The latest chapter in Masamune Shirow's ongoing and groundbreaking
cyberpunk saga, Ghost In The Shell, features four more
thrilling episodes (17 to 20) detailing the exploits of Section
Data: Kusanagi's pursuit of Kuze takes her across the
sea to Taiwan, and straight into danger. After saving a boy
on the run from the Mafia, the Major has little choice but
to stay with him and the pair slowly gains one anothers respect.
However, the boy's impetuous nature sees him try to deal with
the Mafia alone, leading to big problems for the Major and
Parent: The Major and Batou are sent to Berlin to track
down the international terrorist known only as "Angel
Wing", but their appearance attracts attention from an
unexpected source. A young wheelchair-bound girl is intrigued
by Batou, and her curiosity is aroused as she awaits the annual
visit of her father. As the day leading to her father's visit
nears, her curiosity in this enigmatic stranger grows ever
Reaction: Section 9 is back on the trail of the terrorist
Kuze, hacking a refugee cyberbrain hub to trace him to the
stronghold of Dejima. With tensions rising Dejima has declared
its independence and it's into this hostile territory that
the members of Section 9 must go if they have any chance of
tracking down their man. However, the refugees seem to be
expecting them, and it is clear that they won't be getting
anywhere without a fight.
Fog: Still on Kuze's trail, the battered Section 9 agents
head to Etorofu and into another deadly situation. Kuze always
seems to be one step ahead of them, but now things have taken
a very serious turn. He and his followers have been trying
to obtain nuclear material from the Russian Mafia, hoping
that possessing nuclear arms will force Japan to recognise
them. Section 9 may suspect that events are being manipulated
from afar, but they have a race against time if they are to
stop Kuze concluding the deal.
include interview with Kenji Kamiyama (director), Atsuko Tanaka
(Motoko) and Akio Ontsuka (Batou); interview with director
Kenji Kamiyama (director), Koichi Yamadera (Togusa) and Taro
Yamaguchi (Borma); and trailers for other releases.
entertaining addition to the Ghost in the Shell stable.