Negi's arrogance gets the better of him and a brutal and blood defeat teaches him that he has far to go still. A powerful form name from his father's past presents himself to offer the paths that he will need to choose.
A list and general description of many of the most common Honorifics in the Japanese language.
Ken Akamatsu talks about talks about some of the perversion in the previous volume, dark magic, and the limited edition volume 23 in Japan having DVDs on preorders.
To enter the tournament and not be discovered for the bounties on their heads. Negi and Kotaro disguise themselves. Nagi Springfield steps into the lime light for the Magical World to see once more.
The message gets out and more of the class is discoverd. Though in disguise Negi is finally noticed by someone strong.
Negi gets drawn into a battle in the town with a powerful and deadly enemy. Though he fights valiantly, he is disarmed....literally.
Reflecting on his defeat Negi realizes his strength isn't as firm and set as it could be. If he is to free Ako and the others. Something needs to be done.
"How much is a Drachma" is a segment showing the exchange rate and value of the currency in the Magical World.
Negi is saved by a face form his fathers past. Rakan of the Thousand Blades.
Sustuna and Asuna are discovered safe, but hunted. Word reaches them of Negi and they move to rejoin. Negi gets another Partner and seeks Rakan for training.
Negi puts all he has into his training, but even with giving it everything. The rankings don't lie. The levels between him and Fate are too vast now.
Lost from the others during the incident at the Gate Room. Yue falls afoul of an accidental memory issue and has no idea who she truly is. No where else to go. She joins the local Magical Academy in Ariadne.
Negi is shown the two paths to victory. One of the light and his father the Thousand Master, or that of the dark and his master Evangeline. It's one or the other.
A two page map of the Magical World and the locations of the known Ala Alba members and Negi's class. As well as a list of those still missing.
Four pages of fan drawn postcards and letters.
Discussion and explanation of the 3D models used in the background of the series
Full list of the meaning of the spells or other Latin phrases used in this volume.
The concept sketches and notes for both the front and back covers.
Back Cover: Madoka Kugimiya
A brief description of series creator Ken Akamatsu.
If there is something that requires alterations or a Japanese phrase/joke needs explaining. The translators explains things here.
There is no preview of Volume 23 in this volume.