Director: Mamoru Oshii
Writer: Kazunori Ito
Starring: Atsuko Tanaka, Akio Otsuka, Tamio Oki
Released: 1995
Rating: (M)
Runtime: 82 minutes
Story: 2029 - A female cybernetic government agent, Major Motoko Kusanagi, and the Internal Bureau of Investigations are hot on the trail of "The Puppet Master", a mysterious and threatening computer virus capable of infiltrating human hosts. Together, with her fellow agents from Section 9, they embark on a high-tech race against time to capture the omnipresent entity.

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Atsuko Tanaka Major Motoko Kusanagi
Akio Otsuka Bato
Tamio Oki Section 9 Department Chief Aramaki
Iemasa Kayumi Project 2501 aka 'The Puppet Master'
Koichi Yamadera Togusa
Tessho Genda Section 6 Department Chief Nakamura