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Ascendance of a Bookworm (2019)
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Ascendance of a Bookworm (2019)
Original name: 本好きの下剋上 司書になるためには手段を選んでいられません
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Avid bookworm and college student Motosu Urano ends up dying in an unforeseen accident. This came right after the news that she would finally be able to work as a librarian as she had always dreamed of. When she regained consciousness, she was reborn as Myne, the daughter of a poor soldier. She was in the town of Ehrenfest, which had a harsh class system. But as long as she had books, she didn't really need anything else. However, books were scarce and belonged only to the nobles. But that doesn't stop her, so she makes a decision... "If there aren't any books, I'll just create some."
Style: unusual plot structure, light, captivating, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: reincarnation, magic, body swapping, fictional country, librarian, adventure, writers, teenage girl, society, sister sister relationship, friendship, fantasy world, teenage life, teenager, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, catastrophe, natural disaster, transformation

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