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A Certain Scientific Railgun Anime Season 3 Gets Smartphone Game

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Toaru Kagaku no Railgun: Spectrum Story adventure game to launch for iOS/Android

A Certain Scientific Railgun T (Toaru Kagaku no Railgun T), the third season of A Certain Scientific Railgun anime, is getting a smartphone game adaptation titled Toaru Kagaku no Railgun: Spectrum Story. The adventure game will launch for iOS and Android devices.

A Certain Scientific Railgun T will premiere on the AT-X channel on Friday, January 10 at 10:00 p.m. (8:00 a.m. EST). It will also run on the Tokyo MX, BS11, and MBS channels, as well on the AbemaTV streaming service in Japan.

Members of the previous anime seasons' staff are returning for the third season. Tatsuyuki Nagai is returning to direct the anime at J.C. Staff. Shogo Yasukawa is in charge of the series scripts, and Yuichi Tanaka is serving as animation character designer.

Kentaro Izumi is the art director, Jin Aketagawa is the sound director, and Shingo Fukuyo is the director of photography. Tomomi Andō is working on color design, and Maiko Iuchi is composing the music. Shigeru Nishiyama is editing, and Jin Aketagawa is directing the sound.

Kamachi's A Certain Magical Index light novel series has inspired three television anime series, a 2013 anime film, and multiple manga adaptations. Motoi Fuyukawa's A Certain Scientific Railgun spinoff manga has also inspired two television anime adaptations and an original video anime (OVA).

The television anime of A Certain Scientific Accelerator (Toaru Majutsu no Index Gaiden: Toaru Kagaku no Accelerator) manga premiered in Japan on July 12. Crunchyroll and Funimation streamed the series as it aired in Japan.

Yen Press is releasing the original light novel series in English, and Funimation has released all of the anime adaptations in North America outside of the A Certain Scientific Railgun OVA. Seven Seas Entertainment is releasing the A Certain Scientific Railgun manga and the A Certain Scientific Accelerator manga in English, and Yen Press is releasing the A Certain Magical Index manga in English.

Sources: Toaru Kagaku no Railgun: Spectrum Story's website, MoCa News


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