The official website has announced that children's novel Wakaokami wa Shougakusei! will get a TV anime. The anime will broadcast Sundays at 7:14 a.m. via TV Tokyo and other six same systems starting April 8.
12-year-old Oriko Seki, who lost her parents in a car accident, ended up living in her grandmother's Onsen Ryokan "Haru no Ya." With the ghost "Uribou" cohabitating with her and all the other odds, she ended up training to be a young female innkeeper. At first, she didn't like the training, but gradually felt her admiration for her title and began to train seriously. Thus, the growth of the young warrior Oriko begins.
Based on the novel by Hiroko Reijou and Asami, Wakaokami wa Shougakusei! was serialized via Kodansha's Aoi Tori Bunko imprint between 2003 to 2013 for 20 total volumes which sold over 3 million copies. Eiko Oouchi drew the manga version in Kodansha's monthly Nakayoshi shoujo magazine for a total of seven volumes.