Masamune Shirow's prototypical cyberpunk manga series (first adapted as an anime in 1995) returns as a new animated feature. This "prequel" takes place before all of the previous movies and TV series and is adapted from the "Arise" OVA. The story is set immediately after World War IV. A string of terrorist bombings in Newport City prompt Public Security Official Daisuke Aramaki to hire full-body cyber-prosthesis user and hacker extraordinaire Motoko Kusanagi to investigate. 100 minutes PG-13.