Master of Torque
It is Tokyo, Japan in the year 2017, just three years before the city’s hosting of the 2020 Olympic Games.
Throughout the city, the Shutoko metropolitan highway system is being dismantled and renovated, and new areas and facilities are being constructed, all at a feverish pace to complete the work in time for the Games.
The Hyuga Corporation—a massive firm that succeeded in pioneering the practical use of artificial muscle fibers—is launching numerous products that supplement human muscle functions, and is in the midst of a massive surge in profits.
At its headquarters on National Route 246 in Tokyo’s Gaien-mae district, Hyuga Corp. was secretly developing a powered suit that gave people with just a...