Gunslinger Girl & Il Teatrino (TV)

Theme: Assassins, Cyborg, Girls with Guns, Inner Demons, Military, Terrorists
Age rating:  "May contain violence, brief nudity, and/or mild language. May suggest sexual situations, but no situations are shown. Parental discretion advised."
Running time: 25 minutes per episode
Episode Completed: 28

Plot Summary:

Season 1 - "Henrietta" was an innocent little girl when her entire family was massacred and she was left for dead. She was rescued by a privately-owned social welfare organization and given cybernetic components over her battered body. Brainwashed by the organization, she and four other girls now work as cold-blooded assassins, doing the dirty work for the Italian government.

Il Teatrino - When the Social Welfare Agency investigates the disappearance of an operative, their inquiry leads them right into the lair of their rival, the Five Republics. The assassin Triela infiltrates the hostile organization, but her search is cut short when she finds herself staring down the barrel of a gun...

Il Teatrino OVA - After Jean and Rico finish a mission, Jean and Jose head off for a short break with Rico and Henrietta. They visit their old home, and Jean reflects on old memories of their younger sister, Enrica, who died in a terrorist attack.