On Sunday, God abandoned the world, after admitting failure. Ai is the 12 year-old child of a Grave Keeper, and a man by the name... more>> Hampnie Hambart. Her mother told her that one day, her father would come to the village. One day, long after her mother has passed, a mysterious man claiming to be Hampnie Hambart massacres Ai's village, and requests that she bury the dead, as a Grave Keeper.
The story follows a boy named Muoru who has been falsely arrested and sent to a cemetery to perform forced labor. There, he calls himself... more>> the "grave keeper" and meets a beautiful girl named Meria. Muoru becomes fascinated with Meria as he spends his days digging a hole containing the undead monster named "The Dark."