"Miss Bernard" herself, Machida Sawako, and her book-loving friends live their literary days in the library. This gag series glorifying famous literature is filled with love for books of all sorts, as well as the kinds of things that all readers experience!
First Volume: "Miss Bernard Said"
Murakami Haruki and SF and Stuff
Japan's Three Greatest Mystery Novels
Shelter from the Rain
Fermat's Last Theorem
A Day Without Machida Sawako
This anime attempts to inspire more reading, though it pushes sci-fi down your throat most of the titles mentioned are or should be on people’s to [must] read list. If it takes a 3 min anime to galvanize more literary pursuits, so be it. The book versus movie debate [full out war for some] is a recurring topic. The background text has been translated for English readers/watchers and while pretty... read more
What I Liked: The cute relationship that blooms between Sawako and Shiori. The humour, while mad-cap and nonsensical, gives equal time to poking fun at both ends of the fan spectrum - those "filthy casuals" who want to look like they know it all and those "superfans" that do while admonishing the "casuals". Infodumps offer some interesting literary recommendations.  ... read more
Miss Bernard said. Special