The Haunting Humanity of a Cyborg Shell: A Fan’s Analysis of Ghost in the Shell

As a long-time fan of the original Ghost in the Shell anime film, I’ve always found the Major’s cyborg body deeply unsettling. Her human brain removed and stuffed into a fully artificial shell—it’s a violation of the human form that taps into existential fears of lost humanity. A Shocking Violation of Flesh and Identity When first watching the Major’s brain transferred in the opening scenes, I was struck by how profoundly disturbing the process seemed. … Read The Full Article