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Freezing (フリージング, Furījingu) is a Japanese-Korean manga series written by Dall-Young Lim and illustrated by Kwang-Hyun Kim, the former who is the author of Black God and the Korean manhwa Unbalance Unbalance. The manga started serialization in Kill Time Communication's seinen manga magazine Comic Valkyrie in its March 2007 issue, published on January 27, 2007. The first volume was released on October 17, 2010, with a total of eleven volumes sold in Japan as of July 27, 2011 under its Valkyrie Comics imprint.
On August 12, 2010, an anime adaptation produced by A.C.G.T was announced, and aired in Japan between January and April 2011 on AT-X and other channels.
Set in a slightly futuristic world, Earth has been invaded and is at war with aliens from another dimension called the Nova. In order to counter them, Pandoras and Limiters, genetically modified girls with super fighting skills and their male partners who use special "freezing" powers to limit their opponent's mobility, are made to fight against the Nova. The series focuses on Kazuya Aoi, a Limiter whose late sister was a Pandora, and Satellizer el Bridget, a powerful Pandora with a cold personality, both who are enrolled at the West Genetics Academy, one of the many academies where Pandoras and Limiters are trained. In spite of the warnings of all his friends about Satellizer, who has intense aphephobia, Kazuya decides to be her friend and Limiter. The story follows Kazuya's friendship with Satellizer, the students of the Academy and Earth's war against the Nova.