History YMMV / GhostInTheShellStandAloneComplex

10th Oct '16 10:17:25 AM creader
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* FanNickname: "[[Film/ReturnOfTheJedi Jabba]] the Home Affairs Minister" - the Minister of Home Affairs, the man Aramaki reports to and a {{Gonk}} among Gonks.



* ShipTease: ANGELS' SHARE features one between the Major and Aramaki. Other episodes tease Major x Batou.
1st Oct '16 4:08:00 PM 43110
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** While no one doubts that Kazundo Ghoda is a complete monster, it is interesting to note that in Solid State Society, he is considered to be in the same category of characters as the protagonists and anti-heroes of the series. Near the end of Solid State Society, Ghoda, along with Batou, Togusa, Aramaki, The Laughing Man, Kuze, and the Major, are all considered to be the few people burning with overwhelming egotistically rightfulness in the world. This is probably due to the fact that many of the philosophical points Ghoda makes are very logical and probably true to a certain extent and his actions, despite being part of a InferioritySuperiorityComplex, is to make what he believes to be the righteous utopia (or dystopia) the world should be (this can be compared to Kuze who also wants to create the utopia that he believes the world should be).
14th Jun '16 8:38:26 PM _____________
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These are a list of relatively suggestive tropes relating to ''Anime/GhostInTheShellStandAloneComplex'' that are not discussed at any point as part of the storyline by the characters.

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4th Jun '16 8:06:40 AM nombretomado
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* NoProblemWithLicensedGames: Aside from the PS2 and PSP games listed under TheProblemWithLicensedGames, initial impressions to [[http://store.steampowered.com/app/369200 the multiplayer shooter]], ''First Assault Online'', are mostly positive according to user reviews.

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* NoProblemWithLicensedGames: Aside from the PS2 [=PS2=] and PSP games listed under TheProblemWithLicensedGames, initial impressions to [[http://store.steampowered.com/app/369200 the multiplayer shooter]], ''First Assault Online'', are mostly positive according to user reviews.



* TheProblemWithLicensedGames: Mostly averted in both the PS2 and PSP spin-off games. Both games have plenty of character interaction that you'd expect to experience from Section 9's members, and has deeply fleshed out storylines and dialogue that tie neatly into the SAC universe as ''Stand Alone'' episodes. Connections to [[NoodleIncident the Nemuro Landing Operation]] in particular for the PS2 game. The problems are that they're technically mediocre, featuring loose Run-N-Gun controls, difficult platforming, fair graphics (for 2006-era games), cheap AI, and downright horrible music that usually consists of a few boring notes looping every 30 seconds or so. They're faithful to the series' established lore and storylines, but aren't presented in the best fashions.

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* TheProblemWithLicensedGames: Mostly averted in both the PS2 [=PS2=] and PSP spin-off games. Both games have plenty of character interaction that you'd expect to experience from Section 9's members, and has deeply fleshed out storylines and dialogue that tie neatly into the SAC universe as ''Stand Alone'' episodes. Connections to [[NoodleIncident the Nemuro Landing Operation]] in particular for the PS2 [=PS2=] game. The problems are that they're technically mediocre, featuring loose Run-N-Gun controls, difficult platforming, fair graphics (for 2006-era games), cheap AI, and downright horrible music that usually consists of a few boring notes looping every 30 seconds or so. They're faithful to the series' established lore and storylines, but aren't presented in the best fashions.
10th May '16 12:11:45 AM RedRoverRedRover
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* HilariousInHindsight: One episode is called [[Music/LadyGaga "POKER FACE"]].
5th May '16 2:57:55 PM RedRoverRedRover
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** Take a good look at [[https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:GitS-Appleseed_Imperial_America_2030.png#/media/File:GitS-Appleseed_Imperial_America_2030.png this map]]. The Russo-American Alliance is basically the Democratic base, plus Arizona. The United States of America encompases several swing states and the American Empire is built on the states which used to form the confederacy.

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** Take a good look at [[https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:GitS-Appleseed_Imperial_America_2030.png#/media/File:GitS-Appleseed_Imperial_America_2030.png this map]]. The Russo-American Alliance is basically the Democratic base, plus Arizona. The United States of America encompases several swing states and the American Empire is built on the states which used to form the confederacy.confederacy and currently the Republican base.
5th May '16 2:57:18 PM RedRoverRedRover
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** Take a good look at [[https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:GitS-Appleseed_Imperial_America_2030.png#/media/File:GitS-Appleseed_Imperial_America_2030.png this map]]. The Russo-American Alliance is basically the Democratic base, plus Arizona. The United States of America encompases several swing states and the American Empire is built on the states which used to form the confederacy.
16th Jan '16 2:13:04 AM Kytseo
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* NoProblemWithLicensedGames: Aside from the PS2 and PSP games listed under TheProblemWithLicensedGames, initial impressions to [[http://store.steampowered.com/app/369200 the multiplayer shooter]], ''First Assault Online'', are mostly positive according to user reviews.
30th Nov '15 9:49:10 AM FF32
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** Not to mention the episode's title is "{{Meme|ticMutation}}", albeit used in the [[RichardDawkins Dawkinsian]] sense.

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** Not to mention the episode's title is "{{Meme|ticMutation}}", albeit used in the [[RichardDawkins [[UsefulNotes/RichardDawkins Dawkinsian]] sense.
26th Aug '15 3:20:13 PM SuperLlama
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* UncannyValley: Kuze is more than likely an intentional example, since his face is constructed in such a way that he remains utterly stone-faced throughout most of the show to the point of rarely even opening his mouth to speak.
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