Fifth volume of the Japanese anime series. In a dystopian future mankind has retreated to a vast subterranean city called Lukuss, where vicious gangs rule the streets and control the 'Texhnolyze' technology that replaces human parts with cybernetics. In this volume, the Shapes wipe out what remains of Lukass. Ran decides to leave, but Ichise heads towards the surface in search of a better life. Episodes are: 'Dependence'; 'Throne'; and 'Heavenward'.