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A Certain Magical Index (Toaru Majutsu no Index) is a sci-fi light novel written by Kazuma Kamachi, with anime and manga adaptations. For the spinoff series Railgun, use [toaru-kagaku-no-railgun]

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Watch Toaru Majutsu no Index (Including all the relate anime) Including the year that the anime release [closed]

About Kamijou Touma and most of the character: About Misaka Mikoto: About Accelerator
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Lost a name of an anime [migrated]

The anime works like this. Basically not having magic means death and only those with magic can live The scene i saw is a princess in that city secretly doesn't have magic and is later found out (she'...
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Do I need to watch "Railgun T" first to understand "Index 3" more easily?

I currently rewatching the To Aru series with all spin-offs (have only seen the first 2 Index and Railgun seasons years ago). My question is, after watching the first 2 seasons of Index and Railgun ...
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Watch order for certain magical index, when skipping railgun and accelarator spin offs

Will skipping the railgun and accelarator spinoffs affect the story? Are both the spinoffs necessary? what is the correct watch order skipping both the spinoffs.
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Curfew in Academy City

In A Certain Scientific Railgun, it's mentioned several times that there is a curfew for students in Academy City. Why is this so? Can someone explain to me please.
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Does the third season of Toaru Kagaku no Railgun happens after or before Toaru Kagaku no Accelerator?

The third season of Toaru Kagaku no Railgun started and Accelerator, one of the main villains of Toaru Majutsu no Index and the main character of Toaru Kagaku no Accelerator appears in the first ...
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Whats the name of this OST track from the Toaru Majutsu/Railgun Series

Sorry, not sure if this is the best place to ask this. The OST track starts out with a long whistle, followed by quick whistles blows, and it was quite fast (not slow/sad) (kinda had a sporty feel?). ...
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In the Raildex Setting, How Did Accelerator Manage to Kill over 10,000 Clones in the Sister's Arc? [duplicate]

Assuming that the project went on for 6 months before Touma stopped it, Accelerator would have had to kill roughly 55 clones each day to kill 10,000 in time. That seems fairly ridiculous. Assuming he ...
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Where exactly does A Certain Scientific Accelerator fit in the timeline?

Where exactly does A Certain Scientific Accelerator take place in the timeline? I know it'd some time after Accelerator's gunshot wound by the necklace but that's about it.
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What happens when an esper reachs level 6?

In the Toaru series several characters are trying to reach level 6, like Accelerator and Hirumi. But what happens when an esper reachs this level? Is this ever told in the series, mangas, spinoffs or ...
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Which are the five manga series that are based off the Toaru Majutsu no Index franchise?

According to Toaru Kagaku no Accelerator Toaru Kagaku no Accelerator (とある科学の一方通行アクセラレータ Toaru Kagaku no Ippō Tsūkō?, lit., A Certain Scientific Accelerator) is the fifth manga series that is based ...
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Why the sisters dont have the same power than Railgun if they have exactly the same DNA?

Railgun is level #5 esper, but her "sisters" only are level #2, #3 or #4, regardless they have exactly the same DNA. Why is this so?
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Why was Railgun chosen for the Sisters project and not Kakine Teitoku?

Misaka Mikoto "Railgun" was chosen for the Sisters project who cloned her. But she's ranked #3 among the level 5 espers. Why wasnt rank #2 Kakine Teitoku chosen instead, or even rank #1 Accelerator, ...
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Why is there a curfew for students in Academy City?

In A Certain Scientific Railgun, it's mentioned several times that there is a curfew for students in Academy City. Why is this so? Is this ever explained?
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Can Capacity Down disrupt Accelerator's esper powers?

Capacity Down is a device that produces a sound that can disrupt an esper. It was used in the anime series against Kongou Mitsuko, Misaka Mikoto, Shirai Kuroko etc. My question is, does this device ...
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Why did Accelerator turn into an angel?

In the last episode of season 3 of the anime A certain magical index, Accelerator who is an esper turned into an angel. Why did this happen? Can he do this at will?
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Why are level 0 espers considered espers if they have no powers at all?

