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Most Poetic Sledgehammer

Professor Siracusa’s Anime 102 is in session! This week we’re discussing the 1995 anime classic “Ghost in the Shell” and touching on its follow-up TV series, “Stand Alone Complex.” This is a cyberpunky action story about cyborgs and the meaning of life, and it’s full of guns, car chases, ninjas, weird outfits, and exposition.

Jason Snell with John Siracusa, Erika Ensign and Tony Sindelar


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Bonus Track: Cyborg or Not

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