Negima! Magister Negi Magi Volume 16 (Limited Edition) was released in Japan on October 17, 2006, by Kodansha. This book is part of the series about boy wizard, Negi Springfield, by author, Ken Akamatsu.
Volume 16 of the 38-volume series focusing on Negi, a boy wizard who is tasked with teaching a class of junior-high girls all while searching for clues to lead to his missing father.
This is another volume in a long set to have a limited edition release.
The limited release includes a guidebook to the second anime series, Negima!?, by Studio Shaft, which was currently airing during this issue's release. The book contains useful information about the animated series, character designs, and other tidbits.
The limited edition includes a cast script for the first episode of the Negima!? series. Several signatures from the cast appear throughout the script. However, they were printed signatures for the release, not individually autographed.
An Asuna Pactio Card is also included, featuring the her Rare/Armor design from Shaft's series.
The manga itself does have a slight change; the volume's actual binding cover instead is illustrated by the Japanese voice actress of Setsuna Sakurazaki, Yu Kobayashi. The class roster that appears in the back of every book was also replaced with featuring her work. The author portion of the slip cover is also replaced with Kobayashi's art. The rest of the manga is the same and is printed in the standard black-and-white.