based on the children books of the same name

It has been announced that an anime adaptation of the Children Books made by Hiroko Reijou is in the works and will premier this April. A promo has been uplaoded which you can see bellow:

Anime News Network describes the story as follows:

“The “story of laughter and tears” centers around “Okko,” a sixth-grade elementary school girl who lost her parents in a traffic accident. She moves to her grandmother’s hot spring inn “Haru no Ya” (Spring House) and trains to run the inn. She gradually grows up with the help of the ghost “Uri-bou” and other mysterious friends.”

Mitsuyuki Masuhara (Ace of DIamond) and Azumi Tani (Insufficient Direction) are directing the anime at Studio Madhouse and DLE.

Via: Anime News Network