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Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex Season 1 Episodes

Season 1 Episode Guide

Season 1

26 Episodes 2004 - 2005

Episode 1

Section 9

Fri, Nov 12, 2004 30 mins

A dangerous host body has escaped and must be recaptured.

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Episode 2

Testation

Sun, Nov 14, 2004 30 mins

A state-of-the-art tank goes haywire, and Section 9 is called in to contain it.

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Episode 3

Android and I

Sun, Nov 21, 2004 30 mins

The team investigate android suicides and a possible link to another dangerous case.

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Episode 4

Interceptor

Sun, Nov 28, 2004 30 mins

Togusa gets a tip from an old friend about something strange going on in a task force formed to catch a cybercriminal.

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Episode 5

Decoy

Sun, Dec 5, 2004 30 mins

Laughing Man causes chaos with his threats, but Aramaki thinks his actions are a diversion from the real target.

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Episode 6

Meme

Sun, Dec 12, 2004 30 mins

A virus outbreak targets a specific victim. Meanwhile, Tagusa and Bato search for Nanao=A.

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Episode 7

Idolater

Sun, Dec 19, 2004 30 mins

Section 9 track a revolutionary who has come to Japan. Their task is difficult, though, because the man employs lookalikes to evade potential captors.

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Episode 8

Missing Hearts

Sun, Jan 2, 2005 30 mins

Black-market organ dealers are investigated after a young girl receives a new heart that was given to her without permission from the donor's family.

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Episode 9

Chat! Chat! Chat!

Sun, Jan 9, 2005 30 mins

Motoko peruses chat rooms to gather information on the Laughing Man.

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Episode 10

Jungle Cruise

Sun, Jan 16, 2005 30 mins

The group go after a rogue CIA agent who's murdering people in a brutal fashion. Batou takes a special interest in the case and becomes determined to catch the killer.

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Episode 11

Portraitz

Sun, Jan 23, 2005 30 mins

Togusa works undercover at a hospital where patients cannot communicate with outsiders, a condition that leads them to excel at hacking defense systems.

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Episode 12

Escape From

Sun, Jan 30, 2005 30 mins

Batou's Tachikoma activates by itself to explore the outside world.

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Episode 13

Not Equal

Sun, Feb 6, 2005 30 mins

A kidnapped girl surfaces when the Maritime Safety Team spots her on a radiation scrubbing station, and Section 9 is called in to rescue her and find members of the original SST sent to find her.

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Episode 14

Yes

Sun, Feb 13, 2005 30 mins

Section 9 stops cabal thieves planning to rob a bank before being called away due to an assassination attempt by Chinese Socialists.

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Episode 15

Machine Desirantes

Sun, Feb 20, 2005 30 mins

Kusanagi's concerns come to a head when she becomes disturbed by Section 9's behavior.

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Episode 16

AG20

Sun, Feb 27, 2005 30 mins

Sensitive information is stolen from a U.S. Naval base and Batou is ordered to spy on the primary suspect, who happens to be a paralympic swimmer that Batou admires.

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Episode 17

Angel's Share

Sun, Mar 6, 2005 30 mins

A friend asks Armaki for help to break up a mafia money laundering scheme involving a bank and an unknown third party.

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Episode 18

Lost Heritage

Sun, Mar 13, 2005 30 mins

The Chinese vice foreign minister visits the Kagoshima War Memorial in Japan, but a death threat puts him in danger. Also: Armaki visits the grave of a deceased comrade and encounters his daughter, who voices concern about her brother.

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Episode 19

Captivated

Sun, Mar 20, 2005 30 mins

A former prime minister's daughter is abducted and Section 9 is called to investigate.

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Episode 20

Re-View

Sun, Mar 27, 2005 30 mins

Togusa investigates new information on the Laughing Man.

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Episode 21

Eraser

Sun, Apr 3, 2005 30 mins

Section 9 is on the hunt for doctor Imakurusu.

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Episode 22

Scandal

Sun, Apr 10, 2005 30 mins

Major Kusanagi is transferred into a new host body.

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Episode 23

Equinox

Sun, Apr 17, 2005 30 mins

The director of Serano Genomics is abducted again.

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Episode 24

Annihilation

Sun, Apr 24, 2005 30 mins

The government descends on Section 9, and Motoko assembles what's left of the team to stage a fight.

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Episode 25

Barrage

Sun, May 1, 2005 30 mins

Batou is ambushed while visiting Motoko's apartment, but he finds Motoko's weapons and is able to put up a fight.

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Episode 26

Stand Alone Complex

Sun, May 8, 2005 30 mins

Togusa is released from jail and told that Section 9 is gone, so he plots to assassinate the person responsible.

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