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  • Recommended by ultimomant
  • This author has written a series of Touma/Othinus pairing fics that continue from New Testament Vol 9's ending, starting with The Smile Of A Single Girl. Each one is hilarious and heartwarming as the couple learns to make their relationship work. Has also written one not connected to the series called Failure: Locked.


  • Recommended by Sarius
  • Touma x Mikoto all day everyday. Super good fics where fluff and humor abound.


  • Recommended by ultimomant
  • His excellent He Will Surely Save fic mentioned below has expanded into a series of spin-offs and continuations.

     General Fics 
Stories focused on the family and the friendly relationships of the cast. Plot-focused stories or light day-in-the-life stories. Pretty much anything that isn't focused on romance.

A Certain Unusual Vampire by Witch Hat FTW

  • Recommended by: Hanabi Warrior
  • Status: Dormant (Volumes 1 and 2 are complete; author has promised a Volume 3, but that has yet to happen)
  • Synopsis: An esper named Kenji encounters an injured girl one night while running errands, and quickly discovers that she's actually a vampire named Miyako. Cue a group of magicians sent to capture her, awesome battles, and some hints that Kenji isn't so average after all.
  • Pairings: None
  • Comments: An OC-centric Elsewhere Fic set in the same District 7 we all know and love, focusing on the interactions of Kenji and Miyako as they fight off the magicians sent to capture her. The story draws some parallels to Touma's first adventures with Index, but is its own unique story that shows a lot of promise.

A Certain Unexplainable Gemstone by Sargent CrashRecommended by: Wo Wman 09

  • Status: Dormant; last updated June 2018
  • Synopsis: Sogiita Gunha. The 7th of 7. The strongest Gemstone out of the 50 around the world. A series of magical and scientific events occur around the #7. Each side trying to discover what kind of power he wields and use it for their own benefit. Will Gunha and his friends live though these events? (Takes place after NT 7!) An action/Adventure story with bits of humor.
  • Pairing(s): None
  • Comment(s): If you need some GUTS in your life, this is the story for you! Sogiita is portrayed perfectly and his adventures inside Academy City are worth reading! Though I would avoid this if you're not into OC's, as they drive the story along with Gunha.

A Certain Destined Introduction by Cun

  • Recommended by phoku, Silent Outlaw, and tarazami
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: A Railgun centric fic. Kuroko starts at Tokiwadai and meets a certain someone. However their relationship is off to a rocky start.
  • Pairings: None... Though we can be sure Kuroko will be complaining about that at the conclusion of the story.
  • Comments: Cun writes very much Original Flavour and his characterization is spot on. If you can't get enough the originals mixture of Comedy, Mystery and heartwarming friendship, this is very much recommended. Note that this isn't just a Slice of Life - different seemingly disconnected incidents are slowly coming together into a bigger plot.
    • Seconded by moberemk; this is easily the best Index story on right now, with frighteningly good characterization and writing. Even Kuroko becomes not only bearable but interesting, and that's saying something.

A Certain Railgun Fan Fic by Cun

  • Recommended by tarazami
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Trouble starts brewing in Academy City when people are suddenly attacked all over the place; ending up in the middle of it as always, Mikoto, Kuroko and the other girls have to use their wits and their abilities to get rid of the problems.
  • Pairings: None, although Kuroko might disagree...
  • Comments: Another one of Cun's best works. Stays true to the original Railgun flavour with perfect characterisations of the four girls. The plot is interesting and I promise you'll keep wanting to read it until you finish!

Majutsu no Kurisumasu by Chaos2Frozen

  • Recommended by Spirit, nitewind
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Feeling grateful towards Touma, Index and Mikoto put aside their differences to organize a Christmas party for him. Takes some slight Broad Strokes from canon.
  • Pairings: ToumaxMikoto or ToumaxIndex? Take your pick, or maybe both.
  • Comments: An interesting story that otherwise when necessary stays within canon. Almost every named character is at least referenced and includes a small cross-over with Maid-Sama!. The author even seems pretty Trope Savvy, throwing in a joke or two about Actor Allusion. All the while Tsuchimikado is distracting Touma with a search for the very enemy of Christmas himherself...

Kagaku no Varentine by Chaos2Frozen

  • Recommended by swtrooper42
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: It's Valentines Day in Academy City. Mikoto feels insecure with her femininity after recieving so many chocolates from girls. Touma, of course, receives more chocolates from girls than anyone else in his school. But an Unknown Rival in another class is sick of Touma's popularity and challenges him to a duel for all his chocolates. But not just any duel, a Badminton duel. At the same time, the boys of GROUP follow a suspicious acting Awaki and end up more involved in her love life than they ever wanted.
  • Pairings: Some light ToumaxMikoto
  • Comments: A fun adventure that's hilarious as it is thrilling. Top scenes include Mikoto's faulty logic for getting Touma to fall for her, and the GROUP boy's heartwarming attempts to protect Awaki.

The Princess that goes unnoticed by Hyakimaru

  • Recommended by Hisoka 2000
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: After a cataclysmic event that unleashed the most horrible, brutal battle in the history of Academy City, we follow A Day in the Limelight of the only person on the entire city and maybe even the civilized world who's oblivious to the evil that happened the night before.
  • Pairings: A little ToumaxHimegami, but just barely.
  • Comments: A hilarious one-shot about a character that needs more love on the fandom; with a few romantic moments, everyone in character and even a couple of guest stars at the end.

Project RADIO NOISE by HoloHoro

  • Recommended by swtrooper42 and tarazami
  • Status: Dormant
  • Synopsis: An AU version where Index never fell onto Touma's balcony, Accelerator never killed a single clone and never even got the chance, and Project RADIO NOISE, the plan to create an army of Black Ops clone soldiers based on Mikoto's DNA was never canceled. In fact, it took the form of a shadow organization dedicated to cleaning the streets of Academy City of its bad elements. Kamijo Touma is dragged into this darkside of Academy City after he witnesses the Sisters cleaning up an operation. Hunted by the Sisters, Touma is determined to get to the bottom of what he saw. He soon encounters and becomes entangled with the newly formed GROUP, who have the mission of destroying RADIO NOISE and killing its leader, Last Order.
  • Comments: This is what happens if you take the Index-verse and turn the grim darkness up to 11. Violent deaths are common and the fic fully explores the grittiness of Academy City's darkside. Touma is different as well, having all his memories, being slightly more cowardly, and no idea what the power he possesses is capable of.

