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Season 2

1 Jan. 2004
Two years have past since Section 9 was forcefully disbanded by the Umibozu.
1 Jan. 2004
Night Cruise
Following nuclear World War III and non-nuclear World War IV (also referred to as the Second Vietnam War), Japan passed an act known as the Refugee Special Action Policy, inviting war refugees from all across Asia to enter Japan.
3 Dec. 2005
Cash Eye
A formal investigation into Mr. Todoko has yielded evidence that he may be managing former Secretary General Yakushima's assets.
Natural Enemy
The largest live fire exercise ever conducted by the Japanese Self Defense Force is currently underway in advance of the Prime Minister's planned announcement of the repealing of the Refugee Special Action Policy.
Prime Minister Kayabuki has formally renounced the Refugee Special Action Policy, a move that has drawn much criticism from refugees all over Japan.
The prime suspect behind an attempt to blackmail the Ministry of Energy has turned up dead in Nihima City. Originally presumed to be a victim of a tragic accident; however, a more thorough examination of the body turns up evidence of homicide.
Aramaki is summoned to the Prime Minister's office after plans to ship plutonium from the Uchikon 7 district of the Shonjuku Refugee District were leaked to terrorists.
Fake Food
Tired of being manipulated by Gohda, Aramaki decides to take the initiative and conduct his own investigation on the Individual Eleven case while simultaneously looking into the Cabinet Intelligence Agency.
The failed attempt to secure the ex-GSDA officer for questioning has proven to be the straw that breaks the camels back, as Major Kusanagi decides to go directly into the Cabinet Intelligence Agency database to determine what Gohda is up to without all the added wires and strings.
On his way home from work Togusa becomes involved in a domestic dispute between Yukadi Shisharow and her boyfriend when the lady suddenly trips in front of Togusa's car and screams for help.
Batou and Togusa are testing eight potential new recruits for Section 9.
The Tachikomas locate a stealth gate that can only be accessed through the European Satellite system. After passing through the gate, Boma recovers a suspicious file believed to be the virus that infected The Individual Eleven.
Make Up
Aramaki calls a briefing to discuss the events surrounding the sudden appearance and murder/suicide of the members of The Individual Eleven.
Poker Face
Representatives from the American Empire have arrived in Japan to discuss a new security treaty and Section 9 is one of the various groups assigned to secure the building where the talks are taking place.
Section 9's Tachikoma fleet is down for routine maintenance. While the technicians inspect the fleet, the think tanks begin a philosophical discussion on the Individual Eleven case and the implications and motives behind it.
Another Chance
The Prime Minister calls a meeting of her cabinet to discuss the refugee situation.
Red Data
Following Ishikawa's intelligence reports, the Major heads to Taiwan to investigate a lead on Kuze.
Trans Parent
A patient undergoing a routine medical procedure unexpectedly takes a turn for the worst and the medical staff mount a frantic effort to save him.
Chain Reaction
On Dejima island, a crisis is brewing. The refugees have moved away from Japan in an effort to create an autonomous region they can call their own.
Fabricate Fog
Section 9 regroups from the fire fight and the body of their dead teammate is airlifted out of Dejima.
Batou confronts Kuze in an effort to stop him from leaving with the plutonium, but Kuze proves to be a better fight than Batou and ends up disabling Batou's right leg and left arm and putting Batou out of commission.
Reversal Process
A tactical nuclear device has been discovered in the Kyushu Telecom Tower in the Japanese capital of Fukuoka and some 35 million citizens are subsequently evacuated over a five-day period to allow the Ground Self Defense Army to safely diffuse and remove the device.
4 Dec. 2004
Martial Law
Prime Minister Kayabuki meets with her cabinet to discuss the Fukuoka nuclear bomb incident, but the cabinet has already decided to deploy the army to retrieve the remaining plutonium supposedly hidden on Dejima Island.
4 Dec. 2004
Nuclear Power
The Chief Cabinet Secretary formally relieves the PM from her ministerial duties for her decision to call in the UN to mediate the Dejima crisis.
8 Jan. 2005
This Side of Justice
The Tachikoma units, through the use of a satellite, have spotted an American Empire ballistic missile submarine carrying nuclear submarine-launched ballistic missiles off the coast of Okinawa.
8 Jan. 2005
Endless Gig
The JMSDF lets loose with another round of naval artillery fire and missile strikes as refugees on Dejima attempt to evacuate the island aboard makeshift rafts and boats.

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