Ghost in the Shell: Arise (OAV)

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[ prequel of Ghost in the Shell (manga) ]

Related anime:
    Kōkaku Kidōtai Nyumon Arise (TV)

Alternative title:
Kōkaku Kidōtai Arise (Japanese) 
攻殻機動隊ARISE (Japanese) 
攻殼機動隊ARISE (Chinese (Taiwan)) 
Genres: action 
Themes: cyberpunk , mecha , police 
Plot Summary: in 2027, Motoko Kusanagi is a highly skilled agent of the military that meets Daisuke Aramaki, former soldier who is currently the chief of Public Security Section 9. Their encounter sparks the assembly of an elite new unit within Section 9. 
User Ratings: 68 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 7 votes (sub:6, dub:1)
 Excellent: 31 votes (sub:27, dub:3, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
 Very good: 11 votes (sub:11)
 Good: 12 votes (sub:12)
 Decent: 4 votes (sub:4)
 So-so: 2 votes (sub:2)
 Not really good: -
 Weak: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Bad: -
 Awful: -
 Worst ever: -
Seen in part or in whole by 224 users, rank: #2527 (of 6010)
Median rating: Excellent
Arithmetic mean: 8.206 (Very good+), std. dev.: 1.3673, rank: #302 (of 6003)
Weighted mean: 8.066 (Very good), rank: #340 (of 6003) (seen all: 8.03 / seen some: 8.29 / won't finish: 3.00)
Bayesian estimate: 7.986 (Very good), rank: #293 (of 4569)
Running time: 50 minutes per episode 
Number of episodes: 4 
Episode titles: We have 4
Vintage: 2013-06 
Release dates: We have 6
Ending Theme:
#4: "Split Spirit" by Yukihiro Takahashi & METAFIVE 
Official website:
Trivia: We have 5
News: Show:
Otakon 2013 - Funimation (Aug 10, 2013)
Other article:
Reel Anime 2013 Roundup (Oct 11, 2013)
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    Ghost in the Shell: Arise (Blu-Ray 1-2) 2014-10-21 (from $23.99)
Blu-Ray (Region A)
    Ghost in the Shell: Arise [Japan Collector's Edition] (Sub.Blu-Ray 1) 2013-08-20 (from $41.99)
    Ghost in the Shell: Arise [Japan Collector's Edition] (Sub.Blu-Ray 2) 2014-02-25 (from $41.99)

Japanese staff
Japanese companies
Chief Director: Kazuchika Kise 
Atsushi Takeuchi (ep 2) 
Masahiko Murata (ep 1) 
Series Composition: Tow Ubukata 
Screenplay: Tow Ubukata 
Masahiko Murata (ep 1) 
Shunsuke Tada (ep 2) 
Music: Cornelius 
Original creator: Masamune Shirow 
Character Design: Kazuchika Kise 
Art Director:
Takaaki Mashiki 
Yusuke Takeda 
Animation Director:
Takuya Saito (ep 2) 
Tetsuya Nishio (ep 1) 
Mechanical design: Takayuki Yanase 
3D Director: Eiji Inomoto 
Sound Director: Yoshikazu Iwanami 
Director of Photography: Koji Tanaka 

Art Setting:
Hiroshi Kato 
Naoki Arakawa 
Editing: Junichi Uematsu 
Prop Setting: Naoki Arakawa 
Sub-Character Design:
Takuya Saito (ep 2) 
Tetsuya Nishio (ep 1) 
Theme Song Performance:
Cornelius (as METAFIVE) 
Leo Imai (as METAFIVE) 
Tomohiko Gondō (as METAFIVE) 
Towa Tei (as METAFIVE) 
Yoshinori Sunahara (as METAFIVE) 
Yukihiro Takahashi 
Japanese cast
Kenichirou Matsuda as Batou 
Maaya Sakamoto as Motoko Kusanagi 
Tarusuke Shingaki as Togusa 

Ai Kayano as Emma 
Atsushi Miyauchi as Mamuro 
Aya Hisakawa as Dr. Zhinzhee Bekka Arr Thied 
Ikkyuu Juku as Daisuke Aramaki 
Kazuya Nakai as Borma 
Kenji Nojima as Tsumugi 
Mayumi Asano as Kurutsu(ep 1) 
Miyuki Sawashiro as Logicoma 
Shunsuke Sakuya as Ishikawa(ep 3) 
Takanori Hoshino as Raizō(ep 1) 
Takurou Nakakuni as Saito 
Tatsuhisa Suzuki as Akira Hose 
Tomoyuki Dan as Ishikawa 
Yasuhiro Mamiya as Ibachi 
Youji Ueda as Paz 
Yuka Keichō as Hozumi(ep 3) 

Ikuya Sawaki as Colonel Kazuya Soga(ep 2) 
Takako Fuji as VV(ep 2) 
English staff
English cast
ADR Director: Zach Bolton 
Executive producer: Gen Fukunaga 
Head Writer: John Burgmeier 
Video Post-Production Director: Clarine Harp 
Video Post-Production Manager: Matthew O'Hara 
Alex Organ as Togusa 
Elizabeth Maxwell as Motoko Kusanagi 

Bill Jenkins as Sadamoto 
Brian Mathis as Mamuro 
Chris Rager as Ibachi 
David Wald as Raizo 
Eric Vale as Tsumugi 
Jad Saxton as Logicoma 
Jason Douglas as Paz 
Mary Elizabeth McGlynn as Kurutsu 
English companies
Licensed by: FUNimation Entertainment 
French staff
French companies
Distributor: @Anime (DVD & Blu-Ray) 
French cast
Chinese (Taiwan) staff
Chinese (Taiwan) companies
Chinese (Taiwan) cast
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