One Of Namco Bandai’s TGS Reveals Is Magi: The Labyrinth Of Magic

By Spencer . September 15, 2012 . 3:00pm

imageNamco Bandai announced they will showcase a video game based on Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic at Tokyo Game Show. This game is tied to an Arabian Nights themed anime that follows Aladdin who travels through the desert with a djinn named Ugo.


Screenshots from Jump show Aladdin and Alibaba in the game as playable characters. All of the characters have been rendered into 3D. Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic is an action RPG and slated for release in spring 2013.

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  • Wait what kind of game is this?

    • It says “action rpg” in the post, if that is what you are asking.

  • haqua

    Magi, my favorite manga! First the anime and now a game!?  It’s getting really exciting for us fans.
     I wonder what system it’s going to be on?

    EDIT; Never mind, duh. I should be asking about the characters, anyway. Who will be playable, how it’s going to work, at what chapter the game will end (assuming it’s going to very closely follow the manga, anyhow)…

    • M’iau M’iaut

      Hey there, nice to see you posting again.

      • haqua

        Wow, I’m honestly surprised anyone noticed (thank you /for/ noticing, by the way); it has been a long time! I’m hoping to get back into posting here more often again.

        • M’iau M’iaut

          I’m sure the OT gang would love to know you are back.

        • M’iau M’iaut

          I wouldn’t be any good of a defender of Siliconera’s seas if I didn’t notice when a missing member of our community showed back up. I’d link ya to our ‘new’ rules but I just don’t see you spitting anger at western developers because they are western developers or making personal attacks on other posters.

    • PoweredByHentai

      Pretty sure it’s for the 3DS.

      What with the tag at the top and whatnot.

      • haqua

         I just noticed that, actually. It’s been a while since I’ve been here as you can see below, so I kind of forgot that it says the system up there and scrolled right past it! ;;

        • PoweredByHentai

          It’s okay.  :D

          We all derp from time to time.

          • Testsubject909

            …What the hell brain?

            I’m sorry, this just popped in my head, I don’t know why but I started to sing:

            The derpy derpy spider went derpy derpa derp.

          •  Down came the stunfisk that derped all over the spider up came the HO_OH that dried up all the rain and the derpy derpa spider went up the derpy derpta doo

    • Anime10121

       3DS, so basically, unless you have a Japanese 3DS you’re outta luck if you want this :(

      Damn you and your region locks Nintendo!  Although, with this being an RPG, I wouldn’t import it anyway, RPG’s are one genre that are NOT import friendly.

      • haqua

         True. To be honest, I’ve just been happy about the existence of some games recently, even though I know I likely won’t be able to play it. I kind of look at it like this: if the fanbase gets big enough, there’s always a slim chance it can get localized. I think Magi could get a /really/ big fanbase, and that’s not being said just because I love it so much, either.

  • Now a games coming out too…Pretty awesome.
    Hopefully using Mor and Sinbad for extra Awesome to the 5th power

  • $733987

    For those of you who are familiar with anime or manga, the author’s previous work was Sumomomo Momomo.

  • Visa Vang

    I really like this manga. Though they really flipped it around on the 2nd arc of the story.

  • ronin4life

    Never heard of this, but I feel like I should have…
    has the series been picked up in America? Ever since viz cancelled gintama, I haven’t had the want for manga here in the states …T.T

    • haqua

       It’s a really great series, so I recommend you start reading it! Unfortunately, no, it hasn’t been picked up in America. But of course, you don’t need to buy it to read it… /coughs ;;

      • Mrgrgr and Unacceptable World

        Well of course buying the book is always a better step to shows support to the author here.

    • The Magi anime series begins October 7th. Since it’s an Aniplex title, with a decent staff (not sure of the seiyuu yet, that won’t be revealed till the 30th), there’s a great change that it’ll be officially streamed online. If it does decent, I’m sure the manga will get licensed too.

      It’s been said there’s going to be a few differences in the anime, so there will be some chapters skipped and an anime-only character was announced too. But it’ll cover, at least, the first 76 chapters.

  • Suicunesol

    Here’s a mag scan, courtesy of AllGamesBeta:

  • kuroneko0509

    oh yeah…. magi :D

  • Mrgrgr and Unacceptable World

    I have been following Magi franchise here as the manga does come out in my country.^_^

    But hoping for this game to get localized is quite difficult here.T_T

  • Z3

    OMGOMGOMGOMGOMGOMGOMGOMGOMG!!!!!!! I hope Sin-badass and Hakuryuu is in this game!!!!

    What?!?!? 3DS? dammit!!

  • $30632660

    Mor domination is all I ask for.

  • Hmm I would watch the anime 1st then judge lol.

  • OOOOH YES !! Let’s hope they don’t screw it !

    Love the manga so much :3

  • The manga was fun to read, hope this game does well :3, I don’t have 3ds.

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