Ginban Kaleidoscope (銀盤カレイドスコープ, lit. Skating Rink Kaleidoscope) is a series of light novels written by Rei Kaibara and illustrated by Hiro Suzuhira. An anime adaptation of the first arc of the novels aired on TV Tokyo from October 8, 2005 to December 24, 2005. The series won the 2nd Super Dash Novel Rookie of the Year Award Grand Prize.
With $10 billion worth of beauty (or so she says), Sakurano Tazusa is a contestant for the selection of the Japanese representative at the winter Olympics’ figure skating competition. However, her ability is questionable in the eyes of the media and public, as she constantly falls during critical moments in her competitions. During a particular fall, at the same time, a Canadian teen by the name of Pete Pumps perishes as an accident occurs during an air stunt. Before being allowed to pass on into the after life, Pete possess’ Tazusa supposedly for a hundred days, living on in her body. Despite the discontent and anger Tazusa faced having her body and privacy invaded by this Canadian ghost, she moves her focus onto improving herself in hopes to be selected for the Olympics.
Opening Theme: “Dual” by YeLLOW Generation
Ending Theme: “energy” by Marina Inoue