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Koukaku Kidoutai: Stand Alone Complex 2nd GIG - Tachikoma na Hibi

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English: Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex 2nd GIG - Tachikomatic Days
Synonyms: Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex 2nd GIG - Tachikoma Specials
Japanese: 攻殻機動隊 STAND ALONE COMPLEX: Section9 Science File “タチコマな日々”


Type: Special
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Sep 10, 2004 to Sep 27, 2006
Producers: None found, add some
Studios: Production I.G
Source: Unknown
Genres: Sci-Fi, Comedy, Mecha
Duration: 1 min. per ep.
Rating: PG - Children


Score: 7.291 (scored by 7,713 users)
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Ranked: #25392
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Popularity: #3250
Members: 17,041
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Tachikomatic Days is a series of comedic shorts attached to the end of every episode of Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex 2nd GIG. The shorts feature the antics of the Tachikoma think tanks of Section 9 and usually involve plot points. The average short time is a little over a minute.


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Apr 10, 2010
Seriphim (All reviews)
So. . .where to start?

Tachikoma na Hibi, and I have to repeat the summary, is basically a mini series which appeared at the end of every GITSSAC 2nd gig episode. To be fair, this series was a fun extra, although I was embarassed everytime it popped up at the end of the episodes.

It is a series made of randomness in it's entirety. It uses the loveable Tachikima's and gives them strange scenarios. Perhaps to younger viewers they are highly enjoyable, and to the odd lover of the Tachikoma's, but to me, I felt it took away the intensity of the series. One moment you read more
Dec 16, 2010
kurzweil1024 (All reviews)
Stand Alone Complex was based on Yoshiki Sakurai’s 2001 Media Ecology dissertation “The Whereabouts of the Other in the Future of Human-Robot Interaction” (「他我を宿す条件 ~人間・ロボット間コミュニケーションの行方~」).

It is about how the phenomenon of THE LAUGHING MAN — unique minds becoming individual components of a complex system acting as one collective consciousness (memes), and the phenomenon of THE TACHIKOMA — perfect machine copies of each other evolving individual differences, are the two inevitable consequences of data synchronization.

The interaction between these antithetical phenomena is explored on a literary level in Stand Alone Complex, and political in 2nd GiG.

Stand Alone Complex is the most cerebral anything anywhere, and it has read more


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