From Leiji Matsumoto, creator of Star Blazers, Harlock Saga, and Queen Emeraldas!
So it begins. The most beloved and mysterious of Matsumoto’s creations, Maetel, finally returns to tell her story. The princess of a dying world, young Maetel faces starvation and death. Only machines can survive in the new environment, and one by one, an evil scientist transforms her loved ones into soulless mechanoids.
Once he captures Maetel and her fiery twin sister, Emeraldas, he will rule the world. Maetel must choose whether to become a machine to save her life, or to abandon her home world to fight for freedom.