In the 25-episode TV drama MAGISTER NEGI MAGI Mahou Sensei Negima!, the protagonist Negi Springfield was portrayed by ex-Nogizaka46 member Yukina Kashiwa, who was 13 at the time.
It is officially announced today on May 29 that 22-year-old former Nogizaka46 member Rina Ikoma is set to star in the upcoming stage play adaptation of Ken Akamatsu’s comedy fantasy manga Mahou Sensei Negima!/Negima! Magister Negi Magi as its 10-year-old protagonist Negi Springfield.
Ikoma says, “I have the privilege to star as the protagonist Negi in the upcoming play ‘Mahou Sensei Negima! wonderful with the entire company.”