Wednesday, 21 May 2014

R.O.D: Read or Die リード・オア・ダイ (Rīdo oa Dai)


Three girls named Anita, Michelle and Maggie are hired to protect Japanese author, Nenene Sumiregawa during her stay in Hong Kong. In an incident where the "Paper Sisters" save Nenene from a disgruntled author, Nenene discovers that the sisters have the capability to control paper at their own will - an ability once used by her long-lost friend Yomiko "The Paper" Readman. Arriving in Japan after an airliner incident, the Paper Sisters move into Nenene's apartment and become her freeloading bodyguards.

Read or Die (OVA)


Yomiko Readman is "The Paper" a secret underground operative for the British Library with the incredible power of complete control over paper, including the ability to make it solid as steel. She is called to duty when a book that could spell the end of the world is stolen, and she must take it back. Going with two other operatives, she attempts to take it back and save the world.

Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Conspiracy, Superpowers, 
             Secret Agents, Spies, Supernatural  

Episode: 26 + 3 OVA

Original Run
Series: October 1, 2003 – March 16, 2004
OVA: May 23, 2001  February 6, 2002

1. R.O.D Theme                    [Opening]

2. Moments in the Sun          [First Ending]
3. Confidence                        [Second Ending]

1. R.O.D Theme                    [Opening]

2. Those Who Love Books to Insanity Say, “Paper Is Always with Us” 
[First Ending]

3. Subete no Eichi o Eikoku E!           [Second Ending]


1. Read or Die 
Published: July 18, 2003 – August 19, 2005

2. Read or Dream
Published: July 18, 2003 – August 19, 2005
Volume: 4 

3. Read or Die Rehabilitation
Published: February 25, 2012 – December 25, 2012
Volume: 1 

Light Novel: Read or Die Yomiko Readman "The Paper"
Published: July 14, 2000 – Ongoing
Volume: 12

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