Read or Die

OVA (3 eps)
4.073 out of 5 from 8,629 votes
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Secret agent for the British Libraries, Yomiko Readman, has an infatuation with books. When she purchases one of the books that contain the notes for a plan to purge the world of humanity, Yomiko (along with the help of Ms. Deep and Drake) uses her powers of paper manipulation to stop a group of resurrected men from fulfilling the plan.

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mahius's avatar by mahius on Nov 16, 2014
Score: 9/10

Read or Die is 3 episodes of an action-packed seinen anime about... well... books. Books and action don't go together you might say? Well they do in this anime. Featuring crazy super powers, a top secret agency, a sprinkle of comedy and a slightly complex story that might warrant this to be a seinen anime, it is very unique and possibly niche. Heck the main character has the ability to manipulate paper! But... read more

swgarasu's avatar by swgarasu on Jan 8, 2010
Score: 9/10

This is one of the best anime I have ever seen.  The main character "The Paper" aka Yomiko Readman loves books more than anything.  Her ability is to control paper.  Sounds boring, untill you see her. Sleepy, sweet, shy, spacey Yomiko is a badass that uses her unique ability in creative and interesting ways.The plot is about a group of bad guys  (clones of... read more

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