Toaru Kagaku no Railgun S


A Certain Scientific Railgun S

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Synonyms: Toaru Kagaku no Railgun 2, Toaru Kagaku no Choudenjihou 2, A Certain Scientific Railgun 2
Japanese: とある科学の超電磁砲S
English: A Certain Scientific Railgun S
German: A Certain Scientific Railgun S
Spanish: A Certain Scientific Railgun S
French: A Certain Scientific Railgun S
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Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 24
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 12, 2013 to Sep 27, 2013
Premiered: Spring 2013
Broadcast: Fridays at 23:30 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: J.C.Staff
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, FantasyFantasy, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Theme: Super PowerSuper Power
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

Statistics

Score: 8.011 (scored by 207423207,423 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #6272
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #601
Members: 391,930
Favorites: 3,769

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Synopsis

Mikoto Misaka and her friends are back, investigating rumors across Academy City. Soon, Mikoto discovers something terrifying: horrific experiments are taking place throughout the city, involving the murder of thousands of espers. Moreover, these espers are far from just ordinary people: they are clones of Mikoto herself. Feeling responsible for their treatment, she sets off to put an end to the experiments; however, the forces opposing her are much more dangerous than she anticipated, and Mikoto finds herself up against some of the most powerful espers imaginable.

Toaru Kagaku no Railgun S continues the story of the Railgun as she desperately fights to put an end to the inhuman experiments that she believes she helped cause, her life dragged deep into despair in the process. There's never a dull moment in Academy City, but no one ever said all of them would be pleasant.

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

1: "sister's noise" by fripSide (eps 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 (eps 23)

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Sep 30, 2013
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: ...
Sep 30, 2013
Mixed Feelings
To aru Kagaku no Railgun S. A sidestory series which retells the popular “Sisters” arc from To aru Majutsu no Index, though in this iteration it is mostly retold from the perspective of Misaka Mikoto.

The result of this adaptation is mixed to put it favourably. There are times when this anime ascends to brilliance, but there are also sadly many instances where it falls to outright trite. One of the first problems evident is the appallingly slow pacing – the sisters arc takes 16 episodes to tell its story, whereas the original Index adaptation covered it more concisely in 4 episodes. The Index adaptation was ...
Feb 16, 2020
While I mostly enjoyed Season 1 of this show, Season 2 has been a walk in the desert. Mikoto Misaka went from badass in the first season to a weak, weeping and depressed bore in the second. The whole clone story is a boring mess and they keep introducing side characters who are stronger than Mikoto. Not just stronger but WAY WAY stronger. Despite her being the third strongest of the seven Level 5 espers.

It's bad writing. Stay true to your characters. Don't make your hero suddenly weak - after having spent the entire previous season to show her strength - just to beef up ...

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