Magic-kyun Renaissance

Magic★Kyun! Renaissance
Developer HuneX
Publisher Broccoli
Genre Otome game
Platform PlayStation Vita
Released September 21, 2016
Written by Hajime Yatate
Illustrated by Junta Mio
Published by ASCII Media Works
Demographic Shōjo
Magazine Sylph
Original run September 22, 2016 – present
Anime television series
Directed by Mitsue Yamazaki
Written by Tomoko Konparu
Studio Sunrise
Network Tokyo MX, Sun TV, KBS Kyoto, TV Aichi, BS11
Original run October 2, 2016 – present
Episodes 13

Magic★Kyun! Renaissance (マジきゅんっ!ルネッサンス) is a Japanese media-mix franchise by Sunrise, Pony Canyon, and Broccoli. A PlayStation Vita game was released on September 21, 2016, a manga series began serialization in the November 2016 issue of Sylph, which began serialization on September 22, 2016, and an anime television series produced by Sunrise began airing on October 2, 2016.


Main characters

Kohana Aigasaki (愛ヶ咲 小花 Aigasaki Kohana)
Voiced by: Sayaka Senbongi[1] (anime)
The protagonist of the series. A 2nd year student who wanted to transfer to Hoshigei High to be like her mother, Sakura Aigasaki. She is kind, friendly, and an amateur in making flower arrangements, but is working hard. In episode 9, she is Teika's partner in the last dance.
Teika Ichijoji (一条寺 帝歌 Ichijōji Teika)
Voiced by: Yūichirō Umehara, Sayaka Kaneko (child)[1]
A result-oriented, stoic singer. He is known as the "King" with the top singing skills in the school. He acts cool, but underneath his façade, his heart burns with passion. He is under pressure from his father and his two older brothers to live up to the noble Ichijoji family name. He is childhood friends with Aoi, but at Hoshigei High, they are rivals fighting for the top spot. In episode 1, he declares Kohana as his rival due to their families' history, but as the story progresses, he falls in love with her. In episode 9, his brothers let him be free to choose whatever he wants to do, but he still want them to support him. He is Kohana's partner in the last dance.
Aoi Suminomiya (墨ノ宮 葵 Suminomiya Aoi)
Voiced by: KENN[1]
An aloof calligrapher who goes his own way. He slouches, rarely talks, and is a genius in his own world. He is usually indifferent towards other people and the finer details, but once he becomes interested in something, he will become completely absorbed in it. He is childhood friends with Teika, but it is rumored that they are rivals fighting for the top spot.
Rintaro Tatewaki (帯刀 凛太郎 Tatewaki Rintarō)
Voiced by: Yūki Ono, Tomoko Tsuzuki (child)[1]
A handsome sculptor who makes everyone around him happy. Cheerful, energetic and attentive, he is also popular with his classmates. Despite his small size frame, he is able to make giant sculptures with a chainsaw or chisel. His hobby is cooking. He respects his grandfather, a master sculptor. He looks after Monet, his younger cousin whom he bakes sweets for.
Louis Anjo (庵条 瑠衣 Anjō Rui)
Voiced by: Wataru Hatano, Marina Inoue (child)[1]
A sexy dancer who loves to flirt. Indiscriminately kind to everyone, he puts those around him in a good mood. He is always making jokes, but every now and then he shows an anguished expression. He hardly ever takes things seriously, but he has special dancing abilities that captivate anyone that watches.
Monet Tsukushi (土筆 もね Tsukushi Mone)
Voiced by: Shouta Aoi[1]
An up-and-coming painter full of wisdom. A confident and slightly cheeky first year, he is shy and sensitive to the words of others, but once he's opened his heart to someone, he gets needy. He is known as the "Monochrome Prince" for his monochrome paintings. Although he is still a student, his paintings are highly regarded. He has an older twin brother who is also a painter. He is Rintaro's cousin. He has a pet hedgehog named Rin.
Kanato Hibiki (響奏 音 Hibiki Kanato)
Voiced by: Takuya Eguchi[1]
A kind-hearted cellist who is accepting of everyone. He may look scary, but he is a friendly underclassman who can't leave those in need alone. He is an athlete and loves basketball. He is the oldest among the five of his siblings. He plays the cello and his music has a warm tone to it.

