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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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Why is Index's full name "Index Librorum Prohibitorum"?

Index's full name is "Index Librorum Prohibitorum", based on a real book with the same name. It's a list of publications deemed heretical, anti-clerical or lascivious, and banned by the Catholic ...
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What is that frog toy that Misaka loves?

Misaka really loves this frog. Where does this frog come from? Does it exist both in anime and in real life (I feel like I've seen this frog somewhere before)?
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Where do students get their funds from?

It's been bothering me for a while now, and it's mentioned against several times. Where do students in Academy City get their funds? Do they get it from home, their parents? Does Academy City give ...
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Why didn't Accelerator get sunburned after losing his vector shield?

Why didn't Accelerator get sunburned after losing his vector shield? Albinos are very vulnerable to ultraviolet, so he must have been red all the time.
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Why does Last Order state her name twice?

I understand that the regular clones speak in third person from the answer here. But Last Order actually has emotions, so there is no reason to speak in third person or repeating her name over twice. ...
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What does being a saint mean?

In Toaru Majutsu no Index, there are currently about 20 saints So far I've read until the arc named in the spoiler and I'm wondering, how you become a saint and what makes a saint? Are saints just ...
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What are these pixeled-out places from the Endymion special?

In the Index-tan special for the Toaru Majutsu no Index: Endymion no Kiseki movie, the following two images appear, pixelated-out, during a conversation about landmarks in Tokyo: What are these ...
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Why does Touma care if other people learn that magic exists?

There are multiple scenes in the Index movie (The Miracle of Endymion) where Touma cuts Index off when she's about to say something to Arisa about magic or magicians or whatnot. Why does Touma have ...
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How different are the Index light novels from the manga/anime?

The original Toaru Majutsu no Index light novels were adapted as anime and manga. I heard, that the LNs had much more content than the manga or the anime, but I couldn't find any reliable sources. Do ...
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What series does Index-tan refer to?

In the first episode of the Index-tan specials of Toaru Majutsu no Index, Index-tan sits on Touma's head and eats bread. They talk about how she references something and then she explains that if you ...
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For how long were Accelerator and the Sisters doing the Level 6 experiment?

He's killed about ten thousand sisters, if he did it at a rate of 8 sisters per day, that would be: 10000 / 8 = 1250 days Or about 3 years and 5 months. Could the experiment have been running for ...
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What is the difference between Judgment and Anti-skill?

Both these organizations seem to keep coming up in Railgun/Index, but it's never explained what the difference is. Both of them seem to be some kind of police force. At first I thought Judgment was ...
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Is Accelerator able to control the magnitude of vectors?

As we know, vectors have both direction and magnitude, and Accelerator's ability is Vector Change. I always believed that he could control both attributes of vectors, until my friends claimed that he ...
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Why do the MISAKA Sisters narrate everything they say?

The MISAKA sisters from Toaru Majutsu no Index have this habit of constantly narrating everything they say in the third person, including the way they say it and actions during their speech. Moreover, ...
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Can Accelerator be harmed by space-time abilities (such as teleportation)?

Accelerator can control vectors with his ability "Vector Change" (sometimes also known as "Accelerator"). Is it possible for someone with a space-time ability to hurt him (e.g. by teleporting an ...
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What are the marks on Index-tan's left eye?

In the Toaru Majutsu no Index specials, Index-tan is shown to have some marks on her left eye. However, she did not have any on the 'main anime'. What is the significance of these marks? If it was ...
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What prizes are awarded during the Daihasei Festival?

During the Daihasei Sports Festival (or Daihaseisai), schools from Academy City compete in various competitions such as ball-tossing and bread-eating. I assume that the final ranking is determined ...
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What is the name of Misaka 10032's cat?

In episode 10 (Misaka Mikoto) Misaka 10032 finds a black cat. Touma tells her to choose a name for the cat, since she was the one who found it. She says that the cat will be called dog, which Touma ...
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How are "A Certain Magical Index" and "A Certain Scientific Railgun" connected?

According to MAL, the former is the parent story of the latter, that appears described as a side story. However, I find no reference to these questions: Do both stories take place in the same ...
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How is Misaka's railgun so destructive?

In episode 1 of Railgun, Misaka's railgun up-ends a good chunk of what appears to be an olympic-sized swimming pool. Later in the same episode, it is revealed that her railgun travels at a velocity of ...
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What are the major factions and players on the Magic and the Science side? [closed]

There are various factions that exist on both the Magic and Science side, but what are the most prominent ones and who are their most well-known members?

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