Post Reply Is Touma's personality like God? (from "A Certain Magical Index" and "A Certain Scientific Railgun")
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Posted 9/6/13
From what I've seen of the show (I'm on episode 14 of "Magical Index" season 2) Touma really seems like God to me because he's always willing to help others even if they're strangers. What do you guys think? And why?
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Touma represents gender equality via falcon punches.
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Other than the fact that he's either an atheist or agnostic, ironically yes he's a very obvious Jesus parallel

The show would be interesting if he thought more about what he means in the context of that universe, but he must go through his daily life thinking, "What evil plan can I turn off with my right hand today?" But you can tell he has a profound effect on everyone around him, especially Railgun. The show would be deeper in a good way if he was a bit more philosophical.

I haven't seen the movie yet or read ahead in the manga or novels, so I don't know if even crazier crap starts happening, but those are my thoughts so far.
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Pretty much, TouMAN is a Jesus incarnate serving justice in Academy City.
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He is the hand of god.
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Dont they say he is God right hand man
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The entire animes of Index/Railgun is a mixed bag of ideals to begin with.You have science ,magic and religion either in conflict or cooperation.Touma is a level 0 but can stop most espers ,magicans,church enforcers.He never stops Index who is actually closer to God.But I stop short about Touma because he dont have a following of worshippers.He dont read the Bible but respects Index and some church affiliations.I dont get him as a God personality.The Roman Catholic Church declared him to be the number one enemy so that makes me think less him being God.If anything he stumbles onto a lot of problems!

He cares for his friends he dont go about trying to change the world more that he saves it from change!

If anybody has A god like personality it would be Heavens'Chancellor!
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What`s so important about him? He`s just another shounen character that wants to "PROTECT" everyone that he knows for like 5 seconds. It just made me not want to watch the show. He kept yelling at all the characters that were supposedly not "HELPING" Index.
Just my opinion alright. Aint tryna offend any touma lovers. Don`t get on my ass if you don`t like what im saying. A.K.A
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I see what your saying, but to me personally Touma's personality is ideal to what most people think of God. He helps others because he wants to and doesn't ask for anything in return. Plus, with his power he keeps both the magical and scientific sides of this world from starting a world war (4? I know they had a world war 3 but I don't know the real reason why it started). And I know he's like every other shounen character out there but what really got me thinking about this was when in the show they mention the Kamijou Faction and that's how I started thinking about this idea of Tomua. http://toarumajutsunoindex.wikia.com/wiki/Kamijou_Faction
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