Supporting characters

Juri Chikamatsu (近松 珠里 Chikamatsu Juri)
Voiced by: Junko Minagawa[1]
A 2nd year student who is Kohana's roommate and friend.
Chieri Todo (陶堂 千彫 Tōdō Chieri)
Voiced by: Katsuyuki Konishi[1]
A teacher at Hoshigei High. He is the teacher of Kohana, Juri, Teika, and Aoi's class. When he was a student at Hoshigei, he participated in the Art Session with Sakura Aigasaki and Masana Ichijoji.
Runo Tsukushi (土筆 るの Tsukushi Runo)
Voiced by: Chiharu Sawashiro[1]
Monet's twin brother who is also a painter.
Yuzuru Chitose (千歳 弓弦 Chitose Yuzuru)
Voiced by: Hiroyuki Yoshino[1]
Masana Ichijoji (一条寺 雅声 Ichijōji Masana)
Voiced by: Tarusuke Shingaki[1]
Teika's older brother. When he was a student at Hoshigei, he participated in the Art Session with Sakura Aigasaki and Chieri Todo.
Shinra Ichijoji (一条寺 神楽 Ichijōji Shinra)
Voiced by: Daisuke Hirakawa[1] (anime)
Teika's older brother.
Sakura Aigasaki (愛ヶ咲 さくら Aigasaki Sakura)
Voiced by: Yukari Tamura[1] (anime)
She was Kohana's mother and specialized in flower arrangement. She died in an accident when Kohana was a child. She is a world-renowned Artista and an alumnus of Hoshigei.


Video game

A Cero C PlayStation Vita game was released on September 21, 2016. The game was developed by HuneX and produced by Broccoli. In the game, the player takes the role of Kohana Aigasaki, whose name can be changed. The game features full voiced characters except for Kohana. The opening theme for the game is titled "Magical Flower" and is sung by Yūichirō Umehara, KENN, Yūki Ono, Wataru Hatano, Shouta Aoi, and Takuya Eguchi under the name ArtiSTARs.[2]


A 13-episode[3] anime television series produced by Sunrise began airing on October 2, 2016 on Tokyo MX, Sun TV, KBS Kyoto, TV Aichi, BS11. The anime is directed by Mitsue Yamazaki with an original concept by Sunrise's Hajime Yatate. Kairi Yura serves as the original character design with Kumi Ishii adapting the designs for for the anime. The opening theme is titled "Magic-kyun! No.1" (マジきゅんっ!No.1☆) and the ending song is titled "Please kiss my heart". Both songs are sung by ArtiSTARs. Crunchyroll holds the rights to stream the anime.[4]

