Batou is assigned by the government's covert anti-terrorist unit, Public Security Section 9, to investigate the "death" of a gynoid, a hyper-realistic female robot designed as a very cute sexual companion to a willing male. But the machines are becoming erratic, and the gynoids have begun to slaughter their owners. Do we have your attention, yet?
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Jin-Roh takes Anime another courageous step forward. Its beginning is chock-full of useful information, adding a documentary feel by establishing the cultural setup in black and white with voiceover. It may sound like a high school lecture, but the images never get boring. Not to mention that without this necessary information, you'd be lost when the key story starts to roll.
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