus and he manages to fight and defeat Fate, before Fate uses a large key - referred to as the "Code of the Lifemaker" - to alter reality so that the battle didn't occur and he was unhurt. He is later erased by this key.

Rakan's Pactio item, "The Man with a Thousand Faces", can create numerous amounts of bladed weapons that Rakan can instantly change upon a whim. He can create a building-sized sword, numerous small blades, and he can also charge energy into the weapons. His pactio also allowed him to create artificial limbs and a giant piledriver arm when his limbs were erased by fate. He also utilizes energy attacks, and though he knows spell incantations, he doesn't use them in battle. He is a skilled hand to hand fighter, able to react to lighting fast movements with years of experience. Jack's actual age is unknown.

Tosaka is a leading member of the arena team "Grancius Fortes". He initially is portrayed as a thug who abuses the slaves, although he is a former slave himself. After Negi and Kotaro join his team, Tosaka slowly gains respect for them, while also resenting the fact that they are so easily gaining the money to free their friends from slavery, while it took him over eighteen years. He attempts to blackmail Negi into being his slave, but after Ako prepares to trade away the little freedom she has left for the evidence, he decides to drop it. It is later hinted that Tosaka did this because he has a crush on Ako. He is also being erased by the Cosmo Entelecheia.

Emily Sevensheep is a beastgirl who attends the magical academy in the city-state of Ariadne as a mage knight in training. She is the class president of Class 3-C and one of the most promising cadets. She is a fan of Nagi Springfield, and wishes to see Negi, posing as Nagi in battle. She is initially very cruel towards Yue and Collet Farandole, but she becomes close to them during a competition. And during their time in Ostia she grows more respect for Yue.

Collet Farandole is a beastgirl who attends the magical academy in the city-state of Ariadne as a mage knight in training. She accidentally releases a memory-erasing spell on Yue, so she decides to watch over her while also hiding the truth. They become close friends, with Collet helping Yue with her studies and personal problems.

Kurt Godel is the governor-general of New Ostia and the former disciple of Eishun Konoe. He confronts Negi with knowledge of his mother and many other personal details, and a mysterious claim of knowing Negi's "true enemy." He tells Negi that he wants to rule the world, and that Negi can easily have half of it. Though he claims that he has a weak body, he is an extremely skilled swordsman, capable of quickly dispatching Negi and Asuna with perfect use of the highest-level techniques of Shinmei-ryuu that only the clan's leaders are supposed to master. He learned his swordplay from Eishun after being taken in as an orphan by Ala Rubra. He initially learned only through imitation, which impressed Eishun enough to properly teach him. After the war, he left the group because he considered their methods of saving the world to be lacking. He pursued a career in politics in Megalomesembria and fell out of touch with Jack Rakan for about 10 years. Godel wished Negi to join him to save the 67 millions humans in the Magical World, and revealed to Negi the true story of how the Megalomesembria Senate used Arika as a scapegoat to seize control of the country, as well as the true events of the attack on his village. Negi almost signed a contract signifying his support, until he asked Godel why he only wished to save the 67 million humans of Megalomesembria and not the whole world, and disagreed with him that it was unrealistic to save everyone.

Eishun Konoe (近衛 詠春 Konoe Eishun?) is Konoka's father, the chief of the Kansai Magic Association, and a former member of Ala Rubra. In order to diffuse a feud between the two associations, Konoemon Konoe set up an arranged marriage between Eishun with his daughter. Eishun is a Shinmei-ryū swordsmaster. He does not initially tell his daughter about magic, sending her to Mahora Academy under the care of his father-in-law.

Albireo Imma (アルビレオ・イマ Arubireo Ima?), is one of Nagi's former companions. He is registered as a librarian in the Mahora Library Island. Unable to leave the area for unknown reasons, he is only able to leave using replicas fueled by the world tree's magic. He admits to Eva that he spent at least ten years in rehabilitation. During the Mahorafest arc he takes the pseudonym "Ku:nel Sanders", an allusion to Colonel Sanders, stated in an omake that this is probably just because he enjoys chicken from KFC. Albireo takes delight in tormenting and playing mindgames with Eva. He's also a cunning and shrewd man, and is considered as one of the two natural enemies which Evangeline has, the other one being Nagi himself. He is voiced by Daisuke Ono.

Albireo has displayed high proficiency with both gravity and healing magic in addition to being a skilled unarmed combatant. His Pactio item is a series of books, with an accompanying bookmark, that can be used to transform into a specific person, using all their skills and abilities. His present Pactio is with Nagi, but he has had 12 other contracts with other mages in the past, all of whom are dead. Albireo's actual age is unknown.

Gateau Kagura von Vandenburg (ガトウ・カグラ・ヴァンデンバーグ Gatō Kagura fon Vandenbāgu?) is one of Nagi's companions. He trained Takamichi and Asuna in a form of magical combat called "Magic Ki Fusion" that combines both Eastern chi and Western magic since Takamichi is unable to use spell incantations. He dies before the start of the series, with his dying wish to have Asuna's memories of him erased.

Filius Zect is a calm, collected, and skilled warrior excelling in unarmed combat and counter magic. Nagi refers to him as "master" despite looking older and being more powerful. Filius fought alongside Nagi against the Mage of the Beginning and died after the battle, vanishing into dust after stating that "A war hero cannot shape the future," that "humanity is beyond saving" and finally that "his 2600 years of despair [ended now]."

Arika Anarchia Entheofushia is the princess of the Vespertatia royal family in the nation of Ostia, and Negi's mother. She comes into contact with Ala Rubra during the struggle between the empire and the confederation after failing to act as an arbitrator. They protect her from Cosmo Entelecheia, though she is eventually captured. After the destruction of Ostia Arika, charged with its destruction, was tried in an international court, and said to have been executed eighteen years before the series. However, since Negi is ten years old, this is believed to be a government cover-up, most likely for Nagi rescuing her. Despite being publicly known as a the "Queen of Calamity" destroyer of her own country, the citizens of Ostia have fond memories of her and declare that she did her best to save the country. It is unknown if she is a relative of Asuna Kagurazaka, who is a decendant of the Ostian royal family.

Theodora, the third princess of the Hellas Empire is a tomboyish woman, who was saved by Ala Rubra during the war. She is close to Jack Rakan, though he treats her like a child. She is thirty years old, though that is only the equivalent of ten years in her race. She makes a pactio with Negi in order to help him have a better chance of beating Rakan.

  1. ^ See Chapter 48 page 7
  2. ^ Mahou Sensei Negima! Manga, Chapter 107, Page 16
  3. ^ Akamatsu, Ken (2006). Negima! Magister Negi Negi Vol 14. Del Ray. ISBN 978-0-345-49614-0. 
  4. ^ Misora's Pactio card, which was released with one of the Negima Drama CD's


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