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|image = Toaru Kagaku no Accelerator E02 13m 24s.png
 
|image = Toaru Kagaku no Accelerator E02 13m 24s.png
 
|caption = Accelerator taking on DA's Coffin Prototype.
 
|caption = Accelerator taking on DA's Coffin Prototype.
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|arcname = Necromancer Arc
 
|kanji = <ruby><rb>死霊術師</rb><rp> (</rp><rt>ネクロマンサー</rt><rp>) </rp></ruby>
 
|kanji = <ruby><rb>死霊術師</rb><rp> (</rp><rt>ネクロマンサー</rt><rp>) </rp></ruby>
 
|romaji = Nekuromansā
 
|romaji = Nekuromansā
 
|airdate = July 19, 2019
 
|airdate = July 19, 2019
|writer =
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|writer = Sugihara Kenji
|director =
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|director = Kamanaka Nobuharu
 
|op = [[Shadow is the Light]]
 
|op = [[Shadow is the Light]]
 
|ed = [[Parole]]
 
|ed = [[Parole]]
 
|ep-prev = [[Toaru Kagaku no Accelerator Episode 01|Accelerator]]
 
|ep-prev = [[Toaru Kagaku no Accelerator Episode 01|Accelerator]]
 
|ep-next = [[Toaru Kagaku no Accelerator Episode 03|Numbers]]
 
|ep-next = [[Toaru Kagaku no Accelerator Episode 03|Numbers]]
|arcname = Necromancer Arc}}
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{{Nihongo|'''Necromancer'''|<ruby><rb>死霊術師</rb><rp> (</rp><rt>ネクロマンサー</rt><rp>) </rp></ruby>|Nekuromansā}} is the second episode of the ''[[Toaru Kagaku no Accelerator (anime)|Toaru Kagaku no Accelerator]]'' anime series. It was broadcast on July 19th 2019.
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{{Nihongo|'''Necromancer'''|<ruby><rb>死霊術師</rb><rp> (</rp><rt>ネクロマンサー</rt><rp>) </rp></ruby>|Nekuromansā|lit. "Raiser of the Dead"}} is the second episode of the ''[[Toaru Kagaku no Accelerator (anime)|Toaru Kagaku no Accelerator]]'' anime series. It was broadcast on July 19th 2019, and was directed and storyboarded by Kamanaka Nobuharu, and the script written by Sugihara Kenji.
 
==Synopsis==
 
==Synopsis==
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<!--https://toaru-project.com/accelerator/story/02.html
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夜の学園都市に潜入したとある少女が『警備員(アンチスキル)』に追われていた。生物の死体を操る力を持つその逃亡者は、なぜかアクセラレータの病室へと侵入する。格闘の末、『警備員』に確保された少女が残した写真には、ラストオーダーの姿が写っていた。それを見たアクセラレータは、裏側にある事情を探るべく、『警備員』に拘束した少女の引き渡しを要求する。『警備員』たちはそれを拒み、疑念を抱いたアクセラレータへと銃を向ける。『警備員』たちの異様なまでに執拗な攻撃はエスカレートを続け、ついには新型の機動兵器を投入するまでに。そしてその機動兵器には、とある秘密が隠されていた。 その夜。逃亡者の少女が、アクセラレータの病室を再び訪れて――。
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==Adapted From==
 
==Adapted From==
 
*[[Toaru Kagaku no Accelerator Manga Chapter 001]]
 
*[[Toaru Kagaku no Accelerator Manga Chapter 001]]
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==Major Events==
 
==Major Events==
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*[[Necromancer]] [[Esther Rosenthal]] is pursued by members of [[DA]] into [[Heaven Canceller's Hospital]]. Ending up in Accelerator's room, she tries to attract his attention without success and is captured by her pursuers. Having reflected sound away while reading, Accelerator initially pays them no heed but goes for answers after seeing that Esther had a photograph of [[Last Order]] and gets into a fight with the DA members.
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*[[Accelerator]] fights and destroys [[DA]]'s Prototype [[Coffin]], which is revealed to hold the corpse of [[Hitokawa Hasami]] who attempted suicide three days earlier (failing but then being murdered by DA) and used her [[Pyrokinesis]], strengthened from Level 2 to Level 4.
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*After encountering Last Order in the corridor, Accelerator meets the escaped Esther in his room and partially chokes her while trying to get answers. Meanwhile, DA member [[Nishio]] is disposed of for his failure.
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==Characters==
 
