Kannazuki no Miko (神無月の巫女, literally Priestesses of the Godless Month) is a yuri manga series created by Kaishaku. The series, centering on the relationship between main characters Himeko and Chikane, also has elements of magical girl and mecha themes in its plot. The series was adapted into a 12-episode anime by TNK and Geneon Entertainment, which aired in Japan from October to December 2004. The highborn Himemiya Chikane is cool and aloof, the perfect young lady of good breeding. Kurusegawa Himeko is devoted to her, and secretly her friend. Their lives are undisturbed in their school, until an ancient evil suddenly rears its head. To combat it, Chikane and Himeko must take on the roles of shrine maidens of the Moon and Sun.