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Kazuma Kamachi

Kazuma Kamachi is a Japanese light novel author and creator of the massively popular series, A Certain Magical Index, its sequel, A Certain Magical Index: New Testament, and a manga adaptation, as well as two spin-off manga series, A Certain Scientific Railgun and A Certain Scientific Accelerator.

Works

A Certain Magical Index (manga)

  • A Certain Magical Index, Vol. 1 (manga)

    A Certain Magical Index, Vol. 1 (manga)

    By Kazuma Kamachi, Chuya Kogino

    Touma Kamijou just can't catch a break. He might live in Academy City, a place full of more super powered students than you can shake a stick at, but his only superpower is his supernatural lack of luck. He wants nothing more than to keep a low profile, but when a girl named Index comes into his life, it gets more complicated and dangerous than ever!

  • A Certain Magical Index, Vol. 10 (manga)

    A Certain Magical Index, Vol. 10 (manga)

    By Kazuma Kamachi, Chuya Kogino

    Touma has returned Orsola Aquinas to the Roman Orthodox Church--and it turns out to be a terrible mistake! Orsola's ability to read the Book of the Law is deemed a threat to Roman Orthodoxy, making her a prime target for execution. Can Touma, Index, and Stiyl save Orsola...and risk incurring the wrath of the world's largest Church?

  • A Certain Magical Index, Vol. 11 (manga)

    A Certain Magical Index, Vol. 11 (manga)

    By Kazuma Kamachi, Chuya Kogino

    As the Daihasei Festival comes to a close, a rumor spreads through Academy City. A machine that gives you pleasant dreams...and brings them to life? Is it too good to be true?

  • A Certain Magical Index, Vol. 12 (manga)

    By Kazuma Kamachi, Chuya Kogino

    It's Academy City's biggest event of the year: the Daihasei Festival! However, as students from all over the city gather to participate, the Roman Orthodox Church schemes behind the scenes!

  • A Certain Magical Index, Vol. 13 (manga)

    By Kazuma Kamachi, Chuya Kogino

    (Volume 2)
    Index faces the biggest threat to her life thus far: the assassin Kaori Kanzaki--and Touma's right hand is useless against her! When Kaori reveals the truth behind Index's very existence, Touma realizes just how bad his unlucky streak has gotten in the conclusion of the Index arc!

  • A Certain Magical Index, Vol. 2 (manga)

    A Certain Magical Index, Vol. 2 (manga)

    By Kazuma Kamachi, Chuya Kogino

    Index faces the biggest threat to her life thus far: the assassin Kanzaki Kaori--and Touma's right hand is useless against her! When Kaori reveals the truth behind Index's very existence, Touma realizes just how bad his unlucky streak has gotten...

  • A Certain Magical Index, Vol. 3 (manga)

    A Certain Magical Index, Vol. 3 (manga)

    By Kazuma Kamachi, Chuya Kogino

    Mikoto Misaka is a Level Five esper--one of the most powerful in Academy City. She's so powerful, in fact, that her DNA has been harvested to create a series of clones--the "Sisters." But who is behind these clones, and why would they go to such lengths? The sinister truth is nothing she or Touma could have imagined, and it involves the terrifying Accelerator, the most powerful esper of all time!

  • A Certain Magical Index, Vol. 4 (manga)

    A Certain Magical Index, Vol. 4 (manga)

    By Kazuma Kamachi, Chuya Kogino

    The horrifying experiment to make Accelerator into an all-powerful Level Six has commenced--and it involves the wholesale slaughter of the little sisters cloned from Mikoto Misaka. Can Touma find a way to stop the seemingly invincible Accelerator? Could it be that weakness is stronger than strength could ever be?

  • A Certain Magical Index, Vol. 5 (manga)

    A Certain Magical Index, Vol. 5 (manga)

    By Kazuma Kamachi, Chuya Kogino

    It's the end of summer, and Touma Kamijou has just realized he has a problem: He hasn't done any of his summer homework, and school starts tomorrow! Meanwhile, Mikoto needs to ditch some unwanted company, and the best plan she can come up with is asking Touma to be her boyfriend. August 31 is shaping up to be a busy day!

  • A Certain Magical Index, Vol. 6 (manga)

    A Certain Magical Index, Vol. 6 (manga)

    By Kazuma Kamachi, Chuya Kogino

    Accelerator has killed thousands of Sisters--clones of Mikoto Misaka designed as cannon fodder to bring out his true abilities. But when a stunted Sister calling herself "Last Order" asks for his help, is this a chance for the Academy City's most terrifyingly powerful esper to redeem himself?

