Palm Pictures | Release Date: March 29, 1996
Summary: In the year 2029, cybernetic government agent, Major Motoko Kusanagi and the Internal Bureau of Investigations are hot on the trail of “The Puppet Master”—a mysterious and threatening computer virus is capable of infiltrating human hosts. Working closely with her fellow agents from Section 9, the Major embarks on a high-tech race against time to capture the omnipresent entity.
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Runtime: 83 min
Rating: TV-MA
Production: Bandai Visual Company
Genres: Action, Sci-Fi, Mystery, Thriller, Animation
Country: Japan
Language: Japanese
Home Release Date: Nov 18, 2003
Director Credit
Mamoru Oshii Director
Writer Credit
Kazunori Itô Writer
Masamune Shirow Writer
Principal Cast Credit
Atsuko Tanaka Motoko Kusanagi
Iemasa Kayumi Project 2501 Aka 'The Puppet Master'
Cast Credit
Akio Ôtsuka Batou
George Celik Old Man
Gina Connell Additional Voices
Ginzô Matsuo Old Man
Hiroshi Yanaka Coroner
Kazuhiro Yamaji Garbage Collector A
Kôichi Yamadera Togusa
Masato Yamanouchi Minister Of Foreign Affairs
Mitsuru Miyamoto Mizuho Daita
Namaki Masakazu Dr.Willis
Richard Cansino Diplomat
Richard Epcar Bateau
Shigeru Chiba Garbage Collector B
Shinji Ogawa Diplomat
Stephen Apostolina Additional Voices
Steve Blum Additional Voices
Steve Bulen Section 9 Staff Cyberneticist/Coroner
Takashi Matsuyama Terrorist
Tamio Ôki Section 9 Department Chief Aramaki (JPN)
Tesshô Genda Director Nakamura
Tom Carlton Garbage Collector A
Toni Burke Additional Voices
Yutaka Nakano Ishikawa
Producer Credit
Andy Frain Executive Producer
Hiroshi Yamazaki Associate Producer
Ken Iyadomi Producer
Ken Matsumoto Producer
Laurence Guinness Associate Producer
Makoto Ibuki Associate Producer
Mitsuhisa Ishikawa Producer
Shigeru Watanabe Producer
Takashi Mogi Executive Producer
Teruo Miyahara Executive Producer
Yasushi Sukeof Associate Producer
Yoshimasa Mizuo Producer