Another worthy film which spawned its own series worth mentioning is the highly influential Ghost in the Shell, an adult oriented, sci-fi spectacle that blended elements of post-cyberpunk with political intrigue and mystery. In its dystopian future, many members of the public possess cyberbrain technology that allows them to interface with a great mother brain. The heroine of the series is Motoko Kusanagi, a cyborg who has received a full body prothesis after a devastating accident in her childhood. Her new body does make her powerful, but leaves her open to attacks from highly skilled hackers who use her as a pawn to fulfill their evil whims.
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