Koukaku Kidoutai Arise: Another Mission

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Synonyms: Ghost in the Shell: Arise - Another Mission


Type: Special
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jun 4, 2013
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Production I.G
Source: Unknown
Genres: ActionAction, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Themes: Adult CastAdult Cast, DetectiveDetective, MechaMecha
Duration: 3 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.501 (scored by 36233,623 users)
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Ranked: #65602
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Popularity: #5574
Members: 11,011
Favorites: 6

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The premise of the story: "Snatch the rebel elements' secret data using the Surface! There is a leak saying that the giant coporation Ishimiya Industry will commit an act of international terrorism, and Motoko Kusanagi and the Armored Riot Police head out to seize the plug data!"

(Source: ANN)

A short animation for promoting Microsoft's Surface tablet in Japan.


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Kusanagi, Motoko






Aramaki, Daisuke











Shirow, Masamune
Original Creator
Kise, Kazuchika
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Sep 29, 2013
This is a 3 minute and 1 second ad for the Microsoft Surface tablet; nothing more, nothing less.

Story (1): They don't speak so let's face it, there is no story.

Art (10): Everything you'd expect from Ghost In The Shell plus some serious polish.

Sound (10): Music and sound effects, no speech. Full 3d surround sound.

Character (10): The major is in this short, who else do you need?

Nov 28, 2013
It's shameless advertising for the Windows Surface RT.

The commercial is completely ridiculous when you take into account that they're cyborgs who have no need for tablets and that this tablet would be around 15 years old in the timeline of the story.

That being said, it did a great job of pumping up excitement before the OVAs started coming out. The animation is incredible. The music and sound effects greatly compliment the commercial. The action scenes are ridiculously over the top.

It may be a downright-silly commercial but it sure is exciting to watch.
May 20, 2017
Another Mission is an advertisement for Microsoft Surface RT tablet, the why for the lenght of three minutes, three minutes who are better than some twelve long-episodes anime. Budget can do wonders, and as of example, at least now I am aware of the full title of this product. I would as well acclamate Microsoft for cibling the perfect demographic target by using one of the most known mecha and sci-fi pieces of animation, for something as geeky yet casual as a tablet can be.

Story (7) :

The premise strikes perfectly, and it revolves around some leaks of data. Although other reviews pointed out about the ...

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