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Ghost in the Shell: Arise - Border:2 Ghost Whispers


Alternative Titles

English: Ghost in the Shell: Arise - Border:2 Ghost Whispers
Synonyms: Koukaku Kidoutai Arise: Ghost in the Shell - Border:2 Ghost Whispers
Japanese: 攻殻機動隊ARISE -GHOST IN THE SHELL- border:2 Ghost Whispers

Information

Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Nov 30, 2013
Producers: None found, add some
Studios: Production I.G
Source: Unknown
Duration: 56 min.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

Statistics

Score: 7.761 (scored by 11,334 users)
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Ranked: #9072
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Popularity: #1750
Members: 21,597
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Synopsis

Second movie of Ghost in the Shell: Arise.

Freed of her responsibilities with the 501 Organization, Motoko Kusanagi must now learn how to take orders from Aramaki. Someone hacks the Logicomas, and Batou enlists the help of former army intelligence officer Ishikawa and former air artillery expert Borma. Kusanagi also seeks to enlist ace sniper Saito and undercover cop Paz into the new Public Security Section 9. The two groups rival each other in a case involving a man who receives false memories of a refugee transport operation.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Kusanagi, Motoko
Kusanagi, Motoko
Main
Sakamoto, Maaya
Japanese
Sakamoto, Maaya
Batou
Batou
Main
Matsuda, Kenichirou
Japanese
Matsuda, Kenichirou
Saito
Saito
Supporting
Nakakuni, Takurou
Japanese
Nakakuni, Takurou
Aramaki, Daisuke
Aramaki, Daisuke
Supporting
Juku, Ikkyuu
Japanese
Juku, Ikkyuu

Staff

Takeuchi, Atsushi
Takeuchi, Atsushi
Director
Iwanami, Yoshikazu
Iwanami, Yoshikazu
Sound Director
Tada, Shunsuke
Tada, Shunsuke
Storyboard
Fukunaga, Gen
Fukunaga, Gen
Executive Producer

Edit Opening Theme

"GHOST IN THE SHELL ARISE" by Cornelius

Edit Ending Theme

"Soto wa Senjou da yo (外は戦場だよ)" by Ichiko Aoba (青葉市子)



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Stark700
Nov 30, 2013
From street to street, coast to coast, world to world, there is one cyberpunk franchise most anime fanatics may be familiar with. The Ghost in the Shell is one such franchise that has revolutionized itself and became an epitome of what cyberpunk is. The style, portrayal of its characters, its high tech setting, and story building are just a few characteristics that defines what GITS was. The franchaise itself has inspired an expansion to what’s known as Ghost in the Shell Arise, a four-part saga consisting of an ongoing story involving Motoko "Major" Kusanagi, a mysterious woman involved with Section 9. As an adaptation expansion, read more
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sgtgs42
Dec 3, 2013
It's time to write a review. Ghost in the Shell Arise II: Ghost whispers. This "episode" was extremely stylized to say the least. Everything from extreme camera angles to (tasteful) use of slow motion, this episode was really some great eye candy. More and more I'm liking the new art style, and the animation is more fluid than the water in my cup.

The story, as all GitS stories, is pretty complex. A good understanding of how this universe works is a prerequisite to being able to enjoy this particular story. The story had some strong elements of the puppet master woven in, with issues read more
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Po_and_Dong
Aug 11, 2014
Ghost in the Shell: Arise - Border:2 Ghost Whispers is very similar to the first Arise episode in presentation. That is to say, it is basically a stand alone GiTS story revolving around the redesigned cast as the quirk. I don't think this Arise episode is as good as the first one, but it was good enough in my opinion.

Ghost Whispers is even more bombastic, colorful, and stylish than the first Arise episode, and much more so than the somewhat similar Stand Alone Complex. This episode is about 90% action scenes, and they are all well choreographed and look excellent with this well budgeted animation read more
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thefunkhunter
Dec 8, 2014
Not a huge fan of the first episode, but border 2 picks up the pace. We get to see the coming the together of the SAC unit. For Better or Worse border 2 feels like a classic GITS. "Ghost" and spiritual themes are brought up again but with no elaboration on those themes to add. We get a solid story vague, and a little characterization on each member of the SAC unit. But no complex characters, they are only stactic cut outs meant to serve to the overly dense plot. The plot is nothing the gits series hasn't done before along with its spiritual undertones. read more
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