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Magical Girl Raising Project (魔法少女育成計画 Mahō Shōjo Ikusei Keikaku) is a Japanese light novel series written by Asari Endō and illustrated by Maruino. Takarajimasha has published ten volumes since December 2016 under their Kono Light Novel ga Sugoi! Bunko imprint. Yen Press has licensed the series in English and and began releasing translations of the light novels starting June 20, 2017.

A spin-off web novel series titled Magical Girl Raising Project: breakdown is currently ongoing.

Plot

A popular social game known as the Magical Girl Raising Project has the ability to grant players a 1 in 10,000 chance to become a real Magical Girl. Each of the Magical Girls possesses unique abilities and earn Magical Candies by protecting people and performing good deeds. However, at some point, the administration has decided that sixteen Magical Girls in a certain city is too many, announcing they will cut down the number in half by having the Magical Girl with the fewest Magical Candies each week lose their powers. However, the girls soon discover whoever loses their powers will die, and as the rules of the game become more twisted, the girls find themselves dragged into a life or death battle of survival against each other.

Volumes

Notes:

  • Click on the covers below for more information.
  • Hover over [X] beside the side arcs for a short description of that particular volume.

Volume 1

Cover Arc 1 Japanese Version English Version

Volume 1-LN-Cover

Volume 1-LN-Cover-EN

Title 魔法少女育成計画 Magical Girl Raising Project
Release Date June 8, 2012 June 20, 2017
ISBN ISBN 978-4-7966-8039-4 ISBN 978-0-3165-5857-0
Pages 284 208
Cover
Character(s)
スノーホワイト Snow White
Chapters
What is Magical Girl Raising Project? • Black & White • The Princess and her Four Followers • The Magical Knight • The Moonlit Magical Girl • Farewell to the Hindrance • Magical Cannon Girl • Cranberry's Secret • The Demonic Girl • Cosmos Flowers Become the Battlefield • Epilogue

Volume 1.5

Cover Photo Arc 1.5[1] Japanese Version English Version
Volume 1.5-LN-Cover Title 特別編集版 魔法少女育成計画 Magical Girl Raising Project:
Special Edition
Release Date May 30, 2014 N/A
ISBN ISBN 978-4-8002-2766-9 N/A
Pages 351 N/A
Cover
Character(s)
スノーホワイト Snow White
Chapters
Black & White • The Princess and her Four Followers • The Magical Knight • The Moonlit Magical Girl • Farewell to the Hindrance • Magical Cannon Girl • Cranberry's Secret • The Demonic Girl • Cosmos Flowers Become the Battlefield • Epilogue • Snow White Raising Project • A Lone Knight’s Battles

Volume 2

Cover Photo Arc 2 Japanese Version English Version

Volume 2-LN-Cover

YEN PRESS RESTART (1)

Title 魔法少女育成計画:
restart(前)
Magical Girl Raising Project:
Restart (I)
Release Date November 9, 2012 November 14, 2017
ISBN ISBN 978-4-8002-0182-9 ISBN 978-0-3165-5991-1
Pages 269 208
Cover
Character(s)
ペチカ Pechka
Chapters
What is Magical Girl Raising Project? • Prologue • Hello, Daisy • Good Food Makes Everyone Happy • The Detective and the Murder Case • Mysterious Candy • The Big Dragon and the Chinese Girl

Volume 3

Cover Photo Arc 2 Japanese Version English Version

Volume 3-LN-Cover

Volume 3-LN-Cover-EN

Title 魔法少女育成計画:
restart(後)
Magical Girl Raising Project:
Restart (II)
Release Date December 10, 2012 March 27, 2018
ISBN ISBN 978-4-8002-0525-4 ISBN 978-0-3165-5996-6
Pages 268 212
Cover
Character(s)
シャドウゲール Shadow Gale
Chapters
What is Magical Girl Raising Project? • Negative and Positive • Lazuline's Dream • Nothing Left Anymore • The Children • Pechka in CreatureWorld • And Et Cetera • Epilogue

Volume 4

Cover Photo Side Arc[2] Japanese Version English Version

Volume 4-LN-Cover

YEN PRESS EPISODES

Title 魔法少女育成計画:
episodes
Magical Girl Raising Project:
Episodes
Release Date April 10, 2013 July 17, 2018
ISBN ISBN 978-4-8002-0934-4 ISBN 978-0-3165-5999-7
Pages 284 256
Cover
Character(s)
トップスピード
二代目ラピス・ラズリーヌ
Top Speed
The Second Lapis Lazuline
Chapters
Nemurin's Adventure • The Robot and the Nun • Producing the Angels • Zombie Western • Magical Daisy, Episode Twenty-Two • A Cherna Christmas • Wonder Dream • Meow-Meow @ N-City • Come play with Top Speed • Akane and the Happy Magical-Girl Family • Knight on the Day of the Offline Meetup • The Case of the Missing Beef: The Maid Saw It • Magical Illegal Girl • Memories of the Blue Magical Girl • Clantail's Friends

