After the report of a major announcement concerning the light novel series Toaru Majutsu no Index last week, it has been revealed in the May issue of Dengeki Bunko that the writer and creator of the series will be starting a new series. Kazuma Kamachi will be writing a new light novel series that will be more traditional novel that will be published in the Dengeki Bunko imprint. No further information about the series was revealed.
In addition to this new announcement, the cover for the 10th volume of Shinyaku Toaru Majutsu no Index was revealed. The novel will launch on May 10th.
A new website will soon launch to celebrate Kazuma Kamachi’s 10th year in professional writing. The website will have messages and images from other writers, illustrators and animators thanking him. Finally, the illustrator of Toaru Majutsu no Index, Kiyotaka Haimura will be releasing his second art book in Summer this year.
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.
More information and announcements regarding Toaru Majutsu no Index will be revealed in the near future. In regards to Kamachi’s upcoming novel, not a lot of information has been revealed.
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