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Shinyaku Toaru Majutsu no Index (Novel)

Shinyaku Toaru Majutsu no Index

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Synonyms: Toaru Majutsu no Index: New Testament, A Certain Magic Index: New Testament
Japanese: 新約 とある魔術の禁書目録


Type: Novel
Volumes: Unknown
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Publishing
Published: Mar 10, 2011 to ?
Authors: Kamachi, Kazuma (Story), Haimura, Kiyotaka (Art)
Serialization: None


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The Third World War has been ended by the efforts of Kamijou Touma. With that, he vanished. This is a world where Kamijou Touma does not exist. With the Magic Side regrouping, the Sabbath for their followers has arrived.

In the headquarters of the Science Side, Academy City's strongest Level 5 Esper Accelerator has washed his hands of the "Darkness." Along with Last Order and Misaka Worst, his days pass by peacefully with no sign of GROUP.

Hamazura Shiage has formed a new ITEM with Kinuhata, Takitsubo and Mugino. Peace has come to the hands of the alumni who have "graduated" from Academy's Dark Side at last... at least until a new evil "first year student" appears before them.

(Source: Baka-Tsuki)

Related Manga

Prequel: Toaru Majutsu no Index
Side story: Shinyaku Toaru Majutsu no Index SS


Hamazura, Shiage
Kamijou, Touma
 MISAKA 10032
MISAKA 10032

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Nov 10, 2014
This review is going to be a sort of joint review of Toaru Majutsu no Index and its sequel New Testament. I was going to write two separate reviews but I was having a bit of trouble figuring out how to lay it out and well I am far too lazy to write two reviews in quick succession, so one it is.

I think I will start things of by saying that I am not a fan Toaru Majutsu no Index...the anime that is. When I was first introduced to this series I was honestly quite underwhelmed but then again the friend who introduced me to read more
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Mar 9, 2015
Kamachi's absurd shounen continues. A direct continuation after toaru, shinyaku continues the tradition of Kamachi's wacky ideas that forms the toaru series. If you actually got to this part, I would assume you are a fan already, so I wouldn't bother with the premise or story and jump straight to the pros and cons.

Why you should watch Shinyaku (Pros)
-Wacky adventure
-you like Kamachi
-a lot of interesting ideas and fights
-magic vs technology (seriously if you don't get excited when robots fight magicians, you are dead inside)
-Kihara, lots and lots Kihara
-Even more character (each with their memorable design)
-the art style
-funny and entertainment

Why you shouldn't watch Shinyaku (Cons)
-It read more
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Apr 6, 2014
Like a whirlpool, the Index franchise focuses on a story that spins and revolves detailing the events of various characters. A labyrinth of secrets, ideologies, and developments constitutes the story made up of two sides – magic and science. But yet, the world sees both sides develop with abnormality and struggles. A single word cannot describe such a struggle as a dangerous group looms in the darkness…just waiting to strike and take over, setting about a new era of desolation.

Toaru Majutsu no Index: New Testament (also known as A Certain Magic: New Testament) is the sequel of Index light novels series written by Kamachi read more
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Jul 8, 2014
Ok. So this is one of my favorite light novel series out there so i thought of making a review for it.

It's still basically magic vs science, but in a better way than the previous series. TouMAN is here to punch girls in there faces yet again!

well so lets start with the review.
Story : as the previous Index series, this series is also a character driven story. The events happening in many protagonists lives are smoothly connected. Magic vs Science is here yet again and adds more crisp. The fight scenes are always a treat with both sides using brain & muscle to overcome each read more
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