TV-MA | | Animation, Action, Crime
A cyborg policewoman and her partner hunt a mysterious and powerful hacker called the Puppet Master.
The circularly arranged buildings in the opening scene, are actually a cloverleaf elevated motor-freeway intersection exchange of two major motor-expressways in New Port City. Major Motoko Kusanagi of Public Security (Section 9) has infiltrated the roof while the Republic of Gavel's diplomat secretly conspires to spirit computer programmer Mizuho Daita out of Japan's sphere-of-influence in order to identify the mysterious subject of Gavel's study, Project 2501. The fish in the windows are privacy LED opaque images which Kusanagi shoots out in order to sight and kill Daita.
In the near future: Corporate networks reach out to the stars, electrons and light flow throughout the universe. - The advance of computerisation, however, has not yet wiped out nations and ethnic groups.
Dispatcher: To all units: Code 2-0-8 in district C-13, ...
During the opening assassination scene, Nakamura gets blood splattered on his face and suit. As he approaches the window in the following shots, the blood is no longer there.
Batou is reffered to as Bateau in the English dubbed version.
$2,736 4 February 1996