Watch Unbreakable Machine-Doll
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In the early 20th century, Raishin Akabane is a Japanese puppeteer who has just arrived at England's Walpurgis Royal Academy of "Machinart." Machinart is a relatively new field of interest which combines magical power with technology for applications of military and civil defense. Raishin is followed by Yaya, an "Automaton," or living machine of a doll that is powered by magical circuitry and designed to be an excellent martial artists. Walpurgis holds an exclusive tournament that is open only to one hundred of its finest students. The winner of this tournament earns the title of "Wiseman," and is regarded as the world's finest puppeteer. Despite earning the his nickname of "Second Last" for coming next-to-last in the entrance exam, Raishin seeks the Wiseman title in order to confirm his suspicions that one of his fellow classmates is responsible for the murder of his family. Yaya is completely loyal to Raishin, but is tainted in her own way for being made as a "banned doll;" Yaya is constructed from both mechanical and organic materials and her design was inspired by Raishin's childhood friend. Unbreakable Machine-Doll is a twelve episode action fantasy anime series licensed for distribution in North America through Funimation.