Ming Chao's grandfather has passed, so now she decides to travel through the the wild west to Hollywood to become a star. Not without her trusty Eto Gun of course! But wait! The Eto Gun is actually a gun that shoots bullets related to the zodiac animal it got the essence of! And the notorious bandit group, the Syndicate, want it! Along the way, she is joined by Baskerville, Benkate, Fino, Yaghi, and Alternate.A manga created by Tow Nakazaki and distributed in America by Tokyopop. It spanned 9 volumes.
Fantastic Racism: When Fino is introduced, it's established she has an immense hatred of white people. This is because the first white man she befriended (Blush) killed her parents. She gets better, though.
Five-Man Band: The roles kind of flip around depending on the situation though.
Funny Background Event: In an early chapter you can see Baskerville getting an Accidental Kiss from the woman whose house he and Mingchao are staying at after the shock from a window breaking behind them knocks them into each other.
May-December Romance: A hinted one with Ming Chao and Baskerville. No one's ages in this series are exact but Mingchao is at least 10 and at best about 12, and Baskerville could easily be in his mid-twenties.
Yaghi has a one-sided crush on Benkate. A bonus material states he actually would like for her to be his wife!
Minor Crime Reveals Major Plot: To sum it up, the heroes foiling Alternate's repeated attempts to steal the Eto Gun eventually leads to them uncovering a massive underground drug operation.
Official Couple: Implied Baskerville and Mingchao, who still remain alone together at the end.
Pair the Spares: Implied Fino and Alternate, who return with Yaghi to Fino's hometown at the end.
Start of Darkness: After his wife — Mingchao's mother — died because racist doctors refused to bother treating her, her husband — Mingchao's father — swore revenge against the U.S. by becoming its kingpin of crime.
Stern Chase: For most of the series. Who is chasing who and for what reason changes, depending on the current situation.
What Happened to the Mouse?: Subverted. Blush, the only major antagonist still unaccounted for by the end, is revealed in the Bonus Material omake after the main story, to already secretly have been killed during the Final Battle by the huge energy ball created by combined final attack of the Zodiac and Eto guns. However, no one else is aware of this at all, as Blush was in hiding from the protagonists when he was incinerated.