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Ghost in the shell / produced by Kodansha in association with Bandai Visual and Manga Entertainment ; producers, Yoshimasa Mizuo ... [and others] ; director, Mamoru Oshii ; screenplay, Kazunori Ito.

Mizuo, Yoshimasa. (Added Author). Oshii, Mamoru. (Added Author). Itō, Kazunori, 1954- (Added Author). Kōdansha. (Added Author). Bandai Bijuaru Kabushiki Gaisha. (Added Author). Manga Entertainment, Inc. (Added Author). Starz Media. (Added Author). OverDrive, Inc. (Added Author). Animation director, Toshihiko Nishikubo ; music Kenji Kawai. (Cast).

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  • Publisher: [Burbank, Calif.] : Starz Media, [2008]

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General Note:
Downloadable video file.
Title from title screen (viewed July 30, 2008).
Based on the manga by Masamune Shirow.
Japanese version originally produced as a motion picture in 1995 ; English dubbed version produced in 1998.
Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by OverDrive; access may be restricted to users at subscribing institutions.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Animation director, Toshihiko Nishikubo ; music Kenji Kawai.
Summary, etc.:
In a world caught in the grip of information overload, Major Kusanagi is an elite officer and heavily modified cybernetic agent. She is on the trail of a computer-criminal who turns people into human marionettes, controlled by computer. She discovers that his true identity lies at the center of a vast and lethal political conspiracy.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated; mature themes, nudity.
Additional Physical Form available Note:
Also available as DVD.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
System requirements: OverDrive Media Console (file size: 432932 KB).
Language Note:
Dubbed in English.
Subject: Shirow, Masamune > Film adaptations.
Cyborgs > Drama.
Hackers > Drama.
Conspiracies > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Animated films.
Science fiction films.
Feature films.
Animated films.
Science fiction films.
Film adaptations.
Science fiction > Animation.

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