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A sinister plot is afoot and only one schoolteacher, a special agent with an affinity for literature, can stop it. She is Ms. Yomiko Readman - better known to her colleagues in Section A of Library Special Operations as "Agent Paper". Someone is bent upon procuring several rare lost Beethoven manuscripts and has somehow enlisted a few of history's most extraordinary personalities, through stolen DNA, to aid in the endeavour. Readman and her fellow super-powered operatives must tangle with the likes of Tokugawa-era scientist Gennai Hiraga, aviation pioneer Otto Lilienthal and 19th century entomologist Jean-Henri Fabre in a desperate race to find the books and save the World! Action and adventure abound in this thrilling anime series created by top-rate animation director Kouji Masunari. Contains the complete R.O.D series - three stunning 30-minute episodes!
Read Or Die is a competently produced animé with nice artwork and a reasonable soundtrack, problem is it is all a bit silly. Read morePublished on 28 Jun. 2012 by Lord Baal
This three episode OVA series sees Yomiko Readman, an agent for Section A of the Library Special Operations, as she battles to reclaim a book that was stolen from here, a book that... Read morePublished on 13 Jan. 2010 by T. R. Alexander
Very good anime. Lots of action with interesting characters. Only negative thing is that we seem to have missed out on lots of back plot?? Or is that how it was meant to be?Published on 16 Feb. 2009 by F. S. Mcdonald
I bought this out of curiosity and my first viewing of it left me disappointed. It seemed a rather crazy set of characters and events and just didn't appeal to me at all. Read morePublished on 31 May 2006 by sturmhalo
"Read or Die" is basically full of what is best about anime: gorgeous animation, plenty of action and a good story. Read morePublished on 22 April 2004 by Amazon Reader