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Ghost in the Shell: Arise (July 22, 2013 – September 6, 2014).
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The following weapons were used in the OVA Ghost in the Shell Arise:


Detonics Pocket 9

Motoko Kusanagi uses a Detonics Pocket 9 as her sidearm, first seen in the OVA episode "Ghost Pain". Batou was about to use it in the same episode when Motoko was able to hack into his cyberbrain.

Detonics Pocket 9 - 9x19mm.
The Detonics Pocket 9 and the unloaded magazine in the padded interior of a metallic briefcase.
Motoko aims her Pocket 9 at armed Public Security officers at a military cemetery in Niihama.
Batou about to grab the fallen pistol from the ground.
Motoko armed with her Pocket 9 during a confrontation with gynoids at a JGSDF facility.
Kurutsu uses the Pocket 9 in a flashback sequence where she assassinates Lt. Col. Giichi Mamoru at a back alley.
Mamoru loads up on the Pocket 9 prior to entering the Ministry of Defense.
Kurutsu tosses the Pocket 9 into the burning wads of money in order to conceal evidence of Unit 501's involvement in the assassination of Lt. Col. Mamoru.

Heckler & Koch P7

A JGSDF officer assigned to the Ministry of Defense is armed with a Heckler & Koch P7 in "Ghost Pain". He is later disarmed with the pistol used against Vice Defense Minister Sadamoto.

Heckler & Koch P7 - 9x19mm.
The JGSDF officer cocking his personal P7.
A detailed shot of the P7.
Vice-Minister Sadamoto being interrogated at gunpoint.

Hybrid Pistol

The pistols used by armed Public Security Section 9 officers in "Ghost Pain" appear to be a fusion of parts and features from the Beretta Mini Cougar and the IWI Jericho 941 RBL Compact.

Beretta 8040 Mini Cougar F - 9x19mm.
Jericho 941 RBL Compact - 9x19mm.
A good shot of the pistols aimed at Motoko in "Ghost Pain".
Plainclothed Public Security officers form around Aramaki with their sidearms drawn out.
Aramaki draws out his own sidearm after encountering a gynoid.

Seburo Pistol

The Seburo Pistol makes an appearance at the OP sequence in the hands of Motoko.

The Seburo pistol in Motoko's hands in the OP sequence of Ghost in the Shell Arise. Note that five dots are etched on the rear portion of the pistol's slide, instead of three from the M-5.

Walther P99

Batou uses the military version of the Walther P99 as his main sidearm, first seen in "Ghost Pain".

Walther P99 - Military version - 9x19mm.
Opening fire with the P99 during the OP sequence of Ghost in the Shell Arise.
Batou takes aim with his P99 at incoming gynoids in "Ghost Pain". Note that the pistol's rear isn't animated very well aside from its body and slide.
Batou opens fire at the downed gynoid.
Batou with his P99 during a confrontation with gynoids at a JGSDF facility.
Batou takes aim with the P99 at Motoko when she barges into the van in "Ghost Whispers".
The P99 being fired upside down by Batou to execute a defiant JGSDF Ranger after drawing it from his rear hip holster.
The P99 holstered when he and Motoko confront the virtual avatar of Colonel Soga.
Batou takes aim at armed Qhardistani terrorists in "Ghost Tears".
A good view of the dropped P99.
In "Ghost Stands Alone", Batou corners a suspect after a massacre.
Motoko grips Batou's P99 during an attack on the Harimadera HQ building.

AMT Backup

An AMT Backup pistol is used by Motoko to replace her Detonics Pocket 9, now used as her main sidearm. It is first seen in "Ghost Whispers".

AMT Backup with wood grips - .380 ACP.
Motoko aims the AMT Backup at Batou when she made the motorbike jump inside the van in "Ghost Whispers". Note that this screenshot is used in the "Ghost Whispers" trailers.
The AMT Backup's barrel pressed against Boma's back after he's restrained.
Motoko aims the Backup at the rear of Saito's head to make him join Section 9.
The pistol held by Motoko after leading a raid on the rogue Rangers' hideout. Note that the pistol has brown panel grips.
The AMT Backup on the pavement.
The AMT is fired by Motoko at a Qhardistani terrorist in "Ghost Tears" while riding on her motorbike.
Batou secures Motoko's AMT and pistol mag during an attack on the Harimadera HQ Building in "Ghost Stands Alone".

Beretta 8000 Cougar

Beretta 8000 Cougars are seen throughout "Ghost Whispers", used as the main sidearm of rogue JGSDF Rangers and by Colonel Soga when he takes it from a Public Security officer. Security Police officers use them in "Ghost Stands Alone".

