(2017)

Kodansha USA, 2017 Series
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Volume
1
Price
29.99 USD; 39.99 CAD
Pages
440
On-sale Date
2017-11-22
Publisher's Age Guidelines
OT Ages 16+
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Kodansha Comics
Brand
Kodansha Comics
ISBN
978-1-63236-598-9 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781632365989 52999
Editing
Ajani Oloye (editor)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Battle Angel Alita / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)
Inks
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)
Colors
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Alita

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

blank page(s) / 3 pages (report information)


Rusty Angel Part 1 (Table of Contents: 2)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)
Inks
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)
Colors
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)

Characters
Alita

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)
Inks
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)
Letters
typeset

Forward by Brenden Fletcher (Table of Contents: 4)

Battle Angel Alita / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Brenden Fletcher
Pencils
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro); Babs Tarr
Inks
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro); Babs Tarr
Colors
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro); Babs Tarr
Letters
typeset

Genre
history; science fiction
Synopsis
Fletcher tells his history with Battle Angel Alita and its influence on his career.

Fight 001: Rusty Angel (Table of Contents: 5)

Battle Angel Alita / comic story / 28 pages (report information)

Script
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro); Stephen Paul (translation)
Pencils
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)
Inks
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)
Colors
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)
Letters
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro); Scott O. Brown

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Alita; Ido; Gonzu
Synopsis
Ido finds a cyborg of a young girl in a scrap heap. After he revives her, she has no memories and he names her Alita. Alita hears about a serial killer killing cyborg females and notices Ido sneaking out at night and returning with cyborg parts for her in the morning. Thinking the worst Alita follows Ido out one night and both are surprised by what they learn about each other.

Indexer Notes

Only the first six pages are in color.

Fight 002: Fighting Instincts (Table of Contents: 6)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)
Inks
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Alita

Fight 002: Fighting Instincts (Table of Contents: 7)

Battle Angel Alita / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro); Stephen Paul (translation)
Pencils
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)
Inks
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)
Letters
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro); Scott O. Brown

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I can be a hunter-warrior, too.
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Alita; Ido; Izuchi; Makaku (unnamed)
Synopsis
Alita decides to be a hunter-warrior like Ido. Ido feels it is a bad idea and forbids Alita from doing it. Alita goes ahead with it and Ido has to comes to accept it. Their first mission is to track down an endorphin junky cyborg and his henchmen.

Fight 003: What Has Value (Table of Contents: 8)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)
Inks
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Alita

Fight 003: What Has Value (Table of Contents: 9)

Battle Angel Alita / comic story / 27 pages (report information)

Script
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro); Stephen Paul (translation)
Pencils
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)
Inks
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)
Colors
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)
Letters
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro); Scott O. Brown

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Alita; Ido; Makaku
Synopsis
Makaku destroys Alita's body and laugh and mocks her. She keeps fighting on and Ido shows up to stop Makaku from devouring Alita's brains but is mortally wounded.

Indexer Notes

Only the first four pages of this story are in color.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Battle Angel Alita / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)
Inks
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Alita

Fight 004: Resurgents (Table of Contents: 11)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)
Inks
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Alita

Fight 004: Resurgents (Table of Contents: 12)

Battle Angel Alita / comic story / 54 pages (report information)

Script
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro); Stephen Paul (translation)
Pencils
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)
Inks
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)
Letters
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro); Scott O. Brown

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There's a child crying nearby...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Alita; Ido [Doc]; Gonzu; Makaku; Zarki; Kinuba; Koyomi; Koyomi's Dad [barkeep]; Fang; Zapan
Synopsis
Gonzu patches up Ido and helps him install Alita in a berserker body. Her new body Ido had found on an alien warship years earlier and keep hidden because he was frightened by its power. Kinuba defeats another opponent in a sanctioned fight retaining his title for the 281 time. After the fight, Makaku surprises Kinuba and takes his body to seek revenge on Alita.
Alita and Ido go to the hunter-warrior bar Kansas to recruit help to take down Makaku. But no one wants to help, so Alita challenges them and hands them all a humiliating defeat. Makaku then shows up.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Battle Angel Alita / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)
Inks
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Alita

Fight 005: Trap at the Mouth of Hell (Table of Contents: 14)

Battle Angel Alita / comic story / 51 pages (report information)

Script
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro); Stephen Paul (translation)
Pencils
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)
Inks
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)
Colors
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)
Letters
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro); Scott O. Brown

