Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex

Alt title: Koukaku Kidoutai STAND ALONE COMPLEX

TV (26 eps)
2002 - 2003
Fall 2002
4.39 out of 5 from 22,565 votes
Rank #248

It is the year 2029, and as many rush to embrace the changes that cybernetic technology bring to mankind, the seedier side of humanity is even quicker to take advantage of it. This series follows Public Peace Section 9, a government organization that plays behind the scenes to stop the worst of these criminals. Join Major Motoko Kusanagi and her team as they take you through an incredibly vivid world filled with plots of such depth and intrigue as is seldom seen.

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UncannyDoom Jun 29, 2012
Score 9.5/10

Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex had long been one of those anime I always heard about and knew about. It seems the reception is nothing but varying positives and even though it came out years ago, I never got around to it when I really should have. But now that the time finally came and went, I have to say, better late than never. Stand Alone Complex, despite being nearly a decade old, still holds... read more

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SixShooter Aug 31, 2015
Score 8.3/10

This is a spoiler-free review. That being said, there may be some spoilers related to the original 1995 movie. You should watch the movie anyway before viewing SAC.
This is going to be more detailed than my usual reviews due to my potentially controversial opinion. Overall: 8.25/10 - Ghost in the Shell SAC is a series that still lives up to modern standards despite its age. Animation and sound are well... read more

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