While walking his dog, a scientist, named Anjin Hiruma, discovers a human brain in an alleyway. The scientist takes the brain, and implants it into the body of a 16 year old girl, named Nina, who had died fourteen years ago. However, it turns out that the brain belonged to a high schoolboy named Yutaka Musumi. As you might've guessed, Musumi wasn't all too happy to realize that he was inhabiting a girl's body, and a majority of the plot concerns him going on a quest to find his missing body.
The manga was written by Satoru Natsume, and it currently only has two volumes. It is also known as Artificial Maiden or Artificial Girl.
This manga provides examples of:
- Alchemy Is Magic
- Anti-Hero: Anjin has the audacity to rob graves in order to reconstruct his beloved Nina.
- Big Bad: Kai.
- Bittersweet Ending: Kai is defeated, but Anjin sacrifices himself and seals himself in another dimension. That, and Satonaka is still dead.
- Cloning Blues
- Corrupt Corporate Executive: Kai runs an illegal cloning institution.
- The Dragon: The Crow
- Greed: This is Kai's primary motivation first and foremost.
- Lack of Empathy: Kai utterly lacks any sympathy towards any living creature. His own Jinzous are also not safe from his wrath.
- No Ending
- Pragmatic Villainy: Kai places the clones into a state of bliss simply so that it would be easier to harvest them.
- Really 700 Years Old: Both Kai and Anjin respectively are over hundreds of years old.
- You Killed My Parents: Musumi calls out Kai for sending the Crow to kill his parents.