TV Episodes Full List of Ghost In The Shell: Stand Alone Complex Episodes

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Below is a complete Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex episode list that spans the show's entire TV run. Photos from the individual Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex episodes are listed along with the Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex episode names when available, as are the dates of the original airing of the episode. Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex episodes from every season can be seen below, along with fun facts about who directed the episodes, the stars of the and sometimes even information like shooting locations and original air dates. This list features “DU: Natural Enemy; NATURAL ENEMY,” “C: Smoke of Gunpowder, Hail of Bullets; BARRAGE” and more. Are you remembering a funny scene but can't think of the name that the Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex episode is from? Scroll below and you'll find what you're looking for.

DU: Abandoned City; REVERSAL PROCESS Nov 06 2004 - The city of Fukuoka is evacuated when a live nuclear bomb is found. With the Dejima Refugees targeted as the prime suspects, the government sends the Self-Defense Forces into the city. Aramaki ...more

DI: Afternoon of the Machines; PAT. Aug 07 2004 - During a scheduled maintenance, the Tachikomas begin to chat away about the Individual Eleven. While talking in their new "forum", Batou and Togusa appear and take one of the ...more

DI: Angel's Poem; TRANS PARENT Sep 04 2004 - The Major and Batou are flown to Berlin in an effort to track down a terrorist called "Angel's Feathers". While there, Batou attracts the attention of a young girl in a wheelchair. The ...more

SA: Assassination Duet; LOST HERITAGE Jan 28 2003 - Chinese Vice Minister Jin has arrived in Japan to visit the Kagoshima War Memorial where hundreds of Japanese and Chinese soldiers and civilians from a previous war have been interred. Many ...more

SA: Automated Capitalism; ¥€$ Dec 31 2002 - Acting on a tip, Section 9 breaks up a cabal of thieves hell-bent on wrecking a Japanese financial institution. Shortly after the raid a Chinese intelligence official contacts Section 9 and ...more

SA: A Modest Rebellion; ANDROID AND I Oct 15 2002 - A certain type of android, the GA07_JL, nicknamed Jeri by its users, has been affected by a virus. Recently, all Jeri model androids have been committing "suicide". Section 9 is called ...more

SA: A Perfect Day for a Jungle Cruise; JUNGLE CRUISE Marco Amoretti, a former Navy Petty Officer from the American Empire, has come to Japan and is committing heinous acts of brutality against women. Section 9 is assisted in this matter by the ...more

DI: Beware the Left Eye; POKER FACE Jul 03 2004 - While on an assignment guarding the Prime Minister, Saitou and the Tachikomas pass the time playing poker with a few policemen who are also assigned to the case. Much to the chagrin of the other ...more

IN: Chain of Symmetry; CHAIN REACTION Oct 02 2004 - Despite close scrutiny by the authorities, the Dejima refugees declare their independence. Kuze is suspected to be the mastermind behind this new resistance and Section 9 is sent to detain him. ...more

SA: Chinks in the Armour of the Heart; Ag2O Jan 14 2003 - After the events of "MACHINES DÉSIRANTES", the Tachikomas are sent back to the lab for further testing. Batou has little time to ponder the loss of his pet, however. A foreign ...more

IN: Confusion at the North End; FABRICATE FOG Oct 02 2004 - Section 9 heads to Etorofu in search of Kuze. During their investigations, the Major finds an interesting floppy disk on the body of a dead addict. The floppy proves to be a goldmine of ...more

C: Corporate Graft; SCANDAL Feb 25 2003 - Events begin to shift into overdrive after the events of "ERASER". While things seem to be going Section 9's way, people in the shadows are starting to appear. As Motoko, accompanied ...more

SA: Embraced by a Disguised Net; CAPTIVATED Feb 04 2003 - Recently, there have been numerous kidnappings which resemble the modus operandi of the Northern Territories Mafia. Aramaki and his team have been called in by the Prime Minister. Ironically, ...more

IN: Escape in Defeat; EMBARRASSMENT Nov 06 2004 - Much to the chagrin of Batou, Motoko, and the rest of the team, Kuze and the refugees manage to escape in one of the camouflaged boats. They are further hampered when an explosion causes heavy ...more

C: Inside the Forest of the Sub-Imagoes; PORTRAITZ Dec 10 2002 - A high-level hacking has occured at the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare. Section 9 has traced the source of the hack job back to a vocational aid center located high in the mountains. The ...more

