Mardock Scramble, Volume 4

Mardock Scramble, Volume 4

By Yoshitoki Oima (Illustrator); Tow Ubukata (Created by)

Kodansha Comics, Paperback, 9781612620664, 192pp.

Publication Date: February 21, 2012

Wounded in a tragic and bloody fight with Boiled, Balot is rescued and brought to Eden, a former research institution. In Eden, she finds peace but all of that could come crashing down around her when an assassin invades the tranquil garden of her new home.

About the Author

Born in Gifu Prefecture in 1977, Tow Ubukata was exposed to a blending of cultures from early childhood until the age of fourteen, having lived in Singapore and Nepal because of his father's work. In 1996, while in college, Ubukata won the first Sneaker Taisho Gold Prize for his light novel "Kuroi Kisetsu" (Black Season) and thus debuted as a writer. In 2003, he won the Nihon SF Taisho Award for "Mardock Scramble", originally published as a three-volume series. He is involved in a wide range of projects including anime production for "Fafner", video game production, and original content writing for comics such as "Le Chevalier D'Eon". His other works include the "Bye-Bye Earth" and "Spiegel" novel series. In 2009, he published his first historical novel, "Tenchi Meisatsu", focusing on a mathematician of the Edo period.