Koukaku Kidoutai Arise: Ghost in the Shell (720p – 250MB)
* Based on the 1989 manga Koukaku Kidoutai (Ghost in the Shell) by Shirow Masamune.
It is the year 2027, a year following the end of the non-nuclear World War IV. A bomb has gone off in Newport City, killing a major arms dealer who may have ties with the mysterious 501 Organization. Public Security official Daisuke Aramaki hires full-body cyber prosthesis user and hacker extraordinaire Motoko Kusanagi to investigate, but on the case with her are “Sleepless Eye” Batou who believes Kusanagi is a criminal, Niihama Prefecture Detective Togusa who is investigating a series of prostitute murders he believes are related to the incident, and Lieutenant Colonel Kurtz of the 501 Organization who also wishes to keep an eye on Kusanagi. A recurring part of the films will be the mysterious Fire Starter computer virus, as well as looking into the lives of Batou and Togusa before the formation of Public Security Section 9.
The first of the films (referred to as “Borders”) in the series, subtitled Ghost Pain, is scheduled for limited cinematic release in Japan on June 22, 2013.
Anime Type – OVA
Total Episodes – 4
Rating – 6.69
Start Date – 2013-06-22
End Date –