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Chaika - The Coffin Princess (棺姫のチャイカ, Hitsugi no Chaika) is a Japanese light novel series written by Ichirō Sakaki and illustrated by Namaniku ATK. As of September 20, 2014, ten volumes have been published by Fujimi Shobo under their Fujimi Fantasia Bunko imprint. It has been adapted into three manga series. An anime adaptation was announced on July 2013 and aired from April 9, 2014 to June 25, 2014. A second season titled Chaika - The Coffin Princess: Avenging Battle began airing on October 8, 2014.
Toru Acura is a 20-year-old retired soldier meandering through life now that the war has ended. He encounters Chaika Trabant, a 14-year-old sorceress carrying a coffin, and follows her in hopes of finding meaning to his life again. The two travel with Toru's adopted sister, Akari, the employed member of the group and thus Toru's source of income.