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Books About Books and Book Lovers

Stories where books and/or the people involved with them are central to the plot. Writers, mangaka, and publishers are common protagonists, along with librarians, booksellers, and other bibliophiles. Libraries, bookstores, and publishing companies are common settings, but characters may also work from home, pursue their love of books at school, or travel for various reasons.
1 "Ano Shoutengai no, Honya no, Chiisana Oku-san no Ohanashi."

"Ano Shoutengai no, Honya no, Chiisana Oku-san no Ohanashi."

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2 0 kara Hajimeru Manga Kyoushitsu

0 kara Hajimeru Manga Kyoushitsu

Reika is a rich girl who wants to pursue her dream of being a mangaka; and so, she hired a butler, one whom specializes in teaching people how to draw manga. That is how Seba came here. However, since his knowledge about manga is vast, he turns into the ultimate Spartan whenever he teaches her! Even today, he whips her still. The secret teaching debut, and the enthusiasm over cool butlers will start soon!

3 25-ji no Ghost Writer

25-ji no Ghost Writer

4 Abarenbou Honya-san

Abarenbou Honya-san

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5 A Good Librarian Like a Good Shepherd

A Good Librarian Like a Good Shepherd

Kyoutarou Kakei is a shy student at a prestigious academy known for its massive library. The sole member of the school’s library club, Kyoutarou’s always been better with books than girls – until a text message from the mysterious “Shepherd” hints that his fate will soon be changing. Life gets wild in a hurry after a vision allows Kyoutarou to rescue Tsugumi, a beautiful girl who also received a text message from the “Shepherd.” Soon, Tsugumi announces her intentions to join the Library Club and, with Kyoutarou’s help, make school life much more interesting! It doesn’t take long for a host of other pretty girls to follow Tsugumi’s lead and join the club in the hopes of spicing up their boring academy lives. But just who is this “Shepherd,” what does he or she have to do with the Library Club’s sudden popularity, and how in the world will Kyoutarou survive being surrounded by all these girls!?

6 Ai wa Chitto mo Rakuja Nai

Ai wa Chitto mo Rakuja Nai

Jack of all trades, Koga, was sent to Kamiyama’s house, as Kamiyama is a famous novelist who hasn’t published any new works in years. Koga’s first meeting with beautiful, but sharped-tongued and weird Kamiyama was the worst. For some reason, he got picked by him to do the job for the second time. Koga fearfully went to his house and suddenly got asked by Kamiyama to have sex with him?!

7 Akaneko no Akuma

Akaneko no Akuma

Yamane Akaneko and her classmate Tsujishima meet one day in the mostly deserted second school library and discover a supernatural secret. A demon that seems like an ordinary red cat possesses Tsujishima and insists that they help him in his task to protect the books of the library. Apparently, all books that are internally consistent enough have a world that exists within them. These books are plagued by "bookworms," which look like long cats, that eat up words and change the story until its reality is destroyed. The three of them, Yamane, Tsujishima, and the possessing cat demon, journey into the worlds of many books to track down and catch the bookworms before they do too much damage!

8 Akane Shoten no Kaji Tenchou

Akane Shoten no Kaji Tenchou

The story begins with Komatsu Saki working in a bookstore. Due to circumstances in her life, she is forced to work and to enroll in a public school and to get away from her group of friends. At first this affects her much more when her boss the manager is something tyrannical, but soon discovers that she likes this job and that the manager is not as bad as she believes … Will she be able to get ahead with her life now?

9 A Lovely Day With Yuri Sensei

A Lovely Day With Yuri Sensei

In this sequel to "Yuri Sensei is in a Good Mood Today as Well", pure-hearted editor Muguruma continues his uneasy working relationship with mystery author Yuri, while also taking on a new writer, Sakura. While Sakura’s carefree, affectionate manner and unfailing punctuality make him highly desirable as a client, will he succeed in winning Muguruma’s heart as well? Now, faced with an arranged marriage and an attractive rival, it’s up to Yuri-sensei to make his true feelings clear.

10 Altina the Sword Princess (Light Novel)

Altina the Sword Princess (Light Novel)

Regis, an incapable soldier, who is bad at both sword and archery that only reads books. He meets a girl at the remote region where he was transferred to. Red hair crimson eyes princess Altina who wields the supreme ruler's sword. She was appointed to become the commander of the army of the remote region despite being fourteen years old, simply for being the illegitimate child of the Emperor. However, she is holding onto her big dream without being depressed in the environment she is in. "I trust you". Regis who was sought from her as a tactician stands up to the obstacles together with her. The military fantasy interweaved by the bibliophagic boy and the princess with the supreme ruler's sword.

