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Summary: It is a time when, even if nets were to guide all consciousness that had been converted to photons and electrons toward coalescing, standalone individuals have not yet been converted into data to the extent that they can form unique components of a larger complex. Based on the manga by Shirō Masamune and made popular world-wide by Mamoru Oshii's 1995 cyberpunk classic, Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex adds more to the rich, philosophical tale of the fusion between man and machine. The year is 2030 and man and machine are fast becoming fully integrated. Advancements in computer technology that can be melded into both body and mind have become readily available. Criminal acts have entered a new era as well. Exploiting the very systems meant to advance society for the better, criminals have created new ways to get what they desire. Cyberbrains, now very commonplace within society, allow for the abuse of people's minds through hacking. Along with body enhancements come androids that allow for criminals to work their machinations from behind the scenes. As new and more serious forms of crime escalate, more advanced police units are needed to handle these emerging threats. That is why Public Security Section 9, a special task force made up of both flesh and blood humans and mechanical cyborgs, has been assembled. Equipped with the latest technology and advance multipedal tanks called Tachikomas, Section 9 handles high crimes committed against the Japanese people. Each member has their own strong points that come in handy during each mission, but when dealing with such highly advanced criminals, strong points are second only to cold, hard skill. Japanese Title: 「攻殻機動隊 STAND ALONE COMPLEX」 「Kōkaku Kidōtai STAND ALONE COMPLEX」 Literal Translation: Offensive Shell Mobile Unit. Artistic Translation: Mobile Armoured Riot Police. Age Rating: TV-M; 青年 / 成年 - Seinen (Pronounced Say-nen) (Young Adult) / Seinen (Adult). Violence, Language, Nudity, Political Intrigue. Genres: Mecha, Military, Police, Science Fiction, Politics. Intro Theme: 「Inner Universe」by Origa (eps 1-26) 「Rise」by Origa (eps 27-52) Outro Theme: 「Lithium Flower」 by Scott Matthew (eps 1-26) 「Living Inside the Shell」by Steve Conte (eps 27-52) SAC: 1995 Movie Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex takes...
Network: Cartoon Network
Genre(s): Animation, Action & Adventure, Science Fiction
Seasons: 1, 2
Cast Credit
Julie Maddalena Tachikoma
Michael McCarty Ishikawa
William Knight Daisuke Aramaki
William Knight Daisuke Aramaki [US]
Lara Jill Miller Tachikoma
Sherry Lynn Tachikoma
Rebecca Forstadt Tachikoma
Mary Elizabeth McGlynn Motoko Kusanagi
Mary Elizabeth McGlynn Motoko Kusanagi [US]
Melissa Fahn Tachikoma
Dave Wittenberg Saitou
Bob Buchholz Pazu
Crispin Freeman Togusa [US]
Crispin Freeman Togusa [US]
Richard Epcar Batou
Richard Epcar Batou [US]
Sandy Fox Tachikoma
Dean Wain Bouma
Ewan Chung Lab Tech