Atsuko Tanaka, Osamu Saka, Akio Ohtsuka, Kôichi Yamadera, Yutaka Nakano, Tôru Ôkawa, Takashi Onozuka, Taro Yamaguchi, Sakiko Tamagawa, Oki Sugiyama, Masahiro Ogata, Eri Oono, Eiji Sekiguchi, Yoshiko Sakakibara, Tesshô Genda
A.D. 2034. It has been two years since Motoko Kusanagi left Section 9. Togusa is now the new leader of the team, that has considerably increased its appointed personnel. The expanded new Section 9 confronts a rash of complicated incidents, and investigations reveal that an ultra-wizard hacker nicknamed the "Puppet Master" is behind the entire series of events.