A Certain Magical Index(TV show/series, 2008-2019)

Original title: "とある魔術の禁書目録" (Japanese/JA)
| 25min per episode | Genres: Action & Adventure, Animation, Science-Fiction & Fantasy, Drama, Comedy

Scripted Reality in 3 seasons with 74 episodes

A Certain Magical IndexRating: 3.6/5 (with 13 votes)
A Certain Magical Index (とある魔術の禁書目録 (インデックス), Toaru Majutsu no Indekkusu) is a Japanese light novel series written by Kazuma Kamachi and illustrated by Kiyotaka Haimura, which has been published by ASCII Media Works under their Dengeki Bunko imprint since April 2004. The plot is set in a world where supernatural abilities exist. The light novels focus on Tōma Kamijō, a young high school student in Academy City who has an unusual ability, as he encounters an English nun named Index. His ability and relationship with Index proves dangerous to other sorcerers and Espers who want to discover the secrets behind him and Index, as well as the city. Yen Press have licensed the novels in North America. A manga adaptation by Chuya Kogino began serialization in Monthly Shōnen Gangan from May 2007. J.C.Staff produced two 24-episode anime series between 2008 and 2011. An animated film was released in February 2013. The anime adaptations are licensed in North America by Funimation. A 26-episode third season aired between 2018 and 2019, licensed by Funimation. The side-story manga series, A Certain Scientific Railgun, began serialization in Dengeki Daioh in February 2007. A second side-story manga series, A Certain Scientific Accelerator, began serializatio... ()
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Kamijo is a student in Academy City, where people use science to develop supernatural abilities. The guy’s got a lot of heart – luckily for a young nun named Index. She’s on the run from a sorcery society that covets the astonishing 103,000 volumes of magical knowledge stored in her memory. When Index stumbles into Kamijo’s life, she find a faithful friend and protector, and while Kamijo’s easily the weakest kid in Academy City, he’s got something else going for him: the Imagine Breaker, an unexplainable power stored in his right hand that negates the powers of others. With scientists and sorcerers attacking from all sides, the Imagine Breaker will definitely come in handy – but it’s Kamijo’s loyalty to Index that will be his greatest weapon in the fight to keep her safe.

