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Library War

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The following weapons were used in the anime series Library War:

Library War (2008)

Library Defense Forces

All weapons used by the LDF are known to be used/taken from JSDF stockpiles as "donated" by local governments to defend libraries against the Media Betterment Act (MBA).

Minebea P9

The main sidearm of the LDF is the Minebea P9, a licensed copy of the SIG-Sauer P220 manufactured by Minebea and Shin Chuo Kogo KK.

Minebea P9 (Right Side) - 9x19mm
9 Millimeter Kenjū held by LDF soldier.
9 Millimeter Kenjū fired by LDF soldier.
LDF SP officers armed with 9 Millimeter Kenjū and Glock 17 pistols. This shot makes it hard to distinguish between the two.

Minebea M-9

The primary submachine gun of the LDF is the Minebea M-9, a copy of the Mini Uzi manufactured under license by Minebea.

Minebea M-9 - 9x19mm Parabellum
A LDF soldier is shot by MBC forces in the OP sequence, "Atashi no Machi, Ashita no Machi".
A closeup of a M-9 being fired by a LDF soldier.
Dojo taking cover behind a huge boulder.
LDF soldiers maintain a defensive perimeter against intruding Media Betterment Committee tactical teams.
Dojo taking cover behind sandbags. Another good picture of the M9.
Komaki firing M-9 at incoming MBC forces.
Komaki aiming M-9.
LDF soldiers firing M-9s at MBC forces to cover retreat of LDF choppers.
LDF soldiers at attention.

Howa Type 64

The Howa Type 64 is used as a training rifle for all recruits prior to indoctrination into the LDF.

Howa Type 64 assault rifle.
LDF recruits running with the Type 64.
Closeup of the Type 64. You can see the trigger, stock, rear sight and the empty magazine port.
Kasahara carrying the Type 64.
Kasahara on the ground with the Type 64.

Howa Type 89

The Howa Type 89 is the main assault rifle of the LDF.

Howa Type 89 - 5.56x45mm
LDF soldiers firing the Type 89 at a range.
Dojo and other LDF soldiers firing their Type 89s.
Another shot of Dojo holding the Type 89.
Kasahara and Tezuka firing the Type 89.
Female LDF soldier firing the Type 89.
LDF soldiers preparing Type 89s as part of combat drill.
LDF soldiers running through obstacle course with Type 89s.
A Type 89 left on top of a sandbag barricade.

Remington M24 Sniper Weapon System

The M24 Sniper Weapon System is the LDF's standard sniper rifle.

M24 sniper rifle - 7.62x51mm NATO
LDF soldier with the M24 as imagined by Kasahara.
Scoped M24s placed aside by LDF soldiers.
LDF snipers eying their LDF Blackhawk choppers.
LDF sniper taking aim at MBC sniper.
Closeup shot of M24.
Taking cover from MBC snipers.
A LDF sniper cycles his M24 after being shot in the arm. Note how he bites the sling to steady the rifle while using his left hand to cycle the bolt and his right hand to grip the rifle.

Media Betterment Committee

Heckler & Koch MP5A4

The standard submachine gun of the MBC is the Heckler & Koch MP5A4. These weapons are occasionally seen outfitted with Surefire 628 forearms and, on one occasion, sound suppressors attached to the muzzle.

Heckler & Koch MP5A4 - 9x19mm
Heckler & Koch MP5A4 with Surefire 628 dedicated forend weaponlight - 9x19mm
Closeup of the MP5A4's barrel in the OP sequence, "Atashi no Machi, Ashita no Machi".
MBC operators open fire while prone during a gunfight.
A MBC operator fires his MP5A4 at Kasahara after successfully infiltrating the library.
The MBC forces aim their MP5A4s at LDF soldiers.
An MBC officer armed with MP5A4 outfitted with a Surefire 628 tactical light and a sound suppressor.
MBC operators armed with MP5A4s outfitted with Surefire handguards. Note that the middle MP5 is also equipped with a sound suppressor.
Dojo confronts the MBC operators.
An MBC operator fires single shot at a young boy near the library.
MBC operators toting MP5A4s.
MBC tactical teams disembark from an MBC truck, one of them is using the truck's metal door as a shield.
MBC forces firing at LDF soldiers.
Closeup of the MP5A4's trigger group. Note the distinctive A4/A5 four-position selector.


The Accuracy International Arctic Warfare Police is the MBC's standard sniper rifle.

Accuracy International AWP - .308 Winchester
Closeup of the bolt, trigger, shoulder stock and magazine.
A MBC sniper drops his AWP after nearly being shot by a LDF sniper. Note the AWP's distinctively shorter barrel and the lack of a flash-hider.

Bakushukai Militants

Glock 17 (1st or 2nd Generation)

Bakushukai militants use either 1st or 2nd Generation Glock 17 pistols as their weapon. LDF SP officers were also seen using the Glock 17.

1st Generation Glock 17 - 9x19mm.
2nd Generation Glock 17 - 9x19mm
Closeup of a Glock 17. Note the smooth dust cover as opposed to the railed dustcover of the 3rd Generation Glocks.
Bakushukai militant brandishing a Glock 17.

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