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Old 08-22-12, 11:35 PM
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A Certain Magical Index Synopsis:
Kamijo is a student in Academy City, where people use science to develop supernatural abilities. The guy's got a lot of heart - luckily for a young nun named Index. She's on the run from a sorcery society that covets the astonishing 103,000 volumes of magical knowledge stored in her memory. When Index stumbles into Kamijo's life, she finds a faithful friend and protector. While Kamijo's easily the weakest kid in Academy City, he's got something else going for him: the Imagine Breaker, an unexplainable power stored in his right hand that negates the powers of others.

With scientists and sorcerers attacking from all sides, the Imagine Breaker will definitely come in handy, but it's Kamijo's loyalty to Index that will be his greatest weapon in the fight to keep her safe.

A Certain Scientific Railgun Synopsis:
Misaka Mikoto, a middle-school girl with an amazing and highly-destructive ability to control electricity, is one of the top level espers in Academy City, a highly developed town populated by students with supernatural abilities. Joined by her three very different girl friends - her flirty roommate and skilled teleporting esper Kuroko; Kuroko's innocent rookie partner at the local student-run law enforcing agency Uiharu; and Uiharu's best friend Saten, who has no esper powers - Mikoto encounters various strange phenomena and eccentric people through her adventures in this exciting scientific town.

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Old 08-23-12, 06:01 PM
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They licensed this back in like 2009 iirc. I don't see what is taking them so long.

Even over at Viz with Inuyasha Final Act, it's been 4 years since licensing and no release yet. Comes out this Winter finally unless it gets pushed back. Why is it only certain, more popular shows, seem to be held up for years before getting released despite being licensed ahead of a hundred other shows that have been release since then?
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They licensed this back in like 2009 iirc. I don't see what is taking them so long.

Even over at Viz with Inuyasha Final Act, it's been 4 years since licensing and no release yet. Comes out this Winter finally unless it gets pushed back. Why is it only certain, more popular shows, seem to be held up for years before getting released despite being licensed ahead of a hundred other shows that have been release since then?
It was stuck on the so called "Geneon Universal merger." Index is solicited on DVD. Railgun is starting to get streamed on FUNimation.com (EVS members). I find it more disappointing that Index is not on Blu-ray and it's probably the same case for Railgun.
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English Dub Cast


CHARACTER - Actor

ACCELERATOR - Austin Tindle
AUREOLUS - Jason Liebrecht
HIMEGAMI - Lindsay Seidel
HITOTSUI - Mike McFarland
INDEX - Monica Rial
KAMIJO - Micah Solusod
KANZAKI - Morgan Garrett
KAZAKIRI - Alexis Tipton
KOMOE - Jād Saxton
KUROKO - Alison Viktorin
LAST ORDER - Brittney Karbowski
MIKOTO - Brittney Karbowski
PIERCE - Scott Freeman
SHERRY -Stephanie Young
STIYL - Robert McCollum
TOYA - Christopher R. Sabat
TSUCHIMIKADO - Newton Pittman
YOMIKAWA - Martha Harms
YOSHIKAWA - Caitlin Glass


Mikoto is the best part for Brittney Karbowski. Mikoto is the girl with the Railgun.

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A Certain Magical Index: Season One



Synopsis: Kamijo is a student in Academy City, where people use science to develop supernatural abilities. The guy's got a lot of heart - luckily for a young nun named Index. She's on the run from a sorcery society that covets the astonishing 103,000 volumes of magical knowledge stored in her memory. When Index stumbles into Kamijo's life, she finds a faithful friend and protector. While Kamijo's easily the weakest kid in Academy City, he's got something else going for him: the Imagine Breaker, an unexplainable power stored in his right hand that negates the powers of others.

With scientists and sorcerers attacking from all sides, the Imagine Breaker will definitely come in handy, but it's Kamijo's loyalty to Index that will be his greatest weapon in the fight to keep her safe.

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Certain Magical Index, A Season 1 DVD/Blu-ray Complete (Hyb)


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Certain Magical Index, A Season 1 DVD Part 2 (Hyb)

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It was stuck on the so called "Geneon Universal merger." Index is solicited on DVD. Railgun is starting to get streamed on FUNimation.com (EVS members). I find it more disappointing that Index is not on Blu-ray and it's probably the same case for Railgun.
I'm pretty sure an Index BD would be an upscale, as I don't recall it ever even being released to BD in Japan. Wasn't it animated in SD?

Railgun and Index 2 however should be HD.

Though maybe I'm wrong about Index, I guess I should check into it for confirmation.
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Railgun is getting a 2nd season:

"A Certain Scientific Railgun" Anime Gets Second Season

For those of you that are fond of the Railgun franchise, your prayers for a second season have been answered, as the confirmation of a second season of A Certain Scientific Railgun has been announced during the same Dengeki 20th Anniversary event and currently under production under the title A Certain Scientific Railgun S,with cast and staff information to be confirmed in the forthcoming December issue of Monthly Comic Dengeki Daioh, on sale in Japan this week.

