High School Girls are Holy Sword Maidens in "Toji no Miko"

Main staff announced and official website published for original anime project

The main staff has been announced for Toji no Miko ("Sword-wielding Shrine Maidens"), an original anime project about high school girls who moonlight as supernatural warriors protecting the nation of Japan from otherworldly threats.



The main staff for Toji no Miko includes:


  • Director: Koudai Kakimoto (Cyborg 009: Call of Justice)
  • Series composition: Tatsuya Takahashi (THE [email protected] CINDERELLA GIRLS)
  • Original characters: Yoshinori Shizuma (Grimoire of Zero)
  • Animation production: Studio Gokumi (YUKI YUNA IS A HERO)
  • Producer: GENCO


An official website and Twitter feed (@tojinomiko) have also been published.


Toji no Miko is set in a world where since ancient times sword-wielding shrine maidens known as "toji" ("sword-users") have protected the human world from incursions by strange and fantastical beings. In modern times, the toji belong to a special police organization that allows them to carry swords, and they train at five locations in the nation of Japan. Toji no Miko is the story of one such girl who aspires to prove herself at the annual tournament in which toji from the five schools gather to test their skill.






Paul Chapman is the host of The Greatest Movie EVER! Podcast and GME! Anime Fun Time.

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