The Angel of Thunder by The Gift Of Heaven Sun

  • Recommended by ultimomant
  • Status: Dead
  • Synopsis: While Touma is giving Itsuwa a tour of Academy City, Mikoto Misaka Awakens. Touma and Itsuwa try to help her adjust to her new power while they deal with a new threat.
  • Pairings: ToumaxMikoto, ToumaxItsuwa
  • Comments: A little wordy at times, and the author has a lot of grammar mistakes, but awesome and cute. And Mikoto's mom is badass.
    • Unfortunately, the author is not entirely fluent in English, and it shows. More importantly, it's a perfect example of Purple Prose.

To Aru Super SS by rubix 91

  • Recommended by Spirit
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Ever wondered what the Raildex verse would be like if it was written in a 4koma format? Read and find out!
  • Pairings: None.
  • Comments: A comedic series of omake style non-sequitur stories. Includes materials/characters from the novels. Now has a sequel, To Aru Super SS II.

A Certain Droll Hivemind by Earth Scorpion

  • Recommended by Miragician
  • Status: Dormant
  • Synopsis: Follow Misaka-11111 as she chronicles her ever-continuing observations of the world around her in her secret diary. In analogue form, of course, for more secrecy.
  • Pairings: None
  • Comments: An original comedy fic that captures the point of view of a MISAKA Sister perfectly, complete with excellent humor revolving around her train of thought and how she adjusts to a world without "the Accelerator."

Lightning and Wind by Born Of Prayers

  • Recommended by Leidolf and tarazami
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: A Index fanfic, it takes place after New Testament 2 and involves GREMLIN's dealings in Hawaii.
  • Pairings: None
  • Comments: It was written before New Testament 3 came out.

A Certain Mystical Esper by Ragner

  • Recommended by Ilidsor
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Proximity Trace, the ability to mimic compatible Personal Realities. Just what is the truth behind Ryusuke's past? What secrets does Academy City have to hide? Touma X Harem, OC X MISAKA 19090.
  • Pairings: Touma/Harem OC/Misaka 19090 (although neither show up in the story, and are being saved for the sequel
  • Comments: The story follows the character Ryusuke as he acts as a side character in the canon story arcs of Railgun and Index, all the while trying to discover what happened in his Dark and Troubled Past. It is a legitimately good OC based story. It manages to have an OC that is not too OP, mainly by having him get his ass kicked a lot. The power of the main character is interesting, making him like Peter Petrelli except that the powers he gathers are weaker when he uses them than when their original owner does. The sequel A Certain Angelic Finality can be found Here.

Screwed Up by GreatSnapper

  • Recommended by tarazami
  • Status: Dormant (last updated May 2017)
  • Synopsis: Kuroko never doubted that her Onee-sama would come to her rescue. She just never imagined that there would come a time when that knowledge frightened her. Sometimes, knowing just how far someone is willing to go to help is worse than needing them in the first place, and Kuroko is about to learn that Mikoto may not be as sane as everyone thinks.
  • Comments: A nicely written fanfic that explores the descent of Misaka Mikoto into madness. Dark badass Mikoto is very interesting. Note the rating though, it can get pretty gruesome and creepy in some parts.

Big Sister's Responsibility by GreatSnapper

  • Recommended by tarazami
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Mysteries abound in Academy City, and once again Mikoto finds herself at the center of it all. This time though, she's determined not to simply stand by and let those she cares about suffer the consequences. Becoming strong enough to protect what is most important to her comes with its own set of complications though, and as usual, Mikoto hasn't really thought everything through.
  • Comments: Another well written fanfic by the same author as "Screwed Up". It maintains the original Railgun flavour while having a very interesting plot and remaining true to the characters.

A Certain Unknown Level 0 by MrQuestionMark

  • Recommended by ultimomant
  • Status: Ongoing
  • Synopsis: Accelerator and the Railgun. Two level 5's that have been subjected to the same rumour: they have been defeated by a Level 0. But who is this mysterious esper? This is the numerous investigations made by characters in the To Aru universe into this Level 0. People who don't know him will learn the truth and those who do know him will catch a glimpse into his life. Will have action.

A Certain Infinite Possibility by Darkbetrayer

  • Recommended by Icoret and tarazami
  • Status: Ongoing
  • Synopsis: An ancient organization has emerged from hiding in order to bring the world into darkness. Will Touma be able to stop them or will his actions make everything worse. Also, will someone finally help Touma make the harem he deserves? Magic and Science will collide in ways no one thought possible. Touma X Harem
  • Comments: A great and original story with a lot of fun harem comedy and action scenes that is unfortunately part Self-Insert Fic. It's worth reading for all the parts that don't revolve around Jason, which is, fortunately, most of the story.

Traces of your Tears by Skarlashka

  • Recommended by tarazami
  • Status: Dormant
  • Synopsis: As Academy City's darkness drives its Level 5 student, Misaka Mikoto to the point of no return, a strange phenomenon teleports her to a dangerous and obscure world along with her greatest nemesis. Their esper powers greatly limited by some unknown force, they must learn to work together if they want to survive. But can this even be done? Or will they end up destroying each other?
  • Comments: This work focuses on the struggles of Mikoto and Accelerator when they get stranded together in a weird place. Interesting read, especially since this pairing isn't done often.

Fall into the Depths by Skarlashka

  • Recommended by tarazami
  • Status: Dormant (last updated May 2017)
  • Synopsis: "Hey Kuroko… If I was to cause a great calamity in this city, what would you do?" More than a year later, the answer she had given comes back to haunt her…
  • Comments: Set in the future, the four Railgun girls have fallen apart. Features a dark psychopath Mikoto, which makes it refreshing. Note the rating though- it has a horror and romance tag.

