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Report: Gunslinger Girl, Magi, Mahouka Leave Netflix on 1/1/2018


Well, this is some sad news to report on New Year’s Eve.

Netflix revealed their list of shows that will be leaving the platform in January. Among this month’s exist list were five anime titles, all of which are scheduled to be removed on January 1:

  • Gunslinger Girl
  • Gunslinger Girl -Il Teatrino-
  • Magi: The Kingdom of Magic
  • Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic
  • The Irregular at Magic High School

The news was also previously reported on December 3, via the NetflixAnime Twitter account.

Gunslinger Girl and sequel series Gunslinger Girl -Il Teatrino- are licensed by Funimation in North America. Magi and The Irregular at Magic High School are distributed in the west by Aniplex of America.

Source: Twitter (NetflixAnime) (Thanks to L.B. Bryant for the tip!)

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Samantha Ferreira is Anime Herald’s founder and editor-in-chief. A Rhode Island native, Samantha has been an anime fan since 1992, and an active member of the anime press since 2002, when she began working as a reviewer for Anime Dream. She launched Anime Herald in 2010, and continues to oversee its operations to this day. Outside of journalism, Samantha actively studies the history of the North American anime fandom and industry, with a particular focus on the 2000s anime boom and bust. She’s a huge fan of all things Sakura Wars, and maintains series fansite Combat Revue Review when she has free time available. When not in the Anime Herald Discord, Samantha can typically be found on Bluesky.

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