Koukaku Kidoutai Arise: Ghost in the Shell - Border:1 Ghost Pain

Ghost in the Shell: Arise - Border 1: Ghost Pain

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Synonyms: Ghost in the Shell: Arise - Border:1 Ghost Pain
Japanese: 攻殻機動隊ARISE -GHOST IN THE SHELL- border:1 Ghost Pain
English: Ghost in the Shell: Arise - Border 1: Ghost Pain
German: Ghost in the Shell - Arise Border 1 der Film: Ghost Pain
Spanish: Ghost in the Shell - Arise Border 1 la Película: Ghost Pain
French: Ghost in the Shell - Arise Border 1 le Film: Ghost Pain
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Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jun 22, 2013
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: Production I.G
Source: Manga
Genre: Sci-FiSci-Fi
Themes: Adult CastAdult Cast, DetectiveDetective, MechaMecha, PsychologicalPsychological
Duration: 58 min.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 7.441 (scored by 2877428,774 users)
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Ranked: #18912
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #2499
Members: 60,312
Favorites: 67

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The anime's story is set in 2027, one year after the end of the fourth non-nuclear war. New Port City is still reeling from the war's aftermath when it suffers a bombing caused by a self-propelled mine. Then, a military member implicated in arms-dealing bribes is gunned down.

During the investigation, Public Security Section's Daisuke Aramaki encounters Motoko Kusanagi, the cyborg wizard-level hacker assigned to the military's 501st Secret Unit. Batou, a man with the "eye that does not sleep," suspects that Kusanagi is the one behind the bombing. The Niihama Prefectural Police detective Togusa is pursuing his own dual cases of the shooting death and a prostitute's murder. Motoko herself is being watched by the 501st Secret Unit's head Kurutsu and cyborg agents.

(Source: ANN)


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Characters & Voice Actors


Ueda, Youji


Sawashiro, Miyuki


Asano, Mayumi


Hoshino, Takanori


Murata, Masahiko
Director, Storyboard
Kise, Kazuchika
Director, Character Design, Key Animation
Iwanami, Yoshikazu
Sound Director
Ubukata, Tow
Script, Series Composition


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"Jibun ga Inai (じぶんがいない)" by salyu× salyu (サリュバイサリュ)

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