([June] 2020)

Kodansha USA, 2020 Series
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Volume
1
Price
12.99 USD; 16.99 CAD
Pages
260
On-sale Date
2020-06-23
Publisher's Age Guidelines
OT - ages 16+
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Kodansha Comics
Brand
Kodansha Comics
ISBN
978-1-64651-177-8 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781646511778 51299
Editing
Nathaniel Gallant (editor)

Issue Notes

US comic book store release date 11/18/20.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Ghost in the Shell / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
吉本祐樹 (Yuki Yoshimoto) (painting)
Inks
吉本祐樹 (Yuki Yoshimoto) (painting)
Colors
吉本祐樹 (Yuki Yoshimoto) (painting)
Letters
typeset
Editing
Phil Balsman (credited) (design)

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Batou; Togusa
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Section 9 (Table of Contents: 1)

Ghost in the Shell / comic story / 52 pages (report information)

Script
藤咲淳一 (Junichi Fujisaku); Stephen Kohler (translation)
Pencils
吉本祐樹 (credited as Yuki Yoshimoto)
Inks
吉本祐樹 (credited as Yuki Yoshimoto)
Letters
Paige Pumphrey

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Batou; Togusa; Azuma; Tsunagi; Chief Daisuke Aramaki; Shinra Mikimoto; Mari Hashikami; The White Bear
Synopsis
Togusa is able to stop an assassination attempt against a regional politician and advocate for prosthetic rights. On the heels of the attempt, Security Section 9 receives a report of an illegal dumping of discarded android shells in the north. And one of the discarded bodies is that of Major Motoko Kusinagi.
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Indexer Notes

This story appeared concurrently in Kodansha's Monthly Young Magazine and the company's Comic Days virtual comic.

Undercover (Table of Contents: 2)

Ghost in the Shell / comic story / 42 pages (report information)

Script
藤咲淳一 (Junichi Fujisaku); Stephen Kohler (translation)
Pencils
吉本祐樹 (credited as Yuki Yoshimoto)
Inks
吉本祐樹 (credited as Yuki Yoshimoto)
Letters
Paige Pumphrey

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Togusa; Tsunagi; Mari Hashikami; The White Bear
Synopsis
Togusa and Tsunagi are sent undercover to a small village in northern Japan that rejects modern technology to investigate the dumping. There Togusa meets Mari Hashikami, a civilian investigating the death of her father, and a mysterious assassin who has targeted her.
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White Bear (Table of Contents: 3)

Ghost in the Shell / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
藤咲淳一 (Junichi Fujisaku); Stephen Kohler (translation)
Pencils
吉本祐樹 (credited as Yuki Yoshimoto)
Inks
吉本祐樹 (credited as Yuki Yoshimoto)
Letters
Paige Pumphrey

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Batou; Togusa; Tsunagi; Azuma; Chief Daisuke Aramaki; Saito; Mari Hashikami; The White Bear; Officiate Wakai
Synopsis
While Togusa and Mari battle The White Bear, Batou and Azuma investigate the maker of the android shells dumped and why only a particular model was dumped.
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Storming (Table of Contents: 4)

Ghost in the Shell / comic story / 28 pages (report information)

Script
藤咲淳一 (Junichi Fujisaku); Stephen Kohler (translation)
Pencils
吉本祐樹 (credited as Yuki Yoshimoto)
Inks
吉本祐樹 (credited as Yuki Yoshimoto)
Letters
Paige Pumphrey

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Batou
Synopsis
Batou is sent to Okinawa to follow up on his investigation. There he lands in the middle of a turf war between rival organized crime gangs.
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The Beginning of Things (Table of Contents: 5)

Ghost in the Shell / comic story / 30 pages (report information)

Script
藤咲淳一 (Junichi Fujisaku); Stephen Kohler (translation)
Pencils
吉本祐樹 (credited as Yuki Yoshimoto)
Inks
吉本祐樹 (credited as Yuki Yoshimoto)
Letters
Paige Pumphrey

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Batou; Togusa; Tsunagi; Azuma; Chief Daisuke Aramaki; Saito; Paz; Borma; Shinra Mikimoto; The White Bear; Shoh Hashikami
Synopsis
Batou searches Okinawa for his suspected link in the android case, while Paz and Borma are assigned to guard Shinra Mikimoto and Togusa, Saito, Azuma and Tsunagi prepare to deal with The White Bear.
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No Master No Life (Table of Contents: 6)

Ghost in the Shell / comic story / 30 pages (report information)

Script
藤咲淳一 (Junichi Fujisaku); Stephen Kohler (translation)
Pencils
吉本祐樹 (credited as Yuki Yoshimoto)
Inks
吉本祐樹 (credited as Yuki Yoshimoto)
Letters
Paige Pumphrey

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Togusa; Tsunagi; Azuma; Saito; The White Bear; Officiate Wakai
Synopsis
When Togusa gets too close to the truth, village officiate Wakai sets The White Bear after him.
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Invisible Enemies (Table of Contents: 7)

Ghost in the Shell / comic story / 34 pages (report information)

Script
藤咲淳一 (Junichi Fujisaku); Stephen Kohler (translation)
Pencils
吉本祐樹 (credited as Yuki Yoshimoto)
Inks
吉本祐樹 (credited as Yuki Yoshimoto)
Letters
Paige Pumphrey

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Togusa; Tsunagi; Azuma; Chief Daisuke Aramaki; Saito; The White Bear
Synopsis
Unexpectedly a highly trained and heavily armed tactical squad invades the village, looking for the agents of Section 9 and running into the path of The White Bear. During the firefight, Tsunagi is wounded and captured by The White Bear.
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Translation Notes (Table of Contents: 8)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stephen Kohler
Pencils
吉本祐樹 (Yuki Yoshimoto)
Inks
吉本祐樹 (Yuki Yoshimoto)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
References in the stories specific to cultural Japan are explained.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Ghost in the Shell
  2. 1. Section 9
    Ghost in the Shell
  3. 2. Undercover
    Ghost in the Shell
  4. 3. White Bear
    Ghost in the Shell
  5. 4. Storming
    Ghost in the Shell
  6. 5. The Beginning of Things
    Ghost in the Shell
  7. 6. No Master No Life
    Ghost in the Shell
  8. 7. Invisible Enemies
    Ghost in the Shell
  9. 8. Translation Notes
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