Anime Review: Ascendance of a Bookworm

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 Gekokujō: Shisho ni Naru Tame niwa Shudan o Erandeiraremasen) Episodes: season 1 (14 episodes), season 2 (12 episodes), 2 OVA episodes Release date: Winter 2019 Adapted from: Ascendance of a Bookworm by Miya Kazuki (light novel) Studio: Ajia-Do Content warnings: none

Consensus Points

  • Good premise

  • Interesting setting

  • Differs from other isekai

  • Cozy, laid-back atmosphere

  • Competent main character

  • Side cast is underdeveloped

  • Myne can be annoying

  • Art does not stand out

  • A bit saccharine

Check out our individual reviews for Ascendance of a Bookworm below!

JoJo Battsu's review Dr. Bugs' review Emperor Penguin's review

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