According to newly launched website, fantasy novel turned anime series Red Data Girl will be produced by animation studio P.A. Works.
It is also announced that character designer Mel Kishida (Hanasaku Iroha, Heaven’s Memo Pad) will handle the original character design of the upcoming anime.
Izumiko Suzuhara is a 15-year old girl who has been raised at Tamakura Shrine, part of the Kumano Shrines World Heritage Site. She destroys any electrical device that she comes into contact with. Despite being shy, she wants to try living in the city. Her guardian Yukimasa Sagara recommends that she enrol at Hōjō High School in Tokyo, accompanied by his son and Izumiko’s childhood friend Miyuki Sagara. While in Tokyo, an entity named “Himegami” appears. Izumiko learns that she is a yorishiro, a vessel for a shinto spirit known as a kami, while Miyuki learns that he is a yamabushi, a warrior tasked with protecting her.