Volume three opens with Alita, Sechs, Elf, Zwolf, and Doctor Nova taking antibody nanomachine pills while Nova notes that Ladder can’t be trusted. We get a nice two-page detail shot showing the space city of Ketheres blossoming out from the end of the orbital elevator.
This volume picks up right where the last one left off. We have the giant robot that Jim awakened killing the two adults. It toys with his guardian and brutally beats him to death. When he dies, it angers this behemoth of a robot who was playing with him as he killed him.
So, we cut back to Alita and she’s got a new arm attached thanks to the annoying robot companion. She also gets a lead as to why she’s having trouble maxing her speed and maintaining control of her body during high speed combat. The robot telling her that it sounds similar to Phantom Limb Syndrome and that it might be something with her brain.
Welcome to the first Throw Back Thursday. Its only recently that the review community has really grown. Especially for things like Manga and Anime outside of big magazines and the occasional article on a big website. So, I plan to take some time and go back over media that maybe has been looked over or, at least, doesn’t have much information available in the current day. Especially compared to current popular manga and anime which have hundreds of videos and articles for them.
I’m starting with Battle Angel Alita Last Order written and drawn by Yukito Kishiro. I love Battle Angel but I’ve decided to start with the second series. I like it better overall and it can stand alone fairly easily. It is also a good point as the third and
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