Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex (2002)

Brian Strader is back to, as he says, “play ‘TV Show Dumpster Fire’ roulette.” Unfortunately we think he may have lost by betting on Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex. We were suitably impressed with the detail of the animations, certain aspects of world building, and the themes here and there. Unfortunately, other aspects of the world building struck us as silly, the translations on the version we watched were universally bad, and themes that were engaging have been made more engaging by late

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