Kiddy GiRL-AND is a science fiction anime series that is the sequel to another series called Kiddy Grade. The show was released by Satelight and is directed by Keiji Gotoh, who is also responsible for directing Uta Kata. The show premiered in September of 2009. Kiddy GiRL-AND continues the story 25 years after the events from Kiddy Grade. On the show the Galactic Trade Organization (GTO) is fighting to achieve peace by fighting against criminals. There is a special division of the GTO called the ES (Encounter of Shadow-work) force. The show follows three trainees, Ascoeur (Aya Uchida), Q-feuille (Aya Goda), and Di-air (Yumeha Takehashi), as they work their best to achieve membership in the force. There are many other characters on the cast including ES members Un-ou (Akira Ishida), Tweedledee (Natsuko Kuwatani), and Eclair (Ryoko Nagata). The main thing stopping the group from achieving peace is a group of terrorists called the G Society.