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Library War (TV)

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Alternative title:
Toshokan Sensō (Japanese)
حرب المكتبة (Arabic)
図書館戦争 (Japanese)
Genres: action, comedy, romance
Themes: military
Based on: "Library War" (novel series) by Hiro Arikawa
Plot Summary: In a slightly different timeline than ours, the explosion of information and misinformation came to be considered a direct threat to society. In a daring decision, it was decided to create a new government agency dedicated solely to information management. Some thirty years later, in 2019, the government still monitors and controls information, suppressing anything they find undesirable, but standing against their abuses of power are the libraries, with their special agents called ‘the book soldiers.’
User Ratings: 855 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 48 votes (sub:45, dub:2, ?:1)
 Excellent: 137 votes (sub:130, raw:4, dub:1, others:2
2 Spanish subtitled
)
 Very good: 200 votes (sub:187, dub:3, raw:2, others:8
3 Spanish subtitled
2 Italian subtitled
1 Spanish dubbed
1 French subtitled
1 Chinese mandarin subtitled
)
 Good: 174 votes (sub:165, dub:4, others:5
3 Korean subtitled
1 Spanish subtitled
1 French subtitled
)
 Decent: 136 votes (sub:131, raw:1, dub:1, ?:1, others:2
1 Polish subtitled
1 French subtitled
)
 So-so: 70 votes (sub:68, others:2
1 Spanish subtitled
1 Russian subtitled
)
 Not really good: 36 votes (sub:36)
 Weak: 23 votes (sub:20, dub:2, others:1
1 Russian subtitled
)
 Bad: 13 votes (sub:12, others:1
1 Russian subtitled
)
 Awful: 10 votes (sub:10)
 Worst ever: 8 votes (sub:8)
Seen in part or in whole by 1351 users, rank: #903 (of 9107)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 6.954 (Good), std. dev.: 1.9833, rank: #3817 (of 9214)
Weighted mean: 6.901 (Good), rank: #3828 (of 9214) (seen all: 7.31 / seen some: 6.74 / won't finish: 4.06)
Bayesian estimate: 6.910 (Good), rank: #3478 (of 6953)
Running time: 23 minutes per episode
Number of episodes: 12
Episode titles: We have 13
Vintage: 2008-04-10 to 2008-06-26
Opening Theme:
"Atashi no Machi, Ashita no Machi (あたしの街、明日の街)" by Hitomi Takahashi
Ending Theme:
"changes" by Base Ball Bear
Trivia: We have 5
Review:
Library War Sub.DVD (Dec 25, 2015)
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Blu-ray (Region A)
    Library War - Complete TV Series & Special (Sub.Blu-ray) 2018-02-27 (from $29.08)
DVD (Region 1)
    Library War - Complete TV Series (Sub.DVD) 2015-11-24 (from $33.71)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Takayuki Hamana
Series Composition: Kenji Konuta
Screenplay:
Daishiro Tanimura (eps 3, 7)
Fumiyo Sakai (eps 2, 9)
Ikuko Takahashi (eps 5, 10)
Kenji Konuta (eps 1, 6, 11-13)
Sayaka Harada (eps 4, 8)
Taishirou Tanimura
Episode Director:
Akiko Honda (ep 2)
Daisuke Tsukushi (ep 8)
Kazunobu Fuseki (ep 3)
Kenichi Matsuzawa (ep 9)
Koudai Kakimoto (eps 1, 7, 12)
Michiya Katō (OP)
Takashi Andō (ep 4)
Takayuki Hamana (eps 1, 12)
Takeshi Ando (ep 4)
Toshiya Niidome (eps 5, 10)
Toshiyuki Kono (eps 6, 11)
Music: Yūgo Kanno
Original creator: Hiro Arikawa
Original Character Design: Sukumo Adabana
Character Design: Satoru Nakamura
Art Director: Shigemi Ikeda
Animation Director:
Akiharu Ishii (eps 5, 11)
Hiroyuki Shimizu (eps 2, 8)
Hisafumi Nakahara (ep 7)
Jouji Sawada (ep 4)
Keiichi Kondo (eps 6, 12)
Masato Numazu (ep 4)
Satoru Nakamura (eps 1, 11)
Tateru Namikaze (ep 9)
Yasutaka Kubota (eps 3, 10)
Yumi Kuroiwa (OP)
Art design: Naoki Arakawa
3D Director: Makoto Endo
Sound Director: Takuya Hiramitsu
Director of Photography: Kōji Tanaka
2nd Key Animation:
Ayumi Ono (ep 4)
Maiko Suzuki (ep 2)
Maki Takano (ep 4)
Mao Yumoto (ep 4)
Mariko Sasaki (ep 4)
Masami Yamauchi (ep 4)
Mayu Hoshino (ep 4)
Mayumi Oda (ep 9)
Miyuki Arai (ep 4)
Narumi Takahashi (ep 4)
Risa Omomo (ep 4)
Tomoko Kanetani (ep 4)
Yukiko Miyano (ep 2)
Yutaka Sugiura (ep 4)
Background Art:
Akihito Sakamoto (eps 1, 3-4)
Chiharu Kawano (eps 1, 3-4)
Hidekazu Hirata (ED)
Kayoko Tomono (eps 1, 3-4)
Mai Hamako (eps 1, 3-4)
Masami Ohta (eps 1, 3-4)
Shizuko Kojima (ep 4)
Takuya Ebisawa (ep 4)
Tsurara Yamazaki (ep 4)
Clean-Up Animation:
Ayako Shimagata (ep 4)
Emiko Ueno (eps 1, 3)
Fujiko Oomori (ep 3)
Katsumi Oshima (eps 1-2)
Kumiko Satō (eps 1, 3)
Mariko Shimokawa (ep 1)
Reika Yoneyama (eps 1, 3)
Sayoko Noda (ep 3)
Seiko Kuroda (ep 4)
Takiko Nagaoka (ep 4)
Yuka Taketa (ep 3)
Yuri Okada (eps 1, 3)
Color design:
Yūko Fujita (eps 1, 3)
Yumiko Katayama
Color setting:
Mika Sugawara
Takiko Nagaoka (ep 4)
In-Between Animation:
Arifumi Imai (eps 1-3)
Asuka Suzuki (ep 1)
Chie Saito (ep 4)
Daiki Nishikawa (ep 1)
Emi Furukawa (ep 4)
Eriko Itō (eps 4, 9)
Fumi Hirai (ep 4)
Hiroyuki Hojo (ep 4)
Hitomi Miyazaki (ep 1)
Izumi Seguchi (eps 1-2)
Kanako Orikawa (ep 2)
Kantaro Suzuki (ep 4)
Ken Ishizuka (eps 1, 3)
Kengo Matsumoto (eps 1-2)
Kotoe Saitō (6 episodes
eps 1, 3, 6-12 even
)

