Anime Review: A Certain Scientific Railgun S Episode 6

May 19, 2013


Well, it looks like things are going pretty well. Even though I am not able to get to the newest episodes, of the simulcast I decided to cover, on the exact day it comes, I am glad that I only have to wait two days, as opposed the one week waiting period for Crunchyroll to have Another episodes available to all. Today, I will be reviewing A Certain Scientific Railgun S episode 6.

As I have given a series synopsis in an earlier post, I will not go over it again.


After Accelerator finished off Misaka 9982 and Misaka confronts him in battle, Misaka becomes depressed because of what she found out, as well as her helplessness.

However, after talking with Nunotaba and spending with her friends, Misaka must decide what to do about the situation she is in.


I kind of liked this episode. Seeing how much Misaka 9982's death affected Misaka, it was understandable that she would act rashly and not even take in account that Accelerator was far stronger than she was. After all, I might do the same, though I would not know until such an event happened as to whether I would be able to keep myself composed or not. I also liked how we got a flashback to Misaka and her friends talking about clones. It showed much more clearly that Misaka's change in attitude towards the clones. A while back, there was a show that my family and I saw where many of the flashbacks were unnecessary. While it was not a show from Japan, it had to be one of the worst uses of flashbacks I have seen. Here, however, I did not really get the feeling that the flashback was unnecessary. This is how I think flashbacks should be done. I also liked how it is revealed why Nunotaba left the Level 6 Shift project. Of course, ever since she first appeared, she seemed to know a lot about what was going on. After we found out that she was involved with the project though, we did not really know the reason why she left. Now that we do know, I do not really think that she is as suspicious as she first was when she was introduced. Another thing that I liked that I liked was that we yet again get to see what Kuroko and the others are up to. In fact, I am glad that Kuroko was not as annoying this episode as she was in episode 3, the last time I remember Kuroko being shown while Misaka was out. Instead, she seemed very worried about Misaka, just like Saten and the others were. I also liked how Misaka's friends told her to come to them whenever she needed help, because she was depressed. Of course, since things have been pretty faithful to the manga so far, I am not too sure if she will take them up on the offer. Speaking of being faithful to the manga, it looks like the staff behind the anime is still doing a good job. The fact that we find out why Nunotaba is no longer part of the Level 6 Shift project and the fact that I liked seeing more of Kuroko and the others, well as the fact that things seem to remain fairly faithful to the manga, certainly makes this look good.


Although I liked the episode, there are certainly some issues. However, since I cannot think of anything that really bugged, I will have to say that there is nothing worth mentioning.

Considering the good present, this was certainly worth watching. I only recommend this to fans of A Certain Scientific Railgun.

What are your thoughts on A Certain Scientific Railgun S episode 6? Do you agree or disagree with my views? Do you have anything to add? Feel free to comment.

Use an app on your on phone (e.g. Scan for Android) to capture the image above. If successful, you should be taken the web version of this article.

to Anime Review: A Certain Scientific Railgun S Episode 6

Feed For this entry


There are currently no comments. Sorry, This post is closed to new comments.