  • A Certain Magical Index, Vol. 7 (manga)

    A Certain Magical Index, Vol. 7 (manga)

    By Kazuma Kamachi, Chuya Kogino

    Summer vacation is over, and it's time to go back to school! The new school year brings a new friend for Index--the lovely, thoughtful Hyouka Kazakiri. But there's a new problem too, and it's tall, blond, and ready to ruin Touma's day--the terrifying magician Sherry Cromwell!

  • A Certain Magical Index, Vol. 8 (manga)

    A Certain Magical Index, Vol. 8 (manga)

    By Kazuma Kamachi, Chuya Kogino

    Kazakiri has only begun to see what her terrible secret is. Meanwhile, Sherry Cromwell's plan to tear apart the worlds of Magic and Science by is coming to a head--unless Kamijou Touma can do something about it first!

  • A Certain Magical Index, Vol. 9 (manga)

    A Certain Magical Index, Vol. 9 (manga)

    By Kazuma Kamachi, Chuya Kogino

    For Touma and Index, a reunion with an old ally means getting involved with one of the most dangerous objects in existence! The Book of the Law spells the end of the world, and central to this conflict is a nun who can decipher its apocalyptic contents! It's up to Touma to rescue her, but will that mark the end of his troubles...or just the beginning?

A Certain Magical Index

  • A Certain Magical Index, Vol. 1 (light novel)

    A Certain Magical Index, Vol. 1 (light novel)

    By Kazuma Kamachi, Kiyotaka Haimura

  • A Certain Magical Index, Vol. 10 (light novel)

    A Certain Magical Index, Vol. 10 (light novel)

    By Kazuma Kamachi, Kiyotaka Haimura

    Seven days have passed since the start of the Daihasei Festival, one of the biggest events of Academy City. Everyone is participating--Seiri Fukiyose is helping coordinate the games, Komoe Tsukuyomi dresses for the part as she cheers for her students, and of course, famous Mikoto Misaka is blowing away the competition. Even Kamijou has appearances!

    But a shadow has fallen across the celebrations: The Croce di Pietro. This magical artifact threatens the livelihoods of everyone Kamijou holds dear so he dashes off to try and bring Academy City back from the brink. But Oriana Thompson, the magician known as Route Disturb, and the Roman Catholic Church are determined to bring the bastion of science to its knees. Kamijou is going to need all the help he can get-and some luck for once wouldn't hurt!

  • A Certain Magical Index, Vol. 11 (light novel)

    A Certain Magical Index, Vol. 11 (light novel)

    By Kazuma Kamachi, Kiyotaka Haimura

    Life has mostly returned to normal for the high schooler who knows nothing but misfortune, Touma Kamijou. But in a stroke of unbelievably good luck, he manages to snag two tickets for an overseas getaway trip! Of course, Kamijou is a veteran by now and immediately searches for a sinister trap or a hidden downside to this strange turn of events.
    Unable to find anything obviously wrong, he anxiously sets off with Index to visit Venice, the "City of Water." Could this actually be a chance to rest, sightsee, and maybe even have a heart-throbbing romantic rendezvous? Just as Kamijou begins to relax and enjoy himself, he can't help but notice some strangely familiar faces hanging around...Is everything really going Kamijou's way for once, or is there something more to this too-good-to-be-true adventure??

  • A Certain Magical Index, Vol. 12 (light novel)

    A Certain Magical Index, Vol. 12 (light novel)

    By Kazuma Kamachi, Kiyotaka Haimura

    Though he gave his all during the festival to save Academy City, Touma still spectacularly lost his bet with Mikoto. Now he's a slave to her every order until she's completely satisfied! But that's the least of his worries--a jealous Kuroko just might kill him, Little Misaka is about to explode, Index is nowhere to be found, and then there's this girl who seems totally lost... Meanwhile, Accelerator is busy settling into his new life when he notices Last Order is missing. Fearing the worst, the former villain launches a frantic search only to find a starving girl in a white nun's habit...

  • A Certain Magical Index, Vol. 13 (light novel)

    By Kazuma Kamachi, Kiyotaka Haimura

    (Volume 12)

    September 30th. As the seasons change in Academy City, so do the seasonal clothes. Mikoto Misaka, talented esper student of the elite Tokiwadai Middle School that stands above the hustle and bustle of the city, waits in front of the concert hall for her companion. But...he never arrives. There is no trace at all of that young man who was supposed to show up to accept his punishment game. Mikoto sighs as she cradles her too-thin schoolbag and the violin case she'd been holding all the while but now--

    When Touma Kamijou and Mikoto Misaka finally cross paths, the school comedy that revolves around a punishment game will begin!