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10/05/2018Season 3 - 26 episodes
#1 | 10/05/2018Unrest
Since the September 30 attack on Academy City by The Right Seat of God's Vento of the Front, tensions grows between the Catholic Church and Academy City, with the latter's tightening their security. Tōma has an unlucky day where he gets bitten by a hungry Index, hit by a ball on the head by Seiri, accidentally sees his teacher Suama Oyafune removing her skirt and gets attacked by Mikoto after the latter discovers a selfie of him and her mother Misuzu in his phone. As he heads home, Tōma is forced to follow an old woman named Monaka Oyafune, Suama's mother, to an empty park. Monaka reveals to Tōma that she is one of Academy City's Board of Directors and fears the upcoming war and wants him to investigate whether the recent world wide protest against Academy City are really the work of the Catholic Church. Tsuchimikado appears and shoots Monaka, which the latter explains she ordered the former to shoot her to protect her family and satisfy the rest of the Pro-War Board of Directors for talking with Tōma behind their backs. Agreeing to work with her, Tōma follows Tsuchimikado as they head to Avignon, France via a supersonic jet.
#2 | 10/12/2018The Right Seat of God
Tōma is parachuted into a river and almost drowns but is saved by Itsuwa of the Amakusa Catholics. He explains to Itsuwa that he and Tsuchimikado are trying to find Constantine's Document, also known as the C Document, a magical item that was long ago given by Emperor Constantine to the Pope which allowed whatever the user believes, the people living on Papal Lands also believed it, which Tsuchimikado believes is responsible for the world wide anti-Academy City protest. Bringing him to a cafe, Itsuwa explains the C Document is in Avignon and not in Rome due to the events of the Avignon Papacy and the city's ley lines allows the document to spreads it's magic throughout Europe. However, Tōma and Itsuwa are forced to abandon the cafe after rioters reazlies Tōma is from Academy City. Meanwhile in London, Stiyl and Agnese interrogate Lidvia and Biagio over information on who God's Right Seat are and their goals which Lidvia reveals they are four special individuals who sacrificed their ability to use normal magic in exchange for divine powers so they can rid themselves of Original Sin and become closer with God. As they avoid the rioters, Tōma and Itsuwa gets a call from Tsuchimikado that they need to find one of the city's ley lines so Tōma's Imagine Breaker can destroy the effects of the C Document. Just before Tōma and Itsuwa disrupts one of the site of the ley lines, they are attacked by God's Right Seat, Terra of the Left.
#3 | 10/19/2018The Document of C.
Tsuchimikado appears and joins forces with Tōma and Itsuwa against Terra, who flees when a platoon of powered suits sent by Academy City interfere with their fight. Tsuchimikado then stays behind to stop the suits while Tōma and Itsuwa chase after Terra at the Palais des Papes. Once there, Tōma contacts Mikoto by phone and learns from her that according to the media, Academy City launched an attack on Avignon in retaliation against a plan to attack it, but their conversation is cut short when Terra, having the C Document in his hands, attacks him. During their fight, Terra realizes that Tōma still has not attained the full power of Imagine Breaker because he lost his memory, but nevertheless, Tōma takes advantage of a weakness in Terra's abilities to defeat him and destroy the C Document. Just as Tōma is about to inquire Terra about what he knows about Imagine Breaker, a squad of stealth bombers led by Accelerator attack the palace, allowing Terra to escape. However, at St. Peter's Basilica, Terra is killed for involving civilians in the conflict by Acqua of the Back who decides to take the war against Academy City personally after Terra and Vento's failures.
#4 | 10/26/2018The Dark Side of Academy City
Team GROUP captures a blackmarketter for questioning who is later killed by an esper wearing a steel helmet. Etzali investigates the blackmarketter's home but a black ops team arrives. Etzali disguises himself as one of the operators but not before leaving some clues to his team. GROUP learns the blackmarketter sold a weapon to a sniper named Sunazara whose target is Monaka and Accelerator stops the assassination attempt after Awaki teleport him to Monaka's location. GROUP soon learns the assassination attempt was a distraction for another darkside team named SCHOOL, lead by the 2nd Level 5, Teitoku Kakine, and their real target was the particle engineering laboratory. To further complicate matters, the other teams like MEMBER, BLOCK and ITEM are getting involved as well. Meanwhile, the former Skill-Out Shiage is now working with Team ITEM, led by the 4th Level 5, Shizuri Mugino and her teammates, Rikō Takitsubo, Saiai Kinuhata and Frenda Seivelun, who treat Shiage with no respect. Learning about Monaka's assassination attempt, ITEM reazlies SCHOOL's real goal and heads to the particle engineering laboratory only to fight with the steel helmet esper. Despite killing the esper, Teitoku escapes with the device he stole, forcing ITEM to split up while Shiage runs away from SCHOOL's Pink dressed Assassin. Elsewhere, GROUP learns Team BLOCK is planning to steal Biological weapons from the city's virus vault but Etzali reveals the vault is a decoy as their real target is Satellite control center which controls the Hikoboshi 2 orbital laser weapon in space. Accelerator heads to the Satellite control center alone to fool BLOCK that they are falling for their trick.