==Characters==
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By order of appearance:
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*[[Accelerator]]
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*[[Esther Rosenthal]]
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*[[Sisters]] (flashback-only)
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*[[Yomikawa Aiho]]
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*[[Itou]]
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*[[Last Order]]
 
===New Characters===
 
===New Characters===
 
*[[Hitokawa Hasami]]
 
*[[Hitokawa Hasami]]
 
*[[Nishio]]
 
*[[Nishio]]
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*[[Nakimoto Rizou's Secretary]]
 
*[[Hishigata Mikihiko]]
 
*[[Hishigata Mikihiko]]
 
*[[Hishigata Hirumi]] (unnamed)
 
*[[Hishigata Hirumi]] (unnamed)
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==Abilities==
 
==Abilities==
 
*'''[[Accelerator (ability)]]''' - [[Accelerator]], Level 5
 
*'''[[Accelerator (ability)]]''' - [[Accelerator]], Level 5
 
===New Abilities===
 
===New Abilities===
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*'''[[Pyrokinesis]]'''
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**[[Hitokawa Hasami]], Level 2
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**[[Prototype]] with Hitokawa Hasami, Level 4
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==Locations==
 
==Locations==
 
*[[Academy City]]
 
*[[Academy City]]
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***[[Heaven Canceller's Hospital]]
 
***[[Heaven Canceller's Hospital]]
 
===New Locations===
 
===New Locations===
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*[[Academy City]]
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**[[School District 7]]
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***Third Bridge
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==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
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*The voice actor for the unnamed boss is Maeda Hiroki.
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*The voice actors/actresses for the unnamed DA members are Suzuki Ryōta, Kijima Ryuichi, Sugisaki Ryō, Ishikari Yuuki, and Ishi Misa.
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*The voice actresses for the unnamed 'Breeders' are Hasegawa Ikumi and Shogawa Hitomi.
 
===Referbacks===
 
===Referbacks===
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*[[Yomikawa Aiho]] refers to her encounter with [[Accelerator]] the previous day, during the events of the [[Toaru Kagaku no Accelerator Episode 01|previous episode]].<ref name=AcceleratorEp1/>
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*One of the [[DA]] members refers to the events at the end of the previous episode and is seen with wounds inflicted by the dogs reanimated by [[Esther Rosenthal]].<ref name=AcceleratorEp1/>
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*Accelerator is seen reading the same manga volume he was reading in the previous episode.<ref name=AcceleratorEp1/>
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===Cultural References===
 
===Cultural References===
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[[File:Coffin (Magic Circle).png|thumb|220px|The Coffin's magic circle]]
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*The [[magic circle]] displayed within the [[Prototype]] [[Coffin]] includes elements of [[Taoism]] (part of the Taijitu) and [[Kabbalah]] (a variant of the [[Sephiroth]]).
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*[[Accelerator]] is again reading the first volume of ''[[:w:c:heavyobject:Heavy Object S|Heavy Object S]]'', a manga adaptation of [[Kamachi Kazuma]]'s ''[[Heavy Object]]'' series. He is reading the page 31 of the first chapter.<ref name=AcceleratorCh1/><ref name=AcceleratorEp1>[[Toaru Kagaku no Accelerator Episode 01]]</ref>
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*The codenames used by [[DA]] during the audio conference are those of breeds of {{W|hound}} (specifically {{W|Basset Hound}} and {{W|Dachshund}} for [[Nishio]] and [[Hishigata Mikihiko|Hishigata]] respectively), as well as {{W|Dog breeding|breeders}}.
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**The ominous floating numbered screens with only their voices being seen for some of them is likely a reference to [[w:c:evangelion:SEELE|SEELE]] from [[w:c:evangelion:Neon Genesis Evangelion (anime)|''Neon Genesis Evangelion'']], where the members are represented by large ominous black numbered monoliths.
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===Differences in Adaptation===
 
