A Certain Magical Index/Characters/GROUP

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An organization in the dark side of Academy City created to deal with internal affairs of the city. Introduced in Volume SS1 and Episode 23 of Season 2. There are four other groups that are each commanded by someone else for the same purposes. They don't get along and often get conflicting orders.


Tropes that apply to the team as a whole[edit | hide | hide all]

Accelerator[edit | hide]

See the Protagonists page.

Motoharu Tsuchimikado[edit | hide]

See the High School page.

Awaki Musujime[edit | hide]

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Voiced by: Harumi Sakurai

She is the guide to the windowless building where Aleister Crowley resides and is a member of GROUP, forced to join when the city's Board of Directors captured her close friends and blackmailed her. Her ability is "Move Point", a ramped-up version of Kuroko's power in that she doesn't need to touch objects to teleport them. She is living with Tsukuyomi Komoe after losing to Accelerator in the Tree Diagram 'Remnant' incident.


Awaki: “Sheesh, am I the only person in this GROUP that isn’t a pervert?”


Etzali[edit | hide]

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Voiced by: Daisuke Kishio

An Aztec magician who was originally a member of Return of the Winged One. He was sent into Academy City to destabilize the growing Kamijou Faction, by sowing distrust into it's members. He is later defeated by Kamijou Touma himself, and later joins GROUP.


  • Anti-Hero: Type IV after joining GROUP. Casually kills someone in a group being sent to attack him in order to copy his appearance (as in, ripped off part of his skin and put it on) and then when a telepath is checking to see if anyone is a spy uses plastic explosives to make someone else look like a spy and injure the telepath so that she couldn't check him. In his defense, he did feel bad about the second one and the first was trying to kill him.
  • Badass in a Nice Suit
  • Becoming the Mask: He was assigned to seduce (which he failed to do) and kill Mikoto, but fell in love with her.
  • Berserk Button: Seeing Tecpatl use Tochtli as live ammo.
  • The Dandy
  • Deliberate Injury Gambit: He deliberately blocks Xochitl's obsidian sword with his arm, trapping it and allowing him to counterattack. Swords used for sawing bones aren't much good for cutting through them directly!
  • Heel Face Turn: Well, if you can consider GROUP to be good guys, anyway.
  • Face Stealer: His primary power. While he only needs to steal a bit of skin to effectively take on a person's appearance, killing them to prevent them from running around at the same time has its advantages.
  • Knife Nut: Wields an obsidian blade that is a replica of the Spear of Tlahuizcalpantecuhtli.
  • Master of Disguise
  • Murder the Hypotenuse: Attacked Touma, seeing him as a rival for Mikoto's affections.
  • Not Himself: Not him personally, but when an assassin from his old organization comes after him he's shocked at how differently she's acting.
  • Reliable Traitor
  • Sharp-Dressed Man
  • Stalker with a Crush: To Mikoto.
  • Stalking Is Love
  • Tome of Eldritch Lore: First he took Xochitl's to save her from dissolving, and later he outsmarted an opponent using the basic trait that the grimoires want to have their knowledge spread. So then he contracted with a second grimoire to help the first girl's friend.
  • Wild Card: Let's remember that he won a proposed wager by Tecpatl for control over the Aztec organization. He hasn't done anything about it yet, but...