Cossette, a pretty young blond girl, was murdered in 18th century France by Marcelo, a painter who had fallen in love with her while producing numerous portraits of her. For more than 250 years her spirit lingers in a glass, waiting for a person who would be able to see and fall in love with her, thus providing an avenue for her freedom. Though she is reluctant to take the drastic actions necessary to gain her freedom, since it would mean the suffering and death of one who loves her, she sees her opportunity in Eiri, an antique shop employee who not only can see her but quickly becomes obsessed with her. The spirits of the objects which belonged to Cossette in life sense in Eiri the reborn spirit of Marcelo, however, and respond with great anger, threatening Eiris well-being. Can Eiri survive the curse of her objects and find a way to be with Cossette, or will his friends succeed in calling him back from the dream realm into which he is slipping? Does Cossette herself value her freedom enough that she is willing to allow Eiris suffering to happen?
In the year 2019, thirty-one years after World War III, the authority of Neo-Tokyo is waging a constant battle against Underground rebels. Caught in the middle is a motorcycle gang whose aim is just to make trouble. The gang leader Kaneda Shoutarou gets involved in more ways than one when an experimental psychic child escapes and results in gang member Shima Tetsuo’s capture and subsequent experimentation. Tetsuo the bitter runt of the pack now has the power of Akira and soon escapes when everyone realises that his power can result in the total destruction of Neo-Tokyo.
* Based on a shounen-ai (boys-love) manga by Murakami Maki.
The story revolves around a high school student Shindou Shuichi who is determined to become a professional singer, and had formed a band with his best friend Nakano Hiroshi, but however fell hopelessly in love with a famous novelist Yuki Eiri. The story goes on about how Shuichi and Yuki handle each other and how bumpy Shuichi’s road of becoming the greatest singer is.