is a Japanese manga series by the mangaka group naked ape (Saki Otoh and Nakamura Tomomi). Originally starting serialization in the magazine Comic Zero-Sum published by Ichijinsha. Six volumes have been published in Japan, but it has not been published in English yet.
In the 3rd Toutoh Empire, the excessive immigration
led to an increase of violent crimes, and the government approved a law to expedite trials
and alleviate the pressure on the overcrowded prisons
: the Rationalization of Trials
). With this law it is possible to hold trials without the suspect present, and the sentence is often the death penalty
To enforce the law was then created a new special police unit, in charge of investigating and carrying out the execution: the , abbreviation for . The Tokkei, composed of 47 groups (units) of 3 people, soon became known for its brutality as a group of heartless assassins, almost only hollow shells without feelings, and commonly called the Dolls. Against them rose a terrorist group, the Doll Hunters, which opposes them but is as violent and brutal as them, if not worse.
- is the captain of the First Unit of the Tokkei, with a success rate of 100%. He's not only skilled, but also wise and cunning. His weapon is a Colt M1911.
- is the vice-captain of the First Unit. He's a cheerful boy, but emotionless during the fights. His weapon is a cutting wire.
- is the new member of the First Unit, freshly graduated from the Academy at the top of his class. He's promptly renamed Usagi from his companions. He's very surprised of the attitude of his colleagues, because he is the one who looks emotionless more than any other. His weapon is a katana.
- Tamao Hasui is an inspector in the Metropolitan Police Department. He holds a strong dislike of Tokkei members, and often tries to prevent the Tokkei from killing the criminals. He lives with Shouta Mikoshiba, but seems to be unaware of Shouta's affiliation with the Tokkei.
The Drama CD version of Dolls