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248

Most Poetic Sledgehammer

Professor Siracusa’s Anime 102 is in session! This week we’re discussing the 1995 anime classic “Ghost in the Shell” and touching on its follow-up TV series, “Stand Alone Complex.” This is a cyberpunky action story about cyborgs and the meaning of life, and it’s full of guns, car chases, ninjas, weird outfits, and exposition.

May 23, 2015

1 hour, 38 minutes

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Jason Snell

with John Siracusa, Erika Ensign and Tony Sindelar

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Spoiler notes; You should see “Ghost in the Shell” before listening. You don’t need to watch all the TV spin-offs, because while we touch on them, there aren’t really any spoilers for the TV series.

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"Stand Alone Complex" DVD

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Most Poetic Sledgehammer

Professor Siracusa's Anime 102 is in session! This week we're discussing the 1995 anime classic "Ghost in the Shell" and touching on its follow-up TV series, "Stand Alone Complex." This is a cyberpunky action story about cyborgs and the meaning of life, and it's full of guns, car chases, ninjas, weird outfits, and exposition.

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