Toaru Kagaku no Accelerator

A Certain Scientific Accelerator

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Synonyms: To Aru Majutsu no Index Gaiden, Toaru Kagaku no Ippou Tsuukou
Japanese: とある科学の一方通行〈アクセラレータ〉
English: A Certain Scientific Accelerator
German: A Certain Scientific Accelerator
Spanish: A Certain Scientific Accelerator
French: A Certain Scientific Accelerator
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 12, 2019 to Sep 27, 2019
Premiered: Summer 2019
Broadcast: Fridays at 22:00 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: J.C.Staff
Source: Manga
Genres: FantasyFantasy, SupernaturalSupernatural
Themes: SchoolSchool, Super PowerSuper Power
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 7.211 (scored by 8991789,917 users)
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Ranked: #30572
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Popularity: #987
Members: 217,567
Favorites: 867

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Academy City stands at the forefront of scientific and technological progress, best known for their development of espers: those capable of wielding superhuman abilities that alter the rules of reality. The most powerful among them are the Level 5s, and the one known as Accelerator reigns supreme, even after being weakened by a severe brain injury. By his side is the young girl known as Last Order, whom despite his cold demeanor, he holds closely and vows to protect at all costs.

Though Accelerator may be recovering from his injury, the dark side of Academy City never rests, and so he finds himself unwillingly caught up in the midst of a new conflict. When a mysterious young woman approaches Accelerator in pursuit of Last Order, the highest-ranked esper is confronted by a venomous organization that has taken root in Anti-Skill, Academy City's peacekeeping organization. With dangerous forces on the move that threaten to put Last Order and her sisters at risk, the self-proclaimed villain prepares to step into the darkness once again.

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Opening Theme

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"Shadow is the Light " by THE SIXTH LIE (eps 2-7, 9-12)

Ending Theme

"Parole" by sajou no hana (eps 2-12)
"Shadow is the Light" by THE SIXTH LIE (eps 1)

Sep 27, 2019
Mixed Feelings
The ever expansive Index franchise has led to numerous adaptations in the form of full seasons, spinoffs, OVAs, and even movies. Accelerator, the strongest level 5 Esper in Academy City, should be no stranger to anyone who is familiar with the franchise. Yet, spinoffs can be risky to pull off. Considering a character like Accelerator, that really is no understatement.

Written by the brainchild of the Index franchise, Kazuma Kamachi made this piece of work as an original spinoff. Its emphasis revolves around the dark side of Academy City. Unlike Railgun, the show takes on a darker storytelling route although the overall style will feel familiar. ...
Sep 27, 2019
<LA hears Nobuhiko Okamoto's cackling Accelerator sound>...TIME FOR THE ANTI-HERO's main story!

Accelerator getting his own story set before Index III?..Sign LA up! and guess what it's GREAT...seriously why does To aru spinoffs seems much better than the main line Index anime series?

So what's the plot to To aru Kagaku Accelerator?...well Accelerator become embroiled in a conspiracy with the Antiskill renegades with the DA who have connections to the higher ups of Academy City, where one of the higher ups being a researcher finding his own way of making Level 6 Espers using robots and the dead, it's not until Esther Rosenthal voiced by Yurika Kubo ...
Sep 27, 2019
Preface: The adaption of the Accelerator anime is a great improvement over the adaption of the Index 3 material, whether it was through improved scheduling or having a manga to base the artwork on, JC Staff has made a notable improvement in its adaption. None the less this adapt suffers from different issues, despite being a good adapt of the source material the series itself cannot be good if the source material itself is weak. This review will expand on why the anime was fairly average, and what fans of the Toaru series can expect from it.


Story: 5

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