A small leaked image of an upcoming issue from an unknown magazine, has announced that there will be a major announcement of Toaru Majutsu no Index on April 10th. The announcement will be made on the official website of the series’ publisher Dengeki Bunko. Further information about the announcement, whether it is a new anime season or manga, has not been revealed.
Additionally, the leak also reveals the release date for the 10th volume of Shinyaku Toaru Majutsu no Index (New Testament: Toaru Majutsu no Index), which will be releasing on May 10th. The series are a squel to the original light novels that started in 2011.
Toaru Majutsu no Index (A Certain Magical Index) is a light novel series created by Kazuma Kamachi. The series is illustrated by Kiyotaka Haimura, and began in 2004 being published in ASCII Media Works’ Dengeki Bunko imprint. The original light novels ended in August 2011 for a total of 25 volumes, but numerous prequel, sequel and spin-off series were spawned. A total of 4 manga adaptations were created, the most notable being Toaru Kagaku no Railgun. There has been two anime adaptations in the franchise, one on Index and the other on Railgun. Both these series received a sequel season, and all have been produced by J.C. Staff. An OVA released in 2010 and an original film titled Toaru Majutsu no Index: Endyumion no Kiseki released in Japan on February 23rd 2013. A bunch of games were also adapted from the series, with the series itself appearing in the crossover fighter Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax.
The major announcement will be revealed on April 10th. It will be made on the official website of Dengeki Bunko: http://dengekibunko.dengeki.com/
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