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Toaru Kagaku no Mental Out (とある科学の心理掌握メンタルアウト Toaru Kagaku no Mentaru Auto?, lit. "A Certain Scientific Mental Out"), formally known as Toaru Majutsu no Index Gaiden: Toaru Kagaku no Mental Out (とある魔術の禁書目録インデックス外伝 とある科学の心理掌握メンタルアウト? lit. "A Certain Magical Index Side Story: A Certain Scientific Mental Out"), is the 11th manga series that is based off the Toaru Majutsu no Index franchise. The series is a sequel to Astral Buddy and is an original story written by Kamachi Kazuma with artwork done by Nogi Yasuhito; the series is edited by Ogino Kentarou.

The series began serialization on July 27, 2021 online on Comic Newtype and is scheduled to release on the last Tuesday of each month. It currently has three tankōbon volumes released.

Background[]

On October 18th 2020, Ogino Kentarou, editor of Toaru Kagaku no Railgun and Astral Buddy, stated that he wanted to do Toaru Kagaku no Mental Out for a future spin-off.[1] On December 31st 2020, Ogino Kentarou was looking for a partner to work for the serialization of Toaru Kagaku no Mental Out (tentative) which will be carried over to next year.[2]

Plot[]

The Tokiwadai student council election is approaching. Shokuhou Misaki, one of the leading candidates, is in the midst of an election campaign in spite of her own expectations due to the people around her and the fate of being the head of the largest clique...!!

Characters[]

Chapters and Volumes[]

Volumes[]

Toaru Kagaku no Mental Out Manga Volume 01
First Part of the Tokiwadai Election Arc
Toaru Kagaku no Mental Out Manga v01 cover
Information
Release Date 日本語 February 25, 2022[3]
ISBN-13 日本語 ISBN 978-4-04-112179-5
Number of Pages 194 pages
Cover Characters Chapters
The Tokiwadai Student Council Election is approaching. Despite of her own intentions, Shokuhou Misaki, one of the leading candidates, entered the race by the people around her and the fate of being the leader of the largest clique. The latest work of the popular "Toaru" series is here!
Toaru Kagaku no Mental Out Manga Volume 02
Second Part of the Tokiwadai Election Arc
Toaru Kagaku no Mental Out Manga v02 cover
Information
Release Date 日本語 January 26, 2023[4]
ISBN-13 日本語 ISBN 978-4-04-112842-8
Number of Pages 194 pages
Cover Characters Chapters
  • 7. Natural Enemy (天敵 Tenteki?)
  • 8. Fighting Together (共闘 Kyōtō?)
  • 9. Even if we die (わたしたちが死んでも Watashi-tachi ga Shinde mo?)
  • 10. Irregular (例外事象イレギュラー Reigaijishō (Iregyurā)?, lit. "Exceptional Event")
  • 11. That can't be true (んなワケあるか Nnawakearuka?)
  • 12. Me too (私だって Watashidatte?)
  • 13. Mental Out (心理掌握メンタルアウト Shinri Shōaku (Mentaru Auto)?, lit. "Psychological Control")
The faction maneuvers and power games are being played in the Student Council Election. They are about to engulf Shokuhou Misaki who acted together with Gaouin to clear Hokaze's suspicions. Meanwhile, Kouzaku Mitori who approached the Relic makes contact with...!
Toaru Kagaku no Mental Out Manga Volume 03
Third Part of the Tokiwadai Election Arc
Toaru Kagaku no Mental Out Manga v03 cover
Information
Release Date 日本語 January 10, 2024[5]
ISBN-13 日本語 ISBN 978-4-04-114737-5
Cover Characters Chapters
"The previous #1 Level 5", "the most dangerous woman in the Kihara Family", and "the scheming director of Tokiwadai Middle School". The demons who have sharpened their fangs behind the scenes of the Academy City appear one after another on the occasion of the Tokiwadai's Student Council Election. How will Shokuhou and the other Tokiwadai students face this challenge!?

Chapters Not Yet in Volume Format[]

Media[]

Drama CD[]

The special edition of volume 1 came with a Drama CD based on an original scenario written by Kamachi Kazuma, released on February 25th 2022. The cover was drawn by Fuyukawa Motoi.[6]

Novel[]

The special edition of volume 3 came with a short light novel written by Kamachi Kazuma and illustrated by Nogi Yasuhito, released on January 10th 2024.[7]

Trivia[]

Staff[]

Toaru Kagaku no Mental Out is mainly drawn by Nogi Yasuhito and edited by Ogino Kentarou, but some other notable staffs are also in charge of the series.

Name Role Volumes
Ito Yukinobu (伊藤 ユキノブ) Cover/Volume Design Volume 1-3
RICOL Cover/Volume Design Volume 3
Kitiroku (キチロク) Cover Painter Volume 1-3
加藤裕介 Assistant Editor Volume 1-2

External Links[]

References[]

  1. Ogino Kentarou, Twitter. Tweeted on October 18, 2020.
  2. Ogino Kentarou, Twitter. Tweeted on December 31, 2020.
  3. Mental Out Volume 1: (Japanese) Kadokawa
  4. Mental Out Volume 2: (Japanese) Kadokawa
  5. Mental Out Volume 3: (Japanese) Kadokawa
  6. Comic WebNewType Info. (Japanese)
  7. Mental Out Novel: (Japanese) Kadokawa
  8. Nogi Yasuhito, Twitter. Tweeted on August 31, 2021.

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