Animax Adds Red Data Girl

posted on by Andrew Osmond
Modern fantasy by P.A. Works

In a press release, the Animax UK site announced that it will be adding P.A. Works' television anime adaptation of Noriko Ogiwara's RDG Red Data Girl novel series.

The modern fantasy story revolves around Izumiko (voiced by Saori Hayami), a girl raised within the confines of Tamakura Shrine, one of the Kumano shrines that are part of a World Heritage site. However, after Izumiko spent practically her entire life at Kumano until middle school, she wants to become a normal girl. It was decided that she and her childhood friend Miyuki (voiced by Kouki Uchiyama) would enroll in Hōjō High School in Tokyo. On a school trip to Tokyo, a mysterious entity known as Himegami appears and a terrible incident occurs. Izumiko's family carries a great secret that Izumiko is about to learn.

Toshiya Shinohara (Black Butler, InuYasha films, The Book of Bantorra) directed the series and Michiko Yokote (Bleach, Gintama, Princess Tutu) handled the scripts. Minako Shiba (Black Butler, .hack franchise, Noir, Letter Bee) adapted Mel Kishida's original character designs. Musicians myu and Masumi Itou (Bungaku Shōjo) scored the soundtrack.

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