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  • Actors: Jun Fukuyama, Kana Ueda, Mikako Takahashi, Junichi Suwabe
  • Directors: Itsuro Kawasaki
  • Format: Multiple Formats, Animated, Box set, Color, Dolby, NTSC
  • Language: Japanese
  • Subtitles: English
  • Dubbed: English
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
  • Number of discs: 4
  • Rated: Unrated
  • Studio: RIGHT STUF
  • DVD Release Date: August 7, 2012
  • Run Time: 525 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 2.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B007W56ILG
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #176,158 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)

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This new, value-priced DVD set contains the first 12 episodes of Rental Magica in both ''broadcast order,'' as seen on Japanese television (and the Japanese DVD release), and ''chronological order,'' according to the timeline presented in the novels that served as the series' inspiration and is housed in a single DVD keepcase. A supernatural action-adventure, Rental Magica is set in a world where magical organizations - staffed by specialists wielding both Eastern and Western disciplines - vie for work, prestige and power. Destroying supernatural monsters... dispelling dark magic... It's all in a day's work for the mages of Astral! However, after the mysterious disappearance of the company president, they're left in a lurch. His son, Itsuki Iba, begrudgingly fills in, but Itsuki's unfamiliarity with magic could spell bad news for Astral - especially with their rival Goetia vying for the very same contracts. As the jobs grow ever more dangerous, they soon find that staying in business is the least of their worries.

Rental Magica's anime adaptation features direction by Itsuro Kawasaki (Sengoku Basara, The Legend of the Legendary Heroes), series composition by Mamiko Ikeda (Emma: A Victorian Romance, Maid Sama!), animation character design by Minako Shiba (Black Butler, .hack//SIGN), and animation production by ZEXCS (Our Home's Fox Diety, Chrome Shelled Regios). Its vocal cast is led by Jun Fukuyama (''Lelouch'' in Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion, ''Lawrence'' in Spice and Wolf, and ''Sota'' in Wagnaria!!), Kana Ueda (''Yumi'' in Maria Watches Over Us, ''Rin'' Fate/stay night, ''Mikan'' in Gakuen Alice), Mikako Takahashi (''Amy'' in Burst Angel, ''Ayumi Yamada'' in Honey and Clover), and Junichi Suwabe (''Archer'' in Fate/stay night, ''Greed'' in Fullmetal Alchemist, ''Takashi'' in Highschool of the Dead).

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0 of 1 people found the following review helpful By LoveBug on November 16, 2013
The mages of Astral destroy supernatural monsters and dispel dark magic. After the disappearance of the company's president, his son, Itsuki Iba, fills in.

Out of all the anime I've watched this is still one of my least favorites. It probably doesn't even deserve 3 stars. (I watched this entire show hoping it would get better. It didn't.)

Rental Magica wasn't done well and the order of episodes was confusing. This anime was kind of all over the place. Some of the first episodes show what is happening later on in the story, but I didn't realize that until much later that some of the story was going backwards. They didn't make it obvious so I thought I was starting from the beginning and then there would be flashbacks to episodes I had already seen. I've seen shows do this before, but this was poorly done. It went back and forth a lot. I even went back through the episodes a few times to make sure I didn't watch them out of order. (Others I've talked to have had the same problem with the order of episodes.)

The story and the characters weren't good enough to keep my attention most of the time. There was only a few good episodes and the end of the show didn't wrap everything up. The disappearance of the president is never solved. The only thing I liked about this show was some of the magical elements in it. I wouldn't recommend this show.
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4 of 22 people found the following review helpful By South_Side_ Shinigami on August 15, 2012
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Well I like the anime Jus didn't want to buy in Japanese only when it says dubbed in "English". So if you buy it prepare to be disappointed.
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