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Motoko Kusanagi (Character)
from Ghost in the Shell (1995)

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Ghost in the Shell -- A female cyborg cop and her partner hunt a mysterious and powerful hacker called the Puppet Master.

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Biography:
Major Motoko Kusanagi is the main protagonist in Masamune... See more »
Alternate Names:
Kusanagi as a Girl / Major / Major Motoko Kusanagi / Motoko

Filmography

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  1. Ghost in the Shell (2017) Played by Scarlett Johansson (as Major) / Kaori Yamamoto (as Motoko)
  2. Ghost in the Shell: The Movie - Virtual Reality Diver (2016) Played by Maaya Sakamoto
    ... aka "Kôkaku kidôtai: Shin gekijô-ban - Virtual Reality Diver" - Japan (original title)
  3. Ghost in the Shell Arise: Border 5 - Pyrophoric Cult (2015) (TV) Played by Maaya Sakamoto
  4. Ghost in the Shell: The New Movie (2015) Played by Maaya Sakamoto / Elizabeth Maxwell
    ... aka "Kôkaku Kidôtai" - USA (original title)
    ... aka "Ghost in the Shell" - International (English title) (imdb display title)
  5. "Ghost in the Shell Arise: Alternative Architecture" (2015) TV series Played by Maaya Sakamoto
    ... aka "Koukaku Kidoutai Arise: Alternative Architecture" - Japan (original title)
  6. Ghost in the Shell Arise: Border 4 - Ghost Stands Alone (2014) Played by Maaya Sakamoto / Elizabeth Maxwell
  7. Ghost in the Shell Arise: Border 3 - Ghost Tears (2014) Played by Maaya Sakamoto / Elizabeth Maxwell
  8. Ghost in the Shell Arise: Border 2 - Ghost Whisper (2013) Played by Maaya Sakamoto / Elizabeth Maxwell
  9. Ghost in the Shell Arise: Border 1 - Ghost Pain (2013) Played by Maaya Sakamoto / Elizabeth Maxwell
  10. Ghost in the Shell S.A.C. Solid State Society 3D (2011) Played by Atsuko Tanaka
    ... aka "Kôkaku kidôtai S.A.C. Solid State Society 3D" - Japan (original title)

  11. Ghost in the Shell 2.0 (2008) Played by Atsuko Tanaka / Maaya Sakamoto / Mimi Woods
    ... aka "Kôkaku kidôtai 2.0" - Japan (original title)
  12. Kôkaku kidôtai: Stand Alone Complex Solid State Society (2006) (TV) Played by Atsuko Tanaka / Mary Elizabeth McGlynn
    ... aka "Ghost in the Shell: Solid State Society" - Australia (imdb display title), Canada (English title) (imdb display title), Japan (English title) (imdb display title), USA (DVD title)
    ... aka "Ghost in the Shell 3" - USA (informal title)
    ... aka "Ghost in the Shell Stand Alone Complex: Solid State Society" - Ireland (English title) (imdb display title)
  13. Ghost in the Shell: S.A.C. 2nd GIG - Individual Eleven (2006) (V) Played by Alison Matthews (as Major Motoko Kusanagi) / Atsuko Tanaka (as Major Motoko Kusanagi)
    ... aka "Kôkaku kidôtai: S.A.C. 2nd GIG - Individual eleven" - Japan (original title)
  14. Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex - The Laughing Man (2005) (V) Played by Alison Matthews (as Major Motoko Kusanagi) / Atsuko Tanaka (as Major Motoko Kusanagi)
    ... aka "Kôkaku kidôtai: Stand alone complex - The laughing man" - Japan (original title)
  15. "Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex"
    ... aka "Kôkaku kidôtai: Stand Alone Complex" - Japan (original title)
    ... aka "Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex 2nd Gig" - USA (second season title)
        - Endless Gig (2005) TV episode, Played by Mary Elizabeth McGlynn (as Major Motoko Kusanagi)
        - This Side of Justice (2005) TV episode, Played by Mary Elizabeth McGlynn (as Major Motoko Kusanagi)
        - Nuclear Power (2004) TV episode, Played by Mary Elizabeth McGlynn (as Major Motoko Kusanagi)
        - Martial Law (2004) TV episode, Played by Mary Elizabeth McGlynn (as Major Motoko Kusanagi)
        - Embarrassment (2004) TV episode, Played by Mary Elizabeth McGlynn (as Major Motoko Kusanagi)
          (47 more)
  16. Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence (2004/I) Played by Mary Elizabeth McGlynn / Atsuko Tanaka (as Major Motoko Kusanagi)
    ... aka "Innocence" - Japan (original title)
    ... aka "Innocence: Ghost in the Shell" - International (English title) (imdb display title)

  17. Ghost in the Shell (1995) Played by Atsuko Tanaka / Maaya Sakamoto (as Kusanagi as a Girl) / Mimi Woods (as Major Motoko Kusanagi)
    ... aka "Kôkaku Kidôtai" - Japan (original title)
    ... aka "Armored Riot Police" - International (English title) (alternative title), USA (alternative title)
Video-game:
  1. Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex - First Assault Online (2017) (VG) Played by Mary Elizabeth McGlynn
    ... aka "First Assault" - USA (short title)
    ... aka "First Assault Online" - USA (short title)

  2. Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex (2004) (VG) Played by Mary Elizabeth McGlynn (as Major Motoko Kusanagi)
    ... aka "Kôkaku kidôtai: Stand Alone Complex" - Japan (original title)

  3. Ghost in the Shell (1997) (VG) Played by Hiromi Tsuru (as Major Motoko Kusanagi) / Mimi Woods (as Major Motoko Kusanagi)
    ... aka "Kôkaku kidôtai" - Japan (original title)

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Quotes:
From Ghost in the Shell (1995)
Puppet Master: I refer to myself as an intelligent life form because I am sentient and I am able to recognize my own existence, but in my present state I am still incomplete. I lack the most basic processes inherent in all living organisms: reproducing and dying.
Major Motoko Kusanagi: But you can copy yourself.
Puppet Master: A copy is just an identical image. There is the possibility that a single virus could destroy an entire set of systems and copies do not give rise to variety and originality. Life perpetuates itself through diversity and this includes the ability to sacrifice itself when necessary...
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