Roommates by Fallen Angel Codester

  • Recommended by tarazami
  • Status: Dormant
  • Synopsis: Misaka Mikoto was excited to get into high school...Until she found out her roommate is the former Queen of Tokiwadai, Shokuhou Misaki. When the two find out they are more or less stuck with each other until the school years end, they'll have to make it work. Will this form a friendship between Railgun and Mental Out? Or will each others constant presence prove too much?
  • Comments: A fic based on the interactions between Mikoto and Misaki. Lots of fun and a delightful read.

Forgotten Meeting by Jello 36

  • Recommended by tarazami
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: The story of two young people walking the narrow path of darkness and light, of hatred and love that started due to a certain meeting between espers. An Accelerator x Mikoto story.
  • Comments: One of those rare fics focused on the relationship Accelerator and Mikoto. An interesting story with adorable moments and some action.

A Certain Strange Addition by Animan10

  • Recommended by Mr Terrorist, Berix
  • Status: Ongoing
  • Synopsis: What would happen if Touma's actions during the Graviton Bombings were discovered by the rest of Mikoto's friends. Just how much more misfortune and craziness can the unlucky Kamijou get involved in when he is essentially dragged into Judgement? Judgement!Touma fanfic. Harem with Touma x Mikoto focus (obviously). English dub terminology.
  • Comments: An AU fanfic where Touma joins Judgment after the Graviton Bombings which gets him involved in the events of the Railgun anime and Mikoto and her friends also getting involved with Touma's adventures with the Magic side. Notable differences also includes Touma was once childhood friends with Accelerator and Mugino is his Long Lost older sister.

Declaration of War by fuji92

  • Recommended by Swanky Tower
  • Status: Dead
  • Synopsis: World War III have came at the Academy City's doorstep,with the Necessarius and England preoccupied, Can Touma who is now in a newly established defense force save his beloved City? plot from Endwar and Wi C. This story is 'losely' based on the canons.
  • Comments: An AU fanfic where Touma and his Level 0 friends partook in World War III against Russian invaders in Academy City while being a member of the Academy City Defense Force, a conventional military force comprising primarily of Level 0s and former Skill Out gang members. Multiple references to Touma x Mikoto pairings with many characters playing Shipper on Deck.

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Delta Force Go! by Asha'man of Fire

  • Recommended by Spirit
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: The Delta Force (comprised of the idiot trio Touma, Tsuchimikado, Aogami Pierce) is challenged to battle by a group of Tokiwadai girls. How will they respond?
  • Pairings: None, though does hint towards ToumaxMikoto.
  • Comments: A decent five-shot featuring the delta force with characters acting believably like their canon selves. Plus it has Accelerator in a cheerleader outfit!
    • How is it those two sentences have anything to do with one another?
      • He's being blackmailed by Last Order. It's HILARIOUS.
    • Just so you know, its a male cheerleaders outfit.

The Curious Gift Shop of Christmas Magic by Cun

  • Recommended by Spirit
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Mikoto purchases a gift from a mysterious gift shop, but with all her friends leaving for Christmas who will she give it to?
  • Pairings: ToumaxMikoto.
  • Comments: A touching story centered around Mikoto as she deals with loneliness during Christmas. Very WAFFY towards the end.

Of Science And Magics by Stormwolfex

  • Recommended by Horngeek
  • Status: Dead
  • Synopsis: A 'For Want of a Nail' type story, this basically retells the story of Railgun and Index with Touma and Misaka having been childhood friends.
  • Pairings: ToumaxMikoto.
  • Comments: Hasn't gotten very far in- the story just got part the Graviton Bomber plot, and apart from a bit of Foreshadowing, Index hasn't shown up yet. That said, I find it a fun read so far. NOTE: It does need to be mentioned that this fic takes a significantly... darker... approach to Touma's backstory, which may turn some people off.
    • It's gotten to the Index arc, which is running simultaneously to the Level Upper plot. Touma's backstory is a nice touch; it's darker than the backstory in the original, but arguably gives Touma (and even Mikoto by extension) a little more depth. Mikoto is a little bit more interesting as well, now that she's not relegated to zapping Touma whenever she sees him. All in all, a great read so far. Nothing too major has changed in the plot, except that SCHOOL is now involved in Level Upper, Mikoto and Kanzaki fight while Touma fights Stiyl, and there's boatloads of Touma/Saten Ship Tease.
    • Unfortunately, this fic appears to be dead since it has not been updated since September, 2011.
    • However, despite the fanfiction being considered dead, it spawned a spin-off known as Of Science And Magics The Side Stories which was authorized by Stormwolfex prior to his departure from fanfiction
      • This hasn't been updated since December 2014.

Of Science And Magics The Side Stories by Knowledgeseeker66

  • Recommended by ultimomant
  • Status: Dormant
  • Synopsis: A prequel to Of Science And Magics showing Touma's dark past.

A New ROAD of Misfortune by Itherael

  • Recommended by Epic Reads
  • Status: Dormant; last updated April 2019
  • Synopsis: Destiny is a bitch, even for someone who can actually destroy it with one hand. Follow Kamijou Touma as he strives to survive in a city reeked of dangers and mystery. A simple unfortunate event will open a new road for him to follow where new allies and enemies will await for him, all while the phenomena called the Kami-yan disease begins to take full force.
  • Pairings: None yet.
  • Comments: It basically follows the premise of Touma coming to Academy City a week later than cannon, and all the changes that follow. Certain canon events may had passed differently, while others occurred sooner.The story mainly focuses on the protagonist.
    • While the author first settled into updating every other month, he lately takes 2 to 3 months between each new installment, and he goes out of his way to enhance the reading experience. To do that, he personally manipulates images to match scenes from the fanfic, and he makes a list of songs that go with each chapter scene by scene.
    • Also, the cover of the fiction changes in accordance to the current plot of the story.

