Ascendance of a Bookworm Anime Season 3 Unveils More Staff, Visual, Spring 2022 Debut
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The site also revealed new staff members for the third season. Haruka Matsunae joins as a third character designer for the anime alongside returning designers Toshihisa Kaiya and Yoshiaki Yanagida. Noriko Otake joins as chief animation director alongside returning chief animation director Emiko Endo. (Previous chief animation directors Toshihisa Kaiya and Yoshiaki Yanagida are not credited for this role in the third season, but only credited as character designers.)
All main cast members are returning from previous seasons.
Crunchyroll, streamed the previous two seasons of the television anime of Miya Kazuki's "biblia fantasy" novel Ascendance of a Bookworm (Honzuki no Gekokujō - Shisho ni Naru Tame niwa Shudan o Erandeiramasen), describes the anime's story:
Ascendance of a Bookworm follows the life of college student and aspiring librarian Motosu Urano who is transported to another world after an unfortunate accident. When she is reborn as Main, the daughter of a poor soldier, she makes it her mission to make books more freely available to everyone in this new world.
The second part premiered in Japan in April 2020. The second part shipped in Japan in four three-episode DVD volumes from April to June 2020, as well as in a 12-episode Blu-ray box in June 2020. The two original video anime (OVA) installments debuted with a limited edition of the first novel of the series' fifth part in March 2020
The second season premiered in October 2020.
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