Ascendance of a Bookworm Light Novel Series Nears Conclusion in 2023 (Updated) – News

Ascendance of a Bookworm Light Novel Series Nears Conclusion in 2023 (Updated) – News

The novel’s 32nd and 33rd volumes will be published in spring-winter 2023

Advertising in Miya Kazukiis 31 Ascent of a Bookworm (Honzuki no Gekokujō – Shisho ni Naru Tame niwa Shudan o Erandeiramasen) “biblia fantasy” novel volume announced on December 10 that the story is coming to a close in 2023. The 32nd volume will air next spring, and the 33rd volume is scheduled for next winter. (The announcement did not specify whether the final volume is the 33rd volume or a later one.)

Aside from the two volumes scheduled for next year, the light novel’s ninth drama CD will also air next spring, and the 10th drama CD and eighth fanbook will air next winter. A third collection of short stories, the side story Hannelore no Kizokuin Gonenseiand other associated publications are also in the works.

Kazuki began the original novels on the website “Shōsetsuka ni Narō” in 2013, and finished the web novel in 2017. You Shiina illustrates the printed edition. The Hannelore no Kizokuin Gonensei spinoff story launched on the same site in 2017 and is still ongoing.

J-Novel Club publishes both the light novels and Suzuka’s manga adaptation in English. It describes the story:

A certain college girl who has loved books since she was a little girl dies in an accident and is reborn in another world she knows nothing about. She is now Myne, the sick five-year-old daughter of a poor soldier. To make matters worse, the world she has been reborn into has very low literacy, and books are largely non-existent. She had to pay huge amounts of money to buy one. Myne decides for herself: If there are no books, she just has to make them! Her goal is to become a librarian. This story begins with her quest to create books so she can live surrounded by them! Dive into this bibliofantasy written for book lovers and bookworms!

The light novel inspired a three-season television anime adaptation. The first anime season aired in two parts. The first part premiered in October 2019, and ended in December 2019 with 14 episodes. Crunchyroll streamed the anime while it was airing in Japan and it also streamed an English one dub. The second installment premiered in Japan in April 2020. Two original video anime (OVA) installment debuted with a limited edition of the first novel in the series’ fifth installment in March 2020.

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The second season premiered in October 2020, and Crunchyroll streamed the anime while it was airing in Japan. The anime’s third season premiered on April 11. Crunchyroll streamed the third season as it aired, and began streaming an English one dub on 16 May.

Update: Changed image since original image contained story spoilers. Also added in more info on the Hannelore spinoff.

Source: Ascent of a Bookworm light novel volume 31

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