Toaru Kagaku no Railgun Manga Volume 12 is the twelfth volume released for the Toaru Kagaku no Railgun manga series. It deals with the second part of the Dream Ranker Arc.

Publisher's Summary

A character from "A Certain" series appears.

In a dream using "cards to look in other people's dreams", Misaka sees a girl appear from it. The girl is actually...


Chapters have been renumbered from their original published magazine counterparts. Chapters 83 ("Struggle to the Death") and 83.5 ("Regret") are combined into a single chapter in the volume release. Chapter listing below reflects the change introduced in the volume release:

Localized Releases


A Certain Scientific Railgun Manga Volume 12
A Certain Scientific Railgun Manga v12 cover
Release Date English July 25, 2017[2]
ISBN-13 English ISBN 978-1-626924-47-5[2]
Number of Pages 180 pages
A can of mackerel leads to an unlikely bond between Saten and Frenda – and good thing too, because someone’s out to kidnap Saten! Frenda is sure she can save her without breaking a sweat…at least, until the sniper Yumiya Rakko is sent to finish the job.


魔法禁書目錄外傳 科學超電磁砲 集數 12
A Certain Scientific Railgun Manga v12 Chinese cover
Release Date ‪中文(台灣)‬ September 6, 2017[3]
ISBN-13 ‪中文(台灣)‬ ISBN 978-986-473-867-0
Number of Pages 240 pages




  • The original artwork of the cover featured Kongou Mitsuko alongside Kinuho and Maaya, but is later cut-off in the finished cover.
  • The cover features the Toaru Kagaku no Railgun logo arranged horizontally for the first time.


  1. "とある科学の超電磁砲(12) [A Certain Scientific Railgun (12)"](Japanese) from Amazon Japan. Retrieved 25/11/16.
  2. 2.0 2.1 A Certain Scientific Railgun. Gomanga. Retrieved on 10/11/2016.
  3. 科學超電磁砲 (12) from Kadokawa Taiwan (Chinese). Retrieved on 19/3/2019.
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