IN: Kusanagi's Labyrinth; affection Jun 05 2004 - Training has commenced to find new recruits for Section 9. With Motoko acting as the target, Batou and Togusa watch as the recruits try to keep up with the Major. After ditching some of the ...more

DI: Latent Heat Source; EXCAVATION A highway accident involving a large commercial truck has left a fully prostheticized man dead, his body torn apart from the impact. Togusa is summoned by Aramaki to delve deeper into the matter ...more

C: Left-Behind Trace; ERASER Feb 18 2003 - Following the events of the "RE-VIEW", Togusa has been rushed to the hospital. Just before he goes into surgery, he passes what he has learned to the rest of his team. As he fights for ...more

DU: Natural Enemy; NATURAL ENEMY Feb 07 2004 - A joint training exercise between the Japanese Ground and Maritime Self-Defense Armies that takes place within the sealed sector of New Port City's Refugee District goes awry, putting the Asian ...more

DI: One Angry Man; TRIAL May 01 2004 - Togusa aids a woman who has been chased by a man through the streets of Niihama. With his Mateba, Togusa is able to disable the man's prosthetic body. However, he does not secure the man's ...more

C: Public Security Section 9, Once Again; STAND ALONE COMPLEX May 08 2005 - Togusa has been released from jail, but his badge and gun are confiscated and he is given papers showing the dissolution of Section 9. Out of work and depressed, he tries to find information on ...more

DI: Reactivation; REEMBODY Jan 01 2004 - Armed terrorists have taken over the Chinese Embassy in New Port City. Holding an unknown number of hostages, the group, calling themselves the Individual Eleven, are demanding that the ...more

SA: Proof of Recklessness; TESTATION Oct 08 2002 - A prototype multiped tank has destroyed two other prototypes and broken out of a testing facility. Section 9, employing its own smaller multipeds, the Tachikomas, is brought in to stop it. The ...more

C: Smoke of Gunpowder, Hail of Bullets; BARRAGE Mar 18 2003 - As the JMSDF's Special Forces Unit rounds up the remaining members of Section 9, Daisuke Aramaki meets with the Minister of Justice to make one last appeal to the government to salvage his team. ...more

C: Sunset in the Lonely City; ANNIHILATION Mar 11 2003 - Togusa, at the request of Chief Aramaki, returns to work. Both head out to the Prime Minister's residence with a detailed report citing Secretary-General Yakushima as the real power behind the ...more

SA: Tachikoma Runaway, The Movie Director's Dream; ESCAPE FROM Dec 17 2002 - "Tachikoma Runaway": The Tachikoma that Batou has been feeding natural oil to awakens before the other Tachikomas do and leaves the hanger to have an adventure. On the town, it meets ...more

C: The Copycat will Dance; MEME Nov 05 2002 - At a press conference, the Superintendent-General makes himself a prime target for the Laughing Man's threat. Section 9 has gathered enough evidence to arrest Nanao=A, but before they can, he is ...more

IN: The Day the Bridge Falls; MARTIAL LAW Dec 04 2004 - The Chief Cabinet Secretary uses the excuse of the refugees possessing 10kg of plutonium to mobilize the military against Dejima. With the available evidence against the refugees, Prime Minister ...more

IN: The Fact of Being There; ANOTHER CHANCE Mar 18 2006 - Ishikawa returns from the Peninsula with the latest intel on Kuze, but is surprised to learn of a possible refugee uprising. The Major and Aramaki are sent to see the Prime Minister to discuss ...more

SA: The Fortunate Ones; MISSING HEARTS Nov 19 2002 - Motoko is asked by her friend Kurutan to investigate a strange scenario. A six-year old girl's life was saved by an immediate heart transplant. When her parents tried to send their gratitude to ...more

DU: The Hope Named Despair; AMBIVALENCE May 01 2004 - Several bombings have occurred throughout New Port City. Each time, Section 9 arrives too late to stop their detonations. With a fifth and final bomb set to go off somewhere in the city, the ...more

C: The Inviting Bird will Chant; DECOY Oct 29 2002 - During a press conference in the previous episode, Superintedent-General Daidō had been publicly threatened by the person known as the Laughing Man. Through an intermediary, the Laughing Man had ...more