Episode list

No. Official English title[lower-alpha 1]
Original Japanese title[5]
Insert song(s)[5] Original air date
1 "Sparkling Blooming Renaissance"
"Kira Kira Hanasaku Renassansu" (きらきら花咲くルネッサンス) 
"Art Session!!!!!!!" by ArtiSTARs
"Walk in the lonely night" by Teika Ichijoji (Yūichirō Umehara)
October 2, 2016
Kohana Aigasaki transfers to Hoshinomori Magical Arts High School. On her first day, she walks around the school and observes different students with their specialties. She comes across Teika Ichijoji, who shows her to the dorm rooms. Kohana then meets her roommate Juri Chikamatsu. Later, she encounters Teika again. To thank him for earlier, she gives him a small bouquet of flowers she arranged, before telling him that she has yet to make any sparkles. After giving the flowers to him, Kohana witnesses the production of her first sparkles. The next day in class, Kohana is placed in a committee to prepare for the Hoshi Festival. Upon learning her full name, Teika declares her to be his rival. 
2 "I Can Only See You"
"Kimi shika... Mienai" (君しか……見えない) 
"My world, Your world" by Aoi Suminomiya (KENN)October 9, 2016
After class, Kohana learns from Juri that the Aigasaki and Ichijoji families are enemies. She then goes to the Hoshi Festival House to attend the meeting. On the wall inside, Kohana sees a framed picture of her mother from when she used to be a student at the school. Entering the conference room, she finds that only she and Teika are showing while the other members are not there. Teika, losing patience, asks to choose new members, better candidates for the festival. However, Kohana suggests talking to the the members and convincing them to attend. Teika agrees, on the condition that Kohana does it. He tells her to start with Aoi Suminomiya, knowing that Aoi will be uninterested. Meeting with Aoi, Kohana is greeted with a slash of paint to her face as she opens the door. Aoi tells her he is trying to write something, but he does not know what it is yet. He also reveals that his ability to see sparkles has been lost. Over the course of a few days, Kohana helps Aoi with his sparkles and tidies his workplace. She decides to make a flower arrangement to help support him. On finishing the arrangement, he is able to see the sparkles. He writes "Bright Light" and hangs the paper on the wall next to Kohana's flowers. Though Aoi has yet to write what he wants, he says that he is closer to finding what is it. The next day, Teika is surprised to see Aoi attending the meeting with Kohana. 
3 "Inspiration in an Album"
"Akogare wa Arubamu no Naka ni" (憧れはアルバムの中に) 
"Walk in the lonely night" by Teika Ichijoji (Yūichirō Umehara)October 16, 2016
Kohana is selected to do an arrangement of her specialty to everyone. She looks for inspiration in her mother's flower arrangement album. She decides to do one of her mother's arrangements. When she does her demonstration, there are no sparkles. She is given a second chance, but she feels discouraged and confused. Afterwards, Teika confronts her, saying that her arrangement was unimpressive and that her position in the Hoshi Fest Committee is in danger. Kohana refutes him and says that someone like him would not be able to understand her struggles. Chieri gives Kohana a key to the room her mother used to do her flower arrangements. She attempts arrangements again, finding success in putting what she wants to say in her arrangement: that she is happy to be at Hoshigei, gets to see her friends' sparkles every day, and looks forward to the future. She finishes the arrangement, and it produces sparkles that turn into a huge cherry blossom tree, which shoots to the sky and makes a hole in the roof. The petals falling from the tree inspire Louis Anjo and Kanato Hibiki to join the Hoshi Fest meetings. 
4 "Dancing on the Moonlight"
"Tsuki no Hikari de Odorosete" (月の光で踊らせて) 
"Step of Happiness!" by Louis Anjo (Wataru Hatano)October 23, 2016
Kohana is at a Hoshi Fest meeting when Teika brings up a dance that is held every year after the festival. Upon learning that the committee members lead the dance, Kohana admits that she does not know how to dance. Kanato suggests that Louis teach her, as Louis is a dance major, but Louis evades to proposal. Kohana gets a book from the library about dancing and goes out into the courtyard to practice. Louis notices her and helps her practice, and she assumes that he loves dancing when Teika appears. Teika explains that Louis no longer dances anymore and that he failed to graduate the year before. After that, Louis coolly walks away. He gets a nightmare about his past, haunting him about his complicated relationship with dancing. Later, Louis sees Kohana dancing again and he gracefully teaches another lesson. Kohana tells Louis that she will enjoy dancing and that he always looks like he is dancing no matter what he is doing, from playing basketball to walking. Her simile reminds Louis of the excitement he felt when he bagan dancing, and he reaffirms his love for dancing. 
