Sanzoku no Musume Ronia is an upcoming (Fall 2014) anime TV series (episode count unknown) adaptation of, Ronja Rövardotter a 1981 novel by Astrid Lindgren (title translated in English as Ronia the Robber's Daughter) that was adapted into a 1984 live film (which was called Ronja Robbersdaughter in an English release).
It is being directed by Goro Miyazaki, whose father Hayao Miyazaki (along with Isao Takahata) had in 1971 expressed interest in creating an anime adaptation of Pippi Longstocking, one of Lindgren's previous works. It would have been titled "Nagakutsushita No Pippi, Sekai Ichi Tsuyoi Onna No Ko" (長靴下のピッピ 世界一強い女の子 meaning Pippi Longstocking, The Strongest Girl in the World).
Ronia is a girl growing up among a clan of robbers living in a castle in the woodlands of early-Medieval Scandinavia. As the only child of Mattis, the chief, she is expected to become the leader of the clan someday.
- Wikipedia:Ronia the Robber's Daughter
- Wikipedia:Ronia, the Robber's Daughter (film)
- Wikipedia:Pippi Longstocking#Hayao Miyazaki's cancelled anime film