Kamijou Touma is a student living in Academy City, a highly advanced place in terms of technology. Despite being gauged as a level zero esper (no powers), he possesses on his right hand the Imagine Breaker, an ability that negates any power whatsoever. Touma finds a young girl named Index who is trying to run away from Necessarius, a powerful magic organization that she is member of. Blessed with the skill of memorizing any sort of information, she holds 103,000 forbidden magical books within her head. As science and magic cross paths, Touma must face several dangers amid espers and magicians who appear at the exciting scientific town.
Runtime: 25 minutes
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A Certain Scientific Railgun (とある科学の超電磁砲 (レールガン), Toaru Kagaku no Rērugan) is an anime series based on the manga of the same name, which in itself is a spin-off of Kazuma Kamachi's light novel, manga and anime series A Certain Magical Index. The manga is serialized in Dengeki Daioh and is written by Kazuma Kamachi and illustrated by Motoi Fukuyama. The anime series is set in Academy City before and during the events of A Certain Magical Index, in which the plot focuses on Mikoto Misaka, an electromaster who is the third strongest esper in Academy City, along with her friends: Kuroko Shirai, a teleporter and Mikoto's roommate; Kazari Uiharu, Kuroko's partner in Judgment, the city's public safety committee; and Ruiko Saten, Kazari's friend and classmate. The anime is produced by J.C.Staff and directed by Tatsuyuki Nagai, series composition by Seishi Minakami, music by Maiko Iuchi, character design by Yuichi Tanaka and art and sound direction by Tomonori Kuroda and Jin Aketagawa respectively. The anime began airing on Tokyo MX from October 2, 2009 to March 19, 2010 and were later aired a day later on Chiba TV, MBS, TV Saitama and TV Kanagawa. The first 12 episodes follow the manga closely, with some changes and a few anime-original episodes and characters, while the later half of the series being a new original plot written by Kazuma Kamachi. Eight DVD compilations, each containing three episodes and a mini A Certain Magical Index novel written by Kazuma Kamachi and art by Haimura Kiyotaka which features Kaori Kanzaki as the protagonist, were released since February 7, 2010. A five-minute bonus episode was included with the Official Visual Book of the show released on July 24, 2010. An OVA episode was then released on October 29, 2010. Funimation licensed the series in North America and released the series on DVD in April 2013. A second anime season, titled A Certain Scientific Railgun S, aired between April 12, 2013 and September 27, 2013 and was simulcast by Funimation, who released the series on DVD between July and August 2014. Another Visual Book containing another bonus episode was released on March 27, 2014. The first season features five pieces of theme music, two opening themes and three ending themes. For the first 14 episodes, the opening theme was “Only my Railgun” by fripSide, while the ending theme was “Dear My Friend -Mada Minu Mirai e-” (Dear My Friend －まだ見ぬ未来へ－, “Dear My Friend -Towards an Unseen Future-”) by Elisa. A special ending theme, “Smile: You & Me” by Elisa was aired on episode 12. From episodes 15 onwards, the opening theme was “LEVEL5-Judgelight-” by fripSide and the ending theme was “Real Force” by Elisa. On the last episode, “Only my Railgun” is featured once again as insert song, and the full single of “Dear My Friend -Mada Minu Mirai e-” is used as the final ending theme. In the OVA, the opening theme was “Future gazer” by fripSide while the ending theme was "Special “ONE”" by Elisa. The second season uses six pieces of theme music, two opening theme and four ending themes. For the first sixteen episodes, the opening theme is “Sisters' Noise” by fripSide whilst the main ending theme is “Grow Slowly” by Yuka Iguchi. The ending theme for episodes 11 and 14 is “stand still” by Iguchi. From episode seventeen onwards, the opening theme is “Eternal Reality” by fripSide whilst the ending theme is “Links” (リンクス, Rinkusu) by Sachika Misawa. The ending theme for episode 23 is “Infinia” (インフィニア) by Sachika Misawa.
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List of A Certain Magical Index episodes - The anime adaptation of the light novel series of which this a spin-off of
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