Ghost In The Shell: Stand Alone Complex 1

by Yu Kinutani
Ghost In The Shell: Stand Alone Complex 1
  • ISBN-13: 9781935429852
  • Author(s): Yu Kinutani
  • Subject: Graphic novels: Manga
  • Publisher: Kodansha Comics
  • Imprint: Kodansha Comics
  • Publication Date: 24-05-2011
  • Format: p/b

Availability: Available

£9.99
Stand Alone Complex takes place in the year 2030, in the fictional Japanese city of New Port. The story follows the members of Public Security Section 9, a special-operations task-force made up of former military officers and police detectives. The manga presents individual cases that Section 9 investigates, along with an ongoing, more serious investigation into the serial killer and hacker known only as "The Laughing Man."

When a high-ranking government official is kidnapped, the Prime Minister must call in his top crime fighting force known as Section 9 Lead by the beautiful (and deadly) Major Kusanagi, the cybernetically enhanced squad must use all their skill to take down the kidnappers and rescue the hostages. But that's only half of the mission; can Kusanagi and company find out who's behind the kidnapping, and, more importantly, just what they're after? Find out in this thrilling first volume of The Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex.

The Ghost in the Shell is one of the most popular anime created, commonly considered as a classic of modern anime and manga. It has been out of print since mid-2008, and there has been a huge demand for the book to return. The story has currently been adapted into two animated films, three anime television series, three video games and several novels.
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Stand Alone Complex takes place in the year 2030, in the fictional Japanese city of New Port. The story follows the members of Public Security Section 9, a special-operations task-force made up of former military officers and police detectives. The manga presents individual cases that Section 9 investigates, along with an ongoing, more serious investigation into the serial killer and hacker known only as "The Laughing Man."

When a high-ranking government official is kidnapped, the Prime Minister must call in his top crime fighting force known as Section 9 Lead by the beautiful (and deadly) Major Kusanagi, the cybernetically enhanced squad must use all their skill to take down the kidnappers and rescue the hostages. But that's only half of the mission; can Kusanagi and company find out who's behind the kidnapping, and, more importantly, just what they're after? Find out in this thrilling first volume of The Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex.

The Ghost in the Shell is one of the most popular anime created, commonly considered as a classic of modern anime and manga. It has been out of print since mid-2008, and there has been a huge demand for the book to return. The story has currently been adapted into two animated films, three anime television series, three video games and several novels.

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