Black Magic (ブラックマジック M-66, Burakku Majikku Mario Shikkusuti Shikkusu?) is a cyberpunkmanga written and illustrated by Masamune Shirow. It was first published as a dōjinshi in 1983, and was later reprinted in tankōbon format by Seishinsha in 1985.
The series was adapted as an original video animation in 1987 directed by Hiroyuki Kitakubo and Masamune Shirow. The OVA is loosely based on one of the volumes of the manga and centers around the efforts of a female journalist named Sybel to save a young girl from an out-of-control military android created by the girl's grandfather.
A military transport aircraft is brought down due to bad weather conditions. On the aircraft, two fully equipped androids dubbed M-66 are being transported. During the crash, the androids escape and are loose in the woods. It's revealed that they're programmed to neutralize a person. The military are soon called to capture the robots, but a news reporter named Sybel also involves herself in the affair.-summary Black Magic M-66 is a short OVA that was released in … more