The BEST Episodes of Ghost in the Shell: Arise - Alternative Architecture

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Mar 25, 2020

Network: Tokyo MX

The Ghost in the Shell: Arise OVA sequence has been rebuilt into eight TV-length episodes and extended with two new broadcast exclusive episodes to create Ghost in the Shell: Arise ­ Alternative Architecture! In this highly anticipated prequel set in the year after the fourth World War, cyborg and hacker Motoko Kusanagi finds herself wrapped up in the investigation of a devastating bombing. But she¹s not the only one looking for answers‹as she delves deeper into the mystery of who is behind the attack, a specialized team unlike any before begins to take shape.

Ghost Whispers (2)

#1 - Ghost Whispers (2)

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired May 10, 2015

star 8.75
87 votes
Ghost Stands Alone (2)

#2 - Ghost Stands Alone (2)

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 12, 2015

A rare disease puts two citizens at the center of a struggle for military and economic power.

star 8.70
109 votes
Ghost Tears (2)

#3 - Ghost Tears (2)

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired May 24, 2015

star 8.65
89 votes
Ghost Whispers (1)

#4 - Ghost Whispers (1)

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired May 3, 2015

star 8.63
91 votes
Ghost Pain (2)

#5 - Ghost Pain (2)

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 26, 2015

star 8.62
95 votes
Pyrophoric Cult (1)

#6 - Pyrophoric Cult (1)

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired May 31, 2015

star 8.59
104 votes
Ghost Tears (1)

#7 - Ghost Tears (1)

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired May 17, 2015

star 8.58
91 votes
Ghost Pain (1)

#8 - Ghost Pain (1)

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 19, 2015

Motoko returns from a mission abroad to discover that her commanding officer has been murdered--and no one but Aramaki seems interested in doing anything about it.

star 8.57
99 votes
Pyrophoric Cult (2)

#9 - Pyrophoric Cult (2)

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Jun 7, 2015

star 8.48
102 votes
Ghost Stands Alone (1)

#10 - Ghost Stands Alone (1)

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Apr 5, 2015

When terrorists hijack a peaceful protest, Motoko Kusanagi sees her chance to prove her new squad's worth.

star 8.38
133 votes