#5 | 11/02/2018Dark Matter
While Kazari takes a lost Last Order home, Accelerator arrives at his location and faces Saraku, a teleporter of MEMBER and defeats him after realizing Saraku can only teleport behind his opponents. Elsewhere, MEMBER's leader "The Professor" confronts Teitoku only to be killed by the latter after using his power, Dark Matter. Meanwhile, BLOCK starts their real goal, to shut down the city's surveillance system and help 5000 mercenaries invade the city. However, one of their members is actually Etzali in disguise, who alerts the city's drone helicopters to head to their location and stop the mercenaries. Despite their heavy loses, the remaining BLOCK members, Saku Tatsuhiko and Megumi Teshio, continues their next part of the plan, bringing the mercenaries to Academy City's detention facility and kidnap Awaki's gang to use as leverage to make her help them enter the Windowless building and kill Aleister. GROUP heads to the detention facility where Accelerator stays back to hold off the remaining mercenaries while Etzali faces off against Xochitl, a MEMBER agent and his colleague from the Aztec organization who has come to Academy City to kill Etzali for treason. Tsuchimikado and Awaki confronts Saku and Megumi trying to free Awaki's gang but Megumi kills Saku for endangering the hostages and decides to forcefully get the information from Awaki instead. Despite Megumi knocking out Tsuchimikado, Awaki is able to defeat Megumi after getting over her trauma of teleporting herself. With the hostages safe and Etzali saving Xochitl's life from the grimoire she was using, GROUP heads back home. However, Teitoku arrives at ITEM's apartment after torturing Frenda for information.
#6 | 11/09/2018Espers
Shiage learns that SCHOOL has attack ITEM's apartment, only to arrive and find Rikō and Saiai beaten by Teitoku. Teitoku tries to kill Shiage but is stopped by Rikō who uses her AIM Stalker ability by overdosing on Ability Crystals but is shot by the Pink dressed Assassin. SCHOOL leaves, having achieve their mission on disabling Rikō's power, but a vengeful Shizuru wants revenge on Teitoku and orders Rikō to use her power, even if it will kill her. To protect Rikō, Shiage takes her under Aiho's care while he fights Shizuru, who has just killed Frenda for betraying them. As Shizuru chases him to get the Ability Crystals, Shiage leads her to an abandoned building and using himself as bait, defeats Shizuru after stabbing a Crystal in her right eye, shooting her and knocking her out with a punch. Meanwhile, Teitoku tortures Kazari for Last Order's whereabouts to gain information from her but is saved by Accelerator where the two Level 5 espers battle throughout the city. Teitoku reveals his hatred of Aleister, after learning he was his backup plan for the Level 6 Shift project and in order to prove his superiority, plans to kill Accelerator. Despite Teitoku's Dark Matter, Accelerator manages to defeat him. Aiho tries to stop Accelerator from killing Teitoku, only for the latter to stab her, making Accelerator go berserk and pummel Teitoku. Last Order arrives and is able to stop and calm down Accelerator. By the end of the day, as the injured survivors are hospitalized, Tsuchimikado discovers one Dark side team didn't join today's chaos, Team DRAGON.
#7 | 11/16/2018The Third Level
Itsuwa reveals to Tōma she has come to Academy City as his bodyguard to protect him from Acqua, who is now targeting him for ruining God's Right Seat plans. While Itsuwa's Amakusa comrades watch from afar and plan to have she and Touma to get close and be a couple, Mikoto is still dealing with the revelation of Tōma's amnesia. Tōma brings Itsuwa to his home, where Index accidentally destroys the bathroom, which Itsuwa decides to bring Tōma and Index to a spa located in 22th District's underground city. After an awkward meeting between Itsuwa, Index and Mikoto in the spa, Tōma and Itsuwa takes a walk at a park. However, Acqua appears, having defeated the rest of the Amakusas, demands Tōma hand over his right arm which contains Imagine Breaker. Tōma and Itsuwa tries to fight back but are unable to hit him due to Acqua's Saint powers. After beating Tōma to a pulp, Acqua gives him one more day before he gets his right arm while Itsuwa feels guilty for failing her mission.
#8 | 11/23/2018Saint Breakout
With Kamijo unconscious, Itsuwa is guilt-ridden, and receives a pep talk from Tatemiya. As Orsola researches Acqua's past, the Amakusa Church members make their stand against Acqua, at which Itsuwa reveals their new secret weapon.
#9 | 11/30/2018Holy Mother Veneration
Kanzaki battles Acqua under Academy City, but finds herself overpowered by his might. Mikoto runs into Kamijo after he sneaks out of his hospital room. Kanzaki works with the Amakusa Church members to find a way to beat Acqua.
#10 | 12/07/2018Sky Bus 365
Itsuwa and Kanzaki both up the ante in their pursuit of Kamijo. Index and Kamijo are summoned to Britain to deal with a magic issue, but while en route, their jet falls victim to a terrorist plot that threatens the lives of everyone aboard.
