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Ghost in the Shell (1995)
- AKA: 攻壳机动队, 攻殻機動隊
- Country: Japan
- IMDB Rating: 8.0
- Genres: Action, Animation, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
- Release: 1996-03-29
- Director: Mamoru Oshii
- Writers: Shirow Masamune (based on the manga by) , Kazunori Itô (screenplay)
- Language: Japanese
- Stars: Atsuko Tanaka , Akio Ôtsuka , Kôichi Yamadera , Yutaka Nakano
- Runtime: 83 min
- Awards: 5 wins & 2 nominations.
- Plot: It is the year 2029. Technology has advanced so far that cyborgs are commonplace. In addition, human brains can direct to the internet directly. Major Motoko Kasunagi is an officer in Section 9, an elite, secretive police division that deals with special operations, including counter terrorism and cyber crime. She is currently on the trail of the Puppet Master, a cyber criminal who hacks into the brains of cyborgs in order to obtain information and to commit other crimes.