Read or Die

OVA (3 eps)
4.075 out of 5 from 8,504 votes
Rank #598

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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gearheadofmeh's avatar by gearheadofmeh on Feb 6, 2010
Score: 7/10

Welcome to James Bond glasses girl edition!  Seriously, that's what this show is.  Everything reminded me of a classic 70s spy thriller, from the music to the action.  The only difference was superpowers replaced gadgets.  And instead of the suave, womanizing master spy, we get a typical clumsy, book-obsessed, curvy glasses girl.  Only in anime.  For those who love those spectacles... 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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