Ascendance of a Bookworm Season 1
S01 E01Oct 2, 2019
A World Without Books Oct 2, 2019 Motosu Urano, a college student and a bookworm of the highest order, loses her life in an avalanche of books and wakes up in another world as a sickly girl named Main. Nevertheless confident that she can deal with any situation as long as she has books to read, she looks all over her new home for one, but doesn't find any. To make matters worse, she couldn't see any writing in town when out with her mother Eva. She realized that she found herself in a world with a low literacy rate, one where books were prohibitively expensive.
S01 E02Oct 9, 2019
Life Improvements and Slates Oct 9, 2019 Having learned how expensive books are in this world, Main resolves to make books of her own. However, she soon finds out just how frail her new body is when she and her elder sister, Turi, decide to go to the gate to deliver something their father forgot—she can hardly take a few steps before running out of breath. But that's when Lutz, a neighborhood kid the same age as Main, offers his help. Main is touched by this and soon makes it to the gate. There, Otto gives her his old slate, letting her experience the joy of writing once again
S01 E03Oct 16, 2019
The Events of Winter Oct 16, 2019 While everyone is snowed in by the harsh winter, Main has a plan: a plan to craft pseudo-papyrus as the first step towards making a book. Meanwhile, Eva teaches Turi a bunch of skills in order to prepare her for her upcoming baptism in the summer. Main is told to think about where she wants to apprentice, but as always, books are the only thing on her mind. As winter rolls on, however, the family bonds and grows closer together, and Main hits upon the perfect gift to give Turi to wear on her baptism day.
S01 E04Oct 23, 2019
Forests and Clay Tablets Oct 23, 2019 Spring has arrived, and Main is raring to go make clay tablets in the forest. But first, she must convince her family that she can handle the journey.
S01 E05Oct 30, 2019
Baptisms and Strange Fevers Oct 30, 2019 Spring has arrived, and Main is raring to go make clay tablets in the forest. But first, she must convince her family that she can handle the journey.
S01 E06Nov 6, 2019
Meeting Nov 6, 2019 Lutz and Main prepare for the meeting with Otto. But Otto brings someone with him, turning a casual meeting into an interview that will decide both Lutz and Main's futures.
S01 E07Nov 13, 2019
Seeds of Suspicion Nov 13, 2019 With the paper-making process about to begin, Main can't hider her excitement as she and Lutz go to meet Benno as per his invitation. He reveals that he is willing to arrange for all the equipment and materials they need to make paper, but the ensuing conversation makes Lutz see Main in a very different light.
S01 E08Nov 20, 2019
Lutz's Main Nov 20, 2019 As Main and Lutz begin making their paper for real, Main's excitement gets the better of her, and Lutz's suspicions come to a head. He resolves to talk to her about it after the paper is finished.
S01 E09Nov 27, 2019
The Guild Master's Granddaughter Nov 27, 2019 Benno looks to have Main and Lutz registered with the Merchant Guild, but the guild master proves to be an obstacle. This results in them making plans to meet Frieda, his granddaughter.
S01 E10Dec 4, 2019
To the Second Winter Dec 4, 2019 Main learns from Frieda that the illness she has is called the Devouring, and that it will flare up if she ever feels anxiety or loses hope. Almost on cue, her fever starts acting up...
S01 E11Dec 11, 2019
Life-or-Death Choices and Family Meetings Dec 11, 2019 With Main collapses, everyone she knows comes together in a bid to save her life. But soon, she is faced with a life-or-death decision, one that she must discuss with her family.
S01 E12Dec 18, 2019
Baptism and Divine Paradises Dec 18, 2019 The day of Main and Lutz's baptism has arrived. Wearing a fancy dress and a new hair ornament, Main appears a clear standout from the rest of the kids, but soon she loses her way and finds herself in what she sees as heaven on earth.
S01 E13Dec 25, 2019
The Choice to be an Apprentice Priestess Dec 25, 2019 When Main brings up wanting to become an apprentice priestess to her family, she learns the truth about the role and what it entails, and soon comes to realize that she is in for the fight of her life.
