, Marudukku Sukuranburu?
) is the name for a series of novels by Tow Ubukata
, which were later adapted into a manga series and a trilogy anime film series. The story is about a girl named Rune Ballot who was taken in by a man named Shell who later killed her and left her for dead. She is saved and turned into a cyborg. It is up to her to stop Shell and his evil gang.
The first novel was published in Japan in May 2003, with the final novel published on September 8, 2010. The novels were later made into a manga series, a now cancelled OVA anime series and an anime film trilogy. Viz Media
licensed the novels and published all three into one novel. Kodansha Comics USA
publishes the manga series in English, and Sentai Filmworks
will release anime films on DVD and Blu-ray.- wikipedia.org