The Ace, The Queen, and The Two of Hearts by TPKTheStoicTPK

  • Recommended by: Dyingbreath XIII
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: A tale of a battle between two great forces and those who get swept up in it. As the two level 5s face each other a conspiracy is revealed and a romance blooms, but what does fate hold in store for The Ace, The Queen, and The Two of Hearts?
  • Pairing(s): MisakaXKuroko
  • Comments: A long fic with a good mix of action and romance. It has a pretty good plot and is updated regularly. The characterization is pretty good but there is a focus on character development as well. Now finished with a sequel The Bishop, The King, and The Knight (Complete) and a second sequel The Hermit, The Emperor, and Judgment (Dormant).

Minds, Memories, and Misfortune by Flere821

  • Recommended by: Icoret, Grand Prince Paul II, tarazami
  • Status: Dead
  • Synopsis: The 'Queen of Tokiwadai', Shokuhou Misaki, meets Kamijou Touma. Mikoto gets jealous and things get worse/better from there, depending on one's viewpoint. Expect trouble, or should I say Misfortune?
  • Pairing(s): There is some ToumaxMisaka, and there might later on be some ToumaxMisaki

Unlucky Star by Fukou Da

  • Recommended by NGD
  • Status: Dormant
  • Synopsis: The bro adventures of bros doing bro things.
  • Pairings: None beyond the usual affections you'd see in the usual series.
  • Comments: Arguably the funniest fanfic in the fandom, and the best I've seen yet in the series from a pure humor standpoint. That it focuses less on pairings and more on the shenanigans the males, mostly the Delta Force trio plus Accelerator, in the series get into certainly helps its case as far as making sure the humor is rarely deviated from. Always good for a laugh if only because of the outrageous situations alone. Which someone was kind enough to help put to an actual image in regards to the prologue anyway.

Sports day by kevslave

  • Recommended by ultimomant
  • Status: Dead
  • Synopsis: Kamijou must join a sports event in Tokiwadai for merits. What happens if he ended up fighting all the level 5's?
  • Pairings: The usual Unwanted Harem hijinks Touma, Accelerator, and Shiage experience.
  • Comments: Insanely action-packed and hilarious. Seems to be set during New Testament. Touma's harem just grows and grows. Lots of surprises and Wham Episodes including the return of Teitoku Kakine, the person Touma used to be before he lost his memories getting his own body, One-Eyed Othinus turning Sherry Cromwell's long-lost friend Ellis into an undead servant, Touma fighting Misaki and the mysterious 6th level 5, ect.

The Goddess, the Sins, and the Fuerza by Zekkrom1

  • Recommended by ultimomant
  • Status: Dormant
  • Synopsis: In a bid to safe Last Order's life, Accelerator accidentally brings himself, the other level 5s, Touma, Shiage Hamazura, and Rikou Takitsubou to an alternate universe where everything, even the animals are different. Given a mission by a certain, mysterious goddess, the nine individuals will deal with different lives, and perhaps even love.
  • Pairings: ToumaxMisaka, ShiagexRikou, MisakixGunha

To Ascend by Loopsey

  • Recommended by: hyperlimitsorant
  • Status: Dead
  • Synopsis: Kamijou Touma was never what one could call 'normal'. He has gone through life with strange things always happening near him. Things were going to get even stranger.
  • Pairings: None, but it has a lot of Ship Tease.
  • Comments: This is exactly what the summary described. To explain this story, this is an Alternate Universe story involving the main protagonist of the Raildex universe as an overpowered character. Yet, the way that the writer depicts OP Touma isn’t that bad story-wise; in fact, it just makes the plot a lot more badass than usual.

Wintertime by Gaze of Providence

  • Recommended by ultimomant
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: "When the man turned to look, he saw from the rock, a young woman bathing in the waters. She had the height of a girl, but all the qualities of a woman..."-Follow the secret history of Kihara Kagun, as he tries to search for magic, despite the cold land of the North, evil winds, vile wolves, dark drakes, and a haughty Dvergr, as he realizes its true and terrific nature.

A Certain World of Darkness by SilverFang88

  • Recommended by ultimomant
  • Status: Dead
  • Synopsis: Kamijou Touma has never been the luckiest person in the world; but due to that lack of good fortune he isn't ignorant to those in need. But a simple impulsive act results in him meeting someone who thrives in a darker world hidden beneath the surface. Now at the crossroads: will he trek into the unknown to save that girl or be devoured by the beasts that lurk within the darkness?
  • Parings: ToumaxMugino
  • Comments: An alternate universe where Mugino is Touma's self-proclaimed rival instead of Mikoto. Author is very wordy though. Has a fan-made illustration.

In Memoriam by Shockz (With tropes)

  • Status: Complete
  • Recommended by spacemonkey37, Aleph, mysterius, universalperson
  • Synopsis: AU/Rewrite. In a city where science has made the impossible mundane, a young man meets a very strange girl, who speaks to him of things yet stranger. Meanwhile, four friends stumble into a conspiracy that threatens to overturn everything they thought they knew about their home.
  • Comments: A Fix Fic Remake of the original series. To paraphrase one commenter, this story takes a Japanese otaku-pandering light novel series and turns it into an Urban Fantasy for English-speaking science-fiction and fantasy fans.

He Will Surely Save by revvangrey

  • Recommended by ultimomant, allfictions
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Set between New Testament 7 and 8. Beetle 05, aka the new Teitoku Kakine, settles into his new role as Academy City's newest hero.
  • Comments: It starts out very funny, then the plot picks up in chapter 4, where Saten gets strange dreams, gets a massive spike in AIM during a System Scan, and Gunha seriously refers to her as the 8th Level 5 before forgetting what he said.

Twist of Fate by ADdude (With tropes)

  • Recommended by ultimomant
  • Status: Dormant; last updated April 2020
  • Synopsis: Something is happening to the life of a certain Level 0 and for some reason he starts to have luck with the women. Obviously something is terribly wrong especially with disasters after disasters start to occur around him both of the magic and science variety. Some force is messing with Touma's life. Love triangles or Dodecahedron. Secrets will be revealed. Touma X Harem.
  • Comments: As usual, Touma is incredibly badass and a hilarious harem hero.

