Just a quick question, I'll delete this thread after I have my answer or you can turn it into a general discussions thread. I rewatched GitS today and I wanted to get deeper into the IP since I have watched any of the other GitS shows/movies yet.
Where do I start? SAC + second gig? I've heard arise is worthless. What about the "new movie"?
>Stand Alone Complex Season 1
>Stand Alone Complex Second Gig
The Stand Alone Complex movies are garbage, and so is Arise.
I've heard that GITS 2 is pretty good, but it's the only thing I haven't seen yet.
SAC and 2nd GIG are awesome, with 2nd GIG being one of my favorite anime to this day. Solid State Society isn't a bad movie and makes a few nods towards the first movie.
Arise is a drastically different show in comparison to the others, and is more action based. I'm not a huge fan of it, but I could see how some people enjoy it.
It's very generic and uninspired. The Major isn't as interesting this time around, nor are any of the other characters. That said, I think the other characters get more screen time than they did in the first season of SAC, but it doesn't matter much when they're boring. But yes, overall it's more action packed, less politics and philosophy.
That said, you could argue that SAC and 2nd GIG are more action packed and dumbed down than the original movie, but they're still a great watch.
Some later episode in the 2nd season, around 17 or so.
Fuck that kid square hard. Turning down ara ara~ from the Major. god damn.
I liked the arises. non-canon, but another enjoyable look into the universe. It's like those classroom-based sidestories manga get, like that wrid BLAME! one. It was fun seeing all the characters come together. And some old school Araraki. Give them a try, don't get hooked on these dicks' dicks
There's not really that much action in SAC, can't speak for the 2nd season since I just finished season 1 less than 30 minutes ago but most of the action was in the last 3 episodes.
I know, but it was still more than the movie had. The movie only had 3-4 actual action scenes.
If she's anything like the Motoko in the manga, then probably.
Canon female in SAC and 2nd GIG.
>She's like a barbiedoll down there probably
I can work with that. She's still got thighs.
I find it difficult to believe that anyone really into this show and its universe wouldn't recognize it as Major giving an ironic nod to the concept of gender/biologic sex in a post-biologic existence. She's "female" as far as bits of data can be "human".. She's a ghost.
What they're getting at is that, when she was human, she was female. Now that she's in a completely prosthetic body, it doesn't really matter any more, and in the first movie, her body doesn't even really matter any more, her existence in itself is questionable because she can back her brain up and just exist on the net.