Necromancer (死霊術師 (ネクロマンサー) Nekuromansā?) is the second episode of the Toaru Kagaku no Accelerator anime series. It was broadcast on July 19th 2019.


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Adapted From

Major Events

  • 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.


By order of appearance:

New Characters


New Abilities


New Locations



Cultural References

Coffin (Magic Circle)

The Coffin's magic circle

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.[2][3]
  • 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 taser.[2]
  • Accelerator's confrontation with the DA members and the Prototype Coffin is expanded.[2]
  • Additional DA members are present for the aforementioned pursuit and confrontation besides Nishio.[2]
  • 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 is only hinted upon.[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 Trivia


# Title Time Scene & Notes
1 Unverified Track Hitokawa Hasami's failed suicide and murder
2 Shadow is the Light Opening
Unverified Track
Unverified Track Eyecatch
Unverified Track
Parole Ending


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


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