Please feel free to contribute to our site. The first magic-related Featured Article in quite a while, this time it is for a group of powerful spiritual items which appeared near the climax of Shinyaku Toaru Majutsu no Index - the Divine Mixtures. Created by the Anglican Archbishop as capital defense weapons and a countermeasure against a certain infamous magician , with the Rosetta Stone likely used as a reference, the Divine Mixtures originate from twisted interpretations of ancient Egypt and its mythology by Europeans, specifically the ancient Greeks , distorted by their own biases, misconceptions and preconceptions. The Divine Mixtures themselves are based on the Greeks matching Egyptian gods to their own gods with similar roles, with their names consisting of an Egyptian deity followed by their Greek equivalent.
Itsuwa and Kanzaki both up the ante in their pursuit of Kamijo. Index and Kamijo are summoned to Britain to deal with a magic issue, but while en route, their jet falls victim to a terrorist plot Kamijo is separated from Tsuchimikado, but ends up finding the Amakusa Church's Itsuwa. She informs Kamijo about the circumstances of the Papal Palace of Avignon, and its link to the turmoil being Following the September 30th Kazakiri incident, protests against Academy City erupt across Europe, and things are restless within the city, as well.
Academy City, Japan, is at the forefront of science. Besides being 30 years ahead of the world technologically, more than three-fourths of this peculiar city's population consists of students developing their psychic abilities as espers in various institutions. Among these students is Touma Kamijou, a high school boy with the lowest psychic rank of zero, but with a mysterious power no scientist can understand: "Imagine Breaker," which allows him to negate other supernatural abilities.
The plot is set in a world where supernatural abilities exist. His ability and relationship with Index proves dangerous to other sorcerers and Espers who want to discover the secrets behind him and Index, as well as the city. Yen Press have licensed the novels in North America.