Anime Review: The Book of Bantorra

Japanese Title: 戦う司書 (Tatakau Shisho) Episodes: 27 Release date: Winter 2009 Adapted from: Tatakau Shisho by Ishio Yamagata Studio: David Production Content warnings: gore, violence, nudity, depictions of slavery and child abuse Consensus Points

  • Novel concept

  • Story escalates to epic scales

  • Thoughtful philosophical commentary

  • Interesting characters, especially Hamyuts Meseta

  • Interesting powers and abilities

  • Good voice acting and music

  • Confusing at first, thanks to muddled and unclear writing

  • An overly large cast with uneven development

  • Arc to arc transitions are not smooth

  • The art is awful

Check out our individual reviews for The Book of Bantorra below!

JoJo Battsu's review (delayed until he is released from jail)

Dr. Bugs' review

Emperor Penguin's review

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