1.01 - Rusty Angel
Title of Battle Angel Alita, Hyper Future Vision?, volume 1.
The title is the same in Japanese original edition.
Daisuke Ido, a former Tipharean citizen exiled on the surface, finds the remains of a cyborgy girl in The Scrapyard. The cyborg has been hibernating for about two hundred years, perhaps even more, and is amnesic. Daisuke reconstructs her body and provisionally names her Alita. Alita finds out that her protector is a hunter-warrior and decides to have the same employment. She is completely destroyed by Makaku, a perverse monster dreaded by Daisuke’s colleagues. After that, Daisuke and his assistant Gonzu accouter the girl with the berserker body, an ultimate war device.