In Japan, it is said that if you pray to a deity with sincerity, you will surely feel the divine presence. However, as the successor of the Saeki Inari Shrine, Makoto Saeki can do more than that, since she's been seeing and speaking with spirits, kami and other messengers of the Gods since her mother's funeral. Which can be difficult, especially when her classmates can't know about Gintarou, the fox-like Herald who's protects the Saeki shrine.
It's time for the Summer Cleansing and the girls get up early to put on their shrine maiden outfits. Tatsuo drops by to mention that a foreign-looking boy has arrived. When they step outside, they find the student council president Kirishima.