English Title: Ascendance of a Bookworm: I’ll Do Anything to Become a Librarian!
Japanese Title: 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～ — “Honzuki no Gekokujou: Shisho ni Naru Tame ni wa Shudan wo Erandeiraremasen”
Author: Miya Kazuki — 香月 美夜
Illustrator: You Shiina — 椎名 優
Genre: Isekai, Fantasy, Drama
Original Run: January 2015 – ongoing
English Run: May 2019 – ongoing
Japanese Publisher: TO Books
English Publisher: J-Novel Club
Volumes in Japanese: 19 (In Progress)
Volumes in English: 1 (In Progress)
Average Price Per Volume: Kindle $7 – iBook $7 – Kobo $7 – Nook $7
Note: Also available to read online through a J-Novel Club subscription. J-Novel Club will begin to release paperbacks in September 2019.
Synopsis: A certain college girl who’s loved books ever since she was a little girl dies in an accident and is reborn in another world she knows nothing about. She is now Myne, the sickly five-year-old daughter of a poor soldier. To make things worse, the world she’s been reborn in has a very low literacy rate and books mostly don’t exist. She’d have to pay an enormous amount of money to buy one. Myne resolves herself: If there aren’t any books, she’ll just have to make them! Her goal is to become a librarian. This story begins with her quest to make books so she can live surrounded by them! Dive into this biblio-fantasy written for book lovers and bookworms!
- Volume 2 (ebook — July 9, 2019; paperback — November 5, 2019)
Amazon — iBook — J-Novel Club — Kobo — Nook
Reviews of Ascendance of a Bookworm
A Case Suitable for Treatment: Vol 1
MAL Entry — Airing Fall 2019
If you liked Ascendance of a Bookworm, you might also want to try…
- Didn’t I Say to Make My Abilities Average in the Next Life? — reincarnation, female main character, fantasy
- Book Girl — book lovers, some fantasy elements
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