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Shirow, Masamune

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Ghost in the shell 2 : innocence by Mamoru Oshii( visu )
70 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 795 libraries worldwide
In a world caught in the grip of information overload, Major Kusangi is an elite officer and heavily modified cybernetic agent. She is on the trail of a computer criminal who turns people into human marionettes, controlled by computer. She discovers his true identity lies at the centre of a vast and lethal political conspiracy
Ghost in the shell by Rupert Sanders( visu )
115 editions published between 1995 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 516 libraries worldwide
Following the assassination of the Japanese Prime Minister via the Ghost-infecting virus Fire-Starter, Major Motoko Kusanagi and her special operative team must track down the cyber terrorists behind the virus before they begin taking over the linked system connecting the general population's cybernetic implants
The ghost in the shell by Masamune Shirow( Book )
51 editions published between 1995 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 399 libraries worldwide
"March 6, 2035. Motoko Aramaki is a hyper-advanced cyborg, a counter-terrorist net security expert, heading the investigative department of the giant multi-national, Poseidon Industrial. Partly transcending the physical world and existing in a virtual world of networks, Motoko is a fusion of multiple entities and identities, deploying remotely controlled prosthetic humanoid surrogates around the globe to solve a series of bizarre incidents. Meanwhile, Tamaki Tamai, a psychic investigator from the Channeling Agency, has been commissioned to investigate strange changes in the temporal universe, brought about by two forces, one represented by the teachings of a professor named Rahampol, and the other by the complex, evolving Motoko entity. What unfolds will all be in a day's work--a day that will change everything, forever"--Page 4 of cover
Ghost in the shell 1.5 = Kōkaku kidōtai 1.5 : Human-error processor by Masamune Shirow( Book )
36 editions published between 1991 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 270 libraries worldwide
"Deep into the 21st century, the line between man and machine has been inexorably blurred as humans rely on the enhancement of mechanical implants and robots are upgraded with human tissue. In this rapidly converging technoscape, the covert-ops agents of Section 9 are charged to track and crack the most dangerous terrorists, cybercriminals, and ghost hackers the digital future has to offer. Whether dealing with remote-controlled corpses, lethally malfunctioning micromachines, or cop-killer cyborgs, Section 9 is determined to serve and protect -- and reboot some cybercrook butt!"--Page 4 of cover
Appleseed by Masamune Shirow( Book )
13 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 120 libraries worldwide
Deunan Knute and her cyborg companion, Briareos, are caught in the crossfire between political factions fighting for control of Olympus, the last hope of human civilization
Ghost in the shell ( visu )
21 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in Japanese and English and held by 119 libraries worldwide
Section 9's investigations have started to become a little too successful, and the truths they uncover hit too close to home for some of the higher-ranking officials in the Japanese government. Yet, despite the increasing political backlash the team soldiers on. But even they couldn't imagine that their own government would turn against them. The government has declared war on them, and they begin with an attack on Section 9 headquarters. But even with the latest in technology, will the military be a match for Motoko, Batou, and the rest of the team? And will the truth behind the Laughing Man incident ever be revealed to an unsuspecting world?
Black magic by Masamune Shirow( Book )
15 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 111 libraries worldwide
"Today, the planet Venus is a literal hell of furnace-like temperatures and dense, poisonous atmosphere. But millions of years in its past, Venus teemed with life and with a civilization far advanced to our own. The Nemisis supercomputer controls government functions, with bioroid "executors" created to carry out the system's utopian edicts. But trouble brews even in paradise, as different executors vie for control of Nemesis, forcing the governing system to secretly create Duna Typhon, a super-bioroid "sleeper," raised among the human populace, ready to use her awesome powers should Nemesis be co-opted to turn paradise into paradise lost. From the imagination of Ghost in the Shell creator Shirow Masamune comes his first published series, Black Magic, a sweeping science-fiction epic that introduces many of the themes and ideas that influence all of Shirow's work"--Publisher's web site
Appleseed by Masamune Shirow( Book )
10 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
"World War Three is over, but for nomad soldier Deunan Knute and her cyborg lover Briareos, the greatest challenge lies ahead, not in the abandoned cities and demilitarized zones of a post-war world, but on the streets of a new utopia."
