THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO ALL THINGS MAGUS!
Supervised by Kore Yamazaki, this must-have tome is packed with essential information about the The Ancient Magus’ Bride manga series, including early sketches and designs, character bios and encyclopedic entries, author interviews, and an amazing array of behind-the-scenes material. Don’t miss your chance to read an early storyboard pitch of the first chapter, which went through seven separate drafts to get to the final version! Color and black and white illustration galleries are also included.
The Ancient Magus' Bride is an all-new manga series that features a fascinating relationship between a troubled teenage girl and an inhuman wizard.
Enter the Magician's Apprentice
Her name is Chise Hatori, a penniless orphan troubled by visions. Sold as a slave to an inhuman mage, she is about to begin a strange new life, filled with magic, fairies, and other beings of a fantastical nature.
Great power comes at a price…
Chise Hatori’s life has recently undergone shocking change. As a sleigh beggy—a person capable of generating and wielding tremendous magical power—she has transformed from an unwanted child to a magician’s apprentice who has been introduced to fae royalty. But Chise’s newly discovered abilities also mean a cruel fate awaits her.
The Ancient Magus' Bride is an ongoing manga series that features a darkly fascinating relationship between a teenage girl and an inhuman wizard.
Chise has come face to face with the person responsible for the brutal killings at a nearby churchyard–and to her shock, it’s someone she recognizes from her visions of the tragedy at Ulthar! Appalled by the realization that the alchemist who wrought such horrors is still up to his old tricks, Chise must act to stop him. But in order to control her dangerous powers as a sleigh beggy, she’ll need all the help she can get.
Chise Hatori has lived a life full of neglect and abuse, devoid of anything resembling love. Far from the warmth of family, she has had her share of troubles and pitfalls. Just when all hope seems lost, a fateful encounter awaits her. When a man with the head of a beast, wielding strange powers, obtains her through a slave auction, Chise's life will never be the same again.
The man is a "magus,"a sorcerer of great power, who decides to free Chise from the bonds of captivity. The magus then makes a bold statement: Chise will become his apprentice-and his bride!
A Fairy In Need
Chise has taken great strides in overcoming her dark past, and is ready for a brighter future by Elias' side. As for the magus himself, he is finally able to put a name to the strange emotion he's been feeling for Chise. Meanwhile, a deadly threat looms. When a panicked fairy appears at Chise's bedside, begging for help, is there anything the young, novice mage can do...?
The New York Times bestselling series about a gifted young girl and the demonic sorcerer who takes her in.
The Ancient Magus' Bride is a supernatural romance manga series that features a fascinating relationship between a troubled teenage girl and an inhuman wizard. Kore Yamazaki combines a fantastical shoujo style with a darker, brooding tone that is reminiscent of shonen hits like Pandora Hearts and Blue Exorcist.
The Ancient Magus' Bride is an ongoing manga series that includes captivating artwork and color inserts in each volume.
Hatori Chise has lived a life full of neglect and abuse, devoid of anything resembling love. Far from the warmth of family, she has had her share of troubles and pitfalls. Just when all hope seems lost, a fated encounter awaits her. When a man with the head of a beast, wielding strange powers, obtains her through a slave auction, Chise's life will never be the same again.
The man is a "magus," a sorcerer of great power, who decides to free Chise from the bonds of captivity. The magus then makes a bold statement: Chise will become his apprentice-and his wife!
Lullaby, and Good Night...
After mistakenly putting Elias under a sleeping spell, Chise can't find a way to wake him up! She turns to Angie for help, and brews a potion meant to undo the spell--but the process is so exhausting, Chise ends up falling asleep herself. Upon entering a dream world, she crosses paths with the person she least expected: Cartaphilus. But something's off--the amoral alchemist seems to have lost his threatening edge. Meanwhile, in the outside world, trouble is brewing...on a dragon-sized scale!
Chise may have stopped the dragon’s rampage, but at a great cost: she has been cursed, and a dragon’s curse is unbreakable! Chise and Elias are visited by Marielle the witch, whose fellow witches claim to know the secret to helping Chise. There’s one catch–in exchange for their aid, Chise must join the witches’ coven.
A Deal with the Devil
Elias hoped to break the deadly draconic curse that weighs upon Chise–but his methods have created a rift between them. Now Chise prepares to make a gamble of her own: What could she possibly hope to gain from a bargain with Cartaphilus? It is a time of curses cast and forks in the road. Will the paths of master and apprentice soon diverge…?
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