Negima! #9 - Mahorafest Madness

is a manga book published by Kodansha that was released on 02/28/2006

Plot Summary

Negima! Magister Negi Magi - Vol. 9 Mahorafest Madness

The beginning of the Mahora Festival is days away and as Negi's class prepares. So does mages of Mahora for the mysteries of the World-Tree.


A Word from the Author

Ken Akamatsu talks about the Mahora Festival starting this volume, and he talks about the anime that started to air and what is was like seeing the voice actresses work.


A list and general description of many of the most common Honorifics in the Japanese language.

72th Period - The Merry Month of Maids

The great Mahora Festival is about to begin and Negi's class tries to decide what they plan for this year.

73th Period - Soft on the Outside, Clever on the Inside

Class 3-A still struggles for their plans on what to do for the festival, and Negi is inspired by the master chef in his class, Satsuki Yotsuba.

74th Period - Here, There, and Nowhere

It's hard to be in school, but even harder if you are also a ghost. No one sees you, no one hears you, and no one knows you are... alive. Perhaps now that there is a mage teacher there is still hope for happiness for Sayo Aisaka.

75th Period - The Logic of Illogic

Science is filled with new and more amazing things for Satomi Hakase, but nothing more amazing then a robot girl in love. Who is Chachamaru's love?

76th-77th Period - Strange But True! Love's Practice Run

Asuna has decided to move forward with her feelings for Takahata-sensei and goes on a practice date with a magically grown-up Negi to get her courage.

78th Period - Draw Curtain: The Negi Grab-'n'-Run

The 3-A Class prepare for their haunted house exibit, and Negi makes more dates for the Mahora Festival that could possible be done in a single day.

79th Period - Sweet Truth of the World-Tree Legend

The festival is closer and Negi has been orderd to a meeting of the magical forces at Mahora Academy. The rumors of the magic of the World-Tree are far more true then anyone could know.

80th Period - Signs & Portents at the Pre-Festival Gala

Negi, Setsuna, and Kotaro race away to protect Chao Lingshen from these mysterious powerful pursuers.

Lexicon Negimarium

Full list of the meaning of the spells or other Latin phrases used in this volume.

This Volume:


Popularity Poll

The results of the second 3-A Class popularity poll is shown. A chart is on the page showing the differences between previous poll results

Fan Art

Several fan made post cards are printed in this page.

Character Sketches

Character design sketches and notes for:

Sayo Aisaka

Chao Lingshen

3-D Backgrounds

Discussion and explanation of the 3D models used in the background of the series

This Volume:

  • Mahora Academy Junior-high Girls' School Building
  • Chao's Dining-car Restaurant

Class Roster

The full class roster of Negi's class 3-A.

Cover Sketches

The concept sketches and notes for both the front and back covers.

Back Cover: Sayo Aisaka

About the Creator

A brief description of series creator Ken Akamatsu.

Translation Notes

If there is something that requires alterations or a Japanese phrase/joke needs explaining. The translators explains things here.


  • P2 Robot
  • Saratoga Cooler
  • All-Girl Swimsuit Expo Cafe
  • No-Panties Cafe
  • Yojimbo Kuwabatate Jugoro
  • Satomi Hakase
  • Red and Blue Candies
  • Takamichi's Tight Ride
  • Seruhiki-sensei
  • Sagitta Magica
  • Chao's Watch

Preview of Negima! Vol. 10

Four pages of Negima! Volume 10 in English.

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