Anime List (Categorized as "Cyberpunk") Sort '; Name (A-Z) Name (Z-A) Last Updated Oldest Updated Most Popular Most Popular (Weekly) Most Popular (Monthly) Least Popular Last Added Early Added Top Rating Lowest Rating N/A Ghost in the Shell In the year 2029, the barriers of our world have been broken down by the net and by cybernetics, but this brings new vulnerability to humans in the form of brain-hacking. When a highly-wanted hacker known as \'The Puppetmaster\' begins involving them in politics, Section 9, a group of cybernetically enhanced cops, are called in to investigate and stop the Puppetmaster. The pursuit will call into question what makes a human and what is the Puppetmaster in a world where the distinction between human and machine is increasingly blurry. N/A Ghost in the Shell 2.0 Mamoru Oshii\'s first Ghost in the Shell cyberspace film will return to five Japanese theaters in an enhanced Ghost in the Shell 2.0 edition on July 12. The new edition will include new computer graphics and digital effects for some scenes and a reunion of most of the cast members for a new 6.1 surround sound recording. Academy-Award-winning sound mixer/editor Randy Thom (Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence, The Incredibles, The Right Stuff) has overseen the new soundtrack with Kenji Kawai\'s original music and a final mix that has been produced at Thom and Lucas Digital\'s Skywalker Sound studio in California. In the new edition, the enigmatic Puppet Master character will be played by Yoshiko Sakakibara (Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence\'s Harraway, Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex\'s Prime Minister Yoko Kayabuki). Iemasa Kayumi (Giant Robo\'s Chief Chuujou Shizuo, RahXephon\'s Ernst Von BÃ¤hbem) played the role in the original edition. N/A Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence The heavily cybernetic police officer Batou, newly partnered with the mostly-human Togusa after the disappearance of Major Motoko Kusanagi, is assigned to investigate a series of murders committed by prototype "sexaroids" - female androids created for sex. N/A Ghost in the Shell SAC In the not so distant future, mankind has advanced to a state where complete body transplants from flesh to machine is possible. This allows for great increases in both physical and cybernetic prowess and blurring the lines between the two worlds. However, criminals can also make full use of such technology, leading to new and sometimes, very dangerous crimes. In response to such innovative new methods, the Japanese Government has established Section 9, an independently operating police unit which deals with such highly sensitive crimes. Led by Daisuke Aramaki and Motoko Kusanagi, Section 9 deals with such crimes over the entire social spectrum, usually with success. However, when faced with a new A level hacker nicknamed The Laughing Man, the team is thrown into a dangerous cat and mouse game, following the hackers trail as it leaves its mark on Japan. N/A Ghost in the Shell: Arise - Border:1 Ghost Pain The anime's story is set in 2027, one year after the end of the fourth non-nuclear war. New Port City is still reeling from the war's aftermath when it suffers a bombing caused by a self-propelled mine. Then, a military member implicated in arms-dealing bribes is gunned down. During the investigation, Public Security Section's Daisuke Aramaki encounters Motoko Kusanagi, the cyborg wizard-level hacker assigned to the military's 501st Secret Unit. Batou, a man with the "eye that does not sleep," suspects that Kusanagi is the one behind the bombing. The Niihama Prefectural Police detective Togusa is pursuing his own dual cases of the shooting death and a prostitute's murder. Motoko herself is being watched by the 501st Secret Unit's head Kurutsu and cyborg agents. N/A Ghost In The Shell: Solid State Society In 2034, counter-terrorism task force Public Security Section 9 works to ensure that the Internet is not crippled by terrorists. Major Motoko Kusanagi, the previous lead of the task force, returns two years after her disillusioned departure, only to find that a hacker named \"The Puppeteer\" has masterminded a spat of high-profile suicides. Public Security Section 9 investigates the hacker and discovers a complex conspiracy involving a crippled senior citizen program, a zealous right-wing politician, and a corrupt civil service bureaucracy. N/A Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex - Individual Eleven Taking the "A" Story from Second Gig. When a series of terroists attacks commited by a group called the Individual Eleven becomes attributed to the already sensitive refugee problem. It's up to Section 9 to solve the problem. and The Major finds a suprising link to her past. N/A Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex - The Laughing Man In 2024, the terrorist incident known as "The Laughing Man Incident" occurred in which Ernest Serano, president of the groundbreaking micromachine company, Sereno Genomics, was kidnapped and ransomed. One day, the case having remained unsolved for six years, Detective Yamaguchi, who has been investigating "The Laughing Man Incident," sends word that he wants to meet with Togusa from Public Safety Section 9. However, soon after sending this message, Yamaguchi, crucial to the success of the case, dies in an accident. Many days pass and in the midst of a police interview relay concerning suspicions behind interceptors, a forewarning is received from "The Laughing Man" of his next crime. The incorporeal hacker begins to move once again. N/A Real Drive 2061 AD. Fifty years have passed since mankind developed the Network society. It was anticipated that this new infrastructure would realize a utopia where people connected with each other at the level of consciousness. However, new social problems such as personal data leaks and proliferation of manipulated information began to surface. Nevertheless, people still relied on the Network to exchange information, and proved unable to opt to abandon it. N/A Serial Experiments Lain Lain Iwakura appears to be an ordinary girl, with almost no experience with computers. Yet the sudden suicide of a schoolmate, and a number of strange occurrences, conspire to pull Lain into the world of the Wired, where she gradually learns that nothing is what it seems to be... not even Lain herself.