Appleseed by Shinji Aramaki( visu )
33 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 93 libraries worldwide
Rock music and "cyberpunk" style present a view of the world after World War III where humans and bioroids co-exist
Ghost in the shell : stand alone complex ( visu )
17 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 88 libraries worldwide
"Section 9, Japan's high-mobility anti-crime unit, is back in action! The Major's got her work cut out for her as she leads her team on a series of new cases now that the Laughing Man case has been closed"--Container
Ghost in the shell by Masamune Shirow( Book )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
"Deep into the 21st century, the line between man and machine has been inexorably blurred as humans rely on the enhancement of mechanical implants and robots are upgraded with human tissue. In this rapidly converging technoscape, the covert-ops agents of Section 9 are charged to track and crack the most dangerous terrorists, cybercriminals, and ghost hackers the digital future has to offer. Whether dealing with remote-controlled corpses, lethally malfunctioning micromachines, or cop-killer cyborgs, Section 9 is determined to serve and protect -- and reboot some cybercrook butt!"--Publisher description
Dominion by Masamune Shirow( Book )
12 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 75 libraries worldwide
"'Dominion' is an ecological-dystopian-police procdedural adventure/comedy"--Back cover
The ghost in the shell by Masamune Shirow( Book )
in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
Deep into the twenty-first century, the line between man and machine has been inexorably blurred as humans rely on the enhancement of mechanical implants and robots are upgraded with human tissue. In this rapidly converging landscape, cyborg superagent Major Motoko Kusanagi is charged to track down the craftiest and most dangerous terrorists and cybercriminals, including ghost hackers who are capable of exploiting the human/machine interface and reprogramming humans to become puppets to carry out the hackers criminal ends."--Amazon.com
Ghost in the shell, stand alone complex : complete collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in Japanese and held by 69 libraries worldwide
"Major Motoko Kusanagi is a beautiful but deadly cyborg that is squad leader of Section 9, the Japanese government's clandestine unit assigned to battle terrorism and cyber warfare. Surrounded by an expertly trained team, Motoko faces her ultimate challenge - The Laughing Man - a terrorist who orchestrated a kidnapping and extortion plot many years ago and has suddenly reappeared. In order to discover the identity of this enigmatic criminal, Motoko and Section 9 are drawn into a deadly labyrinth and they'll have to use all of their expertise to survive! "--Container
Ghost in the shell ( visu )
in Japanese and held by 61 libraries worldwide
Major Motoko Kusanagi and Section 9 return to solve crimes, unravel conspiracies, and thwart terrorists
Ghost in the shell. Kōkaku kidōtai, s.a.c. ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in Japanese and held by 61 libraries worldwide
When the Prime Minister receives a death threat, Section 9 is called in to provide round-the-clock security for her as they work to catch the would-be assassin. As they do their legwork, more links to the mysterious 'Individual Eleven' are uncovered
Ghost in the shell S.A.C., 2nd gig ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in Japanese and held by 48 libraries worldwide
While on the trail of Kuze, Section 9 tracks down the person who made his prosthetic face. There's only one problem - the designer is dead. And the person who killed him is Paz, or someone who looks exactly like him!
Intron depot 3 : ballistics : a collection of Masamune Shirow's full color works 1992-2002 by Masamune Shirow( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Intron depot 4 : bullets : a collection of Masamune Shirow's full color works & others 1995-1999 by Masamune Shirow( Book )
3 editions published in 2004 in Japanese and English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Ghost in the shell, arise ( visu )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Border 1: Ghost pain: Set in the year 2027, a year following the end of the non-nuclear World War IV, a bomb has gone off in Newport City, killing a major arms dealer who may have ties with the mysterious 501 Organization. Public Security official Daisuke Aramaki hires full-body cyber prosthesis user and hacker extraordinaire Motoko Kusanagi to investigate, but on the case with her are "Sleepless Eye" Batou who believes Kusanagi is a criminal, Niihama Prefecture Detective Togusa who is investigating a series of prostitute murders he believes are related to the incident, and Lieutenant Colonel Kurtz of the 501 Organization who also wishes to keep an eye on Kusanagi; Border 2: Ghost whispers: Freed of her responsibilities with the 501 Organization, Motoko Kusanagi must now learn how to take orders from Aramaki. Someone hacks the Logicomas, and Batou enlists the help of former army intelligence officer Ishikawa and former air artillery expert Borma. Kusanagi also seeks to enlist ace sniper Saito and undercover cop Paz into the new Public Security Section 9. The two groups rival each other in a case involving a man who receives false memories of a refugee transport operation
 
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Alternative Names
Masamune, Shiro 1961-...
Masamune, Shirow
Masamune, Shirow 1961-...
Masamune Shirow dessinateur japonais
Masamune Shirow fumettista giapponese
Masamune Shirow japanischer Manga-Zeichner
Masamune Shirow Japans animator
Masamune Shirow japoński twórca mang
Masamune Shirow manga artist
Ōta, Masanori
Ōta, Masanori 1961-
Shirô, Masamune
Shirō, Masamune, 1961-
Shirou, Masamune
Shirow, Masamune.
Shirow, Masamune 1961-
Siro, Masamune
Siró Maszamune
Sirow Masamune
Масамуне Сіро
Масамунэ Сиро
ماسامونه شیرو
ماساموني شيرو
시로 마사무네
シロウ, マサムネ
シロウ, マサムネ, 1961-
士郎 正宗 1961-....
士郎正宗
士郎正宗 1961-
Languages
English (208)
Japanese (146)
German (28)
French (26)
Spanish (13)
Polish (4)
Multiple languages (4)
Danish (2)
Korean (1)
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