Ascendance of a Bookworm

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4.3
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  • 19 out of 24 people found this review helpful:
    This anime is about books.
    Hey, you like books? Well, this is the Animu for U. They got books, they got reading and most of all they got friendship and at da end of da day, that's all that matters. You know I remember thinking back to my youth of anime watching and I can only remember like one anime that had books, and that was the one about a grown man pretending to be in high school. He hung out with a baby with blonde ...
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  • 12 out of 14 people found this review helpful:
    Refreshing Slice of Life Isekai
    What makes this story so special for me is the respect that it pays the other world characters. It's relatively easy to find a story of this type where the reincarnated Japanese brings civilization to a medieval fantasy world. In those stories, everyone in the world lacks the common sense of an everyday modern citizen and it's really just about the ego trip.

    Much of what we know from our ...
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  • 6 out of 6 people found this review helpful:
    Isekai, but not THAT kind of Isekai.
    Alright yes, it is another isekai in the torrent of isekais, the character animation is meh, the voice acting is passable, and the smiles... *shiver*… But what this anime lacks in production value, it more than makes up for in originality. While I said it was an isekai, it is far from your typical power fantasy isekai that you can find just about anywhere, instead going for slice of life anime ...
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  • 4 out of 4 people found this review helpful:
    Realistic but lighthearted
    Instead of following the money and power level one-upmanship, the author of this series saw the true promise of the tired isekai genre and went back to the drawing board for a story about improving the world that brings history to life.

    Kind of reminds me of Dr Stone but less cheesy.
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  • 4 out of 4 people found this review helpful:
    A promising beginning
    I will come back and edit this and re-rate it as the series continues but, so far, it's very promising.

    Myne is an interesting character, the premise of a world without books except for the rich is completely believable, and the people in it are much more than just one-dimensional -- so not the usual isekai series.

    The animation is lovely, the world building is well done and quite detailed ...
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  • 3 out of 3 people found this review helpful:
    This a fun watch and relaxing
    I loved the manga of this anime its wholesome and relaxing but at the same time sad as well could it be emotions??, anyways this is a fun anime unlike other isekai where the main character just does everyting he/she wants and blablah u know the story.This anime take a different direction myne who has some what an illnes and is trying to cope with her short and frail body is somehting new and the ...
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  • 3 out of 3 people found this review helpful:
    So Heartwarming and Wholesome!
    I was so disappointed to see yet another isekai anime, but 3 ep in, so far so good. It doesn't look like your typical isekai anime. It's about young woman who loves books and is devastated to be isekai'd into a world without any, and as an adorable frail little girl there isn't much she can do about it yet. As a huge book lover this has my heart so far and I completely understand her passion. I'm ...
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    Awesome sauce 2.0, cant get enough
    Two words: Awesome sauce!


    I have to write more but I don't want to. I already said the show is "awesome sauce."(Me, 2019) What more do you want to say Crunchyroll? Like really how many words are enough for this review. ill say it again. this show is Awesome Sauce!
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    Wholesom, Realistic, Relaxed, and cute!
    Just finished the third episode and this is going to near the top of my list for this season.
    Although, it is an isekai it's smart about how it uses prior knowledge and the MC even even forgets things that she has already remembered. I keep getting a "Read or Die" Origins feeling from this.
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  • Good isekei with its own unique twist
    If you like isekei's you will like this. It comes at it from a unique perspective that is refreshing. Now for my warped synopsis:

    Its about a librarian who dies and reincarnates in another world by possessing the body of a dying fever stricken 5 year old in a medieval slum. She charms her impoverished acquaintances with knowledge and crafting skills from the old world. This eventually catches ...
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