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"Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei" (or, "The Irregular at Magic High School") is a light novel series by Tsutomu Satou about a guy named Shiba Tatsuya who is basically Magic Jesus.

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Does Decomposition magic work on anyone or anything that exists outside of reality?

It seems to me that Decomposition works by erasing the fabric of reality that underpins an object. So, can it affect anything whose "material concept" either doesn't exist in the information dimension ...
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Is there any in-universe explanation as to why some CAD have to look like guns? [duplicate]

I understand plenty the visual effect of Tatsuya and Crimson Prince shooting magic bullets unto each other and other magical shooting plethora of effects. But it seems to me that all those spells ...
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How can I get The Irregular at Magic High School's English-translated novel?

I have just finished the anime version of The Irregular at Magic High School and I would really like to read the light novel. I've been trying to find a legal way to do that but to no avail. I've ...
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What actually is modern magic, and how does it work?

The opening to the anime starts out with a monologue from Tatsuya explaining that magic, once a product of fantasy and the imagination, has actually been synthesised into a modern technology during ...
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What steps did the Yotsuba family take to keep the Shiba siblings hidden from the other families?

One thing I did not get at all is how the Yotsuba kept the siblings' very existence hidden right under the noses of the other families and the public. I would expect all of Japan to be constantly ...
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The Irregular at Magic High School episode 17 French rap credits

I am trying to find the name / info on the French rap song played at 21:30 of "The Irregular at Magic High School" episode 17. Does anyone know anything about it? Is there a database that holds the ...
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Is the uniform worn by Tatsuya during the Nine Schools Competition banquet a mistake or formal wear?

I recently rewatched the series and noticed that in episode 10, Shiba Tatsuya was wearing a course 1 uniform in the ball. I'm thus confused whether this is a formal wear, or to prevent discrimination ...
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Are the clothing/modesty standards in the world of Mahouka Koukou stricter?

In the anime, at least, it seems that the girls are much more conscious about showing skin or cleavage than in other anime set in modern times (except for the beach episode). Especially when you take ...
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Does Shiba Tatsuya have two Magic Calculation Areas?

The Wikia page (as reliable as it can be) on Tatsuya says his original Magic Calculation Area is completely taken by his Decomposition and Regrowth magic. Tatsuya can only freely wield two types of ...
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How popular is the light novel of Mahouka Rettousei Koukou in Japan?

How popular is the light novel of Mahouka Rettousei Koukou in Japan? All I want is the current ratings and standing of this light novel series in Japan.
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Besides instant brain destruction, what would it take to kill Tatsuya?

Tatsuya can cast Regrowth on himself as an instinctive and reflexive measure. He did it twice in the anime (the first time when he tuned his sister Miyuki's CAD and enraged the brocon girl by not ...
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What exactly was Tatsuya afraid that Mizuki could discover with her sensitive eyes?

When Tatsuya learns of Mizuki's sensitive eyes, he thinks to himself that he has to take care not to let her discover something about him. Unmarked spoilers below. What was it that she could ...
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What is the size of the crater left by the explosion in episode 26?

In episode 26 of the anime, Silver/Ooguro/Tatsuya annihilated the Chinese fleet in one shot with Material Burst. No wonder his aunt had his ability locked... What is the size of that crater? It was ...
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Can Tatsuya use Material Burst in the tactical/strategic scale without the Third Eye CAD?

The "Third Eye" CAD is treated security-wise like a nuclear detonator, and custom made by third division of FLT exactly for him use Material Burst effectively. Is it feasible for him to cast it at ...
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How accurate is the World Map in The Irregular at Magic High School?

In the monologue (at the beginning of episode 1) you may have remembered a world map being displayed. The funny thing was that they got East and West Europe wrong as seen in the images below. How ...
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Why does magic take the form of weapons?

In Mahouka Koukou it seems apparent that magic seems to take the form of Guns or Snipers for some reason. Does magic actually have a form or is this yet to come further on in the series since so far ...
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Does that weird translucent thing the girls wear serve any specific purpose?

So, in Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei (i.e. The Irregular at Magic High School), the girls' school uniform incorporates this strange translucent cape-like feature. See, for example: That translucent ...