Pumpkin Scissors is a manga created and authored by Ryotaro Iwanaga. Originally serialized in Magazine GREAT in 2002 it was later moved to Monthly Shonen Magazine in October 2006. The manga has been licensed by Del Rey. An anime adaptation of Pumpkin Scissors has been released, produced by Gonzo and AIC, which began airing on October 2, 2006 across several Japanese television stations and ended with the 24th episode on March 19, 2007. The series was originally licensed to the North American market by ADV Films for $780,000. In 2008 it became one of over thirty titles transferred from ADV Films to FUNimation, the main distributor of anime in the English speaking world.
The Pumpkin Scissors unit gets help from an unexpected source in dealing with a group of rogue soldiers.
Randel is officially inducted into the Pumpkin Scissors unit, just in time for Section III to have to deal with a Viscount who has been mistreating his subjects.
Pumpkin Scissors are sent to rebuild a tunnel, and convince reluctant villagers to join their cause.
Having become distrustful of Randel, Martis begins investigating his past.
Martis and Oreldo investigate more about Randel while he is in the hospital.
Randel and Alice try to find the mother of an abandoned baby.
Alice gets a day off to meet her fiance, and the rest of the Pumpkin Scissors must look for missing supplies.
The Pumpkin Scissors race to deliver vital supplies in a frozen wasteland.
Ladies man Oreldo helps a desperate woman come to terms with her past.
The meaning behind the Pumpkin Scissors' title is finally revealed as Stecchin explains its creation to Randel.
Alice is kidnapped by a group of people who want her to reveal the military's secrets.
Alice agrees to cooperate with her kidnappers and is released; little do they know what someone has in store for them.
Martis meets with a foreign princess.
Pumpkin Scissors must deal with drug dealers while moving homeless people from the sewers.
Pumpkin Scissors continues to fight the drug dealers, and their situation is complicated by a person with a flamethrower.
Alice must unleash her special weapon to finish the fight against the drug dealers.
Alice fights the Claymores while Randel fights Hans.
Stecchin attempts to cheer up Randel, who has been depressed since the last mission.
Alice goes to a ball with her sisters while the rest of Pumpkin Scissors gives rations out to the homeless.
The ball is invaded by an angry mob.
Marquis sends his two bodyguards at Alice when she challenges him to a duel.
Alice must deal with the mob and her opponents, and Randel again looks for a reason to fight.
Everyone witnesses Alice's duel, and the military prepares to raid the mansion.
Pumpkin Scissors is quickly running out of time to find a solution before the mansion is attacked.