Ghost In The Shell: Stand Alone Complex 5

by Yu Kinutani
Ghost In The Shell: Stand Alone Complex 5
  • ISBN-13: 9781612625560
  • Author(s): Yu Kinutani
  • Subject: Graphic novels: Manga
  • Publisher: Kodansha Comics
  • Imprint: Kodansha Comics
  • Publication Date: 22-05-2014
  • Format: p/b

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£9.99
A cyborg action manga set far in the future based on the seminal classic manga, The Ghost in the Shell (also published by Kodansha).

The Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex originally aired on Cartoon Network as a 26 episode anime series. This manga adaptation is sure to draw fans of the anime and the original The Ghost in the Shell movie and manga.

Yu Kinutani's adaptation of the hit anime series Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex (in turn inspired by the landmark manga by Masamune Shirow) continues to be as gripping as ever. Set in the year 2030 in the fictional Japanese city of New Port, the story follows 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.

This is the first new material related to The Ghost in the Shell to be published in over a decade. In Japan, the first volume has sold 70,000 copies, while the second has sold 60,000!

About the book

A cyborg action manga set far in the future based on the seminal classic manga, The Ghost in the Shell (also published by Kodansha).

The Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex originally aired on Cartoon Network as a 26 episode anime series. This manga adaptation is sure to draw fans of the anime and the original The Ghost in the Shell movie and manga.

Yu Kinutani's adaptation of the hit anime series Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex (in turn inspired by the landmark manga by Masamune Shirow) continues to be as gripping as ever. Set in the year 2030 in the fictional Japanese city of New Port, the story follows 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.

This is the first new material related to The Ghost in the Shell to be published in over a decade. In Japan, the first volume has sold 70,000 copies, while the second has sold 60,000!

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