Bonus Post!Banned Comics

Winning the war on information, one book at a time…

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This year, Banned Books Week is celebrating graphic novels. I cannot think of a better way than highlighting a Library Wars is set in the near future. The Japanese federal government creates a committee to rid society of books it deems unsuitable. The libraries vow to protect their collections and, with the help of local governments, form a military group to defend themselves – the Library Forces. manga series that fights censorship. I first found Library Wars: Love & War on a browsing trip to Borders around 2010-2011, shortly after it was published. It’s been worth the long wait between books. It has everything a book addicted manga librarian nerd like me wants in a book about libraries – action, adventure, correct terminology, love, relevant topics, comedy, and characters that grow with simple, yet beautiful art.

Iku Kasahara has dreamed of joining the Library Defense Force ever since one of its soldiers stepped in to protect her favorite book from being confiscated in a bookstore when she was younger. But now that she's finally a recruit, she's finding her dream job to be a bit of a nightmare. Especially since her hard-hearted drill instructor seems to have it in for her! (

Rehoboth Beach library doesn’t have this series, but several libraries in the do carry the series. It is ongoing, so prepare for a couple months wait between books once you’ve caught up…Toshokan Characters

Visit this week's earlier post for more information on Banned Book Week!

September 25, 2014


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