Kumiko Hirama (ep 2)
Mai Hikawa (ep 4)
Mika Kinoshita (eps 1, 3)
Misato Furubayashi (eps 1-2)
Nahoko Iiyama (eps 1-2)
Ryogo Shimizu (eps 1, 3)
Seiji Nishida (eps 1, 3)
Shinji Itadaki (ep 1)
Shinya Inoue (eps 1-3)
Takuya Saitō (eps 1-2)
Yasuko Takahashi (eps 1, 3)
Yuka Nagata (ep 4)
Yuka Tabe (ep 4)
Yukari Umebayashi (ep 1)
Yukimichi Iniwa (ep 4)
Yuu Takizawa (ep 4)
Yuzumi Enosawa (ep 1)
In-Between Check:
Emi Nakano (ep 2)
Eriko Itō (eps 4, 9)
Kanako Orikawa (ep 1)
Yuzumi Enosawa (ep 3)
Music Performance:
Hideyo Takakuwa (Flute)
Kanade Shishiuchi (Trombone)
Masanori Hirohara (Trombone)
Tomoyuki Asakawa (Harp)
Producer Assistant: Aya Saitō (Fuji TV)
Production Desk: Fuminori Honda
Recoding Adjustment: Akira Iida
Recoding Assistant: Michihiko Iwana
Sound Effects: Yasumasa Koyama
Sound Production: Kisuke Koizumi
Special Effects: Masahiro Murakami
Theme Song Arrangement:
Base Ball Bear (ED)
Satoru Hirade (OP)
Theme Song Composition:
Satoru Hirade (OP)
Yusuke Koide (ED)
Theme Song Lyrics:
Hitomi Takahashi (OP)
Yusuke Koide (ED)
Theme Song Performance:
Base Ball Bear (ED)
Hitomi Takahashi (OP)
Title Logo: Tsuyoshi Kusano
Marina Inoue as Iku Kasahara
Tomoaki Maeno as Atsushi Dōjō

