Kazumi Asakura is a character from the Mahou Sensei Negima anime and manga.
Kazumi is the local School Newspaper Newshound and an aspiring Intrepid Reporter. She discovered Negi's secret early on and loosely followed the events with no real affiliation apart from pursuit of interesting stories until integrating more fully into the group around the end of Mahora fest. She is Sayo's best friend and the two formed a partnership of sorts due to Sayo being almost completely undetectable, making her a great spy.
In the AWA fics, Kazumi is a student at the AWA Academy.
Kazumi has a red hair tied in a high, spiky ponytail, and has blue eyes. She usually wears her Mahora Academy uniform.
Kazumi is the resident class reporter with a camera always on hand. She likes to get the inside scoop on everything that goes on, and is the paparazzi of 2-A class. Kazumi won't stop at anything until she gets her scoop.
- Pactio: Reportatrix Denudans: Kazumi's artifact is called Oculus Corvinusand it creates up to six small golem cameras that she is able to manipulate and send to any part of the world.There fore, its a handy tool in terms of information gathering and search operations. She is the eighth person to make pactio with Negi. The artifact has other clever uses such as spying on the opponents location and determining the proper coordinates of a target for firing arm like a laser sattelite. It can also capture, record and display images in a hologram like interface. She is the eigth student to make a pactio with Negi, though her kiss is only seen through a picture, so the time that she did this is unknown.
- Reporting Skills: As the reporter of the class, Kazumi has the skills to get the inside scoop of any topic. She also demonstrated this skills during the Mahora Tournament giving play-by-play accounts during the fight.
- Her surname, Asakura (meaning "morning storehouse"), is also the name of a former village, a city, and a district in Japan, as well as that of a daimyō clan.
- In one of the group shot artwork from the first volume, she is depicted wearing glasses. However, she never appears wearing them in the actual manga.
- She has a camera wherever she goes in order to collect world-class scoops.
- For hot news, she would even disguise as others.
- Since she sits next to Sayo the Landlocked Spirit, she became one of the few who can actually see her.
- Since then, the class ghost got a liking towards her and started following her around.
- Has the fourth largest boobs in 3A.
- Has her own homepage, which can be accessed and updated through her cell phone.