  • A Certain Magical Index, Vol. 14 (light novel)

    By Kazuma Kamachi, Kiyotaka Haimura

    (Volume 12)

    September 30th. As the seasons change in Academy City, so do the seasonal clothes. Mikoto Misaka, talented esper student of the elite Tokiwadai Middle School that stands above the hustle and bustle of the city, waits in front of the concert hall for her companion. But...he never arrives. There is no trace at all of that young man who was supposed to show up to accept his punishment game. Mikoto sighs as she cradles her too-thin schoolbag and the violin case she'd been holding all the while but now--

    When Touma Kamijou and Mikoto Misaka finally cross paths, the school comedy that revolves around a punishment game will begin!

  • A Certain Magical Index, Vol. 15 (light novel)

    By Kazuma Kamachi, Kiyotaka Haimura

    (Volume 12)

    September 30th. As the seasons change in Academy City, so do the seasonal clothes. Mikoto Misaka, talented esper student of the elite Tokiwadai Middle School that stands above the hustle and bustle of the city, waits in front of the concert hall for her companion. But...he never arrives. There is no trace at all of that young man who was supposed to show up to accept his punishment game. Mikoto sighs as she cradles her too-thin schoolbag and the violin case she'd been holding all the while but now--

    When Touma Kamijou and Mikoto Misaka finally cross paths, the school comedy that revolves around a punishment game will begin!

  • A Certain Magical Index, Vol. 2 (light novel)

    A Certain Magical Index, Vol. 2 (light novel)

    By Kazuma Kamachi, Kiyotaka Haimura

  • A Certain Magical Index, Vol. 3 (light novel)

    A Certain Magical Index, Vol. 3 (light novel)

    By Kazuma Kamachi, Kiyotaka Haimura

  • A Certain Magical Index, Vol. 4 (light novel)

    A Certain Magical Index, Vol. 4 (light novel)

    By Kazuma Kamachi, Kiyotaka Haimura

  • A Certain Magical Index, Vol. 5 (light novel)

    A Certain Magical Index, Vol. 5 (light novel)

    By Kazuma Kamachi, Kiyotaka Haimura

  • A Certain Magical Index, Vol. 6 (light novel)

    A Certain Magical Index, Vol. 6 (light novel)

    By Kazuma Kamachi, Kiyotaka Haimura

  • A Certain Magical Index, Vol. 7 (light novel)

    A Certain Magical Index, Vol. 7 (light novel)

    By Kazuma Kamachi, Kiyotaka Haimura

    A legendary tome known as The Book of the Law, which describes how to summon an angel, has been stolen--and the nun who knows how to decipher it has been kidnapped. All of which should be completely irrelevant to high school student Touma Kamijou, who's still whiling away his time in Academy City. Except his famously terrible luck gets him involved in the rescue operation, and if he thought school life was bad enough, wait until he gets a taste of church politics!

  • A Certain Magical Index, Vol. 8 (light novel)

    A Certain Magical Index, Vol. 8 (light novel)

    By Kazuma Kamachi, Kiyotaka Haimura

    Tokiwadai Middle School--a place bathed in the envious gazes of all the schoolgirls in Academy City. Every single one of its female students is a proper young lady, and none more so than Mikoto Misaka. Kuroko--a Level Four teleporter and a member of Judgment, the organization that preserves public order in the city--knows this all too well. She invites her darling Misaka out to go shopping, but that's just the beginning of what ends up being a very, very long day, one in which she sees Misaka's true form and may wish she hadn't...

  • A Certain Magical Index, Vol. 9 (light novel)

    A Certain Magical Index, Vol. 9 (light novel)

    By Kazuma Kamachi, Kiyotaka Haimura

    The Daihasei Festival--a huge athletics festival attended by every school in Academy City, where the superpowered students attending these institutions gather to compete in a wide variety of competitions. And of course, Touma Kamijou is participating. His terrible luck is still in full effect--he's gnawed on by a famished Index, castigated by a representative of the festival management committee, and zapped mid-competition by none other than Mikoto Misaka. But Academy city's about to have a much bigger problem--and her name is Oriana Thomson.