Rakudai Kishi no Eiyuutan Manga Review

In a world there are humans born with magic power and can be manifested as a weapon called ‘Device’. The human with such capability are called as Blazers. There lived a boy named Kurogane Ikki that has a dream to become a mage knight.

Although Ikki was born from Kurogane blood, the respected clan that had produce many talented Blazers, he has no talent on magic at all. His magic power is the weakest amongst other in his family, even in his school.

The Kurogane house has a system where someone without talent shouldn’t even dare to try. Living in a system where he couldn’t live his dream, Ikki choosed to move out from his family and fighting with himself.

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Rakudai Kishi no Eiyuutan cover artwork.

Rakudai Kishi no Eiyuutan manga info

manga title Rakudai Kishi no Eiyuutan. Alternate title: ‘Rakudai Kishi no Cavalry’, ‘A Tale of Worst One’, ‘Chivalry of A Failed Knight’.
author Soramichi Megumu
genre School battle, supernatural, comedy, romance, ecchi, harem, slice of life.
status Ongoing
related project Rakudai Kishi no Eiyuutan: Light novel, Rakudai Kishi no Cavalry: Anime adaptation.

Rakudai Kishi no Eiyuutan Manga is originally took the story from a light novel with same title. Later on 2015, it also has received a season of anime adaptation.

The story follows Kurogane Ikki, a first grade high schooler that had entered Hagun Academy, one of best Blazer school in Japan. Actually he should be a second grader, but he was failing a grade because failed on the magic test.

Every Blazer including the students are ranked by their magic capacity. Thus with Ikki’s who has the weakest magic, he became the only F-Rank student at the school.

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Rakudai Kishi no Eiyuutan manga main protagonist Kurogane Ikki.

Although Ikki has no talent in Magic, but through years training effort he became a genius in swordsmanship. He then could find his own technique to use his weaker attribute, which is his magic to extend his body ability multiple times beyond a normal human but with only a one minute limit.

Rakudai Kishi no Eiyuutan is a supernatural-battle school Manga. So we will see the usual magic elements such as fire, ice, etc. There are also some martial arts elements I think, and some science fact & logic also been put in the battles. If not because the ecchi and harem tags, I would say this Manga as one of smart read 😀 .

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One of battle scene in Rakudai Kishi no Eiyuutan manga.

When the talented genius princess share a room with the worst one

Now for the main heroine, Stella Vermillion is a princess from the faraway Vermillion kingdom. She has unbelievable magic power and strength that even said as the potential genius Blazer that only exist in 10 years.

Stella who are from overseas decided to enter Hagun Academy in Japan for its known popularity as a blazer school with the highest grade. She is your typical readhead tsundere.

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The main heroine and main character, Stella Vermillion and Kurogane Ikki.

Stella then must share a room with Ikki as there are the new ‘stronger and weaker rule’. In order to maintain the student’s quality, stronger student will share a room with the weaker student aside their gender.

Only after her first day in school, Stella who is an A-Rank students agreed a mock battle with Ikki the F-Rank because of the ‘underwear incident’. How the battle of the genius girl versus the weakest boy could lead…

By Disaru

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Doesn't like to interact with many people, Disaru has manga and anime as his loyal friends. Sometimes he felt empty about 1 week - 1 month after finished reading his favorite manga, that's how much he loves manga.

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