===Differences in Adaptation===
 
*The flashback to [[Hitokawa Hasami]]'s suicide attempt and subsequent murder by [[DA]] is shown before the incident at [[Heaven Canceller's Hospital]], rather than afterwards.<ref name=AcceleratorCh1>[[Toaru Kagaku no Accelerator Manga Chapter 001]]</ref><ref name=AcceleratorCh3>[[Toaru Kagaku no Accelerator Manga Chapter 003]]</ref>
 
*The flashback to [[Hitokawa Hasami]]'s suicide attempt and subsequent murder by [[DA]] is shown before the incident at [[Heaven Canceller's Hospital]], rather than afterwards.<ref name=AcceleratorCh1>[[Toaru Kagaku no Accelerator Manga Chapter 001]]</ref><ref name=AcceleratorCh3>[[Toaru Kagaku no Accelerator Manga Chapter 003]]</ref>
*[[Esther Rosenthal]]'s struggle against her pursuers is expanded. Rather than being brought down by a blow to the back of the neck, she is knocked out with a {{W|taser}}.<ref name=AcceleratorCh1/>
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*[[Nishio]] did not use the [[Chameleon Camouflage]] while infiltrating the [[Heaven Canceller's Hospital]].<ref name=AcceleratorCh1/>
*[[Accelerator]]'s confrontation with the [[DA]] members and the Prototype [[Coffin]] is expanded..<ref name=AcceleratorCh1/>
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*[[Esther Rosenthal]]'s struggle against her pursuers is expanded. Rather than being knocked out by a blow to the back of the neck, she is brought down with a {{W|taser}}.<ref name=AcceleratorCh1/>
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*Neither Nishio nor other DA members recognize Accelerator. In manga, Nishio had recognized Accelerator by his red eyes and white hair as soon as entering the room.<ref name=AcceleratorCh1/>
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*[[Accelerator]]'s confrontation with the [[DA]] members and the Prototype [[Coffin]] is expanded.<ref name=AcceleratorCh1/>
 
*Additional DA members are present for the aforementioned pursuit and confrontation besides [[Nishio]].<ref name=AcceleratorCh1/>
 
*Additional DA members are present for the aforementioned pursuit and confrontation besides [[Nishio]].<ref name=AcceleratorCh1/>
*[[Hishigata Hirumi]] isn't obscured by shadow as much as in the manga.<ref name=AcceleratorCh2>[[Toaru Kagaku no Accelerator Manga Chapter 002]]</ref>
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<gallery type="slideshow" crop="true" widths="220">
*Accelerator's encounter with [[Last Order]] in the corridor takes place before his encounter with [[Esther Rosenthal]] in his room rather than afterwards.<ref name=AcceleratorCh2/>
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Toaru_Kagaku_no_Accelerator_E02_16m_32s.png|DA communication icons
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Toaru Kagaku no Accelerator E02 16m 33s.png|DA communication icons
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*During the communication between [[Nishio]], [[Hishigata Mikihiko]] and other parties involved in [[DA]], the icons are displayed as floating holograms rather than just on a monitor and given additional details.<ref name=AcceleratorCh2>[[Toaru Kagaku no Accelerator Manga Chapter 002]]</ref><ref name=AcceleratorCh8>[[Toaru Kagaku no Accelerator Manga Chapter 008]]</ref> The higher-ups/backers have red icons with an emblem of a hand holding a spiked leash and numbered '{{W|Dog breeding|Breeder}}' codenames. Nishio and Hishigata's icons are blue with dog emblems, with the codenames {{W|Basset Hound}} and {{W|Dachshund}} respectively. Nishio's icon also has the DA label.
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*[[Hishigata Hirumi]] isn't obscured by shadow as much as in the manga.<ref name=AcceleratorCh2/>
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*Nishio's death via Qiong Qi suddenly appearing before him is only hinted at.<ref name=AcceleratorCh2 />
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*Accelerator's encounter with [[Last Order]] in the corridor takes place before his encounter with [[Esther Rosenthal]] in his room rather than afterwards.<ref name=AcceleratorCh1/><ref name=AcceleratorCh2/>
   
 
===Animation Trivia===
 
===Animation Trivia===
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*Despite being shown to be completely naked, when Hirumi hugs her brother she is momentarily shown to be wearing what appears to be a pink bra.
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===Soundtrack===
 
===Soundtrack===
 
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|[[Shadow is the Light]]
 
|[[Shadow is the Light]]
 
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|{{Unverified Track}}
 
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|[[Parole]]
 
|[[Parole]]
 
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===Unanswered Questions===
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*What is [[DA]] after in aiming for [[Last Order]]?
   
