Ghost in the Shell theatrical poster, Production IG, 1995, Mamoru Oshii & Masamune Shirow

Ghost in the Shell: The Major’s Body (1)

The Major, or Motoko Kusanagi, is the protagonist of each incarnation of the Ghost in the Shell manga-anime-merchadise franchise. If you care to google, Motoko Kusanagi is autocompletes to “a man” and “is hot,” then “in bed with a boy” and “in bed.” For a science-fiction philosophy character named for her military position, we (the audience —…

GHOST IN THE SHELL, http://okanime.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/1369802589542.jpg

Ghost in the Shell: The Major’s Body (2)

The Major, or Motoko Kusanagi, is the protagonist of each incarnation of the Ghost in the Shell manga-anime-merchadise franchise. If you care to google, Motoko Kusanagi is autocompletes to “a man” and “is hot,” then “in bed with a boy” and “in bed.” For a science-fiction philosophy character named for her military position, we (the audience — although I don’t…

ghost in the shell, http://www.fanboy.com/2014/01/rupert-sanders-will-direct-ghost-in-the-shell-live-action-film.html

Ghost in the Shell: the Major’s Body (3)

 The Major, or Motoko Kusanagi, is the protagonist of each incarnation of the Ghost in the Shell manga-anime-merchadise franchise. If you care to google, Motoko Kusanagi is autocompletes to “a man” and “is hot,” then “in bed with a boy” and “in bed.” For a science-fiction philosophy character named for her military position, we (the audience — although I don’t…

The classic fall, Motoko Kusanagi, The Major, Ghost in the Shell manga,攻殻機動隊, Kōkaku Kidōtai, Shirow Masamune, Kodansha, 1991

Ghost in the Shell: The Major’s Body (4)

The Major, or Motoko Kusanagi, is the protagonist of each incarnation of the Ghost in the Shell manga-anime-merchadise franchise. If you care to google, Motoko Kusanagi is autocompletes to “a man” and “is hot,” then “in bed with a boy” and “in bed.” For a science-fiction philosophy character named for her military position, we (the audience — although I don’t…

Ghost in the Shell ARISE - 01 - Ghost Pain, The Major, Motoko Kusanagi, Ghost in the Shell: Arise, Production IG, 2013

Ghost in the Shell: The Major’s Body (5)

The Major, or Motoko Kusanagi, is the protagonist of each incarnation of the Ghost in the Shell manga-anime-merchadise franchise. If you care to google, Motoko Kusanagi is autocompletes to “a man” and “is hot,” then “in bed with a boy” and “in bed.” For a science-fiction philosophy character named for her military position, we (the audience — although I don’t…

Ghost in the Shell Arise: Sleepless Eye cover, 2013, Fujisaki Junichi, Ooyama Takumi

Ghost in the Shell: The Major’s Body (6) [Trigger warning: rape culture]

The Major, or Motoko Kusanagi, is the protagonist of each incarnation of the Ghost in the Shell manga-anime-merchadise franchise. If you care to google, Motoko Kusanagi is autocompletes to “a man” and “is hot,” then “in bed with a boy” and “in bed.” For a science-fiction philosophy character named for her military position, we (the audience — although I don’t…

Ghost in the Shell 2: man-machine interface manga comic, Young Magazine, Dark Horse Comics, 1991 -- 2003

Ghost in the Shell: The Major’s Body (7) (NSFW)

The Major, or Motoko Kusanagi, is the protagonist of each incarnation of the Ghost in the Shell manga-anime-merchadise franchise. If you care to google, “Motoko Kusanagi is“ autocompletes to “a man” and “is hot,” then “in bed with a boy” and “in bed.” For a science-fiction philosophy character named for her military position, we (the audience — although I…

Akira Hose and Motoko Kusanagi, Ghost in the Shell: Arise, Ghost Tears, Production IG, 2014

Ghost in the Shell: The Major’s Body (8)

The Major, or Motoko Kusanagi, is the protagonist of each incarnation of the Ghost in the Shell manga-anime-merchadise franchise. If you care to google, “Motoko Kusanagi is“ autocompletes to “a man” and “is hot,” then “in bed with a boy” and “in bed.” For a science-fiction philosophy character named for her military position, we (the audience — although I…

The Major, Batou, and her watch, Motoko Kusanagi, Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex, episode 25, Production IG, 2002

The Major’s Body (10): Ghost In the Shell: Stand Alone Complex: 2nd Gig

Boys, Sex, and Love Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex: 2nd Gig is the second season of the weekly anime, covered here, and a direct thematic continuation. I might love it even more than Stand Alone Complex. [Oshii said] “And with Motoko Kusanagi, I had trouble putting my finger on the true identity of…