11 Altina the Sword Princess

Altina the Sword Princess

Regis, an incapable soldier, who is bad at both sword and archery that only reads books. He meets a girl at the remote region where he was transferred to. Red hair crimson eyes princess Altina who wields the supreme ruler's sword. She was appointed to become the commander of the army of the remote region despite being fourteen years old, simply for being the illegitimate child of the Emperor. However, she is holding onto her big dream without being depressed in the environment she is in. "I trust you". Regis who was sought from her as a tactician stands up to the obstacles together with her. The military fantasy interweaved by the bibliophagic boy and the princess with the supreme ruler's sword.

12 Amayakana Toge

Amayakana Toge

Yagisawa Kei is disastrously unlucky in love, as his recent strike-out with author Itou Haruya attests. When his publishing company makes him responsible for a handsome young author, he once again finds himself walking an all too familiar path where work and play collide. He doesn't realize that he has met Subaru before... or that Subaru's reappearance now will open old wounds from a past he'd rather forget.

13 Anata no Jinsei Hikiukemasu!

Anata no Jinsei Hikiukemasu!

An elite businessman exerting himself at a publishing company is demoted to the manga editorial department, which is out of his field of experience. Moreover, his first responsibility is a comic artist that no one can handle...

14 Anywhere But Here

Anywhere But Here

It's about a sensitive writer with an overactive imagination and intolerance for the banalities of everyday life.

15 Aoiro Toshokan

Aoiro Toshokan

Desperate to get her hands on a gown she saw on her way home from school, Hina jumps into "Aoiro Toshokan" for a part-time work. There, she ends up working under the Library Director who is also an author known as Shimokomoriya. Thus begins Hinas's boring days with the handful Sensei.

16 Asa made Matemasen!

Asa made Matemasen!

Two editors are fighting to get Inawashiro-sensei to finish his manga in time, but a possible romance sparks between the two editors. What will become of them?

17 Ascendance of a Bookworm (Light Novel)

Ascendance of a Bookworm (Light Novel)

Urano, a bookworm who had finally found a job as a librarian at a university, was sadly killed shortly after graduating from college. She was reborn as the daughter of a soldier in a world where the literacy rate is low and books were scarce. No matter how much she wanted to read, there were no books around. What is a bookworm to do without any books? Make them, of course. Her goal is to become a librarian! So that she may once again live surrounded by books, she must start by making them herself.

18 Ascendance of a Bookworm - Part 1

Ascendance of a Bookworm - Part 1

Reino, a book-loving college student who just got her Librarian certification and was just hired to be the librarian of a large university library. Just before graduating and entering the job of her dreams, she was killed by a massive earthquake crushing her underneath a pile of her own books. Wishing for reincarnation in order to read even more, where she got reincarnated to was a world with a low literacy rate and very few books, limited only to the nobility of the world. As she reincarnated as the daughter of a lowly soldier, no matter how much she wants to read there is no way there are any books around. If there are no books then what do you do? Why, you make them yourself of course. What her goal is, to become the librarian of a library! In order to live a life surrounded by books, she starts with making books.

19 Ascendance of a Bookworm - Part 2

Ascendance of a Bookworm - Part 2

20 Ascendance of a Bookworm - Part 3

Ascendance of a Bookworm - Part 3

21 Ascendance of a Bookworm: Royal Academy Stories - First Year (Light Novel)

Ascendance of a Bookworm: Royal Academy Stories - First Year (Light Novel)

22 Ascendance of a Bookworm: Short Stories (Light Novel)

Ascendance of a Bookworm: Short Stories (Light Novel)

23 Ashita mo Tanin

Ashita mo Tanin

Akio’s daily life has been taken care of by his best friend, Ryousuke. Akio has been secretly in love with this best friend for so long. Ryousuke is a serious salary man and always hopes to have a family. However, Ryousuke’s wife-to-be ran away before the wedding. Since then, Ryousuke began to pamper Akio even more. Is Ryousuke taking Akio as a replacement for something he lost? What happened two years ago that made Akio unable to confess?

24 Ashita wa Joutenki

Ashita wa Joutenki

Poor student Ikumi Amanume through a series of strange happenings, finally found a great way to supplement his income by becoming the housekeeper for his next-door neighbor, Yuuji Touno, a notable scenario writer. Poor student Ikumi Amanume through a series of strange happenings, finally found a great way to supplement his income by becoming the housekeeper for his next-door neighbor, Yuuji Touno, a notable scenario writer. 

25 A Sister's All You Need.

A Sister's All You Need.

Read about the daily life of a young siscon novelist, Itsuki Hashima with his perfect little sister Chihiro, the genius illustrator Nayuta Kani, his best friend Shirakawa Kyoto and some insane partners from his publishers.

