Created by the manga author duo, Peach-Pit (Banri Sendo and Shibuko Ebara), Shugo Chara! is a manga and anime that follows elementary schoolgirl Amu Hinamori.
The manga is serialized in the Japanese magazine Nakayoshi and published by Kodansha.
Shugo Chara! went on sale on January 3, 2006 in the February edition of Nakayoshi magazine.
It was adapted into an Anime, produced by Satelight under the direction of Kenji Yasuda, on October 6, 2007.
Crunchyroll.com announced on November 19, 2008 that it will be streaming Shugo Chara! with English subtitles.
Shugo Chara! won the 2008 Kodansha Manga Award for best children's manga.
The first DVD compilation was released on February 20, 2008 by Pony Canyon.
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