Volume 5

Cover Photo Arc 3 Japanese Version English Version

Volume 5-LN-Cover

YEN PRESS LIMITED (I)

Title 魔法少女育成計画:
limited (前)
Magical Girl Raising Project:
Limited (I)
Release Date November 9, 2013 November 13, 2018
ISBN ISBN 978-4-8002-1849-0 ISBN 978-0-3165-6008-5
Pages 269 208
Cover
Character(s)
ななこさん 7753
Chapters
Prologue • Establishing the Magical-Girl Squad • Drowning in Love and Hearts • The Girl Who Swooped Back from the Deepest Prison • A Hero? Or an Idol? • Showdown • The Beginning of the End

Volume 6

Cover Photo Arc 3 Japanese Version English Version

Volume 6-LN-Cover

YEN PRESS LIMITED (II)

Title 魔法少女育成計画:
limited (後)
Magical Girl Raising Project:
Limited (II)
Release Date December 9, 2013 March 19, 2019
ISBN ISBN 978-4-8002-1852-0 ISBN 978-0-3165-6010-8
Pages 268 224
Cover
Character(s)
ウェディン Weddin
Chapters
The Witches' Attack • The Arrival • With The Archfiend Amid The Flames • Walking on A Rainbow • My Friend • The Magical Girl Within You • Epilogue

Volume 7

Cover Photo Arc 4 Japanese Version English Version

Volume 7-LN-Cover

YEN PRESS JOKERS

Title 魔法少女育成計画:
JOKERS
Magical Girl Raising Project:
JOKERS
Release Date August 9, 2014 October 29, 2019
ISBN ISBN 978-4-8002-3070-6 ISBN 978-1-9753-5863-1
Pages 468 320
Cover
Character(s)
袋井魔梨華 Marika Fukuroi
Chapters
Now Recruiting Magical Girls! • Prologue • Beyond the Prism • Everyone Assemble • The Miracle of Meeting You • I'm the Culprit • Poker Game • The Magical-Girl Hunter • Epilogue

Volume 8

Cover Photo Arc 5 Japanese Version English Version

Volume 8-LN-Cover

YEN PRESS ACES

Title 魔法少女育成計画: ACES Magical Girl Raising Project: ACES
Release Date September 10, 2015 March 10. 2020
ISBN ISBN 978-4-8002-4586-1 ISBN 978-1-9753-8660-3
Pages 310 224
Cover
Character(s)
ブルーベル・キャンディ Blue Bell Candy
Chapters
Prologue • Hot Start • To Steal Luck • A Handshake with Me at the Amusement Park • Racing Through the City, Passing Through the Mountain • Good-Bye, My Friend • Epilogue

Volume 9

Cover Photo Side Arc[3] Japanese Version English Version

Volume 9-LN-Cover

YEN PRESS EPISODES PHI

Title 魔法少女育成計画: episodesΦ Magical Girl Raising Project: Episodes Φ
Release Date April 9, 2016 July 21, 2020
ISBN ISBN 978-4-8002-5443-6 ISBN 978-1-9753-8662-7
Pages 284 224
Cover
Character(s)
フィルルゥ
プキン
Filuru
Pukin
Chapters
The Goggles and the Tortoise • Fast Music • To Surpass the Devil • Rainbow Friendship • Beyond the Triangle • Primula Farinosa • Three Sisters Raising Project: Restart • Have Our Real Lives Been Fulfilling? • Fairy of the Examination Division • Shogun Pukin's Case File - The Murder of the Mage • The Blue Magical Girl is Busy

Volume 9.5

Cover Photo Side Arc[4] Japanese Version English Version
Volume 9.5-LN-Cover Title 魔法少女育成計画:
16人の日常
Magical Girl Raising Project:
Peaceful Days
Release Date October 15, 2016 November 17, 2020
ISBN ISBN 978-4-8002-6369-8 ISBN 978-1-9753-8664-1
Pages 286 224
Cover
Character(s)
スイムスイム
ねむりん
Swim Swim
Nemurin
Chapters
A Lone Knight’s Battles Director's Cut Edition • Top Speed’s Top Speed • The Promise of a Magical Girl • The Angels’ Fan Club • The Path to Leadership • My True Prince • Condition for Anime Adaptation • GUNS OR ROSES • Alice in Hardgore Land • I’m Tama! Nice to Meet You • Interview with Swim Swim

Volume 10

Cover Photo Arc 6 Japanese Version English Version
Volume 10-LN-Cover Title 魔法少女育成計画:
QUEENS
Magical Girl Raising Project:
QUEENS
Release Date December 10, 2016 TBA
ISBN ISBN 978-4-8002-6217-2 TBA
Pages 316 TBA
Cover
Character(s)
プク・プック Puk Puck
Chapters
Prologue • The Battle Begins • Snow White and the Shepard • Let's Be Friends • Queen's Playground • A Nostalgic Gift • The Eternal Radiance • Take My Hand • Charge Into Battle • The Magical Girl Hunter • All for You • Epilogue

