Motoko KUSANAGI

Aka: The Major

Gender: Female
Hair Color: Purple
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Motoko KUSANAGI

Motoko Kusanagi (or the Major) is the second in command of the elite counter-terrorism organisation that is know as Section 9. A complete cyborg, Motoko underwent the conversion from human at a young age, and feels comfortable in her synthetic body. Her legendary hacking, combat, and leadership skills have won her the admiration of her unit, her superiors, and much of the government.

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Anime Roles

Channel 5.5 2nd Season Main
Ghost in the Shell Main
Ghost in the Shell 2.0 Main
Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence Minor
Ghost in the Shell: Arise Main
Ghost in the Shell: Arise - Alternative Architecture Main
Ghost in the Shell: Arise - Another Mission Main
Ghost in the Shell Arise Episode: [.jp] Main
Ghost in the Shell: Nyuumon Arise Minor
Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045 Main
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex Main
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex 2nd Gig Main
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex - Individual Eleven Main
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex - Solid State Society Main
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex - Tachikoma Days Minor Non-Speaking Role
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex - The Laughing Man Main
Ghost in the Shell: The New Movie Main

Manga Roles

Ghost in the Shell Main
Ghost in the Shell 1.5: Human-Error Processor Minor
Ghost in the Shell 2: Man-Machine Interface Main
Ghost in the Shell Arise: Sleepless Eye Main
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex Main
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex - The Laughing Man Main

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RadicalShiba Oct 16, 2020

Ghost in the Shell '95 offers this incredible sense of depth that virtually no other anime can even approach. From the voice acting to the music to the themes and even the visual shading, there's just so much done to give the movie a atmosphere of introspection and reflection. It'd be hard to "descirbe" Mokoto as a character, but at the same time... from the short period we spend with her in the movie, you're left with this feeling of character that's remarkably difficult to quantify. It's an incredible achievement, taking full advantage of what film can provide over text as a storytelling medium. It's hard to track the specific steps taken to develop her personality, but there's so many moments that come across almost as experimental tone pieces that develop this immaterial connetion between audience and chacter. I can't wait to watch Stand Alone Complex, but, on the strenghth of the movie alone, she's burned into my mind forever.

Also, I want her to crush me with her robot thighs, hnggg

MisakiSimp Mar 27, 2020

Best mommy android.

Mayank Dec 12, 2019

They ruined her character design with ARISE, and they'll probably ruin her even more with the new Netflix revival. S

DormantDoll Feb 12, 2017

Like other characters in Ghost in the Shell, hardly fleshed out at all.. But she was nonetheless interesting to watch 

TheIceQueen Dec 4, 2015

She is one of the coolest anime characters of all time 

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