Dantalian no Shoka
General Information
Type Anime
Created by Gakuto Mikumo
Years on Air 2011-2012
Episodes 12
Others 1 OVA

Japanese Title: ダンタリアンの書架

English Title: The Mystic Archives of Dantalian

Spanish Title: Biblioteca Mystica de Dantalian

Chinese Title: 丹特麗安的書架


This story takes place in England after World War I. After the death of his grandfather, Hugh Anthony Disward, also known as Huey, receives a mysterious key and according to his will, must take custody of the Bibliotheca Mystica de Dantalian in order to inherit his estate and all his possessions. Upon meeting Dalian, a child living at the estate, he learns that she is the guardian of the Archives which contain forbidden knowledge stored in thousands of magic books called "Phantom Books" (幻書 gensho?). Upon agreeing to become Dalian's new Keykeeper, Huey joins her into investigating incidents regarding people misusing the power of the Phantom Books, most of them with tragic consequences, and using his power as Keykeeper to seal the power of the Phantom Books and restore order to the area.

Episode List

OVA: Dantalian no Shoka: Ibara-Hime

Airdate. August 09, 2012

A DVD containing an all new, original anime episode bundled with the fifth volume of Chako Abeno's Dantalian no Shoka manga adaptation.

To recover a Phantom Book, Huey Anthony Disward and Dalian head to a remote village where people have been mysteriously disappearing.

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