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Funimation Sets Finalized First ‘A Certain Magical Index III’ Anime DVD/BD Release Packaging

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Academy City and the Roman Orthodox Church are at each other's throats, and several independent groups are ready to take advantage of the chaos!
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The third season of A Certain Magical Index is getting its home video release handled by Funimation in North America and they’ve got the first half of the third series coming up. Set for an October 1st, 2019 debut, it’s being released as a DVD/BD combo that will include an audio commentary and the clean opening and closing. Now, the finalized full packaging slate for it has been revealed!.

The leads for the show in the past include Micah Solusod as Toma Kamijo and Monica Rial as Index.

Hiroshi Nishikori is returning to direct this season after doing the first two while Hiroyuki Yoshino will handle the scripts after working on the film. Yuichi Tanaka is also back to handle the character designs with JC Staff producing the animation.

Originally airing in 2008, the series was directed by Hiroshi Nishikori based on the series composition by Masanao Akahoshi. Character designs were done by Yuichi Tanaka based on the original designs by Kiyotaka Haimura that were done for the light novels written by Kazuma Kamachi. The series was animated by JC Staff.

The Japanese cast from past works includes Atsushi Abe as Toma Kamijo, Yuka Iguchi as Index, Akeno Watanabe as Sherry Cromwell, Anri Katsu as Motoharu Tsuchimikado, Kana Asumi as Hyouka Kazakiri, Kimiko Koyama as Komoe Tsukuyomi, Kishō Taniyama as Stiyl Magnus, Mamiko Noto as Aisa Himegami, Misato Fukuen as Maika Tsuchimikado, Nobuhiko Okamoto as Accelerator, Nozomi Sasaki as Misaka’s Younger Sister, Rina Hidaka as Last Order, Rina Satou as Mikoto Misaka, Satomi Arai as Kuroko Shirai, Shizuka Itou as Kaori Kanzaki, Tomokazu Sugita as Aureolus Izzard, Yuka Terasaki as Misha Kruschschev, Yuko Kaida as Aiho Yomikawa, Masaya Matsukaze as Teitoku Kakine, Yoko Soumi as Elizard, Mari Hino as Riméa, Kei Shindou as Carissa, Sayaka Harada as Villian, Takehito Koyasu as Knight Leader, Toshiyuki Morikawa as Fiamma, Yumi Hara as Suama Oyafune, and Mika Doi as Monaka Oyafune.

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Plot concept: Your favorite characters return in this third installment of A Certain Magical Index where stakes are higher than ever before. Academy City and the Roman Orthodox Church are at each other’s throats, and several independent groups are ready to take advantage of the chaos. Meanwhile, Toma is busy dealing with a very hungry Index and the deadly members of the Right Seat of God. Will Toma’s luck improve, or will his right hand be his undoing? The time is nigh to put Imagine Breaker to the test.


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