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Little girl..
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Alita; Ido [Doc]; Makaku; Kinuba; Koyomi; Koyomi's Dad [barkeep]; Fang
Synopsis
Makaku fights Alita but is not able to defeat her. He kidnaps Koyomi and escapes into the subterranean city sewer to await Alita. With Ido still injured only Alita and Fang are willing to go after Makaku. Fang takes Koyomi to safety while Aita challenges Makaku.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

Battle Angel Alita / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)
Inks
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Alita

Fight 006: Battle Angel (Table of Contents: 16)

Battle Angel Alita / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

Script
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro); Stephen Paul (translation)
Pencils
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)
Inks
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)
Letters
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro); Scott O. Brown

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wh- what was that?!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Alita; Makaku
Synopsis
Makaku receives first damage as Alita learns to use her new body's special weapons. Makaku uses his knowledge of the sewers to even the fight but Alita has more tricks to use.

The Factories and the Deckmen, Explained! (Table of Contents: 17)

Battle Angel Alita / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro); Stephen Paul (translation)
Pencils
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)
Inks
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)
Letters
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro); Scott O. Brown

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Deckmen
Synopsis
Background and information on the setting for the Factories and the cyborgs that run it the Deckmen.

Translation Notes (Table of Contents: 18)

Battle Angel Alita / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro); Stephen Paul (translation)
Pencils
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)
Inks
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Alita; Makaku
Synopsis
Explanations of why some word have been changes for the English translation.

Iron Maiden Part 2 (Table of Contents: 19)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)
Inks
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)
Colors
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)

Characters
Alita

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)
Inks
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)
Letters
typeset

Fight 007: Tears of an Angel (Table of Contents: 21)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)
Inks
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Alita

Fight 007: Tears of an Angel (Table of Contents: 22)

Battle Angel Alita / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro); Stephen Paul (translation)
Pencils
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)
Inks
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)
Letters
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro); Scott O. Brown

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You've been getting away with a whole lot of nonsense-
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Alita; Makaku; Ido
Synopsis
Alita and Makaku continue to fight and talk. Till Alita gives Makaku the one thing he has always wanted.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

Battle Angel Alita / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)
Inks
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Alita

Fight 008: The Boy Who Saw Blue Sky (Table of Contents: 24)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)
Inks
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)
Colors
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Alita

Fight 008: The Boy Who Saw Blue Sky (Table of Contents: 25)

Battle Angel Alita / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro); Stephen Paul (translation)
Pencils
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)
Inks
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)
Colors
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)
Letters
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro); Scott O. Brown

First Line of Dialogue or Text
ahh...the clouds are so pretty...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Alita; Yugo; Megil the chemist; Ido
Synopsis
Yugo finds Alita unconscious in abandon factory. He shares his hopes and dreams with her but she decides not to tell him that she was there to collect on a bounty by apprehending Megil the chemist. Megil eluded her by using his drugs and turning himself in to a werewolf and knocking her out. Alita and Yugo explore the factory battle area. Alita to find clues to the whereabouts of Megil and Yugo to collect parts to sell to make enough to get to Zalem. Megil attacks and Yugo tries saving Alita's life not knowing she as already give Megil a death blow. Alita and Yugo both have secrets.

Indexer Notes

Only the first three pages are in color.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26)

Battle Angel Alita / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)
Inks
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Alita

Fight 009: Iron Maiden (Table of Contents: 27)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)
Inks
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Alita

Fight 009: Iron Maiden (Table of Contents: 28)

Battle Angel Alita / comic story / 62 pages (report information)

Script
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro); Stephen Paul (translation)
Pencils
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)
Inks
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)
Letters
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro); Scott O. Brown

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What a surprise!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Alita; Yugo; Gonzu; Ido; Zapan; Vector
Synopsis
Alita's crush on Yugo grows. Yugo's illegal spine stealing business keeps making him money. But Zapan looking to get revenge on Alita for humiliating him comes up with a plan to make Alita have to kill Yugo or quit being a hunter-warrior.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 29)

Battle Angel Alita / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)
Inks
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Vector

Fight 010: Yugo on the Runl (Table of Contents: 30)

Battle Angel Alita / comic story / 65 pages (report information)

Script
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro); Stephen Paul (translation)
Pencils
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)
Inks
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)
Letters
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro); Scott O. Brown