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A Certain Scientific Railgun: Season One



Synopsis: Misaka Mikoto, a middle-school girl with an amazing and highly-destructive ability to control electricity, is one of the top level espers in Academy City, a highly developed town populated by students with supernatural abilities. Joined by her three very different girl friends - her flirty roommate and skilled teleporting esper Kuroko; Kuroko's innocent rookie partner at the local student-run law enforcing agency Uiharu; and Uiharu's best friend Saten, who has no esper powers - Mikoto encounters various strange phenomena and eccentric people through her adventures in this exciting scientific town.

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Certain Scientific Railgun, A Season 1 DVD/Blu-ray Complete (Hyb)


Certain Scientific Railgun, A Season 1 DVD Part 1 (Hyb) Limited Edition

Certain Scientific Railgun, A Season 1 DVD Part 1 (Hyb)

Certain Scientific Railgun, A Season 1 DVD Part 2 (Hyb)

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Re: A Certain Magical Index | A Certain Scientific Railgun

These look interesting but I don't like to buy things that could be on blu-ray released on dvd.
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These look interesting but I don't like to buy things that could be on blu-ray released on dvd.
I don't believe they have the Blu-ray rights right now. Apparently when the licenses were announced back in 2010 (AX), only DVD rights were negotiated. So I wouldn't expect Blu-ray from either series any time soon.
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I'm thinking of getting a Funimation Elite subscription just to watch this.
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Just noticed the Railgun dub is now available at Funimation (and on the Roku app).

http://www.funimation.com/a-certain-scientific-railgun
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A Certain Scientific Railgun: Season Two



Synopsis: Something sinister is growing in Academy City. The shadows are filled with whispers of a project to clone one of the super-powered students known as espers. High-ranking master of electricity Mikoto Misaka laughs off these stories until she comes face to face with a copy of herself. The duplicates are real, and are being mass-produced from Misaka's DNA, making each one of them a little piece of her.

These clones - her sisters - are being systematically murdered in a series of experiments designed to turn a sadistic killer into the strongest esper in history. Misaka vows to save her copies and destroy the project, but this might be one fight she can't win alone. High-energy battles and intense action explode in this continuation of the Railgun series from the creator of A Certain Magical Index.
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Which series should one watch first?
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The shows were aired:

Index S1 - Oct 2008
Railgun S1 - Oct 2009
Index S2 - Oct 2010
Railgun S2 - April 2013

Personally, I would recommend watching Railgun first. Both series take place in the same city. And the characters sometimes cross paths. But for the most part, the main story arcs and characters are totally unrelated.

Except for the Sisters story arc which is (IMO) the best story arc of both shows. It's covered over 3-4 episodes in Index S1. But the whole Sisters story is really fleshed out in Railgun S2, taking almost the entire season. If you watch Index S1 first, the outcome and emotional impact of that storyline will be prematurely ruined. Therefore, I recommend watching Railgun first.

Also, I find Railgun to be much more accessible. Index can be a little confusing, mixing religion and magic. Railgun is pretty straightforward with super-powered cute girls. I didn't really like Index until I watched Railgun and got an appreciation for the series. But even now, my favorite Index episodes are the crossover ones with the Railgun characters.
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Thanks, that helps a lot.
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Via Funimation blog

A Certain Magical Home Video Update

We have a certain magical home video update for you Raildex fans.

As you know, A Certain Scientific Railgun S, Part One is available now. Click here to get your copy. We’re also pleased to announce that the A Certain Magical Index and A Certain Scientific Railgun series are coming to Blu-ray! You can expect A Certain Magical Index (Season 1) on Blu-ray/DVD Combo in late fall, and A Certain Scientific Railgun (Season 1) in winter.

Not only that, but A Certain Magical Index II, Part One will be released on Blu-ray/DVD Combo this October. Part Two and the movie, The Miracle of Endymion, will be releasing in late fall/early winter respectively.

We know that this has been something that Raildex fans have asked for for a long time, and we’re thrilled that we can finally make this happen! So, are you excited to get the franchise in HD?
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A Certain Magical Index: Season Two



Synopsis: The Book of the Law - an encoded grimoire containing catastrophic magic - has been stolen, so naturally Kamijo, Index, and a few familiar faces join in the crusade to protect the one nun who can decipher the powerful text. But as the group battles church sects and holy assassins, they realize that discovering who their true enemy is may be more difficult than saving the sister. Meanwhile, an organization known as the Science Society resurrects an esper-producing program, a school festival brings out the competition - and drama - in the student population, and a mysterious figure negotiates the purchase of a sacred relic that could threaten the future of Academy City.
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