Akira Ishida as Mikihisa Komaki
Miyuki Sawashiro as Asako Shibasaki
Tatsuhisa Suzuki as Hikaru Tezuka

Aika Fujiha as Woman (ep 6)
Aimi Ueda as Child B (ep 9)
Aki Kanada as
Boy (ep 6)
Business member B (ep 10)
Child (ep 1)
Child A (ep 9)
Columnist (ep 2)
Akimitsu Takase as Hiraga (ep 3)
Atsushi Kousaka as
Book Member (eps 3, 10-11)
Book Member B (eps 2, 4)
Reporter (ep 12)
Ryouka Member A (ep 1)
Ryouka Member B (ep 6)
Thief (ep 5)
Trainee (ep 9)
Atsushi Kouzaka as Ryouka member A (ep 1)
Daisuke Ono as Hikaru Asahina (ep 7)
Eriko Kigawa as Toshiko Kasahara (eps 5, 10)
Haruo Satō as Kazuichi Inamine
Hideki Nakanishi as
Book Member A (ep 2)
Book Member B (ep 6)
Defender (ep 5)
Doctor (ep 12)
Inquirer (ep 8)
Ryouka Member B (ep 1)
Security Force (ep 4)
Shindo (eps 3, 10-11)
Hideki Takanishi as Ryouka member B (ep 1)
Hiroyuki Yoshino as Satoshi Tezuka
Hitoshi Bifu as Katsuhiro Kasahara (eps 5, 10-11)
Izumi Koike as Inoue (eps 10-11)
Kanae Oki as
Business member A (ep 10)
Child C (ep 9)
Kanji Suzumori as Ryūsuke Genda
Kaori Nazuka as Shizuka Nonomiya (eps 10-11)
Kazuya Kobayashi as Takemura (ep 10)
Kazuyuki Okitsu as
Detective (ep 4)
Political Critic (ep 12)
Subordinate (ep 3)
Yokota (ep 10)
Kiyoshi Katsunuma as Book Member A (ep 6)
Kunihiko Yasui as Fuchigami (eps 10-11)
Kunihiro Kawamoto as Mugiakikai Leader (ep 4)
Mayu Hayakawa as Female member (ep 1)
Naomi Watanabe as Governor (ep 11)
Rie Tanaka as Maki Origuchi
Riko Sayama as Ms. Tezuka (ep 7)
Ryouta Akazawa as
Announcer (ep 7)
Book Member A (ep 4)
Broadcast in the hall (ep 2)
Evaluator (ep 9)
Ogata (eps 3, 10-12)
Ryouka Member A (ep 6)
Ryouka member C (ep 1)
Sayaka Raiju as
Business member C (ep 10)
Caster (ep 12)
Child D (ep 9)
Shouto Kashii as Sunagawa (ep 7)
Tomo Shigematsu as Sugahara (eps 10-11)
Unshō Ishizuka as Library Defense Force officer 
Yōji Ueda as Enoki (eps 6, 11)
Japanese companies
Animation Production: Production I.G
Backgrounds:
Atelier Musa (9 episodes
eps 1-4, 6, 8-10, 12
)

Bamboo (eps 5, 7, 11)
DVD Distribution: Asmik Ace Entertainment, Inc.
Key Animation:
Studio Angle (ep 1)
Gingaya (ep 12)
Last House (ep 9)
Nippon Animation (ep 1)
Plum (ep 1)
Prime
Rising Force (ep 9)
Seigasha (ep 12)
Studio Jungle Gym (ep 9)
Studio Mark (ep 9)
Tokyo Animation Center (eps 1, 9)
Wish (ep 9)
English companies
English staff
(none)
English cast
(none)

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