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Today's latest bounty updates
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Alita; Yugo; Ido; Zapan; Big Bro; Nana; Vector; unnamed hunter-warrior; netman
Synopsis
Alita tracts down Yugo confronts him and decides to help him. The hunter-warrior that killed hes big brother attacks him and mortally wounds him before Alita can stop him. With some quick thinking she takes Yugo to the factory. Zapan is waiting with the netman to destroy her but the tables are turned.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 31)

Battle Angel Alita / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)
Inks
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Yugo

Fight 011: Guilty Dreams (Table of Contents: 32)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)
Inks
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Alita; Yugo

Fight 011: Guilty Dreams (Table of Contents: 33)

Battle Angel Alita / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro); Stephen Paul (translation)
Pencils
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)
Inks
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)
Letters
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro); Scott O. Brown

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yugo...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Vector; Yugo; Alita; Zapan; Ido; Gonzu; Zarik
Synopsis
Ido is able to save Yugo an make him into a cyborg. Once ready Alita and Yugo go to Vector's to collect on Yugo's trip to Zalem. It turns out to be a lie and Vector calls in bodyguard Zarik to get rid of the kids.

Netmen and the Public Safety System, Explained! (Table of Contents: 34)

Battle Angel Alita / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro); Stephen Paul (translation)
Pencils
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)
Inks
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)
Letters
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro); Scott O. Brown

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Netman
Synopsis
Background and information on the law and the cyborgs that run it the Netmen.

Translation Notes (Table of Contents: 35)

Battle Angel Alita / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro); Stephen Paul (translation)
Pencils
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)
Inks
木城ゆきと (Yukito Kishiro)
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Alita; Yugo; unnamed hunter-warrior
Synopsis
Explanation of changing certain words in the story and how it can be read.

Last Order (Table of Contents: 36) (Expand) /

Battle Angel Alita / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 37)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page contains artist credits, publisher information, and indicia.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 38)

blank page(s) / 3 pages (report information)


Treasure Amid the Trash (Table of Contents: 39) (Expand) /

Battle Angel Alita / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Battle Angel Alita
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Rusty Angel Part 1
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. Forward by Brenden Fletcher
    Battle Angel Alita
  6. 5. Fight 001: Rusty Angel
    Battle Angel Alita
  7. 6. Fight 002: Fighting Instincts
  8. 7. Fight 002: Fighting Instincts
    Battle Angel Alita
  9. 8. Fight 003: What Has Value
  10. 9. Fight 003: What Has Value
    Battle Angel Alita
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Battle Angel Alita
  12. 11. Fight 004: Resurgents
  13. 12. Fight 004: Resurgents
    Battle Angel Alita
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Battle Angel Alita
  15. 14. Fight 005: Trap at the Mouth of Hell
    Battle Angel Alita
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Battle Angel Alita
  17. 16. Fight 006: Battle Angel
    Battle Angel Alita
  18. 17. The Factories and the Deckmen, Explained!
    Battle Angel Alita
  19. 18. Translation Notes
    Battle Angel Alita
  20. 19. Iron Maiden Part 2
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
  22. 21. Fight 007: Tears of an Angel
  23. 22. Fight 007: Tears of an Angel
    Battle Angel Alita
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
    Battle Angel Alita
  25. 24. Fight 008: The Boy Who Saw Blue Sky
  26. 25. Fight 008: The Boy Who Saw Blue Sky
    Battle Angel Alita
  27. 26. [no title indexed]
    Battle Angel Alita
  28. 27. Fight 009: Iron Maiden
  29. 28. Fight 009: Iron Maiden
    Battle Angel Alita
  30. 29. [no title indexed]
    Battle Angel Alita
  31. 30. Fight 010: Yugo on the Runl
    Battle Angel Alita
  32. 31. [no title indexed]
    Battle Angel Alita
  33. 32. Fight 011: Guilty Dreams
  34. 33. Fight 011: Guilty Dreams
    Battle Angel Alita
  35. 34. Netmen and the Public Safety System, Explained!
    Battle Angel Alita
  36. 35. Translation Notes
    Battle Angel Alita
  37. 36. Last Order
    Battle Angel Alita
  38. 37. [no title indexed]
  39. 38. [no title indexed]
  40. 39. Treasure Amid the Trash
    Battle Angel Alita
This issue was modified by
  • Boris Ammerlaan
  • Ron Sadowski
  • Steven Samuels
  • Ramon Schenk