S01 E14Dec 25, 2019
Conclusions Dec 25, 2019 Main, Gunther, and Eva head to the cathedral for their fateful meeting, knowing that Main's life is riding on a successful negotiation. But will things really go so smoothly for them?
S01 E15Apr 4, 2020
Apprentice Priestess Apr 4, 2020 Main is now an apprentice priestess at the cathedral. How will she adapt to a new life in new surroundings, and how will they react to her?
S01 E16Apr 11, 2020
Blue Robes and Uncommon Sense Apr 11, 2020 The stark contrast of the values at the church compared to life downtown continues to bewilder Main, as she butts heads with her retainers and her expected duties at the church.
S01 E17Apr 18, 2020
Needs Apr 18, 2020 With Fran now fully on her team, Main must then get to work on winning Gil and Delia over.
S01 E18Apr 25, 2020
Orphanage Reforms Apr 25, 2020 Main is taken to the orphanage and collapses in shock when she sees the state it and its inhabitants are in. She wants to help the kids, but will she really be able to?
S01 E19May 2, 2020
Cleanups and Star Festivals May 2, 2020 As newly appointed orphanage director, Main's first task is to lead a major cleanup of the orphanage and its inhabitants. And as summer comes around, she also has some festivities in mind.
S01 E20May 9, 2020
The Path Ahead of Lutz May 9, 2020 The friction in Lutz's family caused by his choice of profession comes to a head, and he runs away from home to get away from it all.
S01 E21May 16, 2020
New Retainers May 16, 2020 When Main hears that Eva is pregnant, she decides to make a picture book for the baby and looks to recruit Wilma to be her artist. However, she finds a few roadblocks on her path...
S01 E22May 23, 2020
Wilma and Holy Scriptures for Kids May 23, 2020 With the picture-book production in full sway, Main must navigate several hurdles regarding the process and, more pressingly, Wilma's condition.
S01 E23May 30, 2020
Harvest Festivals and Staying Home May 30, 2020 The Harvest Festival is here, and Main finds the library ransacked. She is outraged at first, but this may be a welcome opportunity for her...
S01 E24Jun 6, 2020
Knight Orders and Requests Jun 6, 2020 Main has to break the news to her family that she has to stay in the cathedral over winter. Meanwhile, the request from the knight order looms large over the horizon.
S01 E25Jun 13, 2020
Trombe and Battles Jun 13, 2020 Main and the head priest set out to join the knights on a mission to take down a rampage trombe. With this being her first exposure to proper noble society, who knows what perils lie in Main's path?
S01 E26Jun 20, 2020
Dreamlike World Jun 20, 2020 Tasked with healing the land ravaged by the trombe, Main has to put on a show. How that will affect the way the onlookers see her is anybody's guess... and so is how the head priest will react.
S01 E27Apr 10, 2022
Episode 27 Apr 10, 2022
S01 E28Apr 18, 2022
The Story About Winter Stays and the Future Apr 18, 2022 Mine is supposed to have a winter basket at the temple. However, she quickly becomes homesick. In addition, a meeting between Benno, Ferdinand, and Karstead revealed that Wolf was a dangerous person and had connections with aristocrats. Mine, who has mysterious knowledge and mighty magical power, was also targeted by aristocrats. What is Ferdinand's decision to avoid danger! ??
S01 E29Apr 25, 2022
Episode 29 Apr 25, 2022
S01 E30May 2, 2022
Episode 30 May 2, 2022
S01 E31May 9, 2022
Episode 31 May 9, 2022
S01 E32May 16, 2022
Episode 32 May 16, 2022
S01 E33May 23, 2022
Episode 33 May 23, 2022
S01 E34May 30, 2022
Episode 34 May 30, 2022
S01 E35Jun 6, 2022
Episode 35 Jun 6, 2022
S01 E36Jun 13, 2022
Episode 36 Jun 13, 2022
S01 E37Jun 20, 2022
Episode 37 Jun 20, 2022
S01 E38Jun 27, 2022
Episode 38 Jun 27, 2022