Questions tagged [ghost-in-the-shell]

For questions on the 1995 anime movie Ghost in the Shell (known in Japan as Mobile Armored Riot Police: Ghost in the Shell. The film was written by Kazunori Itō and directed by Mamoru Oshii and stars the voices of Atsuko Tanaka, Akio Ōtsuka, and Iemasa Kayumi. NOTE: Do not use for the 2017 live action movie.

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Is the new live-action Ghost In The Shell movie a composite?

Inspired by this question: Differences between the Ghost in the Shell anime and Live action I'm wondering if the new movie was meant to be a mash-up of everything in the GitS universe? Details below. ...
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Who is the woman Kusanagi saw during the ferry scene?

In the ferry scene in Ghost in the Shell (1995), Kusanagi Motoko saw a woman in a cafe that bears resemblance to her. Who is this woman? What is her significance in the scene?
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Do I need to watch the anime or read the manga before seeing the 2017 movie?

I will probably watch the Ghost in the shell movie next week. Do I need to watch the anime or read the manga before seeing the movie? Will it give me a better understanding of the movie it's story, ...
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Why does the Puppet Master want to merge with Major?

In Ghost in the Shell (1995), there appears to be 3 intelligent forms Type 1: a completely organic person. Example: section 9's chief Type 2: a brain from a type 1 + some codes + a bio-mechanical ...