An anime of extraordinary beauty that reflects on the human and the artificial. What if machines learn to feel? What distinguishes them from humanity? Ghost in the shell 2 is visually breathtaking yet probably more realistic about the future than many futurologists are.
Mamoru Oshii is the visual poet and philosopher among the anime directors. His drawings have no equal in their detailing and their sometimes breathtaking aesthetics. At the same time, Oshii is fascinated by Western and Eastern thinkers ideas about the nature of human beings and their relationship to technology. As in his iconic predecessor Ghost in the Shell, this results in an overwhelming experience.