The previous two season's Hiroshi Nishikiori heads back to the director's chair at J.C.Staff
Nine months after the initial announcement back in October 2017, the official website for the much-awaited third season of the TV anime adaptation based on Kazuma Kamachi's action fantasy light novel series A Certain Magical Index is finally updated with a key visual introducing its five main characters: Touma Kamijo, Index, Mikoto Misaka, Accelerator, and Shiage Hamazura. The site also confirms its premiere on Tokyo MX in October 2018.
The first season of the TV anime was aired for 24 episodes from October 2008 to March 2009, then the second season with another 24 episodes followed from October 2010 to April 2011. The first two seasons' director Hiroshi Nishikiori and character designer Yuichi Tanaka are confirmed to return for the third season, while Hiroyuki Yoshino is newly served as series composition writer in place of the first two's Masanao Akahoshi. All of the main voice cast are set to reprise their roles.
"A Certain Magical Index III" Main Staff:
- Director: Hiroshi Nishikiori
- Series Composition: Hiroyuki Yoshino
- Character Designer: Yuichi Tanaka
- Anime Production: J.C.Staff
Main Voice Cast:
- Touma Kamijo: Atsushi Abe
- Index: Yuka Iguchi
- Mikoto Misaka: Rina Sato
- Accelerator: Nobuhiko Okamoto
- Shiage Hamazura: Satoshi Hino
Announcement teaser posted in October 2017
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