Shinyaku Toaru Majutsu no Index
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Shinyaku Toaru Majutsu no Index

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Synonyms: A Certain Magical Index: New Testament
Japanese: 新約 とある魔術の禁書目録


Volumes: 23
Chapters: 178
Status: Finished
Published: Mar 10, 2011 to Jul 10, 2019
Genres: Action Action, Comedy Comedy, Fantasy Fantasy, Sci-Fi Sci-Fi, Supernatural Supernatural
Theme: Super Power Super Power
Serialization: None
Authors: Kamachi, Kazuma (Story), Haimura, Kiyotaka (Art)


Score: 8.631 (scored by 38263,826 users)
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Ranked: #672
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Popularity: #1124
Members: 12,459
Favorites: 986

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Having lasted merely two weeks, World War III has come to an end. Both Accelerator and Hamazura Shiage have returned home to the people they cherish most after overcoming their individual conflicts. The world is at peace and Academy City continues on as normal while the magicians focus their efforts on repairing the damage they took from the war.

Among this tranquility, however, someone is missing. Someone who used his right hand to save a young girl while changing the tides of war along the way: the "Imagine Breaker," Touma Kamijou. However, the disappearance of the self-proclaimed ordinary high school student has not affected the majority of the world as the temporary peace is soon broken when new threats, both espers and magicians, emerge across the globe. Now, the heroes of World War III must step forth into battle once more, facing off against some of the most powerful enemies imaginable in order to protect the people they hold most dear.

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Feb 23, 2020
abystoma2 (All reviews)
A Certain Magical Index isn't a deep work. It's not written to blow your mind, it's not a genre redefining work. It's main purpose is to entertain.

And boy does it entertain well. Just the sole achievement of writing 45 volumes of novel (and that's not counting spin-offs and side volumes) and still being able to draw the readers in alone is outstanding. The plot works with various concepts and it's great to see that it can keep up the stakes without just simply one-upping the previous villain and inflating and ruining the whole power system like you would see in DBZ-esque works. Sometimes the peril read more
Jul 7, 2021
SgtBaitMan (All reviews)
After 45 volumes, people just keep talking about how great it is, when the like of me has just got tired. Seriously, the series is this long and there is still no trace of the end? The harem has become extremely huge and unbalanced, yet Something Kamijou is still running around with his right hand? The Index has long lost her standing point, yet the series was still named after her? I wonder of some conspiracy theories here...

The biggest disappointment is the magic side, since they have been quite unimpressive and useless, even from the get-go. The only good thing relating to the Index series read more
Apr 6, 2014
Stark700 (All reviews)
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
Jul 13, 2012
asakuraShinji (All reviews)
I gave the first series of Toaru Majutsu no Index a whole 10, but I'll give NT a minus 1, to a total of 9.

Story : 10
It's still as epic as ever. Kamachi Kazuma never fails at giving his readers an epic and complicated story. The war between science and magic at the scale of the world is still masterfully written. NT is still one of the LN with the best story aspect.

Art : 9
The art is great, but there are some (not much) LN with better illustrations. So I'll hold back a little and give it 9 for art.

Character : 10
Accelerator is the best!!! read more

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