Supposedly level 0 espers have no powers at all. Are they any different to humans then? Are they supposed to have latent powers or something?
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Can Accelerator be killed by a nuclear weapon?

There is an episode where Accelerator mentions to Last Order if I recall correctly (it could be another character) that he/she shouldnt worry about someone who can't be killed even by a nuclear bomb. ...
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Which version of A certain magical index is more expanded, the manga or the light novels?

I'm watching the 3rd season of the anime, and after that, I would like to continue with a version of the story which tells more events or situations or details which werent told in the anime. Which ...
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Why does the knight leader have the power level of a saint?

In the third season of the anime when fighting against 2 saints and the knight leader, the second princess says that it's hard to fight against 3 people with saint level. The 3rd person fighting was ...
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Why does Accelerator need a necklace to use his powers?

After being damaged in battle (by a bullet IIRC) , Accelerator had to start to use a necklace for being able to use his powers. What does this necklace does? Why does Accelerator need a necklace to ...
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Why nuns, bishops and catholics have magic powers in A Certain Magical Index?

In Catholicism, magic is rejected and seen as something from the devil, witches, heathens and probably heresy. Miracles (which could be seen as magic by others) dont use a spell or a ritual as fair as ...
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Which esper level is Shirai Kuroko, the girl who can teleport?

Shirai Kuroto is a esper who appears (at least) in A certain Magical Index and A certain Scientific Raigun being a somehow important character. Which esper level is she supposed to be? Is this ever ...
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Why does Stiyl Magnus have a bar code-like tatoo behind his eye?

Stiyl Magnus has a bar code-like tatoo behind his eye. Why does he have it? Does it have a special meaning related to magicians?
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In which place of the timeline of Toaru Majutsu no Index series does the Toaru Kagaku No Railgun series happen?

In the timeline of Toaru Majutsu No Index (no the release dates of the series/ovas/specials etc which is a completely different thing) where do the Toaru Kagaku No Railgun series happen?
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Why Touma is considered only a level 0 esper when he's clearly so powerful and was able to defeat the most powerful level 5 esper?

Toma has the "imagine breaker" which is regarded by many as a very powerful hability, moreover he was able to defeat the most powerful esper and one of the most powerful magicians, one who was capable ...
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Why if accelerator is so above other level 5 espers he isnt count as level 6 already?

Accelerator was able to kil 10,000 clons of another level 5 esper, the 3rd most powerful esper. If he's so above other espers, why isnt he counted as a level 6 esper already? What does a esper need to ...
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Is there a difference between the powers of magicians who can control fire like Stiyl Magnus and esper who does like Okahara Ryouta?

In Toaru Majutsu no Index , there are magicians and espers who can control fire like Stiyl Magnus and Okahara Ryouta. Is there a difference between their powers since they belong to different ...
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Why was Misaka Mikoto chosen as the candidate for the Sister's project when she was just a normal child when they asked for her DNA map?

I recently finished all of Toaru Majutsu no Index, and have started watching Toaru Kagaku no Railgun. I'm currently in the second season of Railgun S, where we get more detail about the Sisters ...
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Where did Itsuwa`s sweater go? (Continuity issue)

This question contains potential spoilers for episode 8 of Index 3! In Episode 8 of Toaru Majutsu no Index III during the battle between the
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Are the "A Certain Magical Index" seasons connected?

Can you watch A Certain Magical Index season 3 without watching the other seasons first? Do you have to watch them in order? Are all the Index seasons connected or is season 3 a new story?
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When does *The Miracle of Endymion* occur?

I'm currently rewatching A Certain Magical Index (including II) and A Certain Scientific Railgun (including S) in order by anime release date. Thus I've rewatched Miracle after II but before S. I ...
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How does Kihara Amata's device to bypass Accelerator's passive redirection actually work, and should it work at all?

