Saturday Matinee: Ghost in the Shell

“Ghost in the Shell” (1995) is a cyberpunk anime directed by Mamoru Oshii and based on the manga of the same name by Masamune Shirow. Set in 2029 Japan, the plot centers on Motoko Kusanagi, a cyborg public-security agent hunting a mysterious hacker known as the Puppet Master who has manipulated the minds of cyborg-human hybrids. With her partner Batou she corners the hacker, but questions about her own identity sends her quest in an unforeseen direction.

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