Gabriel (天使の力 (ガブリエル) Gaburieru?, lit. "Angel Power") is the twenty-second episode of the third season of the Toaru Majutsu no Index anime series. It was broadcast on March 8th 2019, and was directed by Onoda Yusuke, was storyboarded by Yuuki Shingo and Nishikiori Hiroshi, and the script written by Tamai☆Tsuyoshi.


Wings of ice spread across the night sky. A giant aerial fortress . Divine punishment meted out. What tidings do the angels and stars bid?

Adapted FromEdit

Major EventsEdit

  • Fiamma of the Right unleashes Archangel Gabriel, in the form of Misha Kreutzev, and has the archangel seek out the documents containing the remaining knowledge needed to complete his plan.
  • Kamijou Touma encounters Sasha Kreutzev on the Star of Bethlehem and tries to find out how to stop the archangel that was summoning using her.
  • After witnessing Takitsubo Rikou's recovery, Hamazura Shiage learns that Digurv's village is under threat from the Kremlin Report's bacteriological weapon and resolves to save them. Meanwhile, Accelerator learns that the angel is after the parchments he holds and prepares to head out from the Elizalina Alliance, and Acqua of the Back makes his way towards the fortress.
  • While attacking the forces on the battlefield, Misha faces both Carissa and the Maiden of Versailles. Despite fighting together with powerful swords, the two are overwhelmed by the archangel's power. Carissa loses one of the Curtana shards but reveals more in reserve before ordering a missile strike against the fortress to make the archangel to break off from the fight. After intercepting the missiles, Misha notices and moves towards Touma before being kicked by the arriving Fuse Kazakiri.
  • After Fiamma discards his Russian ally Nikolai Tolstoy and dismantles the disassembly spells his subordinates had tried to put into the Star of Bethlehem, a nuclear attack is planned against the fortress, which Misaka 10777 and Misaka Mikoto learn about.


By order of appearance:

New CharactersEdit


New AbilitiesEdit


New LocationsEdit


  • The voice actor of unnamed Roman Catholic cardinal is Wakabayashi Yū.
  • The voice actor of unnamed Pontifical Swiss Guard is Hamano Daiki.


Cultural ReferencesEdit

Differences in AdaptationEdit

  • The monorail
  • The monorail
  • In the novels, when Touma uses the Imagine Breaker on part of the Star of Bethlehem, it makes a hole with a 1m radius in a wall but the fragments float instead of falling and are soon pulled back in to repair the hole.[5]
  • In the novels, Touma and Sasha travel along the railway in a single open carriage as opposed to a monorail train.[4]

Animation TriviaEdit


# Title Time Scene & Notes
1 Unverified Track St. George's Cathedral, Archangel Gabriel and the Star of Bethlehem
2 ROAR Opening
3 Unverified Track Touma encounters Sasha, Fiamma sends Misha to retrieve the parchments
4 Unverified Track Takitsubo recovers
5 Unverified Track Kremlin Report, Accelerator learns of the angel's target
6 Unverified Track Touma and Sasha, Acqua of the Back, the Vatican
7 Unverified Track Eyecatch
8 Jinmon Matthai and Pietro[6]
9 Unverified Track The archangel attacks Academy City's forces, Carissa and the Maiden arrive
10 Unverified Track Fiamma betrays Nikolai
11 Unverified Track Carissa and the Maiden fight Misha Kreutzev
12 Yochō Missile attack on the fortress, Kazakiri arrives[7]
13 Unverified Track Nu-AD1967 (Credits)
14 ROAR (Preview Version) Preview

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