Gainax's latest weekly site welcome art features animator Sumie Kinoshita (the Gosick ending, Hanamaru Kindergarten, Toradora!) with an interpretation of this season's new The Mystic Archives of Dantalian.
Kinoshita provided character design for the adaptation of Gakuto Mikumo and G-Yuusuke's light novel series.
The Mystic Archives of Dantalian is currently streaming on Crunchyroll.
Hugh inherits a musty old mansion, along with the entire book collection contained within, from his grandfather - a bibliomaniac who once traded half his lands in exchange for a copy of a rare book. The only condition was that he also inherit the "Archives of Dantalian."
Having arrived at the mansion to put his grandfather's possessions in order, Hugh meets a girl of 12 or 13 quietly reading amongst the tall piles of books in the basement.
She is dressed in jet-black, and wears a lock around her neck. Her name is Dalian, and she controls the gateway to the Archives of Dantalian, where the forbidden mystic books of demonic wisdom are kept...