The strongest 10 years old magician

Juu Sai no Saikyou Madoushi Chapter 9

T.L Konko
E.D Me =)

I have sad news for everyone. I will be dropping all translation until further notice due to real life commitment (P.s Struggling with my final year project for the next 8 mths and looking for job -.-) Anyone who is interested, please feel free to pick up any of my series.

Chapter 9: Unable to read

The opening ceremony of the magic school was held in the auditorium on the following morning.

The auditorium was so wide and tall that it seemed unreal. Ferris even felt her neck straining when she attempted to look at the ceiling.

The auditorium was illuminated by sunlight entering from the front window. Furthermore, the person talking with his back facing the sunlight was the headmaster that she met yesterday.

Within the students that were standing orderly, Ferris was the only one that was looking left and right during the headmaster speech.

When she looked around her, all the other students were standing still and paying attention to the headmaster.

Realizing that, Ferris did her best and tried to pay attention to the headmaster but still ended up looking around.
It was unexpectedly difficult standing straight and doing nothing. Ferris must concentrate on a level that she had never experienced in her life.

The opening ceremony of the magic school was held in the auditorium on the following morning.

The auditorium was so wide and its ceiling was so tall that it made one believe it to be a lie. Ferris’ neck felt painful after she tried looking at the ceiling.

The auditorium was illuminated by the light entering from the window at the front, as sunlight sapped in naturally. And the person talking with his back facing the sunlight was the headmaster that she met yesterday.

Among the students that were standing in an orderly line, only Ferris was looking left and right during the headmaster’s speech.

When she looked around her, all the other students were not moving around at all and were paying attention to the headmaster.

Realizing that, Ferris did her best and tried to pay attention to the headmaster but still ended up looking around.
It was unexpectedly difficult standing straight and doing nothing. Ferris must concentrate on a level that she had never experienced in her life.

[Well then, the new school term has just began. It is a new beginning for building the foundation for your future. For the first class, you must gain an even deeper understanding regarding the knowledge of magic. For the middle class, do work harder to master your skills in magic. As for the final class, it is time for you to decide on your future path. These are mainly…]

The headmaster kept on talking.

However, he was the only one that spoke while not even one student spoke. Moreover, even the adults remained silent.

Ferris felt mysterious at this situation.

Normally, if you are speaking to someone but if the other party did not reply, you would feel sad. Being ignored, was such painful.

Hence, Ferris felt that the headmaster must have been ignored by everyone. Such a terrible thing. She felt pity for the headmaster.

Ferris decided.

[It is important to have a dream. Without it, humans would not be able to achieve their goal. For magicians, they would not be able to use magic to their full potential. Everyone, have you ever dream of your future?]

[Not yet desu!]

Responding to the headmaster’s question, Ferris replied energetically.

Many pairs of eyes gathered on Ferris.

A commotion was seen among the students.

Ferris then realized that she made a mistake.

This is an occasion where you did not have to answer. This was common sense.
Embarrassed. Really embarrassed. Ferris felt that her cheek was turning red like tomatoes.

In the end, until the end of the ceremony, Ferris shrunk her body and lowered her head.

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Once the ceremony was over, the students returned to their respective classrooms to meet their homeroom teacher.

There were many rows of desks in the classroom and all the students sat on their seats.

Ferris then judged that this was a situation where one must not move around so she obediently sat while sighing.

It seemed that the teachers showed consideration by allocating Ferris, seat next to Alicia’s. Although Ferris was relieved being next to Alicia, she still could not calm herself down.

[Ano… Alicia-san. For some reason, everyone is staring at me…]

Alicia smiled upon hearing Ferris’s question

[This is something I expect. Ferris is the only student transferring into middle class during this semester. Do not mind it too much]

[Un… I do not mind, but…]

At any rate, the miners at the magic stone mine all looked at Ferris like she was a bug on the floor. She was not used being in the center of attention.

While she was sitting nervously, a fashionable girl skipped and jumped into the classroom.

Wearing a red hat and shoes.
Wearing a pair of earrings and holding onto a sparkling staff.

That girl was now standing at the front of the classroom and tapping the floor with her staff.

[Hi, hi ~, let’s begin with a good morning ~! It seems that everyone is present ~ ♪ So no one died during the holidays ~ !]

[Good morning!]

The students returned her greeting.

Ferris then asked Alicia with quietly.

[That person… who is she…?]

[She is our homeroom teacher, Lotte-sensei]

[Teacher!? She looks like a child?]

[…Ah. Er… there are many powerful female magicians that uses magic to stop aging. They wanted to be young forever]

[I see… amazing…]

Lotte-sensei used her staff and pointed at the two that were whispering.

[Wait a moment ~! Sensei is a genuine 12 years old! Don’t ~ create weird rumours!]

She corrected them cheerfully and everyone started laughing.

Ferris felt a sense of envy when she saw that everyone has a good relationship.

No matter how good the relationship in the classroom was, it was still [Excluding Ferris]. She knew a lot about it as the miners and her masters has good relationship. Ferris was always excluded every time.

[Well ~, you know ~, although its sudden, but let’s do a test!]

The students shriek upon hearing the announcement.

[Sensei, it is too sudden!] [I was not informed of this!] [I don’t want to study!]

Cries of despair could be heard in the classroom but Lotte-sensei just snorted.

[The reason for the test is for me to understand your current abilities–! Those who complain shall became sacrifices for my magic experiment!]

With a wave of her staff, papers appeared from the air and landed on her desk. She then passed the paper to the students sitting on the front row.

While all students showed a face of disgust, there was however a girl who act arrogantly.

[All of you start to panic because you did not take study seriously enough desuwa! I am different! I do not have any problem desuwa!]

[Hoho ~! Jeanette-chan is also energetic today ~!]

