Kadokawa has announced that Noriko Ogiwara’s fantasy novel series Red Data Girl is getting an anime adaptation.
Izumiko Suzuhara is a 15-year-old girl who has been raised at the Tamakura shrine deep in the Kumano mountains. She desires to head to Tokyo to continue her education at a middle school but has a problem with electrical items because any that she touches are destroyed. Her guardian Sagara Yukimasa decides that his son Miyuki must serve Izumiko despite the fact they dislike each other. However after a terrible accident on a school trip and the appearance of a mysterious entity known as Himegami the two become close as a terrible secret is revealed and she has to serve an ancient deity.
Noriko Ogiwara may be familiar to manga fans from The Good Witch of the West which Tokyopo published. Red Data Girl is a fantasy novel that is based on Shinto mythology. The first volume was published June this year.