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Nice to meet you (はじめまして Hajimemashite?) is the sixth chapter of the Toaru Kagaku no Mental Out manga, released on December 28th 2021 in Comic Newtype.


Major Events[]

  • One day before her initial election challenge to Shokuhou Misaki, Gaouin Tsukasa observes Misaka Mikoto down after her Gekota keyring was blown away during a dispute between two girls trying to acquire her vote for the election the previous day. After a failed attempt by Kamino clique members to trick and curry Mikoto's favour with a knockoff, Gaouin manages to find and return Mikoto's keyring to her.
  • In the present, Kouzaku Mitori infiltrates a facility, only to find the people inside knocked out. She is then greeted through a cube-like object by an individual who claims to be the former first-ranked Level 5.


In order of appearance:

New Characters[]

  • Iori Mashiro (unnamed)
  • "Senior" (The previous #1 Level 5, unnamed)


New Abilities[]

  • Unknown - "Senior", 'Level 5'




  • The Gekota strap that Mikoto lost was one that she acquired from the Handy Antenna pairing contest, the prize being recognized and recalled by Gaouin.[1]
  • The wheelchair that a despondent Mikoto was seated in is the same sort as Kuroko was previously in during the events of the Daihaseisai.[2]
  • Kouzaki expresses a dislike for vibrations, recalling Kuroko's countermeasure to her Liquid Shadow's echolocation from their fight.[3]

Cultural References[]

  • Gaouin refers to the artificial woods behind Tokiwadai as the Schwarzwald of Eternal Darkness (昼なお暗き黒い森シュヴァルツヴァルト Hiruna o Kuraki Kuroi Mori (Shuvuarutsuvuaruto)?). Schwarzwald is a German term, meaning 'black forest', and refers to forested mountain range in south-west Germany, bounded by the Rhine valley to the west and south, close to the French and Swiss borders, and source of the Danube and the Neckar.

Unanswered Questions[]

  • Who is the previous #1 Level 5?




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Toaru Kagaku no Mental Out
Volume 1 123456
Volume 2 78910111213
Volume 3 14151616.517181919.52021
Chapters Not Yet in Volume Format 22232425
Promotional Chapter 24.5
Supplement Media Volume 1 (Drama CD) • Volume 3 (Novel)