The main protagonist of the Witchblade Anime, and the current wielder.
Before the series start the Witchblade was currently with Douji Groud Indsutries but was stolen by Reina Soho. Douji tried to reclaim it from her but NSFW sent some of their Cloneblade users to reclaim it. Because of the energy coming from the Cloneblade and Ex-Cons the Witchblade awoke and caused the catastrophic earthquake which lead to the destruction of Japan. Somehow ahdmist the chaos the Witchblade managed to find a woman named Ohara Yasuka and bonded with her. After the quake Ohara was found in the epicenter of the quake holding on to a newborn baby. Ohara lost her memory and later went by a new name Masane Amaha. She decided to take care of the child whom she named Rihoko. The Witchblade laid dormant embedded in her wrist for a few years until it began to sense danger when Masane was in jail after trying to reclaim Rihoko a man started to turn into a Ex-Con and started killing the guards. Masane then became the Ex-Con's next victim. At that moment it awoke and merged with her. The Witchblade gained control of her and destroyed the threat. After escaping and and knocked out Masane was hired by Reiji Takayama the bureau chief of Douji Industires to deal with and all threats caused by the Ex-Cons in exchange she would receive child services immunity and large pay checks. Despite this Masane doesn't trust her employers but does this in order to take care of Rihoko. Due to the ongoing threat of the Ex-Cons Masanae has caught the eye of the NSFW and has had to go up against Cloneblade wielders and received serious damage due to the confrontation with them.
Masane Amaha is the main protagonist of the Witchblade anime series that is loosely based upon the Witchblade comics created by Top Cow Publishing editors Marc Silvestri and David Wohl. The creative team consisted of writers Brian Haberlin and Christina Z, and artist Michael Turner. The first issue began publication in November of 1995.
In 2004, the Japanese animation studio GONZO began an original publication based on the American comic series. It was directed by Yoshimitsu Ohashi and written by Yasuko Kobayashi. The first episode of the series aired on April 5, 2006.