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Library Wars (2013)

Toshokan sensô (original title)
Set in the year 2019 in Japan. In order to crack down on free expression, a new law is passed, which allows for the government to create an armed force to find and destroy objectionable ... See full summary »

Director:

Shinsuke Sato

Writers:

Hiro Arikawa (based on the novel by), Akiko Nogi (screenplay)
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Credited cast:
Chiaki Kuriyama ... Asako Shibasaki
Sôta Fukushi ... Hikaru Tezuka
Jun'ichi Okada ... Atsushi Dôjô
Nana Eikura ... Iku Kasahara
Kei Tanaka Kei Tanaka ... Mikihisa Komaki
Naomi Nishida Naomi Nishida ... Maki Origuchi
Koji Ishizaka Koji Ishizaka ... Gen Nishina (as Kôji Ishizaka)
Kentez Asaka ... Task Force Kato
Kazuma Suzuki ... Kenji Takeyama
Kyûsaku Shimada ... Hiraga (as Kyusaku Shimada)
Tomoya Maeno Tomoya Maeno ... Akashi
Eiji Leon Lee
Kazuyuki Aijima ... Biitani
Kiyoshi Kodama Kiyoshi Kodama ... Kazuishi Inamine (archive footage)
Jun Hashimoto Jun Hashimoto ... Ryusuke Genda
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Set in the year 2019 in Japan. In order to crack down on free expression, a new law is passed, which allows for the government to create an armed force to find and destroy objectionable printed material. Meanwhile, to oppose this oppressive crackdown, the Library Force is created. The Library force, including instructor Atsushi Dojo and Iku Kasahara, work to protect the libraries. A fierce battle then ensues between these two groups. Written by anonymous

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too exaggerated
19 February 2019 | by yoggworkSee all my reviews

Bright 11-zone style, a fantastic time and place event. Although there is the idea of insinuating that books should be burned, this form of expression is too exaggerated.


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Official Sites:

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

27 April 2013 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Library Wars See more »

Filming Locations:

Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Japan See more »

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$16,754,139
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Dolby Digital

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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