A Certain Scientific Railgun

TV · 2009 ·
3.85
A Certain Scientific Railgun
  • JP: とある科学の超電磁砲
  • Synonyms: Toaru Kagaku no Choudenjihou
  • Premiered: Fall 2009
  • Total:24
  • Status: completed
  • Aired: Oct 3, 2009 to Mar 20, 2010
  • Duration: 24 min. per ep.
  • Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
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A Certain Scientific Railgun

TV · 2009 ·
3.85

The student-filled Academy City is at the forefront of scientific advancement and home to the esper development program. The seven "Level 5" espers are the most powerful in Academy City, and ranked third among them is middle schooler Mikoto Misaka, an electricity manipulator known as "The Railgun." When strange incidents begin occurring throughout the city, she finds each crime to be connected to the elusive "Level Upper," a legendary device that allegedly increases the esper level of its user. As the situation escalates, it becomes apparent that there is more to the Level Upper than meets the eye, and that Academy City may be a far more twisted place than the glamorous utopia it appears to be. Toaru Kagaku no Railgun focuses on Mikoto and her friends—and the dangerous situations they find themselves in—as they get caught up in the matter of the Level Upper. As Mikoto says, "There's never a dull moment in this city." [Written by MAL Rewrite]