World's End by Kyon of the Crack

  • Recommended by allfictions
  • Status: Dormant
  • Synopsis: In a universe parallel to the main To Aru continuity, Number Two Level 5 esper Accelerator (and Level 0 Hamazura) is trying to stop his world from collapsing due to distortions caused by a "missing variable" (implied to be Touma, or just the Imagine Breaker) critical to the universe's cohesion. And it's Accelerator's job to delay the distortions until the mysterious "Keeper" and her organization fix the problem.
  • Comments: An intriguing read, and definitely a nice change of pace from all the other To Aru fics out there. Not a dark fic, since there are quite humourous bits thrown here and there, but you get the feeling that something is quite wrong with everything. There is also a quite, heated interlude, but it flows naturally in the narration and not just lemon for lemon. The OOC is also intentional, since it's literally a parallel universe. Also released a few days after New Testament volume 8, it fits nicely with canon considering what happens in New Testament 9...

To Be Deemed Unworthy by LaserDisco

  • Recommended by allfictions
  • Status: Dormant (last updated June 2017)
  • Synopsis: Following his fight against the alchemist Aureolus Izzard, during which his right arm was cut off, Kamijou Touma wakes up in a certain hospital to find that his body now emits an AIM Field. He is now an esper. A fact that leads Touma to reach another, troubling conclusion: he has inexplicably lost his Imagine Breaker.
  • Comments: A solid premise, well handled by its author. The idea of a Touma without Imagine Breaker is interesting, what with him having to deal with a protagonist's problems armed with only a support character's power. The fact that the premise also hasn't been overused (yet anyway) is probably also a plus. Touma also finds out that it's not easy talking and acting all righteous when you don't have the power to back it up, and that not everyone's problem can be solved by taking all the heat himself and hoping for the best. Also notable is the Invisible Thing making itself known to Touma.

One Certain Magical Punch by SoulAzul

  • Recommended by Final Rest 42
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: A twisted magician uses forbidden magic to escape capture from Saitama to another dimension. Join the cast of Toaru and OPM as they clash in a series of escalating events based off of miscommunication. Discover the secret behind Oswald's Saws and their connection to the final fate of the world. Also serves a character study for the motivating factors behind altruism.
  • Comments: Takes place before the Aqua of the Back arc of ACMI and after the Boros arc of OPM.

What Makes Us Strong by SilverFang88

  • Recommended by Rob Has
  • Status: Complete
  • Pairing: None, though there are hints about Frenda/Touma
  • Synopsis: In order to change ourselves, something needs to act as a driving force to push in the right direction. Something needs to motivate us to move forward, to pick us up when we fall, and guide us in the direction we wish to go. For Frenda Seivelun that 'something' turned out to be a boy, a boy who showed her what it meant to be strong; a boy and a memory that changed her life.
  • Tags: Alternate Universe Fic, Crack Pairing, One Shot Fic
  • Comments: Takes place in an AU where Frenda was saved by Touma from bullies in the past and pledged to become stronger. Practically, this fanfic is about a hypothetical 'Light Side' Frenda as she never joined ITEM and is a member of Judgement.

The Bust Upper Incident by ArmoredCoreNineball

  • Recommended by Will 108
  • Status: Complete
  • Pairing: Kamijou Touma/Harem, eventually Kamijou Touma/Kinuhata Saiai
  • Synopsis: One-Shot turned into something else due to unexpected popularity. Starting in the middle of December, a certain unlucky Imagine Breaker is having the most curious day... and it seems to entail the various girls he comes across on his way home...
  • Comments: Touma suddenly has an ability to increase girls' bust size (mostly just temporary) just by looking at them. Hilarity Ensues. Cue various girls demanding (or tricking) Touma into enlarging their assets. The plot then continues into "flirting contests" between Toaru girls in earning the spiky haired boy's affection. A light-hearted funny story that still manages to be serious and enjoyable.

     Romance Fic 

Drunken love by cookie monster gurl

  • Recommended by Laugh Alot Girly 7856
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Accelerator finds a drunk Worst and tries to take her home. But, so many people keep getting in the way, and funny crap keeps happening. Characters drop hints on Accelerator on what is Worst to him.
  • Pairings: Accelerator x Worst
  • Comments: Very funny, it is slight AU, but it keeps the theme and not really any OOC. Freakin funny ending, and cute moments. And a very Ax-Crazy yandere Worst gets jealous of Awaki being with Accelerator.

A Certain SISTER First Date by Hyakimaru

  • Recommended by Spirit
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: 10032 enlists the help of her clones to face the most difficult challenge before her: her first date with Touma!
  • Pairings: ToumaxMISAKA 10032
  • Comments: A surprisingly good one-shot about MISAKA's first date with Touma. Good humor, W.A.F.F. moments sprinkled throughout with everyone in character.

Clash of the unlikely lovers by Hyakimaru

  • Recommended by ultimomant
  • Status: Dormant
  • Synopsis: Accelerator and Vento of the Front wake up and find that they are now married!
  • Pairings: AcceleratorxVento
  • Comments: Absolutely hilarious. These two are total potty-mouths, but it is heartwarming how they learn to make the relationship work. Plus, nothing beats Fiamma of the Right using the Jedi Mind Trick!

Linkage by ReaperLuca

  • Recommended by Yamato
  • Status: Dormant
  • Synopsis: From summary: "Hey..." Mikoto stared up into the clouds she laid on the ground, the grass brushing against her arms. She closed her eyes as a soft sigh escaped her, "Is it possible to fall in love with someone you always believed to only be a friend?"
  • Pairings: Mikoto/Kuroko
  • Tags: Future fic, AU, Yuri
  • Comments: A nice fic about a slighty older and more mature Mikoto trying to understand her feelings for her best friend.

A Certain Meltdowner's Secret Love Life by SilverFang88

  • Recommended by Mr Terrorist
  • Status: Dormant; last updated February 2020
  • Synopsis: Frenda and Kinuhata are curious about the strange 'appointments' that have become the norm for ITEM's resident Level 5. Takitsubo, unfortunately, is just being dragged along for the ride.
  • Pairings: Touma x Mugino
  • Comments: A funny romantic fanfic about Team ITEM being curious about Mugino's secret boyfriend, Touma.

