Yasuhito Nogi drew Toaru Majutsu no Index Gaiden: To Aru Kagaku no Mental Out (A Certain Magical Index Side Story: A Certain Scientific Mental Out), a new spinoff manga adaptation of Kazuma Kamachi’s novel is A Certain Magical Index, on the Comic Newtype website on Tuesday. The series focuses on Misaki Shokuhō, a key character in the A Some Scientific Railgun spin-off with an alias and mind-controlling power known as “Mental Out”.
Nogi previously drew a manga adaptation called A Certain Scientific Railgun: Astral Buddy. The story centers on Hokaze Junko, a follower and devotee of Misaki in A Other Scientific Railgun. That manga launched in Kadokawa’s Monthly Comic Dengeki Daioh magazine in April 2017 and ended in July 2020. The manga’s fourth and final volume was published in October 2020. Seven Seas Entertainment is running released the manga in English and published the fourth volume on April 27.