Writer Yashichiro Takahashi and illustrator Noizo Ito began working on Shakugan no Shana in 2002 and finished the main series in 2011. In total, 22 volumes and 4 short story volumes were created, with the final short story being published in 2012.
Shakugan no Shana is a supernatural series that follows a boy named Yuji Sakai and a girl named Shana. Invaders from the Crimson Realm come to Earth looking for the Power of Existence. Possession of this power grants the owner total control over reality. A group of warriors called Flame Hazes tries to stop them. Sakai is an unfortunate casualty of a battle, but he vows to stay with a Flame Haze he names Shana.
J.C. Staff adapted Shakugan no Shana into a three season anime, which includes the light novel’s ending. Five OVAs and one anime movie were also produced.