The BEST Episodes of Ghost in the Shell: Arise - Alternative Architecture
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Feb 17, 2021
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.
#1 - Ghost Whispers (2)
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired May 10, 2015
Time is running out to stop Pandora's box from opening.
#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.
#3 - Ghost Tears (2)
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired May 24, 2015
The terrorist attacks on Newport City continue, and the shell squad isn't making much progress against them. Can Motoko accept help from a man made out of plain old flesh and blood?
#4 - Ghost Whispers (1)
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired May 3, 2015
After a war hero is convicted of war crimes, he and his former unit hold the entire city hostage. Their demand: access to the state secrets in the Pandora database.
#5 - Ghost Pain (2)
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 26, 2015
The further Motoko investigates her CO's death, the less sense it makes.
#6 - Ghost Tears (1)
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired May 17, 2015
Motoko's love life is going better than it ever has, and she's even managed to take an unprecedented 5-hour vacation. Naturally, that's when buildings start blowing up.
#7 - 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.
#8 - Pyrophoric Cult (1)
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired May 31, 2015
Motoko and her squad are finally getting closer to Fire-Starter's broker, but things get tense when they're instructed to take a backseat role on a sting op.
#9 - Pyrophoric Cult (2)
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Jun 7, 2015
Motoko and the gang have caught their man--or have they?
#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.