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The year is 2026. Tokyo is under attack from the Lucifer Hawk, alien life-forms that feed on human flesh. The Attacked Mystification Police (Abnormal Mystery Police in one volume of the manga), or AMP, an all-female squad of police officers is tasked with hunting and destroying the Lucifer Hawk.

The AMP uses a mix of magic and high-tech gadgets to fight these monsters and their human allies. Along the way, some of them find love. And they find out most of the truth behind the Project Gaia disaster in 1999 that first opened the gate to the world of Nemesis and unleashed the Lucifer Hawks on Earth. Let's just say that just about all of them had parents, grandparents, or other close people involved in the screwup.

''SilentMobius'' started in 1991 as a manga by Kia Asamiya, and was later adapted into two movies (by {{AIC}}) and a 26-episode TV series (by {{Creator/Radix}}). The setting is heavily influenced by ''Film/BladeRunner'' and many exterior shots have an uncanny resemblance to shots from ''BubblegumCrisis''.

Feel free to check out the [[Characters/SilentMobius character list]].
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!!''SilentMobius'' contains examples of:
* AllEncompassingMantle: Standard gear for villains, and the AMP uniform has one that seems to be optional. It also occasionally appears on civilians who're tired of the constant rain.
* AlternateContinuity: The TV series differs significantly from the manga and movies on several points, especially Katsumi's introduction to the AMP.
* ArtEvolution: Compare volume 1 of the manga to volume 12. It is possible to guess when a panel was drawn based on the length and pointiness of a character's nose.
* AmazonBrigade
* AncestralWeapon: Grospoliner, Jesso, and Nami's weapons
* AudioAdaptation: There are a number of drama [=CDs=] for the franchise, ranging from audio versions of manga chapters to original plots.
* BigBad: Ganossa Maximillian
* BigFancyHouse: Lebia's fully-automated house, complete with indoor pool. The Yamigumo estate also counts despite being underground.
* {{BFG}}: Kiddy uses one at the end of the manga. Her usual weapon is the [[HandCannon Graviton.]]
* {{BFS}}: Grospoliner, Katsumi Liqueur's giant sentient magical sword
* BrainwashedAndCrazy: Katsumi, when possessed by an evil sword
* BreakTheCutie: Basically what happens to Yuki. [[spoiler: After Katsumi's possession by Medium, Yuki's ability to see the future goes out of control. It's not pretty.]]
* ButNotTooForeign: Katsumi's mother Fuyuka is Japanese whereas her father Gigelf is of unspecified (though presumably foreign), origin. [[spoiler: At least in the anime series, he is revealed to be a descendant of the Lucifer Hawk.]]
* CainAndAbel: Rally Cheyenne and her sister Rosa.
* CarFu: Nearly every major character tries to run over an enemy at some point. When done with the Simurgh, this becomes RammingAlwaysWorks. Or would if they weren't fighting Lucifer Hawks.
* CartwrightCurse: Dating an AMP officer is bad for your health. Only one couple gets a HerHeartWillGoOn deal, but the others still get plenty screwed over.
* CoolShip: The Simurgh command vessel.
* TheCracker: Lampooned by [[PlayfulHacker Lebia.]] [[spoiler: When Katsumi finds out her paycheck was withdrawn seconds after being deposited, Lebia investigates and then jokes to her teammates that she could theoretically hack into police payroll and reinstate the funds cause ''it's only bits of data.'']]
* {{Cyberpunk}}: General setting and Lebia's schtick. Specifically, CyberpunkWithAChanceOfRain, a fact frequently lamented by the main characters.
* {{Cyborg}}: Kiddy by way of [[WeCanRebuildHim We Can Rebuild Her]]. Lebia and other Visionaires have implanted computer systems.
* EmpathicWeapon: Grospoliner, Gesso, and the evil Medium (which [[DemonicPossession takes over]] anyone who wields it).
* EvilWeapon: Medium
* FantasyKitchenSink: We have a Cyborg, a Mage, a Psychic, a Miko, and a Technomancer fighting a demonic invasion under the command of one of said demons' half-human spawn.
* FantasticDrug: One episode/chapter focuses on a drug called Domel, a performance enhancer with [[BodyHorror terrible side-effects]]. [[spoiler: It's based on the [[MainliningTheMonster bodily fluids of a captive Lucifer Hawk]].]]
* FiveManBand: [[TheHero Katsumi Liqueur]], [[TheLancer Kiddy Phenil]] (also TheBigGuy), [[TheSmartGuy Lebia Maverick]], [[TeamMom Nami Yamigumo]],[[TheChick Yuki Saiko]], and [[TheObiWan Rally Cheyenne]]; later [[SixthRanger Lum Cheng]] and [[DaChief Mana Isozaki]]. Possibly overlaps with TheSquad.
* {{Flashback}}
** WholeEpisodeFlashback: Mobius Klein, which reveals part of the Project Gaia story. The first movie is not far short of an example.
* FlyingCar: The AMP Spinners and Rally's limo.
* FromBadToWorse: [[spoiler: After Roy is killed, Katsumi disappears, then returns six months later . . . only instead of Grospoliner, [[EvilWeapon her sword is Medium.]] Long story short, [[FaceHeelTurn Katsumi turns against the AMP, and joins up with Ganossa.]]]]
* FunctionalMagic: Hermetic magic , {{Onmyodo}}, something or other based on Buddhist mysticism, Chinese elemental magic, maybe a couple other types. The effects are usually the same: flashy lights and a big explosion.