 
==Quotes==
 
==Quotes==
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*'''DA Members''': ''"By DA's dogma."'' (when preparing to enforce their idea of "justice")
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==References==
 
==References==
 
{{Reflist}}
 
{{Reflist}}

Latest revision as of 17:11, November 6, 2019

Necromancer (死霊術師 (ネクロマンサー) Nekuromansā?, lit. "Raiser of the Dead") is the second episode of the Toaru Kagaku no Accelerator anime series. It was broadcast on July 19th 2019, and was directed and storyboarded by Kamanaka Nobuharu, and the script written by Sugihara Kenji.

SynopsisEdit

This section requires expansion


Adapted FromEdit

Major EventsEdit

  • Necromancer Esther Rosenthal is pursued by members of DA into Heaven Canceller's Hospital. Ending up in Accelerator's room, she tries to attract his attention without success and is captured by her pursuers. Having reflected sound away while reading, Accelerator initially pays them no heed but goes for answers after seeing that Esther had a photograph of Last Order and gets into a fight with the DA members.
  • Accelerator fights and destroys DA's Prototype Coffin, which is revealed to hold the corpse of Hitokawa Hasami who attempted suicide three days earlier (failing but then being murdered by DA) and used her Pyrokinesis, strengthened from Level 2 to Level 4.
  • After encountering Last Order in the corridor, Accelerator meets the escaped Esther in his room and partially chokes her while trying to get answers. Meanwhile, DA member Nishio is disposed of for his failure.

CharactersEdit

By order of appearance:

New CharactersEdit

AbilitiesEdit

New AbilitiesEdit

LocationsEdit

New LocationsEdit

TriviaEdit

  • The voice actor for the unnamed boss is Maeda Hiroki.
  • The voice actors/actresses for the unnamed DA members are Suzuki Ryōta, Kijima Ryuichi, Sugisaki Ryō, Ishikari Yuuki, and Ishi Misa.
  • The voice actresses for the unnamed 'Breeders' are Hasegawa Ikumi and Shogawa Hitomi.

ReferbacksEdit

  • Yomikawa Aiho refers to her encounter with Accelerator the previous day, during the events of the previous episode.[1]
  • One of the DA members refers to the events at the end of the previous episode and is seen with wounds inflicted by the dogs reanimated by Esther Rosenthal.[1]
  • Accelerator is seen reading the same manga volume he was reading in the previous episode.[1]

Cultural ReferencesEdit

Coffin (Magic Circle)

The Coffin's magic circle

Differences in AdaptationEdit

  • DA communication icons
  • DA communication icons
  • During the communication between Nishio, Hishigata Mikihiko and other parties involved in DA, the icons are displayed as floating holograms rather than just on a monitor and given additional details.[4][5] The higher-ups/backers have red icons with an emblem of a hand holding a spiked leash and numbered 'Breeder' codenames. Nishio and Hishigata's icons are blue with dog emblems, with the codenames Basset Hound and Dachshund respectively. Nishio's icon also has the DA label.
  • Hishigata Hirumi isn't obscured by shadow as much as in the manga.[4]
  • Nishio's death via Qiong Qi suddenly appearing before him is only hinted at.[4]
  • Accelerator's encounter with Last Order in the corridor takes place before his encounter with Esther Rosenthal in his room rather than afterwards.[2][4]

Animation TriviaEdit

  • Despite being shown to be completely naked, when Hirumi hugs her brother she is momentarily shown to be wearing what appears to be a pink bra.

SoundtrackEdit

# Title Time Scene & Notes
1 Unverified Track Hitokawa Hasami's failed suicide and murder
2 Shadow is the Light Opening
3 Unverified Track
4 Unverified Track
5 Unverified Track
6 Unverified Track Prototype deployed
7 Unverified Track Eyecatch
8 Unverified Track Accelerator destroys the Coffin
9 Unverified Track
10 Unverified Track
11 Unverified Track Accelerator interrogates Esther
12 Parole Ending

Unanswered QuestionsEdit

QuotesEdit

  • DA Members: "By DA's dogma." (when preparing to enforce their idea of "justice")

ReferencesEdit

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