Never the Twain Shall Meet by Kyle Castorena

  • Recommended by Hadijulianto
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: It was a meeting that was never to take place. An encounter which was a miracle in and of itself. How will the lives of these two who never should have crossed change now that they have, and how will they themselves change?
  • Pairings: Kamijou Touma x Saten Ruiko
  • Tags: Alternate Universe Fic
  • Comments: A well-thought "what-if" scenario about Touma and Ruiko's growing relationship from friends into eventually Star-Crossed Lovers. Be prepared for a lot of Mood Whiplash and Plot Twist as things are not how they seem to be. A must read for Kamijou Touma x Saten Ruiko shippers and neutral fans who want to experience a roller coaster kind of AU fic.
  • Has a sequel named Echo of a Lost World, a fanfic with more emphasis on action than romance, but the romance elements are still there.

Treefall by blackshade9

  • Recommended by Hadijulianto, Rob Has
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Misaka Mikoto stared into the sky, and saw the ruin that she had wrought, and the only words that could escape her mouth; "What have I done?"
  • Pairings: Misaka Mikoto x Shirai Kuroko
  • Tags: Shoujo-ai, Drama, No Touma AU, Darker and Edgier
  • Comments: "No Touma" sign means every bit of plot line that usually involves him will take different turns and the quartet of Mikoto-Kuroko-Ruiko-Uiharu will share the misfortune that usually befall Touma. This fic is a good read for every Mikoto x Kuroko shippers. Their relationship is well developed within the story and there are very few OOC moments, if any actually exist.

Sunrise by blackshade9

  • Recommended by Hadijulianto, Rob Has
  • Status: Ongoing
  • Synopsis: The story so often ends at the climax, but life goes on, and emotional and physical wounds must heal. The four that had played their part in protecting their city now have to look toward the next sunrise, and find the strength to walk into it. Sequel to Treefall.
  • Pairings: M. Mikoto x S. Kuroko, U. Kazari x S. Misaki, S. Ruiko x Frenda S.
  • Tags: Shoujo-ai, Yuri, Drama, No Touma AU, Darker and Edgier
  • Comments: Sequel to Treefall, with fresh ideas and extra pairings. Contains more actions and dramatic swerves than the prequel story. Anyone who enjoys the prequel story will definitely enjoy this story. Similar to the prequel, Touma is also nonexistent in this story.
    • Rob Has: Seconded. An interesting sequel of a decent fanfic. Need to read "Treefall" first for better understanding of the whole plot, as Treefall incident (along with Touma's absence) leads to different outcome from canon, such as the cancellation of 'Daihasei Sport Festival' since Academy City's budget will be focused for repairing damaged infrastructures. Also, 'The Railgun Girls' Took a Level in Cynic. If you can handle shoujo-ai and gratuitous swear words, this story is for you.


The Electric Bug Zapping Princess by Marui, translated into English by Life4Kaoru

  • Recommended by lax
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: The Electric princess has fallen into a deep sleep from the curse of a witch, if only a wandering prince would kiss her awake. A humorous take on a classic fairy tale using the cast of TMnI. - from Baka-Updates
  • Pairings: ToumaXMisaka
  • Warnings: Has some sexy but is SFW (think To Love Ru). The translators mainly translate Hentai, so don't go exploring their other stuff if that's not your kind of thing.
  • Comments: This is simply hilarious, and I think quite in character.

Last Order In Your Eyes! by Eretto, translated to English by Life4Kaoru

  • Recommended by lax
  • Synopsis: An afternoon with Accelerator and Last Order, now with extra domesticity! And aprons. - from Baka-Updates
  • Pairings: Friendship AcceleratorXLast Order
  • Warnings: The translators mainly translate Hentai, so don't go exploring their other stuff if that's not your kind of thing.
  • Comments: I'd write a review, but it would consist of the single word "D'awwwwww".

$1,000,000 no Best Order! by Eretto, translated to English by Life4Kaoru

  • Recommended by lax
  • Synopsis: Sequel to Last Order In Your Eyes!. Once again the hero must brave the kitchen to expose his culinary skills; shamed by his previous disappointment he'll have to show his true potential as a chef, or this meal really will be... *puts on military goggles*... His Last Order. - from Baka-Updates
  • Pairings: Friendship AcceleratorXLast Order
  • Warnings: The translators mainly translate Hentai, so don't go exploring their other stuff if that's not your kind of thing.
  • Comments: Onions... Onioonss... Uwaah...

     Poem Fic 

A Certain Crazy Christmas Special by Franchise

  • Recommended by Spirit
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Touma just wishes to have a nice, quiet Christmas. Predictably, he doesn't get one, but no one could guess who it is that ruined his Christmas this time: SANTA! Has a page.
  • Pairings: None.
  • Comments: Done in a Christmas carol style rhyme, this fic is a hilarious Christmas themed story with appearances by most of Touma's harem as they try to fight off an unlikely opponent.
    • Seconded. This might be the funniest fic you will ever read! I laugh so hard I couldn't stop.

Mami x Touma + Charlotte by Kosshii-san (Precaution: The page this fancomic is in contains NSFW ads.)

Knight In Shining Armor by Kosshii-san (Precaution: The page this fancomic is in contains NSFW ads. Surf within your own discretion.)

  • Recommended by Codename Strike
  • Synopsis: A Puella Magi Madoka Magica/Index crossover fancomic, by Kosshii-san of Pixiv. This is Touma coming to Mami's rescue... TWICE. Well, the first was when he rescued her from her in-series Episode 3 end, and that's drawn before this one.
  • Comments: This fancomic shows why you must not mess with anyone that Touma has recognized as a friend. Not even being in numbers can save you anymore. Also Codename Strike's personal favorite crossover (well, just give him any remotely interesting Madoka/Index crossover and you're in for a treat.)
    • Comartemis: Seconded. The artist has a couple of other comics as well, one of which features Touma punching out Ocktavia and saving Sayaka.
    • Da Random User: Suspension of disbelief definitely required for this one regarding some plot material. That being said, don't get too hung up on the plot because watching Touma beat the snot out of a bunch of school-age punks is still intensely satisfying.
    • Rakuro Kamigama: Although the quality might not be up to some people's expectations and the story is a bit short and simple, the crossover doujin is well made and really confirms that you DO NOT mess with Touma and his friends. Nothing will save you from Tou Man punch. On the other hand, the other doujin crossover (visual improvement shown) that shows the climax of the battle shows Accelerator and Touma beating Kyubey. As expected, it was intensely satisfying

Lonely Girl by Kosshii-san. NSFW ads warning.

