Library War

Alt title: Toshokan Sensou

TV (12 eps)
3.905 of 5 from 3,816 votes
Rank #1,465

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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My Prince Charming is in the LDF image

Episode 1

My Prince Charming is in the LDF

Library Task Force image

Episode 2

Library Task Force

Odawara Battle image

Episode 3

Odawara Battle

Rescue the Book General image

Episode 4

Rescue the Book General

Parental Disturbance Strategy image

Episode 5

Parental Disturbance Strategy

Library Corps Refrain from Firing image

Episode 6

Library Corps Refrain from Firing

Reference of Love image

Episode 7

Reference of Love

Satoshi Tezuka's Schemes image

Episode 8

Satoshi Tezuka's Schemes

Here Comes the Promotion Test image

Episode 9

Here Comes the Promotion Test

Explosion of Backing Home image

Episode 10

Explosion of Backing Home

Struggle to the Death! The Defense of Ibaraki Prefectural Exhibition image

Episode 11

Struggle to the Death! The Defense of Ibaraki Prefectural Exhibition

The Library is for Who's Sake? image

Episode 12

The Library is for Who's Sake?

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mahius's avatar
mahius 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

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roriconfan 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 bizness!) ... read more

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Toshokan Sensou (Light Novel)
  • Vol: 4; Ch: 22
  • 2006 - 2007
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  • Vol: 1
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Library Wars: Love & War
  • Vol: 15; Ch: 90
  • 2008 - 2015
Toshokan Sensou - Love & War Bessatsu Hen
  • Vol: 6+; Ch: 37+
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