Ghost in the Shell: Arise
“ARISE” is set in 2027 A.D. making it a prequel to the original Ghost in the Shell.
The first installment entitled border:1 Ghost Pain revolves around an investigation into the recently deceased Lieutenant Colonel Mamuro—suspected of taking bribes and engaging in arms dealing. The investigation by Aramaki leads him to Kusanagi, and with it—Batou, Togusa, and Paz.
border:2 Ghost Whispers revolves around a man who receives
false memories of a refugee transport operation.
In border:3 Ghost Tears the team investigates a terrorist
organization whose symbol is the Scylla.
In the finale border:4 Ghost Stands Alone a cyberbrain infection is released by the terrorist “Fire Starter.” A unit led by Makoto Kusanagi entrusts the suppression of the situation to their ghosts and aims for their own justice. As Kusanagi deals with the incident, she draws near to what the ghosts were seeking.
Video: Blu-ray / 1280×720 / H.264 (MP4)
Audio: Japanese / 5.1-Channels (AC-3) / 2-Channel (AAC)
Subtitles: English (THORA fansubs) / Hardcoded
border:1 Ghost Pain
border:2 Ghost Whispers
border:3 Ghost Tears