The Irregular at Magic High School (魔法科高校の劣等生 Mahōka Kōkō no Rettōsei, lit. "The Poor Performing Student of a Magic High School") is a Japanese light novel series written by Tsutomu Satō, with illustrations by Kana Ishida. ASCII Media Works has published 13 novels under their Dengeki Bunko imprint since July 2011. There have been five manga adaptations published by ASCII Media Works and Square Enix. An anime television series adaptation by Madhouse began airing April 5, 2014. A mobile game titled Mahōka Kōkō no Rettōsei: School Magicus Battle and a PlayStation Vita game titled Mahōka Kōkō no Rettōsei: Out of Order by Namco Bandai Games were both announced at Dengeki Game Festival 2014 on March 16, 2014.