  • Recommended by ultimomant
  • Synopsis: During Kyouko's hopeless battle against Oktavia von Seckendorff, Imagine Breaker arrives.

restart (Originally named "Walpurgisnacht)", yet by the same Kosshii-san. NSFW ads warning.

  • Recommended by Codename Strike. Well, d'uh, it's more or less a continuation from before, so why not?
  • Synopsis: Takes on during Homura's lone and hopeless battle against the strongest Witch, Walpurgisnacht. Just when all hope seems lost, another Strongest appears...
  • Comments: "Were you expecting Kamijou-san? TOO BAD! IT'S THE MOTHERFUCKING ACCELERATOR!!!", as per the (not-so, maybe exaggerated by a bit) exact words of Kosshii-san on his comment for this one. This story has been completed. Also, Codename Strike just can't help but notice what a nice match the artist decided on - remember, Strongest versus Strongest?

PokeRescue18’s A Certain Duelist’s Series:

  • Recommended by: ultimomant, hyperlimitsorant
  • Tags: Crossover
  • Synopsis:
    • Part 1: A Yu-Gi-Oh!/Index fic staring Motor-mouth, a character from PokeRescue18's other fic Crisis on Two PokéWorlds!. Motor-mouth is challenged to a duel by a strange magician. But whenever Motor-mouth summons a monster, a character from A Certain Magical Index appears wearing the monster's clothes instead!
    • Part 2: Sequel to A Certain Duelist's Dream. Motor-mouth is challenged to a duel by his Evil Knockoff, Darth Motor. Like before, whenever Motor-mouth summons a monster, a character from A Certain Magical Index appears instead. But with Darth Motor's Nordic deck, soon he's summoning members of GREMLIN!
    • Part 3: This is the Spiritual Sequel to A Certain Duelist's Dream 2: The Nightmare of Gremlin. In an alternate universe, Duel Monsters is introduced to Academy City. What sorts of impacts will this card game have on its citizens, especially that of a certain unlucky boy and his friends?
  • Comments:
    • Part 1: Extremely hilarious, and reminiscent of the Yu-Gi-Oh episode when Bakura trapped everyone in their favorite cards. The duel is well done, using real-world rules. Plus, Accelerator becomes a Butt-Monkey because his card keeps getting revived and sent back to the graveyard, and Kakine Teitoku gets destroyed as soon as he's summoned!
    • Part 2: This sequel fanfic has become Darker and Edgier, but it didn't lose much of its hilarity, especially with the character summons. Once again, the duel is well done, using real-world rules. At the climax, Motor-mouth was too late to realize that Darth was being a Manipulative Bastard. His field was utterly devastated, and Darth Motor achieves a Near-Villain Victory, briefly inducing Motor-mouth in his Heroic BSoD. In the next turn, Motor-mouth managed to recover, and ultimately synchro summons Shooting Quasar Dragon, which is portrayed by none other than Touma Kamijou himself! And there's the Stinger at the very end, setting up a Sequel Hook.

Suzumiya Haruhi no Index by Hyakimaru

  • Recommended by ultimomant
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Crossover with Haruhi Suzumiya. Aleister Crowley and the Magic Side learn of Haruhi's Reality Warper powers. He is convinced she is a Level 6 esper, while they are convinced she is God, except for the Roman Catholic Church, who think she is a dangerous heretic. The SOS Brigade and the Kamijou Faction must join forces to keep her safe from their schemes while at the same time oblivious to the supernatural. Has its own page.
  • Pairings: ToumaxHarem though mostly with Mikoto, KyonxHaruhi, KyonxMugino, ShiagexRikou
  • Comments: It's very funny, has awesome fight scenes, and at the same time keeps everyone in character and blends the two shows so well it might as well be canon.

A Certainly Pissed Off Accelerator by Ugly Fingers

  • Recommended by ultimomant
  • Status: Dormant
  • Synopsis: Accelerator loses his climactic fight with Amata Kihara and dies. But he gets a second chance at life when Louise summons him as her familiar.
  • Comments: Yes, this is Accelerator being a total badass and pwning the people of Tristain. Unfortunately, the fic is on hiatus.

Collapse of Eastern Fantasy by Flere821

  • Recommended by ultimomant
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: A story about how Gensokyo is getting dragged into Academy City and Aleister's plots, and how/if the residents of Gensōkyō can prevent the disaster that is yet to come.

A Certain Pokemon Index by God Emperor Penguin

  • Recommended by ultimomant
  • Status: Dead
  • Synopsis: Set in the world of Pokémon: The Series. Famous for having every Pokedex and Pokeball fall apart on him, Kamijou Touma is lost in the Viridian Forest. Chased by a swarm of Beedrills, he's saved by a cute girl... who thinks she's a Pikachu! With a certain magical Pokedex, a growing team of Pokemon girls, and a strange power in his right hand - Kamijou's journey as a Level Zero Pokemon trainer begins.
  • Comments: The story used to be a lot longer, but the author abandoned it and deleted all but the first chapter.

A Certain Magical Pokemon Index by Yue Yun

  • Recommended by ultimomant
  • Status: Dead
  • Synopsis: Kamijou Touma, from A Certain Hometown, wants to be a Pokemon Master. There's only one problem... Kamijou can't catch any Pokemon! To win Pokemon Battles, he'll have to battle them himself and make alliances with cute girls who think they're Pokemon. With misfortune, a PokeStrategist and the Imagine Breaker, Kamijou dreams of becoming a Level Zero Pokemon Master!
  • Comments: The author was inspired by God Emperor Penguin's fic. Touma is a bit of an Idiot Hero, but he means well. Like the first fic, Touma sees certain Pokemon as girls in costumes while others see them as ordinary Pokemon, but a few can see them too. Index as his living Pokedex, Misaka as a Pikachu, Mugino as an Eevee, and Uiharu as a Caterpie are adorable.
    • The fic has been deleted, but it can be downloaded here.