Disclaimer: I watched only the anime. (And read Toarupedia) In season 2 of Index we are introduced to Kihara Amata, one of the scientists who worked on researching Accelerator's ability. He attacks ...
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Where is the source that says that Stiyl looking like an adult was due to art direction mistake?

Where is the source that says that Stiyl looking like an adult was due to art direction mistake? I remember something about "old" vs. "new", being interpreted wrong... I think it was on the Toaru ...
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How can Kazakiri Hyouka appear in a photograph but not be seen in surveillance camera footage?

As we know about Kazakiri Hyouka, nobody has seen her and knows about her appearance.In episode 21 at 16:15, Yomikawa tries to confirm the existence of the 2nd outsider with Tsukuyomi Komoe. Later, in ...
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What does reversing a person's bioelectricity do?

In A Certain Magical Index, Accelerator says something about reversing a person's bioelectricity. What happens to a human body when he does this?
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Why those "magical names" sound so much like forum handles?

Magicians show that they are serious by shouting their magical names. Poster child of this behaviour is shown in Endymion no Kiseki, when Is there any rule in making the magical names, or are they ...
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How could Misaka 10032 be measuring Touma's life signals while holding his right hand

Index episode 14 around 14:00 minutes. Touma awakens to find his right hand on Misaka 10032's chest. 10032 then states that she placed his hand there herself, and that she was reading electrical ...
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Why isn't Misaka Mikoto's face widely recognized?

In a city where 1,800,000 teenagers are struggling towards the same goal (esper improvement), having only seven level 5 students would automatically bump them into celebrity status. Tokiwadai's ...
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Where to continue from the manga after two seasons of "A Certain Magical Index" and "A Certain Scientific Railgun"?

I finished A Certain Magical Index I and A Certain Magical Index II as well as A Certain Scientific Railgun and A Certain Scientific Railgun S. I'd like to buy the mangas so I can keep up with the ...
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Is Academy City really an educational city? What is its purpose?

Academy City seems like a really weird city to me. At first I thought it was some super advanced city that was created with the sole purpose of filling it out with educational institutions for science ...
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Do the citizens of Academy City know about magic?

Do ordinary citizens of Academy City know about the existence of magic? By ordinary citizens, I mean the general population of the city.
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How does Mugino Shizuri's Meltdowner beam work?

How does Mugino Shizuri's Meltdowner beam work? I was going to have a discussion on Physics StackExchange about the line between Pseudo-Science and Real Science in the To Aru series, and I would like ...
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Mikoto started at Level 1. Is she a Gemstone or a kid with 'idiosyncracies', or neither?

According to the Wiki, Mikoto was a child prodigy, and started at Level 1 instead of Level 0. Is she a Gemstone or a person with 'idiosyncracies', or neither?
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What's the meaning of the 'Out' suffix in "Mental Out" and "Skill Out"?

What's the meaning of the 'Out' suffix in "Mental Out" and "Skill-Out"?
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Why did Aleister create the Science Side?

Why did Aleister create the Science Side? Do we actually know? From TVTropes:
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What does Touma say to the "Replica" Sorcerer with the Obsidian Blade?

At the end of A Certain Magical Index I episode 18, the "Replica" Sorcerer (the one with the Obsidian Blade) asks Touma to make sure he protects Misaka. When Touma answers, we can only see ...
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Where is it mentioned the Accelerator's Vector Transformation works on all 11 dimensions?

The wiki says this about Accelerator's Vector Transformation: It is said to even be able to reflect teleportation vectors in the 11th dimension, though a strange phenomenon would occur in the 3-...
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Watching order for "Toaru Majutsu no Index" and related anime

I am slowly coming to the end of watching "Toaru Majutsu no Index" anime. There are a few anime series related to that world: Toaru Majutsu no Index Toaru Majutsu no Index II Toaru Kagaku no Railgun ...
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Why does Mikoto attack Touma?

In the first episode of To Aru Majutsu no Index, Misaka attacks Touma with her Railgun, but she deliberately misses him. After that she attacks him with her usual lighting attack but he nullifies it ...