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Ascendance of a Bookworm anime‘s official website uncovered three new cast individuals for the anime‘s second part on Monday.

New cast members include:

  • Toshiyuki Morikawa, the commander of Ehrenfest’s knights
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  • Yuichiro Umehara as the knight Damuel
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  • Haruki Ishiya as the knight Shikikoza
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Ascendance of a Bookworm anime’s second part debuted on Osaka’s ABC TV on April 4, on Tokyo MX and WOWOW on April 8, and on BS Fuji on April 9.

The anime‘s initial segment debuted on October 2, and finished on December 25 with 14 episodes in total. Crunchyroll gushed the initial segment as it publicized in Japan, and it likewise started spilling an English dub on December 4. 

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Ascendance of a Bookworm is a Japanese fantasy light novel arrangement composed by Miya Kazuki and outlined by Yō Shiina. It was serialized online between September 2013 and March 2017 on the client produced novel distributing site Shōsetsuka ni Narō. It was later obtained by TO Books, who have distributed twenty volumes since January 2015.

The series has been described:

“The story follows Motosu Urano, a book-loving college student and soon-to-be librarian who ends up crushed to death beneath a pile of books during an earthquake. With her dying breath, she wishes to be reincarnated in a world where she can read books forever. As she died, she awakens in the body of a five-year-old weak girl named Myne in a world where books are scarce and only available to prestigious elites. Myne, retaining her memories from her previous life, decides to create and print her own books so that she can read again.”