Lotte-sensei laughed happily.

The girl named Jeanette looked as beautiful as Alicia-san.

Long hair like wavy water.
Slender and well-proportioned body.
Long legs.

Her lips were firm while her eyes showed her strong sense of pride. Although her expression looked like she harboured some grudge, it instead gave her a beautiful charm that could rival anyone.

Ferris felt that Jeanette is an amazing person.

Jeanette then puffed her chest and pointed towards Alicia.

[Alicia Gutenbelt! Let’s have a match desuwa! Just who can score the highest point!? I will definitely defeat you!]

[Just why must we have a match? This is just a test to gauge our abilities so it doesn’t matter who will get a better score right?]

Alicia simply refuted her.

Jeanette then started stomping on the floor.

[Why does your face look so calm!? It makes me feel angry! Regardless! If I win this, it will prove that the Lainzarich family is better than the Gutenbelt family! You better be prepared!]

For some reason, Ferris felt that the two were not on good terms.

It was unfortunate as Ferris wanted to be friends with Jeanette.

[Alright now, please stop playing around. Test, test ~~! Begin ~~!]

[I, I am not playing around! This is a serious duel!]

Jeanette face turned red as she sank into silence and sat down. All the students then started to focus on the test paper that was handled out.

Just what are we going to do now? Ferris heart beats rapidly as she looked at the paper that appears on her desk… and she tilted her head.

[Ano~… these pattern, what are they…?]

Lotte-sensei also felt troubled.

[Nn…? There are no questions regarding magic formation for this exam ~~? Which pattern are you talking about?]

[The whole paper, is drawn full of small patterns…]

Alicia grasped and covered her mouth upon hearing what Ferris said.

[It couldn’t be… Ferris, you can’t read letters?]

[Letters, what is that…?]

Don’t understand. It seemed that those patterns were called letters but Ferris does not know the significance of it. She does not even know what she needs to do.

Jeanette then cut into the conversation.

[Ara~ara! Ara~ara~ara~! This is so surprising desuwa! How did you pass the entrance examination without knowing how to read!? I demand an explanation!]

[Nn~, the headmaster said that it was not necessary so I thought that there would be no issue~~]

Lotte-sensei followed up and explained.

However, this only caused Jeanette to be even more agitated.

[I understand now! Speaking of which… Alicia-san’s father and the headmaster has been close friends…! In other words, it is connection desu! We could only enter the magic school after passing the difficult entrance examination, but Alicia used her connection and invited her friend into the school!]

[Well… you could also say it this way]

Alicia admitted bluntly.

[I felt shocked! This is clearly unfair! No, not only is it unfair, it is also abuse of power! All our hard work is wasted! Committing such a dishonest act, I feel so regretfully that I wanted to cry!!]

After Jeanette expressed her opinion loudly, a rustle brewed among the students.

[Is this for real…] [ This is too cunning…] [Its horrible…] [Having money is so good…]

Everyone stared at Ferris and Alicia with hostility.

Looking at Alicia biting her lips, Jeanette had an expression of victory.

On the other hand, Ferris felt her face becoming hot.

This situation, was no good.

She did not care if others spoke ill of her but she could not accept them targeting Alicia. Alicia is gentle, has a kind heart, and a girl that should be loved by everyone.

Ferris then looked straight at Lotte-sensei.

[Sen, sensei! Please give me the exam!]

[Eh…? Which kind of exam?]

[The entrance exam! If, I could properly pass it, there should be no problem!?]

[Well… there will be no problem if you show you have the talent]

Lotte-sensei nod and agreed.

[If that is the case, I, will pass it!]

Jeanette sneered hearing Ferris declaration.

[Can you even pass when you can’t even read letters?]

[I can do it!]

[So what if you fail? Will you take the responsibility and quit school?]

[Please stop here!]

[Hey, Ferris! Stop making weird promises!]

Alicia tried to stop her in a panic but Ferris does not intend to let it go.

[… I , will do my best!]

For the sake of the gentle-natured Alicia, I will do it. It is only an exam so I will conquer it. Ferris made a vow in her heart.

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After class.

[Sigh… I screwed up again….]

Jeanette reflected upon herself once she returned to her dormitory.

The words that she said in the morning were due to a moment of impulse. She did not know what to do if Ferris really withdraw from the school.

Jeanette did not want that. She did not even have feelings of animosity towards Ferris.
Or rather, she felt that Ferris is cute and wanted to talk with her more.

Alicia was the one she had feelings of animosity to… Wrong, the Gutenbelt family to be exact. The Lainzarich family that she was born into had such antagonistic opinion.

[If it seemed that Ferris is going to drop out of school… I will do something to rectify it and then become friends with her. This is good desuwa! Un, let’s go with this solution!]

Jeanette clenched her fist and nodded proudly.

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Ferris and Alicia had no way of knowing such a thing.

In the library of the magic school, they were going to start studying seriously.

[Alicia-san! I, will do my best! Please teach me what is (letters)!]

[That… it might be easy for you to start reading picture books…?]

Alicia tilted her head.

[For now, want to sit of my lap…?]

[Yes!!]

Both of them were full of determination.

T.L End of chapter 9 ~~

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15 thoughts on “Juu Sai no Saikyou Madoushi Chapter 9

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  2. Thanks for your hard work! It’s unfortunate that the translations are dropped but good luck with your real life.
    A lot of people in this story are obsessed with being young lol.




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  3. i guess that means, it’s either she’s really just a child exposed to magic. or ALL her memories before she was discovered were sealed, probably by herself.




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  4. Thank you for all and good luck with your real life.
    Before depart to the battle against real life commitment, you could share the illustrations of cheat na kaineko? i love the fal maro’s illustrations




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