The Japanese anime is set deep in the Ararat Mountains of Turkey and revolves around a secret organisation ARCAM. They might have found Noah's Ark but the U.S. Machine Corps, a rogue organization under the Pentagon wants to take over the Ark to show their power in the global outlook. A special ARCAM operative Spriggan is the one who stands in the way of the people wanting to take advantage of the Ark for their own goals. The voice cast includes Chiaki Kobayashi, Mariya Ise, Kenji Hamada and Yôhei Azakami. Based on the manga by Ryoji Minagawa, the anime is directed by Hiroshi Kobayashi.