Decisions and Farewells

Decisions and Farewells is an anime episode of Magi - The Labyrinth of Magic that was released on 12/23/2012
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Sabhmad warns Alibaba that Abhmad will marry one of the Kou Empire's princesses. Sinbad tells Alibaba he must assume the throne of Balbadd. Cassim reveals to Alibaba he will start a rebellion. Alibaba asks Sinbad to teach him to use his djinn.
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Plot Summary

After Sahbmad finishes his request, Morgiana urges Alibaba to save the people. As Alibaba tells Aladdin about his situation, he expresses how he does not know what to do. He compares himself with Sinbad who is more experienced and is an admirable leader. When Jafar asks Sinbad about Alibaba's potential, Sinbad replies that he has not much hope for him. Morgiana stomps the ground after opening the door. She states that she has faith in Alibaba who can save the country after remembering how he saved her. In Ahbmad's royal court, Banker reassures the king. Meanwhile, Sinbad goes over the map of the Kou Empire with Alibaba and his group. When Morgiana asks Sinbad about the Magi, Sinbad replies that a Magi's purpose is to summon dungeons. He explains how Judal has expanded the Kou Empire's power with the use of the dungeons and how Ahbmad has fallen deep in the Kou Empire's clutches. After everyone leaves, Sinbad chats with Alibaba and remarks that the former king of Balbadd had praised him. He tells Alibaba to be king of Balbadd, and Alibaba states he cannot. When Alibaba is unsure about his abilities, Sinbad reminds him that Morgiana and everyone else have great faith in him.

In the slums, Alibaba looks at the towns people who asks Alibaba about the situation. When Alibaba is overwhelmed, Kassim grabs Alibaba onto a boat using a rope. Kassim states he cannot trust Sinbad and his plans of mobilizing a huge army with weapons after informing everyone with the information of the king selling the poor into slavery. Kassim introduces Alibaba to a weapons dealer, and Alibaba warns Kassim about the Kou Empire soldiers. When Alibaba tries to reason with Kassim, Kassim yells out that they will die fighting. Then, Kassim holds out his hand to Alibaba, Alibaba states that Kassim is wrong and that there is another way. Alibaba says he does not know, but he will save the country without any loss of life. Kassim punches Alibaba, and he tells Alibaba that they will meet as enemies next time.

Back in Balbadd, Alibaba requests Sinbad to teach him to properly use his Djinn, and he does not tell Sinbad about Kassim. Next day, Sinbad instructs on Alibaba on Djinn Equip and reminds him of how the Kou Princess did it. While Alibaba engulfs himself in flames, Morgiana watches the scene and smiles. Later as Sinbad washes himself with a wet towel, Jafar informs Sinbad about Yamuraiha's report. In her report, the shadows of the organization are lurking in Balbadd. Sinbad tells Jafar that he will meet up with the Kou Princess tomorrow, and both Masrur and Jafar remember how the princess acted with Sinbad. Masrur remarks womanizer of the sea without Sinbad hearing the what Masrur mumbled. In Aladdin's room, Morgiana finds Alibaba by Aladdin's side. Morgiana mentions that Aladdin stated that he respected Alibaba. She notes how Alibaba acts strangely, and she realizes something. In front of the Balbadd royal palace, Alibaba slips pass the crowd and demands an audience with Ahbmad.

Points of Interest

  • During the scene where Alibaba and Kassim's conversation of going to war or not, Alibaba is in the light, and Kassim is in the shadows.


  • Japanese Name: Ketsui to Ketsubetsu (決意と決別)
  • Manga Chapter: 53-56 (Volume 6)
  • Opening Theme: "V.I.P." by SID
  • Ending Theme: "Yubi Bōenkyō" by Nogizaka46

Characters & Voice Actors

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Alibaba Saluja ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Yuki Kaji ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)
Morgiana ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Haruka Tomatsu ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)
Sahbmad Saluja ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Hirofumi Nojima ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)
Barkak ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Yasunori Matsumoto ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)
Sinbad ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Daisuke Ono ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)
Aladdin ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Kaori Ishihara ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)
Jafar ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Takahiro Sakurai ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)
Masrur ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Yoshimasa Hosoya ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)
Banker ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Ahbmad Saluja ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Kouki Miyata ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)
Kashim ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Jun Fukuyama ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)
Zaynab ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Hassan ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Isnan ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Shinichiro Miki ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)


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Koji Masunari Director
Shinobu Ohtaka Original Concept Manga artist


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