Honzuki no Gekokujou (Ascendance of a Bookworm)

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Honzuki no Gekokujou

Genre:
Fantasy, Isekai, Slice of Life


Airing Date:
Spring 2020


Studios:
Asia-Dou

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Synopsis

I will become a shrine maiden if it is for the books!
Motosu Urano, a female university student "who loves books more than 3 meals a day", reincarnates as Main, the daughter of the soldier, in a world without any books.
The peasants have a low literacy rate, and books made of parchment were expensive and for the rich nobles.
There, Main determines. "If there are no books, why don't we make it?"
After struggling over time, she meets a merchant Benno and learns to create paper made from plants. However, she is afflicted with the "Devouring fever". paper made of plants to become a merchant., but her body has been ruined by "Devouring fever". In the world where nobles hold magical powers, there are few peasants who possess them, and that is called "Devouring". She would be unable to survive without a tool to extract her steadily increasing magical powers..

During this predicament, Main finds a library in the temple she visits for baptismand requests for the head of the temple to allow her to become an apprentice temple maiden. After a lot of arguments, it is decided that Main becomes the blue maiden apprentice, who offers magical powers. But there are several people who doesn't like Main, who is from the peasant class, to wear the "blue coat", which is usually given to the nobles, and there are many obstacles standing in front of Main.

There are troublesome servants, the caste system in the temples...
The difference in common sense from the time she used be Urano and as a peasant bothers Main. Will the time where Main can fully enjoy reading come?
And, can Main make books!?

Characters & Voice Actors List

Main

Voice Actor: Yuka Iguchi


Her appearance is that of a young girl, but she is a grown-up inside. She retains memories before the reincarnation as Motosu Urano. She starts to make the books based on her knowledge from before the reincarnation. Due to "Devouring", which occurs due to have magical powers since birth, she is vulnerable and has a fragile body. She finds the library in the temple which she has visited for baptism, and volunteers to be a blue maiden apprentice because she wants to read the books so much. But she struggles to adapt to the difference in the rules between the peasants and the nobles. She quietly follows the rules and Spartan education by the head of priests to read the books.

Ferdinand

Voice Actor: Shou Hayami


The head of the priests. The guardian and the educator for Main. He is from the noble class, but is at the temple for a certain reason. He is the head of the priests, which is behind the head of the temple, and is in charge of business at the temple. To make up shortage of magical powers due to the decrease in the number of the nobles from the social change, he expects a lot for Main's magical powers. His motto is "do not get into a fight that you cannot win", and therefore he does anything to eliminate who he believes to be unnecessary. Because he has been successful through blood, sweat, and tears, he looks like he is in 30's, although he is actually in 20's.

Lutz

Voice Actor: Mutsumi Tamura


The childhood friend of Main. He works at the Benno's store called Gilbert Firm as a merchant apprentice. He exchanges the magical contract, which states, "Lutz will make whatever Main comes up with". He is in charge of taking care of Main's health condition, which often goes bad, and he takes and picks up Main at the temple everyday. He knows Main's secret.

Benno

Voice Actor: Takehito Koyasu


The master of Gilbert Firm, where purchase of clothing and accessories can be made. Single. He realizes the values of the products brought by Main faster than anybody else, and has high expectations for Main's ability. Other than paper production, he has bought the right to "Rinshan" from Main. He cleans Main's room and introduces the craftsmen to Main. From the perspective of the people from the temple. he is like the guardian of the Peasants' area.


Other TitleAscendance of a bookworm
Theme Songs
  • Opening Song: ”Tsumuji-Kaze" by Sumire Morohoshi
  • Ending Song: ”Efemela wo Atsumete" by Minori Suzuki
Main Staff
  • Original Creator: Miya Kazuki
  • Director: Mitsuru Hongou
  • Assistant Director: Yoshiki Kawasaki
  • Series Composition: Mariko Kunizawa
  • Character Design: Yoshiaki Yanagida, Toshihisa Kaiya
  • Animation Director: Yoshiaki Yanagida, Toshihisa Kaiya, Emiko Endou
  • Sound Director: Jun Watanabe
  • Original Illustrator: Yuu Shiina
  • Music: MICHIRU

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