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Toaru Kagaku no Railgun S

Toaru Kagaku no Railgun S

Alternative Titles

English: A Certain Scientific Railgun S
Synonyms: Toaru Kagaku no Railgun 2nd Season, A Certain Scientific Railgun 2nd Season
Japanese: とある科学の超電磁砲S

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 24
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 12, 2013 to Sep 27, 2013
Duration: 24 min. per episode
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 8.251 (scored by 36146 users)
Ranked: #2502
Popularity: #352
Members: 69,531
Favorites: 890
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Synopsis

The second season is focused on The Sisters Arc. Lasting only a single volume in the Toaru Majutsu no Index light novels, it was later expanded greatly in the Toaru Kagaku no Railgun manga.

The arc focuses on the ordeals of Mikoto Misaka after discovering the existence of the Radio Noise sisters that are being used in the Level 6 Shift, an experiment where they are killed in order for the highest-ranking Level 5, Accelerator, to achieve Level 6.

(Source: Wikipedia)

Related Anime

Adaptation: Toaru Kagaku no Railgun
Parent story: Toaru Majutsu no Index
Prequel: Toaru Kagaku no Railgun
Spin-off: Toaru Kagaku no Railgun S Specials
Other: Toaru Kagaku no Railgun S: Daiji na Koto wa Zenbu Sentou ni Osowatta

Characters & Voice Actors

Misaka, Mikoto
Misaka, Mikoto
Main
Satou, Rina
Japanese
Satou, Rina
Karbowski, Brittney
English
Karbowski, Brittney
Saten, Ruiko
Saten, Ruiko
Main
Palencia, Brina
English
Palencia, Brina
Itou, Kanae
Japanese
Itou, Kanae
Shirai, Kuroko
Shirai, Kuroko
Main
Arai, Satomi
Japanese
Arai, Satomi
Viktorin, Alison
English
Viktorin, Alison
Uiharu, Kazari
Uiharu, Kazari
Main
Toyosaki, Aki
Japanese
Toyosaki, Aki
Leigh, Cherami
English
Leigh, Cherami

Staff

Nagai, Tatsuyuki
Director
Aketagawa, Jin
Sound Director
Iguchi, Yuka
Theme Song Performance
Watanabe, Sho
Theme Song Composition, Theme Song Lyrics



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May 21, 2014
_Railgun_
Continuing on from my last review (recommend reading beforehand)of the first season of Railgun, I enjoyed Railgun S significantly more than I did it's first season. The story still takes place in academy city with the 4 usual characters Misaka,Kuroko,Uiharu and Saten. But, this season focuses more on Misakas background story and outlines her more as a character. This season had much more action scenes that made me happy and rarely any shopping or beach episodes. This season also introduced the 4th level 5 and the 1st level 5 making for some well animated fighting scenes. I felt the characters of the first season were read more
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Sep 30, 2013
Loki0830
So you want to see a review of the latest installment of the raildex universe, To Aru no Kagaku no Railgun S? Then you'll have to make it through this paragraph first.

Second paragraph now. Look around, enjoy yourself, try to find anything of interest. Alas, nothing to note is in sight. Best to carry on to the third paragraph.

Third here, and what's going on? Surely I wouldn't spend 3 entire paragraphs in an attempt to be witty?

Fourth paragraph, and I clearly would.

After enduring that horrible joke, let me save you some time and cut straight to the point. This review will consist of 4 parts: read more
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Recommendations

Toaru Kagaku no Railgun S Sisters Arc is an expansion from Toaru Majutsu no Index Sisters Arc. The story in Railgun focused more at Misaka Mikoto, while the story in Index focused more at Touma because Mikoto is the core of the messed-up "Level 6 Shift-Up" project. If you want the "Sisters" story with more intense and thrilling, you should watch this.
Both series are about superpowered children fighting against superpowered foes in a world of espers and science.

The kids in ZKC are gradeschoolers rather than middle schoolers but are part of an elete force that combats esper criminals. ZKC is however less serious than Railgun for the most part however, often protrayed through the fact that 'the children' are bratty and abuse their powers a lot.

Opening Theme

#1: "sister's noise" by fripSide (eps 2-16)
#2: "eternal reality" by fripSide (eps 17-23)

Ending Theme

#1: "sister's noise" by fripSide (ep 1)
#2: "Grow Slowly" by Yuka Iguchi (eps 2-4, 6-10, 12, 13-16)
#3: "stand still" by Yuka Iguchi (eps 11, 14)
#4: "Links (リンクス)" by Sachika Misawa (eps 18-22, 24)
#5: "Infinia (インフィニア)" by Sachika Misawa (ep 23)
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Recent News

[Retracted] 'Toaru Kagaku no Railgun' to Receive 3rd Season ( 1 2 )
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03-23-14, 2:48 AM

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