Koukaku Kidoutai Arise: Alternative Architecture


Ghost in the Shell: Arise - Alternative Architecture

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Alternative Titles

English: Ghost in the Shell: Arise - Alternative Architecture
Synonyms: Koukaku Kidoutai: Arise (TV)
Japanese: 攻殻機動隊 ARISE ALTERNATIVE ARCHITECTURE

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 10
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 5, 2015 to Jun 14, 2015
Premiered: Spring 2015
Broadcast: Sundays at 22:30 (JST)
Producers: TOHO animation
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: Production I.G
Source: Manga
Genres: Sci-FiSci-Fi, PolicePolice, PsychologicalPsychological, MechaMecha
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

Statistics

Score: 7.261 (scored by 1205312,053 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #25062
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Popularity: #2554
Members: 36,002
Favorites: 46
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Synopsis

A TV anime version of Ghost in the Shell: Arise. The first eight episodes are an edited version of the four movies while the last two features a new arc called "Pyrophoric Cult."

The plot involves the "Fire Starter" virus explored previously, and introduces the new character Pyromania. The episode will have ties to the upcoming film.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Kusanagi, Motoko

Main
Sakamoto, Maaya
Japanese

Batou

Supporting
Matsuda, Kenichirou
Japanese

Togusa

Supporting
Shingaki, Tarusuke
Japanese

Aramaki, Daisuke

Supporting
Juku, Ikkyuu
Japanese

Saito

Supporting
Nakakuni, Takurou
Japanese

Ishikawa

Supporting
Sakuya, Shunsuke
Japanese

Pazu

Supporting
Ueda, Youji
Japanese

Logicoma

Supporting
Sawashiro, Miyuki
Japanese

Borma

Supporting
Nakai, Kazuya
Japanese

Kurutsu

Supporting
Asano, Mayumi
Japanese

Staff

Kise, Kazuchika
Director, Character Design
Iwanami, Yoshikazu
Sound Director
Sakamoto, Maaya
Theme Song Lyrics, Theme Song Performance
Oyamada, Keigo
Theme Song Arrangement, Theme Song Composition, Music


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Opening Theme

"Anata wo Tamotsu Mono (あなたを保つもの)" by Maaya Sakamoto x Cornelius
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Ending Theme

#1: "Split Spirit" by Yukihiro Takahashi & METAFIVE (Keigo Oyamada × Yoshinori Sunahara × Towa Tei × Tomohiko Kondou × Leo Imai) [高橋幸宏 & METAFIVE (小山田圭吾×砂原良徳×TOWA TEI×ゴンドウトモヒコ×LEO今井)] (eps 1-2)
#2: "Jibun ga Inai (じぶんがいない)" by salyu× salyu (サリュバイサリュ) (eps 3-4)
#3: "Soto wa Senjou da yo (外は戦場だよ)" by Ichiko Aoba (青葉市子) (eps 5-6)
#4: "Heart Grenade" by Sean Lennon and Cornelius (eps 7-8)
#5: "Ghost in the Shell Arise" by Cornelius (eps 9-10)



Mar 24, 2017
BlackSwordsman09 (All reviews)
What makes us human? A body made out of flesh and blood? Emotions? These are the kind of questions we ask ourselves when we look at the complex universe of Ghost in The Shell.
Ghost in the shell alternative architecture is a 10 episode series that covers a more condensed version of the 4 Arise Borders 1,2,3,4 movies plus a new story arc, each divided in 2 episodes.
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The Story: Section 9 solving different cases that involve cyberterrorism, ghost hacking and government corruption. Issues that are the main focus of the series.
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The Art: gorgeous to look at. A beautiful futuristic world full of color from the read more
Apr 1, 2020
poemofdevil (All reviews)
I liked this a lot as it had many of the great elements from GiTS that I've come to love.

A lot of wonderful action scenes? Check.
Beautiful animation? Check.
Fantastic soundtrack? Check.
Fun interactions between all of Motoko's squad? Check.
Fun interactions with the the support bots (Logicomas in this series)? Check.
The usual fun hacking/diving/net/cyber and philosophical elements? Check.
Political espionage? Check.

I had a blast most of the time watching this. That said, there's one big glaring issue that hurts this series somewhat. A lot of the plot in many of these episodes is extremely convoluted. Episodes 7 and 8 in particular have some of the most convoluted hard read more

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