26 Author's Pet

Author's Pet

High school student Yuta bumps into a man outside the train station, injuring him. The man's name is Tsubaki Nishijima, occupation novelist. In exchange for crippling his arm, Tsubaki demands Yuta work like a slave every day! Today's job is to take exact dictation of Tsubaki's words. Whaaat? What's with this perverted depiction of "Come”...!!! Isn't this sexual harassment?

27 Author Ryusei Kaji

Author Ryusei Kaji

Popular erotica writer Kaji "K" sensei's glamorous appearance is only rivaled by the fantastic rumors surrounding him. Like how one of his best selling novels was based on a relationship with a high-school student... or how two of his model sex friends got into a cat-fight in the middle of a highway... or how he has threesomes during his nocturnal writing sessions! At least these are the things that go through editor Kobayakawa's head when he sees his celebrity charge, that and the one where K sensei sent three editors to the hospital?! Yet, while taking photos for a magazine interview and watching K sensei work with such professional focus Kobayakawa realizes that the outrageous rumors may be just that. That is until Kaji pushes him down on the sofa to "reward" him. Thus begins the hunt of the herbivore editor and his carnivore auth

28 A Windflower Embroidery

A Windflower Embroidery

Frio is a best-seller author. However, in fear of his lacklustre appearance and homosexuality being revealed to the world, he keeps his true identity a secret. One day, he meets an extraordinarily beautiful young man named Angel. The two, in spite of all prejudice and discrimination in the world, are undeniably drawn towards one another.

29 A Witch’s Printing Office

A Witch’s Printing Office

30 A Zoo in Winter

A Zoo in Winter

Kyoto, 1966. The young Hamaguchi is working for a textile manufacturer whilst dreaming of becoming an artist, when an incident at the zoo forces his hand. He moves to Tokyo at the invitation of an old school friend who also arranges an interview at the studios of the famous mangaka, Shiro Kondo. Here he discovers both the long hours of meeting studio deadlines along with the nightlife and artistic haunts of the capital. For the first time ever, Taniguchi recalls his beginnings in manga and his youth spent in Tokyo in the 60's. It is a magnificent account of his apprenticeship where all the finesse and elegance of the creator are united to illustrate those first emotions of adulthood.

31 Baby Cinnamon

Baby Cinnamon

Hayasaka is a mangaka who just turned in his last manuscript to his editor, Sakurai. Somehow, she loses it before submitting it.

32 Bakuman. (Light Novel)

Bakuman. (Light Novel)

Moritaka Mashiro feels as if life is passing him by; with no dreams or motivation, he simply trudges through his day-to-day life. One day, after leaving his notebook behind, he returns to school only to find the smartest guy in class, Takagi, waiting for him. Takagi is happy to return the book, but only on the condition that Mashiro agrees to become a mangaka with him. Though Mashiro initially declines, he soon decides to reconsider when he discovers that the girl he likes, Azuki, dreams of becoming a voice actress. But after promising that she can have the lead role if their manga is ever adapted into an anime, he inadvertently suggests that they get married once they are both successful! Shockingly, she agrees to the proposal and Mashiro and Takagi embark on their quest to become manga artists. With Takagi writing and Mashiro drawing, does the pair have what it takes to succeed and get their manga serialized?

33 Bakuman.

Bakuman.

Moritaka Mashiro feels as if life is passing him by; with no dreams or motivation, he simply trudges through his day-to-day life. One day, after leaving his notebook behind, he returns to school only to find the smartest guy in class, Takagi, waiting for him. Takagi is happy to return the book, but only on the condition that Mashiro agrees to become a mangaka with him. Though Mashiro initially declines, he soon decides to reconsider when he discovers that the girl he likes, Azuki, dreams of becoming a voice actress. But after promising that she can have the lead role if their manga is ever adapted into an anime, he inadvertently suggests that they get married once they are both successful! Shockingly, she agrees to the proposal and Mashiro and Takagi embark on their quest to become manga artists. With Takagi writing and Mashiro drawing, does the pair have what it takes to succeed and get their manga serialized?

34 Becoming the Librarian's Pet

Becoming the Librarian's Pet

35 Be My Dunwich

Be My Dunwich

36 Bernard-jou Iwaku.

Bernard-jou Iwaku.

Machida Sawako a.k.a. Miss Bernard is a lazy girl who wants to be a well-read person but does not actually read much. The manga recounts the conversations between Miss Bernard and her bookworm friends about the Bible; The Tale of the Heike; Guns, Germs, and Steel; The Door into Summer; The Great Passage, and more masterpieces that she has not necessarily read.

