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Kôkaku kidôtai: Stand Alone Complex Solid State Society (2006)

A.D. 2034. It has been two years since Motoko Kusanagi left Section 9. Togusa is now the new leader of the team, that has considerably increased its appointed personnel. The expanded new ... See full summary »

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Kenji Kamiyama

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Shirow Masamune (comic) (as Masamune Shirow), Kenji Kamiyama (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Atsuko Tanaka ... Motoko Kusanagi / Kuroma (voice)
Osamu Saka Osamu Saka ... Daisuke Aramaki (voice)
Akio Ôtsuka ... Batou (voice)
Kôichi Yamadera ... Togusa (voice)
Yutaka Nakano Yutaka Nakano ... Ishikawa (voice)
Tôru Ohkawa Tôru Ohkawa ... Saito (voice)
Takashi Onozuka Takashi Onozuka ... Paz (voice)
Tarô Yamaguchi Tarô Yamaguchi ... Borma (voice) (as Taro Yamaguchi)
Sakiko Tamagawa Sakiko Tamagawa ... Tachikoma (voice)
Oki Sugiyama Oki Sugiyama ... Proto (voice)
Masahiro Ogata Masahiro Ogata ... Azuma (voice)
Eri Oono Eri Oono ... Operator (voice)
Eiji Sekiguchi Eiji Sekiguchi ... Akafuku (voice)
Yoshiko Sakakibara ... Kayabuki (voice)
Tesshô Genda ... Nakamura Bucho (voice)
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Storyline

A.D. 2034. It has been two years since Motoko Kusanagi left Section 9. Togusa is now the new leader of the team, that has considerably increased its appointed personnel. The expanded new Section 9 confronts a rash of complicated incidents, and investigations reveal that an ultra-wizard hacker nicknamed the "Puppet Master" is behind the entire series of events. Written by Anonymous

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Official Sites:

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

23 November 2012 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Ghost in the Shell: Solid State Society See more »

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Budget:

JPY 360,000,000 (estimated)
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Production Co:

Production I.G. See more »
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

As part of the Nissan sponsorship, the movie features two concept cars designed by Nissan. The character Togusa drives a white Nissan's Sport Concept hatchback, and both Togusa and Aramaki travel in Nissan's six seater Infiniti Kuraza. Nissan's six seater Infiniti Kuraza's license plate is 3923 which read as san-kyuu-ni-san (in Japanese) or "Thank you Nissan". See more »

Quotes

Daisuke Aramaki: Batou! Are you listening to me Batou?
Batou: Yeah, I'm listening.
Daisuke Aramaki: Just where are you?
Batou: We found the body of the 13th tattooed man.
Daisuke Aramaki: Is it another suicide?
Batou: Yeah.
Batou: The place looks a lot like our own safe houses. It's probably one of their hideouts.
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Soundtracks

Date of Rebirth
(Ending theme)
Performed by Origa
Music and arrangement by Yôko Kanno
Lyrics by Origa
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Didn't like it as much as most people
24 May 2017 | by ericstevensonSee all my reviews

I feel bad for not loving this movie. Don't get me wrong, it was definitely a good movie for me, but I just thought that the other entries were better. I was complaining about how the last movie was a bit hard to follow, but I think this film had the opposite problem. I think it was too clear and it took away a lot of the mystery. Of course, the animation is completely flawless as you would expect from this series. It's great to see a movie series that's been consistently good. I was disappointed that Motoko didn't appear more. Of course, Batou is still pretty entertaining on its own.

It's just that this film was lacking the action of the previous two films. I also wish that there was more philosophical dialogue. Still, they certainly had great voice work and good talking. If you're a fan of "Ghost In The Shell", you really should see this. The colors are just so gorgeous in this movie. We even get some pretty tender moments involving little kids. I guess if you want to make us care you have to have the lives of a children at stake. It certainly worked here. It was still pretty creative. ***


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