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Questions tagged [ghost-in-the-shell]

Ghost in the Shell is a seinen cyberpunk manga by Masamune Shirow adapted into several movies and anime series. Public security Section 9's Motoko Kusanagi and her crew investigate cybercrimes.

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Why is Motoko Kusanagi usually the only one with thermoptic camouflage?

I'm finally watching Stand Alone Complex and I expected more use of the technology, especially by Section 9 and underground groups who care not about the moral/legal reasons. Is there a specific ...
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In what order should I read Ghost In The Shell?

Following up with the similar question about the anime watching order, is there a recommended or preferred order for reading the manga, or should I just follow their release dates?
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Was “UTA III - Reincarnation” in the original Ghost in the Shell movie?

We all know the iconic opening song of the original Ghost in the Shell 1995 movie. A haunting chorus of singers singing a traditional wedding prayer (from what I gather). Titled "UTA I - Making of ...
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Differences between the Ghost in the Shell anime and Live action

I've watched the Ghost in the Shell movie a long time ago. After seeing the live action movie, I dont remember some things or I believed they were different. For example, the relation between Major ...
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What is the language of the lyrics in “Replica” from Ghost in the Shell?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YtqMOKuUNHs I couldn't find an answer on google or wikipedia. Copy pasting the lyrics into google translate didn't detect the language either.
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Have the Ghost In The Shell animated movies made any profit?

Ghost in the Shell (1995): budget around $10 million, box office around $2 million (Wikipedia, IMDb) Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence (2004): budget around $20 million, box office around $10 million (...
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Who leaked info on section 9's kidnapping of Mr. Serano?

- tl;dr Version - How did information of Section 9's involvement with the second kidnapping of Mr. Serano, which happened in episode 23 of GitS:SAC, get leaked to the media? I can't find any source ...
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A song in episode 2 of GitS: Stand Alone Complex

I'm looking for music that sounds in the background on the second episode of GitS: Stand Alone Complex, the episode with the rogue tank. The music is playing from 11:35 to 15:00.
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What are those devices in Ghost in the Shell they use to arrest suspects?

What are those devices in Ghost in the Shell they use to arrest suspects? It seemingly causes them to be paralyzed from the neck down. I think I saw in mentioned in the manga, but not the anime.
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Where was Echelon mentioned in the Ghost in the Shell series?

Where was Echelon mentioned in the Ghost in the Shell series? I see it mentioned in various wikis, but I can't recall ever seeing it mentioned. Want to read the context it's mentioned in for myself. ...
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What is the correct order of watching of the Ghost In The Shell series? [duplicate]

In this post, GITS stands for Ghost in the shell and SAC stands for stand alone complex I've collected: GITS arise quadrolgy GITS SAC 1st gig GITS SAC 1st gig solid state society GITS SAC 2nd gig ...
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Ghost in the Shell separate continuities

From reading threads here, I gather there are separate continuities in (all) Ghost in the Shell animes, including TV and movies. I had a lot of questions about continuity and the separate contuity ...
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Is there any material relationship between “Pandora in the Crimson Shell” and “Ghost in the Shell”?

This season's Pandora in the Crimson Shell: Ghost Urn is a work created in part by Masamune Shirow - the same fellow behind Ghost in the Shell. Much to my chagrin, I haven't gotten around to watching ...
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Has there been an English dub release of Ghost in the Shell - Arise 3? [closed]

Can anyone please tell me if there has there been an English dub release of Ghost in the Shell - Arise 3?
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What is this Ghost Infiltration Key?

Multiple times in the GITS Arise characters mention the mysterious Ghost Infiltration Key. From what I understand it is somehow used to stop (paralyze?) an agent of government, or perhaps anyone with ...
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An anime with a scene where the protagonist fights against biological dolls [closed]

I saw this 2008/2009. I think it was one of the last episodes but I liked the anime instantly. I remember only the fight scene. The protagonist was tough guy with a blonde hair tied to a ponytail, ...
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Is Togusa a cyborg in GITS:Arise?

In the other anime movies and series, it is often mentioned that Togusa is 'natural' and that he is not a cyborg. However, in the last episode of Arise, he obviously got ghost-hacked. Did I miss ...
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What anime is this blue-tinted image of a layer of skin/paint peeling off the face of a woman from? [closed]

What is this image from? I am desperate to find out.
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Is this Ghost in the Shell Volume complete?

I'm looking to buy the Ghost in the Shell Manga on ebay, and I'm confused. On one hand, I see an offer for about 5€ for the book with the EAN: 9783897485037. No page count or further info is given. ...
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Is there an audio commentary for Ghost In The Shell series and movies?

I'd like to know if there are audio commentaries from the creators of GITS series and movies. Of all the things I've seen GITS has the most unexplained moments, so I'd like to find out what those ...
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In what order should I watch the Ghost in the Shell series?

The Ghost in the Shell series is comprised of several movies and animated TV series. TV series: Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex Ghost in the Shell: S.A.C. 2nd GIG Ghost in the Shell: Arise ...
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What is the origin of the title “Ghost in the Shell”?

The anime series Ghost in the Shell has a Japanese name which can be transliterated as "Mobile Armored Riot Police"; from Wikipedia: Ghost in the Shell (攻殻機動隊 Kōkaku Kidōtai?, literally "Mobile ...
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Are there other known public security sections other than Section 9?

We're all aware of Public Security Section 9, its operatives and scope. The question is: are there other known sections, and if so, what are their scopes/mandates?
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What is the difference between Tachikoma and Fuchikoma?

What is the difference between Tachikoma and Fuchikoma? The Tachikoma's design was inspired by the Fuchikoma (stated here), but what are the differences between them? How is a Tachikoma different from ...