Toshokan Sensou

Alt title: Library War

TV (12 eps)
3.864 of 5 from 3,206 votes
Rank #1,125

The government has passed the Media Betterment Act, establishing a military police force to stop the spread of "negative influences harmful to society;" and in response, libraries have organized their own military units to protect freedom of expression. After being saved by a Library Defense Force agent in a bookstore, Kasahara is inspired to enlist in the Library Defense Force. Although she proves quite athletic and capable, she must endure the harsh but meaningful training of her instructor and superior officer, Doujou. As she learns how to be a good soldier, she participates in LDF operations, helping protect literary freedom for everyone.

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mahius's avatar by mahius on Aug 21, 2015
Score 7.5/10

Toshokan Sensou AKA Library Wars is a unique 12 episode political military action anime featuring some light comedy and romance. It’s definitely an anime unlike any other and the way it comes across, it’s not aimed at the usual younger (and male) demographic, but rather a wider audience. This might be one to watch if you don’t like anime. The fictional story has themes of censorship... read more

Xerren's avatar by Xerren on Nov 20, 2015
Score 8.3/10

There are some animes where you feel like the runtime was way too short. Library Wars is one of those, and its not just for the viewer's pleasure that this anime needs more episodes. The 12 episodes were insufficient in really developing the characters and showing the awesome storyline that this anime had going for it. As a result, the start of the anime was too rushed and it felt like viewers were thrown right... read more

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Toshokan Sensou (Light Novel) 2006
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