** HermeticMagic: Katsumi's power, inherited from her father, complete with InstantRunes.
** As a {{Miko}}, Nami uses Onmyodo, mostly ofuda.
* GenerationXerox: Katsumi, Lebia, Nami, Lum Cheng, and Rally share powers with their parents (grandparent in Lebia's case). And now they're trying to fix what the older generation screwed up.
* GratuitousEnglish: Attacked. Mystification. Police.
* HalfHumanHybrid with HumanMomNonhumanDad: [[spoiler: Rally and Rosa Cheyenne are half-Lucifer Hawk, while Katsumi (in the anime at least) has some distant ancestry among the Lucifer Hawk on at least her dad's side.]]
* HandCannon: The Graviton, which is actually AMP standard-issue in the Manga. Both Lebia and Yuuki use them at one point.
* HealingFactor: High-level Lucifer Hawk heal very quickly from just about anything.
* HeroicBSOD: Katsumi, repeatedly, in the films and TV series.
* IHaveTheHighGround
* KillSat: [[spoiler: Lebia's satellite Donald]]
* LawEnforcementInc: The Tokyo police department has been privatized, with multiple sponsors/owners. Towards the end of the series, [[spoiler: Rally manages to buy a controlling interest to prevent the shutdown of the AMP]].
* TheLittleShopThatWasntThereYesterday: The source of Yuki's antique coffee grinder and the Stable Time Loop example below.
* MagicalParticleAccelerator: A large one underneath Tokyo played a major role in Project Gaia, which also involved actual magic.
* MainliningTheMonster: Domel, the mutagenic performance enhancer drug from the FantasticDrug entry, is based on Lucifer Hawk bodily fluids. It has the unfortunate side effect of mutating users into monsters and then melting down when their bodies are no longer able to withstand the changes.
* {{Miko}}: Nami Yamigumo lives in an underground Shinto shrine and fights with ''ofuda'' and holy water.
* MultinationalTeam: Kiddy is Australian, Lebia is [[PhenotypeStereotype American]], Lum Cheng is [[AnimeChineseGirl Chinese]], Katsumi is of mixed heritage and spent most of her life in Hawaii, and Cheyenne is almost certainly not a Japanese name. Somehow, they all speak [[AnimeAccentAbsence perfect Japanese]].
* NeatFreak: Nami
* NoEnding: The TV series leaves a lot of loose ends.
* NumberTwo: Mana Isozaki to Rally Cheyenne.
* {{Omake}}: Volume 8 of the manga has some funny [[{{Yonkoma}} 4-panel strips]], including Lebia trying to convince Kiddy to cosplay as Franchise/RoboCop.
* OnlyTheChosenMayWield: Grospoliner, Gesso, and the various relics of the Yamigumo family, which seem to be bound to specific bloodlines.
* OvertookTheManga: The TV series ending just says that the final battle has begun.
* ParentalAbandonment
* PillarOfLight
* PoweredArmor: Mobile Police officers use these, usually for riot patrol. Sadly ineffective against Lucifer Hawks.
* ProHumanTranshuman
* PsychicPowers: Yuki's schtick, along with a couple other characters.
* RazorFloss: Wire's main weapon, used in both his cop-killing sprees.
* RefusalOfTheCall: Less refusal, and more "flight from" in Katsumi's case. Pretty much every time she learns something bad about her family history, she has a HeroicBSOD, usually paired with an outright Flight from the Call, generally to the outskirts of town.
* SacrificialLion: Roy,[[spoiler:after he and Katsumi consummated their love,gets killed by Ganossa.]]
* SaveBothWorlds: [[spoiler: Ganossa is scheming to destroy both Nemesis and Earth.]]
* SensibleHeroesSkimpyVillains: Rosa's {{Stripperific}} outfits. [[spoiler: Katsumi gets one after her FaceHeelTurn as an EvilCostumeSwitch]]
* ShoutOut: Lebia's AI companions are [[WesternAnimation/DuckTales Huey, Duey, and Louie]] along with satellite Donald. Oh, and Louie has the form of a [[Film/TwoThousandOneASpaceOdyssey featureless black monolith]].
** Again, the {{omake}} strip with Lebia trying to convince Kiddy to cosplay Franchise/RoboCop. Also, those proposed upgrades look to be either stock SuperRobot powers or something more specific.
** The whole setting owes some inspiration from ''Film/BladeRunner''.
* ShowerScene, combined with ShowerOfAngst: Katsumi in the first movie, coming to grips with the existence of monsters and magic. [[spoiler: And then monsters pour out of the showerhead and try to eat her.]]
* SpaceElevator: Spiras, whose main role in the plot is to get blown to pieces.
* SphereOfDestruction
* StableTimeLoop: How Yuki met her love interest and got a great deal on her apartment
* {{Technopath}}: Lebia's main ability, with sufficient backup equipment.
* TokyoTower: Site of a major data center that plays a role in Labia's spotlight chapter.
** Tokyo city hall also appears as the resting place of Grospoliner until Katsumi claims it. It is heavily damaged and apparently long-abandoned.
* {{Tykebomb}}: Yuki's backstory- drugs and genetic manipulation to create psychic weapons. It ended badly.
* UndisclosedFunds: Lebia and Rally show signs of having large sums of money at their disposal, though how much is never revealed.
* WhipItGood: Rosa
* XMeetsY: UrbanFantasy meets CyberPunk.
* YouGottaHaveBlueHair: Katsumi (Blue), Nami (purple), Kiddy (Green in most versions, but a redhead in the anime), and several others
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