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Toshokan Sensou (Novel)

Toshokan Sensou

Alternative Titles

English: Library Wars
Synonyms: Library Wars, Toshokan Kakumei, Toshokan Kiki, Toshokan Nairan, Library Revolution, Library Rebellion, Library Crisis
Japanese: 図書館戦争

Information

Type: Novel
Volumes: 4
Chapters: 22
Status: Finished
Published: Feb 2006 to Nov 2007
Genres: Romance, Military
Authors: Arikawa, Hiro (Story), Adabana, Sukumo (Art)
Serialization: None

Statistics

Score: 8.191 (scored by 138 users)
Ranked: #5422
Popularity: #6517
Members: 584
Favorites: 18
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Synopsis

In 2019, the freedom of speech and writing is severly suppressed by the "Media Improvement Law" and its executive "Media Improvement Committee". As the sole organization that can resist their censorship, libraries take arms to protect their books.

Related Manga

Alternative version: Toshokan Sensou: Love & War, Toshokan Sensou: Spitfire!
Adaptation: Toshokan Sensou

Characters

 Atsushi
Dojo, Atsushi
Main
 Iku
Kasahara, Iku
Main
 Ryuusuke
Genda, Ryuusuke
Supporting
 Asako
Shibasaki, Asako
Supporting



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Apr 19, 2008
dtshyk
The overall framework of this novel is a love comedy and it has some military gun action spices and lots of political claims for the freedom of speech and writing.

vol.1
The balance of the comedy and serious part is maintained well throughout the pages. Especially the straight forward and passionate character of Kasahara Iku makes the serious plot mild and funny.

The background setting where two public organizations keep on fighting with guns in the middle of the city sounds too eccentric, but I feel the plot close to real because the topics of discussions of this novel are taken from the up-to-date controversy. In read more
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