The romance series features Lady Elianna struggling with her feelings for Prince Christopher, her supposed betrothed in name only.
By: Nicole S. Castro on May 31, 2022 at 20:09 PHT
Official channels have released the first teaser for the TV anime adaptation of Bibliophile Princess, scheduled to air in October 2022. The anime is produced by studio Madhouse.
Bibliophile Princess is a romance light novel series written by Yui and illustrated by Satsuki Shiina. The series stars book-loving Lady Elianna (CV: Reina Ueda) who is engaged to Prince Christopher (CV: Ryōhei Kimura). Despite their engagement, Christopher holds feelings for someone else. And now Elianna finds herself struggling with her feelings as their annulment approaches.
The light novel for Bibliophile Princess was first serialized online from September 2015 to January 2022 on the user-generated novel publishing website Shōsetsuka ni Narō. It was later acquired by Ichijinsha, who has released six volumes since July 2016 under their Iris NEO label.
A manga adaptation with art by Yui Kikuta has been serialized via Ichijinsha's shōjo manga magazine Monthly Comic Zero Sum since August 2018. The light novels and manga are both licensed in North America by J-Novel Club.
Original work: Yui (Ichijinsha Iris NEO/Ichijinsha)
Character concept: Satsuki Shiina, Yui Kikuta
Director: Tarou Iwasaki
Series composition: Mitsutaka Hirota
Character design: Mizuka Takahashi
Animation production: Madhouse
NICOLE S. CASTRO
Nicole is based in the Philippines and works as a freelance Japanese Translator/Interpreter and copywriter (English). She is a JLPT N2 passer who watches anime to "study" for N1. She has a long career history on LinkedIn (with primary focus on media and translation), but her anime watchlist is much, much longer.