Honzuki no Gekokujou is an Isekai anime set in a fantasy world whose protagonist Urano Motosu, is a university librarian and is deeply in love with all kinds of books. one day she dies when a mountain of books fell on her, and is reborn in another world in the body of a sickly girl named Myne. She soon discovers that in that place the existence of books is limited to only the most noble of people. She will do anything to get one or make her own but... will she be able to do it before she dies?
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