This box set contains volumes one through seven of the Noir anime series.
Volume 1: Shades of Darkness
The beautiful and renowned assassin Mireille Bouquet receives a mysterious e-mail beckoning her to "make a pilgrimage to the past, with me." Intriqued by the cryptic message, and the hauntingly familiar music box melody attached to it, Mireille travels to Japan to meet the source of the email: one Kirika Yuumura. A quiet young girl, Kirika is also well-versed in the killing arts, but she struggles to come to terms with her own morality through a past clouded by amnesia.
In an effort to uncover Kirika's memories, as well as her mysterious links to Mireille own troubled past, these two young women form an uneasy alliance as the assassin duo known as "Noir".
Volume 2: The Hit List
The mysteries deepen as professional assassins Mireille Bouquet and Yuumura Kirika, now working together under the code name “NOIR”, ply their chosen trade even as they search for the mysterious link that connects them. Is there someone out there who already knows? And if so, is it the same mysterious person—or people—who’ve been playing a deadly game of cat and mouse with them since they first met? Secrets wrap around secrets and the body count continues to rise in the second stunning volume of NOIR.
Volume 3: The Firing Chamber
The word is out on the street: Noir is back in business, and any life can be bought for a price. But Mireille and Kirika’s latest case takes on an unexpected wrinkle when someone else beats them to their first target. Who is this unexpected competition, and what links does she have to the mysterious Soldats? If you thought our first two femmes fatales were deadly, just wait ‘til you meet Noir’s third lethal lady of the night. Her name is Chloe, and her calling card is murder.
Volume 4: Death Warrant
In a world where no one is what they seem, faith and trust become the key objectives and ultimate goal. Driven by the machinations of the mysterious Chloe, Altena and an all new crime family, Kirika and Mireille must fight for their lives both at home and abroad as the action explodes across the globe. Yet even as the mystery surrounding the origins of Noir slowly begins to give up its clues, the two assassins find themselves being driven apart, both by conflicting emotions and by conflicting goals. The survival of Noir is at stake in the fourth tension-filled volume of NOIR.
Volume 5: Terminal Velocity
As the secrets of Mireille's past are unearthed from their graves in Corsica, Kirika's own grim history slowly begins to reveal itself. The revelations bring no conclusions or happiness, however; only murder and death. As Chloe and Altena wait in the shadows, the malevolent intent of the Soldats finally becomes clear. the darkness begins to consume the light as the four horsewomen of the Apocalypse prepare for battle. The lines in the sand have been drawn in the fifth electrifying volume of NOIR!
Volume 6: Cloaks and Daggers
With a bullet to the head, the truth is revealed. Friends become foes; partners become enemies. The twisted weave of the fabric of fate becomes a shroud of death as Mireille and Kirika find themselves facing their most deadly challenge. Gun against gun, knife against sword, the path they have followed brings them to the slaying grounds. Now the choice must be made. To what, or whom, do their real loyalties lie?
Volume 7: The End of the Matter
In a place forgotten by time, the darkest ritual of the Soldats has begun. At long last, all of the mysteries that set Mireille and Kirika on their journey have been answered. However, there is one question that has yet to be decided: who will live and who will die?
Four deadly women come together for the ultimate battle in the seventh and final volume of NOIR.