The Silk Weaver’s Apprentice and the Kiryu Spirit

Written by Kasuga Yasunori and Illustrated by Ariko

In this heartfelt comedy, Princess Shirataki, the spirit of the Kiryu traditional weaving art, takes the form of a young girl and appears suddenly before an apprentice of the Kiryu tradition and his childhood friend, a girl going to Tokyo College of Art. These three live together, learn the seven techniques of the Kiryu art and discover how to use it in modern day fashion.