Read Or Die TV

Alt title: R.O.D. the TV

TV (26 eps)
3.876 of 5 from 7,263 votes
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Nenene Sumiregawa is an author who hasn't published a book in years. However, at a book signing in Hong Kong, things go fascinatingly awry. For starters, her guides are three sisters who operate a detective agency: Maggie, Michelle, and Anita. Then there's the attacks on Nenene's life, and her only line of defense is the three sisters -- who can all use paper as weapons, tools, and even transportation. But can their powers protect Nenene from the mysterious forces that not only want her, but all the precious books of the world...?

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sothis's avatar
sothis Oct 10, 2004
Score 7.5/10

If you've seen the original Read or Die OVA, have no fear, the TV series will live up to its campy yet entertaining predecessor. If you haven't seen the OVA, I suggest checking it out first. Taking place approximately 6 years after the events of the OVA, ROD TV introduces us to a variety of new characters including the published author Nenene (who hasn't written a novel in years, nonetheless), and... read more

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mahius Nov 18, 2014
Score 9/10

Read or Die TV is the 26 episode sequel to the short, campy and unique 2001 seinen anime Read or Die. This sequel is a bit more slow paced since it has many more episodes to fill. It still has the espionage, action and superpowers of the original, in some ways toned down but in other ways even crazier. It lives up to the original and it carries on the story from a different perspective. While the older... read more

Related anime

Read or Die
  • OVA (3 eps)
  • 2001

Related manga

R.O.D - Read or Die
  • Vol: 4
  • 2000 - 2002
R.O.D - Read or Die (Light Novel)
  • Vol: 11+
  • 2000 - ?
R.O.D - Read or Dream
  • Vol: 4; Ch: 32
  • 2003 - 2005



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