Hugh Anthony Disward inherits an old mansion and a personal library from his grandfather and finds a young, mysterious girl named Dalian in the basement. She is a Dantalian and a gateway to a library in another dimension, which stores Phantom Books – books with demon powers. Dalian makes “Huey” her KeyKeeper and together they go on many adventures in search of Phantom Books that are being misused by humans.
Between the hauntingly beautiful opening theme and the visuals from the series, one would wish for more than just the tease that we are given. Sadly, the series is too short to focus on a plot of any sort, but instead gives viewers a glimpse of the adventures the novel would offer. The characters and insights on the human conditions were all interesting to watch. I guess I’ll have to pick up the novels if I want to know more…