(March 2, 2012) Toaru Majutsu no Index and Toaru Kagaku no Railgun 4koma Anthology revealed. Namori of Yuruyuri fame, has announced on her Twitter on Thursday that she drew the cover art for the Official 4Koma Anthology Toaru Kagaku no Railgun x Toaru Majutsu no Index book, to be released on March 27. Source from AnimeNews Network. New Kamachi story to be released on May 5. Just hot in the heels of Kamachi's The Circumstances of Waltraute's Courtship released last February, Dengeki Bunko Magazine has announced that Kamachi Kazuma will be releasing a new story to be released on May 5th. The story is called The Zashiki Warashi of Intellectual Village, and is labeled as an occult comedy. Its illustrator will be Shinhaya, winner of Dengeki Bunko’s Illustration Grand Prize.
(March 5, 2012) Kamachi Kazuma to write new story for Index movie According to Kazuma Miki, Dengeki Bunko light novel editor, he acquired a tweet where someone asked if the content of the Index movie was going to cover volume 15, he replied that the author will be writing an entirely original story for the movie. There is no word as of yet when the movie will be released. Source from AnimeNews Network. On the grapevine, regarding Kamachi's new work Along with the above Tweet, apparently after asking Kamachi Kazuma for a short story, he instead came up with an entirely new novel, The Zashiki Warashi of Intellectual Village. View the questions and replies here (NSFW): Trigger Happy End
(March 10, 2012) NT Volume 04 Released! The 4th volume of Shinyaku Toaru Majutsu no Index has been released, with promising revelations therein.
(March 29, 2012) Funimation released Index! After a long wait, Funimation has finally released episode 1 and 2 of Toaru Majutsu no Index, billed as A Certain Magical Index. Although only using subtitles, this release may finally open up the prospect of this getting dubbed. If one is a subscriber you can visit the website's Index page: Funimation (some territories may not be able to access the website).
(April 7, 2012) Don't panic. Funimation releases two more Index episodes Four of the six episodes of the anime adaptation of the Index Arc has been released by Funmation on their websites as well as their Youtube account, with amusing results. Check their Index page: Funimation. Check their Youtube account: Funimation Account Some territories may not be able to access the videos in the sites.
(June 8, 2012) Toaru Majutsu no Index Movie delayed until next year. New information and characters revealed. After much silence, it has been revealed that the Toaru Majutsu no Index Movie will be delayed up to February 2013. Furthermore, the plot preview has been released, along with the cast list, production staff, and most curiously, character art designs from Haimura Kiyotaka for the new characters. Check the movie article for more information. Source from the AnimeNews Network.
(June 8, 2012) New Toaru Majutsu no Index videogame to be released Hot off the heels of the movie news, ASCII Media Works' Dengeki Bunko imprint announced that a new Toaru Majutsu no Index videogame, with Namco Bandai Games and Guyzware collaborating on it. More details will be revealed in the 521st issue of ASCII Media Works' Dengeki PlayStation magazine on June 28. Source from the AnimeNews Network.
(June 26, 2012) New Toaru Majutsu no Index videogame gets a new name In Dengeki PlayStation's latest issue, the previously announced Toaru Majutsu no Index game for the PSP, will not only center around "Index", but also that of "Railgun", and is aptly named as A Certain Magical and Scientific Ensemble. Further information is still as of yet unknown. Source from the Siliconera.
(June 30, 2012) Toaru Majutsu no Index and Toaru Kagaku no Railgun assemble! A little late, but new information regarding Toaru Majutsu to Kagaku no Ensemble has surfaced, with it, confirmation that it would be a massive crossover between Toaru Majutsu no Index and Toaru Kagaku no Railgun, same story setting notwithstanding, It will be written by Kamachi Kazuma, would contain new characters, and 4 different stories complexly crossing paths which each other. Source from the AnimeNews Network.
