TOA Heavy Industries, LLP.



In the year 3005, humanity successfully lands a manned mission to Mars for the first time in seven centuries.

Six months later, the returning Mars explorer vessel is destroyed while in Earth orbit, and a virus infecting the corpses of the crew members is found to have rained down on the Earth from orbit. As the virus rapidly spreads across the planet, synthetic human and Toa Heavy Industries agent Zoichi Kanoe has been tasked with infiltrating an island city under the control of the Data Recovery Foundation, in order to secure immune survivors.

The gritty, action-packed sci-fi story that spawned a legion of Nihei fans around the world.