Daitoshokan no Hitsujikai

A Good Librarian Like a Good Shepherd

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Japanese: 大図書館の羊飼い
English: A Good Librarian Like a Good Shepherd
German: A Good Librarian Like a Good Shepherd
Spanish: A Good Librarian like a Good Shepherd
French: A Good Librarian Like a Good Shepherd
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 9, 2014 to Dec 25, 2014
Premiered: Fall 2014
Broadcast: Thursdays at 00:30 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation
Source: Visual novel
Genre: RomanceRomance
Themes: HaremHarem, SchoolSchool
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.861 (scored by 5614156,141 users)
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Ranked: #45722
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1549
Members: 133,957
Favorites: 236

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"The Shepherd," an urban legend of Shiomi Academy, is said to appear before hardworking students to grant them a wish.

While engrossed in a book inside the school's renowned Great Library, Kyoutarou Kakei, a second year student and the Library Club's de facto president, receives an email from the Shepherd foretelling an event that will change his fate. Worried by the message, Kyoutarou rushes over to a nearby train station and encounters fellow student Tsugumi Shirasaki, whom he saves from being hit by a derailing train. Grateful for his heroic actions, Tsugumi joins the Library Club and invites Kyoutarou to participate in her mysterious "Shiomi Happy Project." Together with other new members of the club, they strive to make the academy a better place and uncover the identity of the enigmatic Shepherd.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Nagai, Masaru
Producer, Planning
Nobuta, Yuu
Director, Episode Director, Key Animation
Kamiya, Tomomi
Director, Key Animation, Character Design, Chief Animation Director
Morishita, Hiroto
Sound Director


Opening Theme

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"On my sheep" by Mitsuki Nakae (中恵光城)

Ending Theme

"Aozora to Green Belt (青空とグリーンベルト)" by Hagumi Nishizawa (西沢はぐみ)

Dec 25, 2014
The idea in which equating popularity to greatness is disappointingly common in our modern world. Many people will claim that 50 Shades of Gray is high quality literature and many others will consider Drake to be a great rapper. They are blinded by the delusion that something being popular automatically makes it good. Obviously those people have never looked further into the media that they claim to be an aficionado of and have never read Infinite Jest or listened to Yung Lean before. This leads to Daitoshokan no Hitsujikai, an unfortunately overlooked show in the Fall 2014 season. It did not stand out and the ...
Dec 27, 2014
Initially, I'd written a review halfway through the show, now that I've completed it, here's an updated version.
Firstly, this is very much a slice of life show. If you're not a big fan of those, you may not want to watch this one. I enjoy slice of life, romance, comedy, fantasy, sci-fi, and other light-sided genre, so it appealed to me.
This show also incorporates a fantasy element - a magic library. I won't go into a lot of detail, so as not to ruin the story, but this library (while only briefly and periodically mentioned) is a theme that is important to every ...
Dec 24, 2014
Mixed Feelings
everything about this anime was fine, just fine. the story was fine, the characters were fine, the art was fine. truly mediocre and the genre of this mediocre anime is school/harem/magic/slice of life.

story: kakei(the main character) reads books to not be scared of anything and his goal is to find the magic library. sounds somewhat interesting. nope it is not.

art: average just average.

sound: average.

characters: typical harem.....their looks are average. also the MC is boring.

enjoyment: average. i know i used that word a lot, but it perfectly describes this anime. never really laughed hard or smiled much or thought i cant wait till ...

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