The Machine Girl (Japanese: ???????? Kataude mashin g?ru) is a 2008 Japanese action/horror-comedy film written and directed by Noboru Iguchi. The film stars Minase Yashiro in the lead role as Ami, and Asami in the role of Miki. It is about a young Japanese schoolgirl, whose life is destroyed when her brother is killed by a the son of a Ninja-Yakuza. With her hand cut off, she replaces it with a gatling gun and seeks revenge. It was released direct-to-video in the United States on June 3, 2008 and received a theatrical release in Japan on August 2, 2008.