Volume 11

Cover Photo Side Arc[5] Japanese Version English Version
Volume 11-LN-Cover Title 魔法少女育成計画:
episodesΔ
Magical Girl Raising Project:
Episode Δ
Release Date June 10, 2019 TBA
ISBN ISBN 978-4-8002-9571-2 TBA
Pages 285 TBA
Cover
Character(s)
ラ・ピュセル
ステラ・ルル
La Pucelle
Stella Lulu
Chapters
Witch and Lunchbox and Expression of Love • Magical Shopping • Flower Viewing With No Magical Girl • Trick or Magical Girl • Until Magical Girl Raising Project is Complete • Pechka, Thinking about the Taste of Autumn • Magical Girls of the Holy Night • New Year and Tortoise • Princesses of the Beach • Hell Survival Sponsored by Maou’s School • Repelling Patricia Operation • Magical Girl Assassination Plan • Magical Boys’ Elegy

Volume 12

Cover Photo Arc 7 Japanese Version English Version
Volume 12-LN-Cover Title 魔法少女育成計画:
「黒(ブラック)」
Magical Girl Raising Project:
Black
Release Date October 10, 2019 TBA
ISBN ISBN 978-4-8002-9656-6 TBA
Pages 320 TBA
Cover
Character(s)
テティ・グットニーギル Tetty Goodgripp
Chapters
The Regulations of the Magical Girl Class • Prologue • Opening Theme and Curtains Up! • Stand! Bow! Sit! • Run Transfer Student, Run • Middle School of Conflict • Where I Should Be • The Sweet Trap • Heart vs Heart • TBA • Middle School of War • Epilogue

Spin-Off

Note: This is a Spin-off Web-series Novel and there are no "physical" volume.

Web Novel

Cover Photo Spin-off Japanese Version English Version
Breakdown Cover (temp) Title 魔法少女育成計画:
breakdown
Magical Girl Raising Project:
breakdown
Release Date March 21, 2017 ~ August 02, 2020 N/A
ISBN N/A N/A
Pages 919 N/A
Cover
Character(s)
らぶみー恋々 • ネフィーリア • ドリーミィ☆チェルシー • ミス・マーガリート • パステルメリー Love Me Ren-Ren • Nephilia • Dreamy☆Chelsea •
Miss Margarite • Pastel Merry
Chapters
There are a total of 26 Chapters and one Afterword.

Notes

  1. This Volume is a remake of Volume 1 and was published after Volume 6.
  2. This Volume is a collection of short stories that tells the lives of the 33 Magical Girls that appear in Unmarked (Arc 1) and Restart but takes place well before their respective events.
  3. Another collection of short stories that tells the lives of the Magical Girls from Unmarked (Arc 1) all the way to ACES.
  4. This volume coincided along with the anime and expands the stories of the 16 Magical Girls of Unmarked (Arc 1) prior to the main story.
  5. The latest collection of short stories that tells the lives of the Magical Girls throughout the franchise. This volume also features a character from the spin-off Manga, F2P.

Navigation

V • T • E Magical Girl Raising Project
Novel
Main Novels Magical Girl Raising Project
Magical Girl Raising Project: Restart (Part 1)
Magical Girl Raising Project: Restart (Part 2)
Magical Girl Raising Project: Limited (Part 1)
Magical Girl Raising Project: Limited (Part 2)
Magical Girl Raising Project: JOKERS
Magical Girl Raising Project: ACES
Magical Girl Raising Project: QUEENS
Magical Girl Raising Project: Black
Side Novels Magical Girl Raising Project: Episodes
Magical Girl Raising Project: Episodes Φ
Magical Girl Raising Project: Episodes Δ
Magical Girl Raising Project: Special Edition
Magical Girl Raising Project: Peaceful Days
Anime
TV Animation (List of Episodes) (Image Gallery)
BD/DVD Set
Music
Magical Girl Raising Project Anime Opening
Ending
BR/DVD Magical Girl Raising Project BD/DVD Volume 1
Magical Girl Raising Project BD/DVD Volume 2
Magical Girl Raising Project BD/DVD Volume 3
Magical Girl Raising Project BD/DVD Volume 4
Musica Magica Musica Magica (Audio)
Drama CD GIRLS GAME
Manga
Magical Girl Raising Project Magical Girl Raising Project (1)
Magical Girl Raising Project (2)
Magical Girl Raising Project: Restart Magical Girl Raising Project: Restart (1)
Magical Girl Raising Project: F2P Magical Girl Raising Project: F2P (1)
Magical Girl Raising Project: F2P (2)
Drama CD
Magical Girl Raising Project in Dreamland (Audio Drama)
Magical Broadcast Raising Project SIDE-D (Talk Show)
WEB Series
Magical Girl Raising Project: breakdown
Magical Girl Raising Project: F2P
Short Stories
List of Web Short Stories
List of Bonus Short Stories
Others
Fanbook Magical Girl Raising Project Fanbook
Magical Girl Raising Project Official Fanbook
TV Animation Magical Girl Raising Project Official Fanbook
Magical Girl Raising Project Anniversary Book
Merchandise Other Goods
Merchandise Images
Translation Translated Stories
Collaborations Collaborations Series
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