#11 | 12/14/2018British Labyrinth
After being escorted to London, Kamijo and Index have an audience with the queen and three princesses to discuss the threats facing Britain. Upon dividing into separate teams, Kamijo assists with tracking down the members of New Light.
#12 | 12/21/2018Mercenaries
As the coup continues, even the sisters of the puritan church are targeted, while the queen and princesses find their lives in danger. Index analyzes the evidence of the Eurotunnel blast. Knight Leader is confronted by a former colleague.
#13 | 12/28/2018Curtana Original
Acqua and Knight Leader continue their fateful showdown in the forest. Princess Carissa reveals a devastating new technique using Curtana Original. When Kamijo and Index's lives are endangered, an unexpected ally comes to their rescue.
#14 | 01/11/2019Heroes
Kamijo, Kanzaki, Index, and Vilian head toward Buckingham Palace to stop Carissa. The palace is bombarded from the floating fortress Coven Compass, and others join the battle when Carissa calls in her own cruise missile strike.
#15 | 01/18/2019Spark Signal
Accelerator and the other members of GROUP are assigned to eliminate the members of Spark Signal, a terrorist group which has taken hostages. Hamazura and Kinuhata find themselves on the run when they defy the city's higher-ups.
#16 | 01/25/2019The Governing Board
Hamazura desperately tries to rescue Takitsubo when the building she is in falls under terrorist attack. Stephanie hunts down Kinuhata to exact revenge for Sunazara. Accelerator seeks out assistance from an unlikely benefactor.
#17 | 02/01/2019DRAGON
Técpatl and Unabara square off in Shiokishi's chambers, while Accelerator and Sugitani face each other in the hallway outside. Kinuhata discovers the true reason for the current assault against herself, Takitsubo, and Hamazura.
#18 | 02/08/2019The Alliance of Independent Nations
Tensions escalate as Russia threatens military action against Academy City, while French sorcerers storm the English Channel. Kamijo and Lessar's search for Sasha Kruezhev leads them to the Elizalina Alliance of Independent Nations.
#19 | 02/15/2019Misaka Worst
After dealing with the sorcerers at the Russian airbase, Accelerator has a Misaka clone skydive down to confront him. Vento challenges Fiamma while Kamijo and the others watch on. Hamazura gets some disturbing news from Digurv.
#20 | 02/22/2019A Reason to Protect
Kamijo begins second-guessing himself after Fiamma's rebuke. Hamazura fights to protect the village from privateers. The fighting between Britain and France ramps up. Accelerator lashes out at Kamijo over Last Order's condition.
#21 | 03/01/2019The Star of B'Tselem
Accelerator begins finding clues about the parchment he is carrying. Hamazura and Digurv find an unexpected ally in Acqua. Takitsubo receives some welcome news from Elizalina. Kamijo and Lessar attempt to infiltrate Fiamma's base.
#22 | 03/08/2019Angel Power (Gabriel)
Kamijo runs into Sasha Kruezhev, and he continues to formulate a plan to stop Fiamma. Hamazura and Takitsubo discover an imminent threat to Digurv's village. The archangel Gabriel rains havoc upon the Russian and Academy City forces.
#23 | 03/15/2019Fuse=KAZAKIRI
As Kamijo and Sasha look on, Hyoka rushes in to stop the archangel's rampage. Accelerator joins the battle as well, with a newfound purpose. Acqua has his own strategy to weaken the archangel's power, though at great cost to himself.
#24 | 03/22/2019List of Prohibited Books (Index)
Kazakiri advises Accelerator about the song Index once sang to treat Last Order. Hamazura has a surprise encounter. Lessar offers a proposition to Sasha. The long-awaited showdown between Kamijo and Fiamma takes a drastic turn.
#25 | 03/29/2019Wings
Hamazura must defend the members of ITEM against a new threat from Academy City. Accelerator acquires the final piece of the puzzle to a cure for Last Order. The showdown between Fiamma and Kamijo becomes even more intense.
#26 | 04/05/2019Son of God
An overjoyed Accelerator gains a new perspective on the world. The duel between Kamijo and Fiamma concludes, and the doomed Star of B'Tselem begins its crash landing. The ITEM members are tracked down by an old acquaintance.
10/08/2010Season 2 - 24 episodes
10/04/2008Season 1 - 24 episodes
01/22/2009Specials - 6 episodes

Additional Information

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Production country: Japan
Spin-Offs: "A Certain Scientific Railgun" (TV show/series, 2009-), "A Certain Scientific Accelerator"
Made by: Sound Box
Original language: Japanese (JA)
Spoken languages: Japanese (JA)
Translated into 13 languages: German (DE), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Japanese (JA), Korean (KO), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Ended
First episode released on: 10/04/2008
Last episode released on: 04/05/2019
Appearing Characters: Index, Accelerator, Mikoto Misaka, Touma Kamijou
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"とある魔術の禁書目録 (インデックス)"
"טו ארו מאג'וטסו נו אינדקס"
"טוארו מאג'וטסו נו אינדקס"
"Toaru Majutsu no Index"
"Toaru Majutsu no Index III"
"Магический Индекс"
"Toaru Majutsu no Index"
"Toaru Majutsu no Index"

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