C: The Man Who Lurks in the Darkness of the Net; CHAT! CHAT! CHAT! Nov 26 2002 - A gathering is initiated in cyberspace to discuss the Laughing Man. After a six year absence, the super-hacker reemerged from the shadows of the net and publicly threatened to assassinate ...more

C: The Other Side of Good and Evil; EQUINOX Mar 04 2003 - The Laughing Man returns and, just as he did six years ago, kidnaps the President of Serano Genomics without being detected. Section 9 arrives too late and sets out to find him. Meanwhile, the ...more

DU: Rhapsody - The Melody of a Bygone Nation; Pu239/94 Apr 03 2004 - A botched arms deal reveals that the government's plans to remove Plutonium from the Shinjuku dig site ("EXCAVATION") by sea have been compromised. Section 9 is called in to take the ...more

SA: The True Reason for the Unfinished Love Affair; ANGELS' SHARE Jan 21 2003 - Aramaki and Kusanagi attend an international security conference in London. While there, Aramaki visits an old acquaintance of his, who is the operator of a wine fund, a place where people store ...more

C: The Visual Device will Laugh; INTERCEPTER Oct 22 2002 - A former colleague of Togusa's named Yamaguchi calls and asks him to look at some sensitive data related to the Laughing Man case. Before Yamaguchi can arrive with the material, however, the car ...more

IN: Those Who Have the Motive; INDUCTANCE Mar 06 2004 - During a visit to the Dejima Refugee Residential District off the coast of Nagasaki, Prime Minister Kayabuki receives a bouquet of flowers that is accompanied by an envelope stamped with the ...more

SA: Time of the Machines; MACHINES DÉSIRANTES Jan 07 2003 - A new sniper device is tested out, but is found to have flaws. While Section 9 attends a debriefing session on the fate of the sniping device, the Tachikomas themselves begin to worry that ...more

IN: To Those Without Even a Name...; SELECON Jun 05 2004 - Section 9 has uncovered Shō Kawashima's ("FAKE FOOD") external memory device on the net. Hidden in a route to the Asian matrix only accessible through the European array, Section 9 ...more

SA: Unequal Terrorist; NOT EQUAL Dec 24 2002 - While tracking the New World Brigade, an anti-cyberization group, to an unused radiation scrubber facility off Okinawa, the Japanese Maritime Safety Agency took pictures that show Eka Tokura, ...more

DI: Vegetarian Feast; FAKE FOOD Apr 03 2004 - While Ishikawa begins to dig deeper into the background of CIS Representative Kazunoto Gouda, the rest of Section 9 are instructed to arrest one Shou Kawashima, a Taiwanese vegetarian restaurant ...more

DI: Well-Fed Me; NIGHT CRUISE Jan 01 2004 - Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is put on full display. A Japanese National named Gino, who suffered through the horrors of Non-Nuclear World War IV, the Second Vietnam War, now passes his days ...more

SA: Public Security Section 9; SECTION-9 Oct 01 2002 - At a geisha house, the female androids have gone out of control. They have taken hostage two members of a foreign body, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Minister's secretary, and the head of ...more

SA: Idolatry; IDOLATOR Nov 12 2002 - It has come to the attention of the Minister of Home Affairs that Jenoma revolutionary leader Marcelo Jarti has been visiting Japan regularly every five months. Jarti is one of the world’s ...more

DI: Saturday Night and Sunday Morning; CASH EYE Feb 07 2004 - A cat thief named Cash Eye has infiltrated a building owned by Federation of Economic Organizations Chairman Tsutomu Tadokoro. The cat burglar made quick work of the top-notch security system ...more

DI: Face; MAKE UP Jul 03 2004 - With the latest Individual 11 incident still fresh in the public's mind, Section 9 discovers that only a skilled face sculptor could have created Kuze's prosthetic face. Since only two artists ...more

DI: Mother-Child Relationship; RED DATA Sep 04 2004 - Following a tip, the Major conducts an undercover investigation of Kuze in Taiwan. While there, she saves a boy running from the Mafia. After being saved, the boy follows her, making sure that ...more

The Laughing Man Sep 09 2003 - Alerted to a possible conspiracy active amongst the highest levels of the Police, the members of Section 9 discover that a previously inactive but elite hacker may be involved in the ...more

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