Long ago, a Spider {{Yokai}} killed a lot of people; but a brave monk challenged her.

In modern day; a young used bookseller (Suzuri) and his landlord's granddaughter (Mizuki) crack a [[SealedEvilInACan sealed book]] that had an offspring of that spider. The spider takes the form of young innocent child; and they take care of her.

A heartwarming tale. [[spoiler: Or not.]]


This series has examples of:

* [[spoiler: AdorableAbomination]]
* CuteMonsterGirl: [[spoiler: Horribly subverted; the cute appearance is an act; and she ultimately sacrifices Mizuki to her mother and shapeshifts into her.]]
* [[spoiler: DownerEnding: Mizuki is eaten by the spider's mother, and the spider-child masquerades as Mizuki without anyone being the wiser.]]
* GiantSpider
* HistoryRepeats: The same events happened to the monk. The current day cast even read about it.
* ImTakingHerHomeWithMe
* NatureVersusNurture: [[spoiler: Nature wins...Not that there was even a fight to ''begin'' with.]]
* TheScorpionAndTheFrog
* {{Yokai}}