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I'm not gonna go into much details here, for that you can read countless articles on professional outlet sites. In short, everything is very different and heavily modified to make this new movie self-sufficient and everything explainable to a viewer unwilling to draw their own conclusions. Here's some of the differences I noticed: Major never had any "...


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I did Google Image Search. Maybe this is Ghost in the shell (1995). Ghost in the Shell - Movie 1995 Synopsis In the year 2029, the barriers of our world have been broken down by the net and by cybernetics, but this brings new vulnerability to humans in the form of brain-hacking. When a highly-wanted hacker known as 'The Puppetmaster' begins involving them ...


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Personally, I think the following chronological timeline works best for story purposes and character arcs, but only if you ignore a few specific points, such as the dates specified in the films. To me, it makes more sense as: Ghost In The Shell: Arise Ghost In The Shell (original or 2.0) Ghost In The Shell: SAC - The Laughing Man Ghost In The Shell: SAC, ...


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I was puzzled by this question as well and I asked Ilaria Graziano herself if the song's language was real or made up, and she told me it's made up. Check out the screenshot for proof.


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He's got a "walkie-talkie" in his brain. I'm not sure, but I suspect his brain is fully cyberized as part of his job's requirements. You would certainly not want to be that one idiot shouting tactical information out loud while the rest are communicating almost instantly via a secured wireless connection. In the GITS:SAC series when he's in court, his ...


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I'm not sure it is explicit in the show, but here is my long-winded explanation based on extrapolating from present-day technologies and trends: Today, "certificates" are used to verify the identity of (trust) computers you communicate with; a website that looks like your bank's, isn't your bank's. By installing/using your OS, you've already consented to ...


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This sounds a lot like a scene in Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence. Ponytail-san would be Batou. Those are his cyborg eyes, not glasses.


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To clarify, so far there have been no official announcement on Border OVAs 3 or 4 in respect to dubbing. Funimation announced on the 8th of March that they aquired the rights to Arise: Altered Architecture, a recompilation of the four Border OVAs. No word if the dubs or the OVA will continue or if they will just move onto the TV versions, as the dubbed ...


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If you are asking in the Stand Alone Complex Universe / series, then no Kusnagi is not the only one who uses it. We see Batou, the Tachikoma tanks, the Narcotics Suppression Squad (NSS), the elite JMSDF Black Ops unit Umibozu and even Togusa uses it in the series. In general, the other Section 9 members also use it indirectly when they are inside the ...


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I do believe so, Kenji Kawai's soundtrack was released on November 22, 1995, and it does contain the track "UTA III - Reincarnation". All three contain the track: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/ghost-in-the-shell-koukaku-kidoutai-original-soundtrack/910532068 http://wrwtfww.com/album/ghost-in-the-shell-original-soundtrack https://www.amazon.com/Ghost-...


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If you're referring to the manga by Masamune Shirow, there are 3 volumes the first volume was initially published by Dark Horse in the US. Currently all 2 volumes of the main series and the 1 volume "interquel (Vol. 1.5)" have been republished by Kodansha Comics USA Volume 1 has: Pages: 368 | ISBN: 978-1-935429-01-2 Volume 2 has: Pages: 312 | ISBN: ...


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I found a page that lists Blu-Ray sets you can buy for SAC, and those contain audio commentaries. That indicates that there are audio commentaries, but I'm not sure if they can be gotten not on the Blu-Ray set. As far as I can tell, there is no audio commentary for Arise, but considering that it hasn't been released on any sort of disc form, that might ...


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Watch the original movie first. Arise if you are young and need backstory and canonical chronological OCD. S.A.C is really great and if someone was on a time budget, watching this alone would justify the series and world that truly exposes corruption, future technology and potential criminal activity along with deep socio-political introspective. If you like ...


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As mentioned above, there are several movies in the GITS franchise, and being more specific would be helpful. Have the Ghost In The Shell animated movies made any profit? Not according to box office sales for those movies released in theaters. "How can a series so good and influential flop financially?" You are trying to correlate how a movie is ...


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Secretary General Yakushima would have feelers out to pick up on any operation like the one Section 9 were pulling off. The universe also doesn't set up the enemies as inert - they are active and have skills - at that level of espionage, the Secretary General would totally have the resources to uncover what Section 9 was doing. Interestingly, one of the ...


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The track you're looking for is: Album : Ghost in the Shell - Stand Alone Complex - OST - Be Human Track name : spotter Track name/Position : 9 Performer : YOKO KANNO Recorded date : 2003


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It is in chapter three of the manga: Apparently in the manga, it renders them unconcious, but their bodies can still be moved, but in the anime, they become temporarily quadriplegic.


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It's related to "Big Brother" in Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex. From a Japanese list of terms used in GitS, Big Brother Nickname of satellite-ring communication interception network. A communication interception network that American Empire's National Reconnaissance Office is proud of, which intercepts any communication circuit, ...


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They are all really not related... If you watch closely you'll notice that they each take liberties in different directions. In Stand Alone Complex (S.A.C.) they have stories regarding the past of various characters that is in direct contradiction to the Arise media. Both Arise and SAC have contradictory information with the original movies. Continuity ...


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In a sense, yes, they are on the same universe with Ghost in the Shell: Arise, which is the prequel to the original Ghost in the Shell manga/movie. The TVTropes's article (Warning, TVTropes link!) mentioned some background about it: Pandora in the Crimson Shell: Ghost Urn (紅殻のパンドラ / Koukaku no Pandora) is a cyberpunk action comedy manga based on an unused ...


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In addition to Hakase's answer, Togusa's character has something in common between all series/movies and continuities: he is the less cyberized person in Section 9. In the original movie from 1995, Major Kusanagi says something along the lines of: We hired you because you are not a full cyborg, super specialization would make us weaker. They also ...


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To be exact, that frame is from the original Ghost in the Shell movie, and depicts the creation of the cyborg body of the Major. It is part of the opening title sequence - which for being 20 years ago still thrills.


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Masamune Shirow has stated that he had always wanted the title of his manga to be Ghost in the Shell, even in Japan, but his original publishers preferred Mobile Armored Riot Police. He had chosen "Ghost in the Shell" in homage to Arthur Koestler's The Ghost in the Machine, from which he also drew inspiration. Shell rather than Machine because, well, system ...


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