5 "I Just Can't Ignore You, Senpai!"
"Hottokenaissu yo, Senpai!" (放っとけないっすよ、先輩!) 
"Rainbow Star" by Kanato Hibiki (Takuya Eguchi)October 30, 2016
Kohana is made responsible for responding to the concerns and complaints in the opinion box set up at school. Though the surprising number of opinions initially makes her uneasy, Kanato agrees to help her. Kohana learns that Kanato has a cello recital approaching and offers to let him practice, but Kanato assures her that he will be fine. They address the various concerns one after another with vitality and success. Later, Kohana spots Kanato staying up late to practice the cello. Trying to be considerate of his upcoming recital, Kohana offers to handle the rest of concerns alone, but Kanato says he will accompany her on the last issue: investigating a mysterious ghost reported to be seen throughout one of the school buildings. The investigation is a success, and the committee gains a good reputation from Kohana and Kanato's work. To thank Kanato, Kohana listens to him play his cello. 
6 "Blown by a Mischievous Wind"
"Itazura na Kaze ni Fukarete" (いたずらな風に吹かれて) 
"Shiny Color" by Monet Tsukushi (Shouta Aoi)November 6, 2016
Kohana and the rest of the committee begin practicing for the collaborative Art Session. Their advisor Chieri instructs them on the secret of the Art Session: to make their hearts one. With no clear understanding of what they're meant to do, they search for a solution using a variety of methods. Monet Tsukushi studies them with confusion and curiosity. With persuasion, he agrees to draw the Hoshi Fest pamphlet cover art, as none of the members can draw well. In his art studio, Rintaro Tatewaki asks Monet if actually wants to draw with color and not only monochrome drawings. Monet brushes Rintaro off and confirms that he wants to continue painting monochromatic paintings and study abroad. He meets Kohana in a garden, when she reveals that she kept one of his colorful drawings he lost. Kohana tells Monet that she likes the drawing and can sense how happy he was when he drew it. The next day, the Hoshi Fest is playing volleyball and Monet joins them to keep their streak going. Monet realizes that he truly wants to use colors and express himself. He thanks Kohana for her support. At the next meeting, Monet attends and he brings Rintaro with him. 
7 "Shining Like the Sun"
"Taiyō Mitai ni Kagayaite" (太陽みたいに輝いて) 
"Sweets à la mode" by Rintarō Tatewaki (Yūki Ono)November 13, 2016
The Hoshi Festival executive committee has finally gathered all its members. As the committee is making steady progress, third-year Tatewaki Rintaro must take an important exam that will determine his future. Rintaro will return after he passes his exam. With full faith in himm, Kohana and the others quietly watch his progress. Meanwhile, Rintaro faces his work alone. However, with hazy feelings in his heart, he finds himself unable to identify what he wants to make. 
8 "The Light Out of Reach"
"Todokanu Hikari" (届かぬ光) 
"Kimi to Iu Hikari (The Light Known as You)" by Teika Ichijōji (Yūichirō Umehara)November 20, 2016
Two more weeks until the Hoshi Festival. Kohana and the rest of the committee are busy preparing for the festival and practicing for the Art Session to be performed on the day of the event. While the others are getting along, Teika chooses to practice alone and puts great pressure on himself. As a member of the Ichijoji family, he must produce results that he won't be ashamed of. Teika works desprately to meet the weighty expectations of his family. But from Kohana's perspective, he seems to be in pain-- 
9 "The Festival of Miracles and Magic"
"Kiseki to Mahou no Fesuta" (奇跡と魔法のフェスタ) 
"Art Session!!!!!!!" by ArtiSTARsNovember 27, 2016
It's finally the day of the Hoshi Festival. Kohana and the rest of the committee are busy working at the lively festival grounds. While working, Kohana runs into Teika's brothers Ichijoji Masana and Shinra, who see the Aigasaki family as their greatest enemy. Trouble appears to be brewing on the day of the festival. Will Kohana and the committee's art session be a success? And will she make it through the dance party? Now is the moment Kohana and the rest of the Hoshi Festival executive committee's hard work all comes together! 
10 "A Heart-Pounding Summer Holiday"
"Tokimeki Samaa Horidei" (ときめきサマーホリデー) 
December 4, 2016


The manga version drawn by Junta Mio began serialization in the November 2016 issue of Sylph.[6] A gag, 4-koma manga version of series, titled "Kohana to Yukai na ArtiSTARs-tachi" (小花と愉快なアルティスタたち) is serialized online for free at Ponimaga official website and is drawn by ImoUto.[7]


  1. All English titles are taken from Crunchyroll.


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