HOPES and FEARS by One-Way Road

  • Recommended by Chaosjunction
  • Status: Dead
  • Synopsis: Crossover with The Familiar of Zero. Hiraga Saito gets summoned by Louise Francoise le Blanc de la Valliere to serve as her familiar... but an uninvited guest comes along from Baggage City and shakes up Halkegenia.
  • It's gone 4 years without a update. Safe to say it's dead. - hanwen1234

Shifting and Fluctuating World VersionGensokyo by Apathetic Man

  • Recommended by ultimomant
  • Status: Dormant
  • Synopsis: Othinus throws our main character into Gensokyo. Well, at least the locals fight fair instead of using hitscan explosions. What defines a main character? The poverty, the free loaders, the black hair or the name with religious connotations? The power to float above reality or the power to bring down to reality? A story of self-doubt, random references, and multiple retries.

Electric Princess Style by Tekomandor

  • Recommended by Usili
  • Status: Dormant/Dead?
  • Synopsis: Crossover with Exalted. A quest on Sufficient Velocity starring Mikoto who exalts as a Twilight caste Solar during the fight with the AIM Burst. It's action scenes are awesome, as well as its take on Kuroko and Mikoto as friends. It also features Mikoto getting involved in the Index side of the plot.
  • Sadly, it hasn't been updated in a long time, and there doesn't seem to be a update coming any time soon. Hopefully this changes. - hanwen1234

A Certain Scientific Familiar by Ketchum Kid

  • Recommended by ultimomant
  • Status: Dormant/Dead?
  • Synopsis: Louise wanted a beautiful and wise familiar. What she got was a walking power plant with no patience for disrespect to anyone. In a world where nobles and magic rule and espers and science are non-existent, can the Zero of Tristain cope with having a familiar that is the Ace of Tokiwadai?
  • Comments: What really makes this an excellent The Familiar of Zero crossover is that not only is Mikoto doing her best to change and improve this world she found herself in, the fic occasionally switches back to Academy City and shows Touma and Mikoto's friends doing their best to figure out what happened to her and bring her back.
  • As of this edit, this has gone for a year without a update, and it's slowly ticking towards another year. Sad, it's a actually good fic. - hanwen1234

A Certain Child of Ruin by Aburg76

  • Status: Dormant
  • Synopsis: Years before he entered Academy City, when he was still a child, Touma was in an accident that left him critically wounded. Drawn to the scene was Casshern who upon finding the boy believed there was little to no chance for his survival. Casshern took Touma to his creator Ohji and the two decide to save him by repairing his damaged body by using the model Casshern had as a base. With some flesh donations from Casshern the two were able to work around the effects of Touma's right hand and rebuild Touma. After fixing him, the two give Touma back to his parents. Years later at Academy city events with Espers there make use of the enhancements that Touma had acquired.
  • Comments: This is an interesting fusion of two different worlds, from Touma's behavior it is obvious he doesn't know about his status as an android and he does possess a combat mode similar to what Casshern has in in Casshern Sins leaving him very confused afterwords. Still as a nearly indestructible android he has a good counter to his usual bad luck making him able to shrug off the punishment usually given. The Author also abuses this by adding in Dio from Casshern Sins who acts somewhat as a Big Brother Mentor to Touma while landing himself up in trouble making serve hour of community service in judgement to capitalise the other androids abilities. Due to this Touma met and became friends with Kuroko Shirai thus meeting Misaka Mikoto much earlier than cannon.

A Shattered Vale by Darkbetrayer

  • Recommended by ultimomant
  • Crossover with RWBY
  • Status: Ongoing
  • Synopsis: Touma, Accelerator, and Last Order get caught in a strange light and transported to different places in Remnant. An injured Accelerator is quickly rescued by Team JNPR and Last Order is quickly taken in by Team RWBY. Unfortunately, Touma is taken in by Roman Torchwick and Neo, who plan to exploit his powers by tricking him into believing they are the good guys and the Hunters are the bad guys.
  • Comments: Last Order's interactions with RWBY and JNPR are just plain adorable. While they are tricking him, Roman and Neo's efforts to maintain their masquerade and keep Touma on their side are admirable.

A Certain SCP by Orakle

  • Recommended by Jose Andrade
  • Crossover with SCP Foundation
  • Status: Dead; last updated October 2019
  • Synopsis: During one of his misfortunate encounters with Misaka, Touma encounters a strange device that suddenly transports him to a forest. Upon waking up, he finds a monster attacking several soldiers and subsequently destroys it with Imagine Breaker. Upon seeing this, the soldiers capture Touma and transport him to a site, where they reveal themselves to him as the SCP Foundation. Due to his right hand, he is classified as SCP-0000 and takes on the role of the Foundation's most potential Safe/Thaumiel-class SCP, going on a wild ride across the world fighting rival organizations and widely feared SCPs. Meanwhile, the Kamijou Faction does everything in their power to find Touma and bring him back to Academy City in his original dimension. But the Foundation's Adminstrator has plans that say otherwise...
  • Comments: Touma gets his fair share of action along with many of the awesome personnel and forces of the Foundation, and exceptionally well written battles against other SCPs and rival organizations, and with many original characters to boot.

Realm of Entwined Science and Sorcery - Academy City by ArmoredCoreNineBall (Trope Page: Realm of Entwined Science and Sorcery — Academy City)

  • Crossover with Fate/Grand Order
  • Recommended by ultimomant
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: The Chaldea crew investigate a new Singularity and come across Academy City, a city of advanced science under siege from both monsters and Stray Servants. The male Ritsuka Fujimaru and Mash Kyrielight enter the city and quickly make contact with its local hero Touma Kamijou, who to their surprise, is able to fight Servants despite being human because of his Anti-Magic right hand, Imagine Breaker.

Alternative Title(s): To Aru Majutsu No Index