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To Aru Kagaku no Railgun - Index Isn't Back, Baby!

To Aru Kagaku no Railgun (A Certain Scientific Railgun) is a side story more than a sequel to the equally long titled To Aru Majutsu no Index (A Certain Magical Index).  While it's not excluded, at this point there is no reason for the main characters of Index, Toma and Index, to show up, as the show focuses on two side characters, Misaka, the electric user, and teleporter Kuroko.

seen here in their natural element

In addition, they introduce Uiharu (the one with the flowers), Kuroko's partner at Judgement, and Saten, her Level 0 friend.

Ah friends...can't live with em, can't kill them and hide the body

This series picks up with the awesomeness that Index provided, starting out with silly high school hi-jinks and ending with breaking up a bank heist.  In classic Index (or I should say, Railgun) style, this:

Leads to this:

Leads to this:

Let me explain the concept of a railgun - an electromagnetic force is used in series to propel a metallic object at incredible speeds, turning it into a super projectile weapon.  Now apply this concept to someone with control over electricity and a coin, and you have the basis for the title of this show.  I don't ever recall Misaka using this technique in Index, either, but it's a damn good idea.  More like this please.

On a side note, this is disgusting:

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