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Toaru Majutsu no Index (Novel)

Toaru Majutsu no Index

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Synonyms: To Aru Majutsu no Kinsho Mokuroku, To Aru Majutsu no Index, A Certain Magic Index
Japanese: とある魔術の禁書目録


Type: Novel
Volumes: 22
Chapters: 133
Status: Finished
Published: Apr 10, 2004 to Oct 10, 2010
Authors: Kamachi, Kazuma (Story), Haimura, Kiyotaka (Art)
Serialization: Dengeki Bunko Magazine


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Ranked: #512
Popularity: #547
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Set in a city of not only scientifically advanced superhuman students, but in a world where magic is also real. Kamijyo Touma's right hand, the Imagine Breaker, will negate all magic, psychic, or divine powers, as well as his own luck. One day he finds a young girl hanging on his balcony railing. She turns out to be a nun from the Church of England, and her mind has been implanted with the Index Librorum Prohibitorum—all the magical texts the Church has removed from circulation.

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Adaptation: Toaru Majutsu no Index, Toaru Majutsu no Index II
Alternative version: Toaru Majutsu no Index
Sequel: Toaru Majutsu no Index: New Testament
Side story: Toaru Majutsu no Index SP, Toaru Majutsu no Index SS, Toaru Majutsu no Index SS: Necessarius Tokubetsu Hennyuu Shiken Hen, Toaru Majutsu no Index SS: Norse Mythology, Toaru Majutsu no Index: Endymion no Kiseki, Toaru Majutsu no Index: Road to Endymion, Toaru Majutsu no Index: Toaru Love Letter SS
Spin-off: Toaru Kagaku no Railgun, Toaru Kagaku no Accelerator
Other: Toaru Majutsu no Indekkuchu, 4-koma Koushiki Anthology: Toaru Kagaku no Railgun x Toaru Majutsu no Index


Hamazura, Shiage
Kamijou, Touma
Librorum Prohibitorum, Index
 Maiden of Versailles
Maiden of Versailles

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Jul 28, 2011
- Just as an info - every volume of To aru Majutsu no Index is available for reading in english on baka-tsuki.

Review is a little long, since ive tried to write about everything you can expect to see here, without giving any major spoilers, that would affect your reading experience.

If you've already watched/read something with TaMnI universe, feel free to jump to the part marked as ---Storylines and pace of the novel---. If there are spoilers, they're mostly about early events in the novel.///

--- World shown in the light novel---

To aru Majutsu no Index is a light novel placed in alternative and surprisingly complex read more
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Jul 1, 2011
STORY: story of To Aru Majutsu no Index is long and complex. While at first it will look like every volume is a completely different story with little to no relations to another, later on all plot threads will slowly be put together and you will be surprised just how far into the future the writer planned certain plot threads.
Also, expect a lot of Scientific Exposition and Religious (especially Christian) symbolism.

ART: with this being a Light Novel, there is not much to say about the art tough most of illustrations are pleasant to the eye.

CHARACTERS: there are many characters in TAMNI, ranging from overpowered Espers read more
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-Magic and Science. But TAMNI seratates them, MKNR unites them.
-Academy. It's a school life i mean.
-Harem. The protagonist somewhat becomes so popular.
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- Magic and Science are exist in both novels, with the only difference is that in MKNR both aspect are supporting each other, while in TAMNI they are just simply coexist.

- Protagonists from both novels are considered weak (both Tatsuya and Touma) by their respective society(Tatsuya for being unable to use magic properly and Touma for being unable to display any Esper power).And despite being weak, both of them possess unusual ability.

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