(July 3, 2012) Toaru Majusu no Index movie release date revealed The Project-Index has finally revealed the release date of the movie, which is on February 23, 2013. Along with this are schedules for its nationwide opening in theaters.
(July 7, 2012) Four stories collide for Index and Railgun videogame. The official game website, has revealed that the game will have four stories taken from the both the magic and science sides of the world of Toaru Majutsu no Index for the upcoming Toaru Majutsu to Kagaku no Ensemble videogame, stories from the "Surface" and "Hidden" sides of the two worlds. The website has also revealed screenshots featuring Index, Misaka Mikoto, Shirai Kuroko, and Saten Ruiko.
(August 10, 2012) C82 Releases Index movie preview. With the advent of Comiket, or C82, comes also the advent of the preview for the Toaru Majutsu no Index Movie that was planned to be released on February of next year. It shows scenes of the movie, in particular, new never before seen mecha, Stiyl Magnus fighting witches, Kuroko still in her wheelchair, and surprisingly, Accelerator. What these scenes entail, whether are full appearances, cameos, or early production scenes, remain unknown. Check the PV in Youtube.
(August 26, 2012) A Certain Magical Index Trailer released! With Funimation releasing its casting for the first Toaru Majutsu no Index adaptation a couple of days ago, with it comes the trailer for it, as A Certain Magical Index. One can view the trailer here: A Certain Magical Index Trailer (May not work in some territories.) The DVD will be released on 12/10/20; get it on Amazon: Season 1 Part 1, Season 1 Part 2.
(August 29, 2012) Toaru Majutsu to Kagaku no Ensemble date set!Dengeki PlayStation has announced that the upcoming PSP game, Toaru Majutsu to Kagaku no Ensemble will be released on February 21 of 2013. This coincides with the release of the upcoming Toaru Majutsu no Index movie that will be released on the 23rd of the same year. Moreover, once agai like all other videogame releases, the limited editions comes with four chibi figures. Source from the Siliconera.
(September 19, 2012) New Testament 5 Cover released and A Certain Magical Index delayed. After much delay, the preview for the cover of the 5th Shinyaku Toaru Majutsu no Index Light Novel Volume has finally been released, depicting Touma and a mysterious blond and effeminate-looking character on the foreground, while on the background shows scenes of the Ichihanaransai. Source from Dengeki Bunko (Japanese). In other news, the DVD release for Funimation's A Certain Magical Index is pushed back until December 11, no word on the reason. Get your pre-order on Amazon.com.
(October 7, 2012) Toaru Majutsu no Index mobile game announced. Right before the release of the Shinyaku Toaru Majutsu no Index Light Novel Volume 05, it has been announced by Dengeki that a new mobile phone game would be relased for smart phones this Winter. Details are unknown, but it is apparently a card battle game, and reuses sprites from the Toaru Majutsu no Index (PSP game). Source from Dengeki Online.
(October 10, 2012) NT5 released and other news! It is October the 10th, and the 5th volume of the Shinyaku Toaru Majutsu no Index Light Novels have been released with interesting content. Meanwhile, a new preview has been released for the Toaru Majutsu to Kagaku no Ensemble has been released, featuring the protagonist of the four paths of the game. Moreover, along with the lead in story which is the Toaru Majutsu no Index movie's content is has been revealed in a Dengeki event that the theme revolving around the movie is "songs" as Meigo Arisa is described as a songstress. Watch the preview video in Youtube.
(October 21, 2012) A day dawns and a new Toaru Kagaku no Railgun anime has been announced. A special stage event at the Dengeki 20th Anniversary Festival announced that production on the second season of the Toaru Kagaku no Railgun anime has been green-lit. The title of the new season is Toaru Kagaku no Railgun S, though it is unknown why this is so. The story and staff of the second season will be confirmed in the December issue of ASCII Media Works' Monthly Comic Dengeki Daioh magazine on October 27. Anime News Network, Dengeki Online.