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Anime Profile: ARISE: Ghost in the Shell

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ARISE: Ghost in the ShellKōkaku Kidōtai Arise (攻殻機動隊ARISE)ARISE: Ghost in the Shell
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Ghost in the Shell: Arise
4 OVA Episodes4 OVA Episodes
October 21, 2014July 22 2013–September 6, 2014
FUNimationProduction IG, Bandai Visual, Kodansha, TOHO, Dentsu Inc.
Masamune Shirow
Kazuchika Kise (chief director), Atsushi Takeuchi, Masahiko Murata, Susumu Kudo
Action, Myster, Sci-Fi, SuspenseAction, Myster, Sci-Fi, Suspense
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Motoko KusanagiMotoko Kusanagi
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Batou ⊕ Batou ⊕
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Borma ⊕ Borma ⊕
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Colonel Kazuya Soga ⊕ Colonel Kazuya Soga ⊕
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Last I checked, this anime was available on DVD at Amazon.

Characters: ARISE: Ghost in the Shell

English Name
Japanese Name
English Name
Japanese Name
Motoko Kusanagi Motoko Kusanagi Logicoma ⊕ Logicoma ⊕
Batou ⊕ Batou ⊕ Mamuro ⊕ Mamuro ⊕
Borma ⊕ Borma ⊕ Paz ⊕ Paz ⊕
Colonel Kazuya Soga ⊕ Colonel Kazuya Soga ⊕ Saito ⊕ Saito ⊕
Daisuke Aramaki ⊕ Daisuke Aramaki ⊕ Togusa ⊕ Togusa ⊕
Dr. Zhinzhee Bekka Arr Thied ⊕ Dr. Zhinzhee Bekka Arr Thied ⊕ Tsumugi ⊕ Tsumugi ⊕
Ibachi ⊕ Ibachi ⊕ Tsumugi ⊕ Tsumugi ⊕
Ishikawa ⊕ Ishikawa ⊕

Description: ARISE: Ghost in the Shell

ARISE: Ghost in the Shell is an OVA series that tells of the origins of Motoko Kusanagi and the creation of Section 9. Taking place in 2027, following the events of World War IV, Kusanagi is a Master Hacker who encounters Public Security official Daisuke Aramaki during a murder case they are both investigating. Hiring her for incredible talents, they encounter other individuals who will soon become the cybernetic investigators known as Section 9. However, trust is a limited commodity and Motoko will soon learn what it means to work as a team as they encounter many technological threats to the stability of Japan.

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