The BEST Episodes of Akashic Records of Bastard Magic Instructor

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Mar 16, 2020

Network: AT-X

The Alzano Imperial Magic Academy is located in the southern part of the Alzano Empire and is among most prominent magic schools in the world, where students can learn the highest forms of magic. All those who strive to learn magic dream of studying at this academy, and its students as well as its teachers are proud to be a part of its 400-year history. Glenn Radars is a new instructor who has suddenly been appointed to teach part-time at this highly respected academy. The previously unheard-of lessons of this man known as a good-for-nothing bastard are about to begin.

Just the Slightest Bit of Motivation

#1 - Just the Slightest Bit of Motivation

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 11, 2017

Even after losing the duel, Glenn lacks all motivation. Yet through his interactions with Sistine and Rumia, he eventually starts genuinely teaching classes that will help them. Meanwhile, suspicious men show up at the academy…

star 8.06
94 votes
Writers: Rintarou Ikeda, Shinobu Yoshioka, Touko Machida
The Sea of Falling Stars

#2 - The Sea of Falling Stars

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired May 16, 2017

Re=L joins the academy to guard Rumia, and thanks to her interactions with Sistine and the others slowly integrates into class. She gets along well with her classmates at first during their field research, but…

star 7.80
91 votes
Directors: Minato Kazuto
Writers: Touko Machida
Gold Digger!?

#3 - Gold Digger!?

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Jun 6, 2017

After returning from their field research, Glenn and the others spend their days in different ways. On one such day, Leos visits the academy as a guest instructor, and causes a stir by proclaiming himself Sistine's fiance.

star 7.68
88 votes
Directors: Minato Kazuto
Writers: Touko Machida
The Evil Being

#4 - The Evil Being

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired May 9, 2017

The ones pulling the strings behind the imperial guard were the Researchers of Divine Wisdom. Glenn fights to clear Rumia of suspicion. Meanwhile, in the magic competition, the students of Class 2 face…

star 7.67
87 votes
Writers: Tatsuto Higuchi, Touko Machida
The Unmotivated Bastard

#5 - The Unmotivated Bastard

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Apr 4, 2017

Glenn is a bastard who only sleeps instead of teaching class at the Alzano Imperial Magic Academy. When one of his excellent students, Sistine, finally gets fed up, she challenges him to a duel to make him teach properly.

star 7.58
102 votes
Writers: Minoto Kazuto, Touko Machida
The Fool and the Star

#6 - The Fool and the Star

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired May 23, 2017

When they arrive at the location for their field research, Sistine and the others observe the white alchemy lab. On the way back, Re=L acts on her own, meeting with her long separated brother, and they confront Glenn as he rushes to the scene.

star 7.48
93 votes
Directors: Minato Kazuto
Writers: Touko Machida
The Reason to Live

#7 - The Reason to Live

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired May 30, 2017

Mortally wounded, Glenn manages to hang on by a thread thanks to Sistine's magic. They chase after Re=L who kidnapped Rumia, and Glen storms into the white alchemy lab alongside Albert.

star 7.47
89 votes
Directors: Minato Kazuto
Writers: Touko Machida
The Magic Competition

#8 - The Magic Competition

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 25, 2017

Hoping to earn the special reward, Glenn aims to win the magic competition. While Sistine and the others don't know his reason, they all work hard to meet his expectations and start showing unexpected results.

star 7.43
87 votes
Writers: Chikara Sakurai, Touko Machida, Yuu Satou
The Fool and Death

#9 - The Fool and Death

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 18, 2017

The evil mages infiltrating the academy are terrorists belonging to the magic society, Researchers of Divine Wisdom. In order to rescue his students taken captive, Glenn finally exercises his real power.

star 7.41
91 votes
Writers: Chikara Todo, Ikurou Morikawa, Touko Machida
Face Off! The Magic Corps Battle

#10 - Face Off! The Magic Corps Battle

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Jun 13, 2017

Glenn and Leos enter a duel involving the other students in a magic corps battle. Leos's camp is well organized, but Glenn fights back with clever tactics.

star 7.39
85 votes
Directors: Minato Kazuto
Writers: Tatsuto Higuchi, Touko Machida
The Queen and the Princess

#11 - The Queen and the Princess

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired May 2, 2017

Rumia comes becomes a suspect during the magic competition and the imperial guard targets her life. Glenn manages to save her in the nick of time, but an unexpected individual stands in his way.

star 7.30
89 votes
Directors: Minato Kazuto
Writers: Tatsuto Higuchi, Touko Machida
Finding One's Own Place

#12 - Finding One's Own Place

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Jun 20, 2017

Preparations begin for Sistine and Leos' wedding ceremony. Rumia holds out faith that the vanished Glenn will return, but they still have no word from him by the day of the wedding.

star 6.84
83 votes
Directors: Minato Kazuto
Writers: Touko Machida