Set in a futuristic Japan after the end of a brutal world battle, science has superior by leaps and bounds giving humanity the choice to increase life and reduce battling the use of delicate cybernetics. With all of humanity linked into one system of minds and personalities commonly known as ghosts, the biggest danger to civilization is the cyber terrorists in a position to hijacking of us’s our our bodies and reminiscences. When a ghost-infecting virus commonly known as Fireplace-Starter begins spreading by the system ensuing in the assassination of the Japanese Prime Minister, Main Motoko Kusanagi and her elite group of specific operatives are referred to as in to hint down its provide. As they delve deeper and deeper into their investigation, they uncover traces of presidency corruption and a shadowy supplier that bears an all-too-familiar face. The film is a continuation to the plot of the Pyrophoric Cult episode of Come up, and ties up free ends from that arc.