Toshokan Sensou

Alt titles: Library War

TV (12 eps)
3.859 out of 5 from 2,957 votes
Rank #1,016

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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SilverSwift's avatar by SilverSwift on Jan 9, 2011
Score: 7.4/10

Story: 7 Well, I went into this series with no expectations, virtually blind, only led on by a seemingly interesting concept mixing military conflict and...libraries? There have been more bizarre matches made in anime heaven, but many of them are destined to fail. So, would Library Wars pass the test and avoid the trap of not actually developing (or even following) its own setting? In a word, yes. The... read more

roriconfan's avatar by roriconfan on Jul 30, 2012
Score: 4/10

Animated by Studio I.G. which means it’s going to have amazing science fiction overtones… What the heck, it doesn’t? And it’s a romantic comedy to boot??? Man, these guys are out of their league for trying to pull something good out of this. And the show is directed by the guy who did Prince of Tennis! Ok, I guess the premise is over the top here as well (Books are serious... read more

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