37 Biblia Koshodou no Jiken Techou (Light Novel)

Biblia Koshodou no Jiken Techou (Light Novel)

Shinokawa Shioriko is the proprietor of Biblia Antiquarian Bookshop, her sidekick Goura Daisuke, her lanky gofer and protector, has trouble reading books; they make him dizzy. Shioriko is demure and introverted, an expert on vintage books, a great storyteller, and of course, a lover of books; she also has amazing powers of logical deduction, and can solve big mysteries from the smallest of clues. The unlikely pair join forces to unravel secrets and hidden meanings to help people looking for answers, and the true answers are never what they expect.

38 Biblia Koshodou no Jiken Techou (Ryou KOUDA)

Biblia Koshodou no Jiken Techou (Ryou KOUDA)

39 Biblia Koshodou no Jiken Techou

Biblia Koshodou no Jiken Techou

Shinokawa Shioriko is the proprietor of Biblia Antiquarian Bookshop, her sidekick Goura Daisuke, her lanky gofer and protector, has trouble reading books; they make him dizzy. Shioriko is demure and introverted, an expert on vintage books, a great storyteller, and of course, a lover of books; she also has amazing powers of logical deduction, and can solve big mysteries from the smallest of clues. The unlikely pair join forces to unravel secrets and hidden meanings to help people looking for answers, and the true answers are never what they expect.

40 Bibliophile Princess (Light Novel)

Bibliophile Princess (Light Novel)

41 Bibliophile Princess

Bibliophile Princess

42 Bishoujo Doujin Sakka to Wakagashira

Bishoujo Doujin Sakka to Wakagashira

43 Blank Canvas: My So-Called Artist’s Journey

Blank Canvas: My So-Called Artist’s Journey

This is an autobiography that tells the story of Akiko Hayashi, the author as she was in her third year of high school at the beginning of the story. Through her friend Futami, Akiko starts going to an art class led by Kenzou Hidaka, an intimidating teacher who spends much of his time yelling at his students and keeping them focused on drawing with the use of a bamboo sword. Akiko is initially confused by the behavior of the teacher and her fellow students in the class, but she keeps going regardless, eventually becoming the manga author she is today.

44 Blind Obsession

Blind Obsession

45 BL Metamorphosis

BL Metamorphosis

A story about an 75 years old woman and a 15 years old girl that become friends because of their interest in BL, Boy's Love manga.

46 Blood Alone

Blood Alone

In the modern world most people live ignorant of the supernatural. Vampires exist with superhuman strength, speed and regeneration; they can control humans with a gaze and control their will for eternity by feeding them blood. Kuroe is a man whose calling is vanquishing vampires. His will, the legacy of his name and a vampire's curse give him the strength to hunt the one responsible for the loss of his sister. Yet he lives to atone for his mistakes. Misaki is a new vampire who was recently turned after Kuroe was unable to protect her. Now she lives under his, protection and in passing they calm each other's wounded hearts. Under reoccurring vampire threats the two grow closer together and develop an enticing bond.

47 Blue Sky Complex

Blue Sky Complex

Narasaki, who only wanted a place where he could sit and read a couple of books, was blackmailed by his teacher to supervise the delinquent Terashima while working as the school library's receptionist. From the quiet days they spent together, they eventually became close... and will love bloom?

48 Boku no Rinne

Boku no Rinne

If you had memories from the past, what would you think about it? Can you imagine meeting your loved one from your past life? Would you long for this feeling of a destiny love? For me, this is hell. This time for sure I won't fall in love for her. I'm saying that I won't fall in love. So ill-natured and dumb... That girl is.

49 Bokura wo Shihaisuru Kotoba

Bokura wo Shihaisuru Kotoba

Sora and Tatsuki are stepbrothers whose parents died in an accident. Since then the elder brother, Sora Mukaihara, has brought up the younger one, Tatsuki Mukaihara. Now Sora is a very popular mystery writer. Tatsuki who has moved out on his own, is now an editor of a women's magazine. However Sora can't stand being alone and spends all his time at Tatsuki's. Tatsuki feels guilty because he can't stop himself from loving Sora and decides to live a solitary life. Then Sora asks to have Tatsuki assigned as his editor when he agrees to do a series of interviews for Tatsuki's magazine.

50 Boku wa Kiss de Uso wo Tsuku

Boku wa Kiss de Uso wo Tsuku

Kitazono Meiko falls asleep in the library one day, only to be awakened by a kiss! She is unsure of who it was that kissed her, however, since there are multiple boys still in the library. Could it be the popular boy Shinoda-senpai? Or the super-cool Mikoshiba-senpai? The boy-next-door type Mogami? Or the cute underclassman Hachiya? Who could it be? They're all possible candidates, but which one does Meiko like the best...?

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MutilatedTac0 Nov 29, 2021

I'm shocked Reader was not on this list!

AerithSnow Jan 20, 2021

Omg, thank you for this list. :) I've looking for this!!