In 2032, the line between humans and machines has blurred almost
beyond distinction. Humans have virtually forgotten what it means to
be entirely human in both body and spirit, and the few humans that
are left coexist with cyborgs (human spirits inhabiting entirely
mechanized bodies) and dolls (robots with no human elements at
Batou is a cyborg. His body is artificial: the only remnants left of his
humanity are traces of his brain and the memories of a woman called
A detective for the government's covert anti-terrorist unit, Public
Security Section 9, Batou is investigating the case of a gynoid - a
hyper-realistic female robot created specifically for sexual
companionship - who malfunctions and slaughters her owner.
As Batou delves deeper into the investigation, questions arise about
humanity's need to immortalize its image in dolls. Together, Batou
and his partner must take on violent Yakuza thugs, devious hackers,
government bureaucrats and corporate criminals to uncover the
shocking truth behind the crime.
DVD Features: Audio commentary from Oshii, Making of Ghost in
the Shell 2 featurette, and trailers.
Spoken Languages: Japanese Dialogue with English Subtitles.
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