Beretta 8000L Cougar F Type P - 9x19mm.
Beretta Cougars loaded onto the rear storage of the Logicoma.
Ishikawa aims the Cougar at the back of Boma.
Colonel Soga aims the stolen Cougar at the corrupt Defense Ministry official.
The Cougar's barrel pressed on Colonel Soga's chin as he prepares to kill himself.
A hacked SP officer aims his sidearm at a VIP in "Ghost Stands Alone".

Colt XSE

A Colt XSE is used by a Qhardistani terrorist in "Ghost Tears".

Colt XSE 1911 - .45 ACP
The Qhardistani terrorist covers his eye from the bright light in "Ghost Tears".
The terrorist's right hand getting shot at by Motoko.
A good shot of the dropped XSE.

Walther PPK

A Walther PPK with a suppressor in "Ghost Tears" by Niguchi, one of Colonel Hozumi's bodyguards.

Walther PPK .380 with a sound suppressor - .380 ACP (Brown factory grips)
Niguichi draws out the suppressed PPK drawn out in "Ghost Tears".
The suppressed PPK fired several times through the thin curtain.

Heckler & Koch P9S

A Heckler & Koch P9S is used by Aramaki in "Ghost Tears" as his personal backup sidearm.

Heckler & Koch P9S, pre 1973 model with smooth trigger guard - 9x19mm
Aramaki aims the P9S at the rogue Harimadara Heavy Industries think tank robot in "Ghost Tears".


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Mateba Model 6 Unica

The Mateba 2008M is actually a Mateba Model 6 Unica, it is used as Togusa's main sidearm instead of the Mateba 2006M as a plainclothes officer with the Niihama Prefectural Police.

Mateba Model 6 Unica, 4" barrel - .357 Magnum
The Mateba Model 6 Unica appearing at the OP sequence of Ghost in the Shell Arise.
Togusa takes aim with his Mateba Model 6 Unica before Motoko restrains him.
Togusa complains that his revolver can't stop waves of incoming gynoids rigged to explode.
The revolver is drawn out by Togusa during a search in "Ghost Tears".
Togusa takes cover during a sniper attack at the start of "Ghost Stands Alone".

Smith & Wesson Model 36

Nickel-plated Smith & Wesson Model 36s are used in a virtual Russian roulette game in "Ghost Whispers".

Nickel Smith & Wesson Model 36 - .38 Special.
A contestant prepares to load his nickel Smith & Wesson Model 36.
Saito presses the barrel of his nickel Smith & Wesson Model 36 on his right temple.

Smith & Wesson Model 38 Bodyguard

A Smith & Wesson Model 38 Bodyguard is used by Motoko in "Ghost Tears" as her backup sidearm, given to her by Kurutsu. It appears to have a different barrel, similar to the Chiappa-made revolvers.

Smith & Wesson Model 38 "Bodyguard" .38 special.
Kurutsu hands the holstered revolver to Motoko in "Ghost Tears".
Motoko takes cover from gunfire during an assassination attempt.
Motoko opens fire at Niguchi.
Reloading the revolver.

Submachine Guns

CZ Skorpion vz. 61

Batou uses a CZ Skorpion vz. 61 as his main weapon in the beginning of "Ghost Whispers" when the van he and his fellow rogue Rangers used is attacked by Motoko.

Sa. Vz. 61 Skorpion with 10 round magazine and stock extended - .32 ACP.
Batou fires his vz. 61 at Motoko after she busts into the van.
A good closeup of the vz. 61 held in Batou's left hand.

Heckler & Koch MP7A1

Heckler & Koch MP7A1s are used by Qhardistani terrorists in "Ghost Tears".

Heckler & Koch MP7A1 4.6x30mm with Zeiss Z-Point sight
Qhardistani terrorists engage armed police in a shootout in "Ghost Tears".


IMI Uzis are used by Qhardistani guerrilla fighters at the start of "Ghost Whispers". One is seen in "Ghost Stands Alone" with one of Colonel Hozumi's bodyguards, Yanozaki.

IMI Uzi with buttstock extended - 9x19mm.
The Qhardistani guerrilla fighter on the left is shot by JGSDF Rangers while armed with the Uzi.
A Qhardistani guerrilla goes down while gripping the pistol grip of his Uzi.
In "Ghost Stands Alone", the Uzi is fired by Yanozaki at Motoko and the Logicoma.

Ingram MAC-10

A few Ingram MAC-10s are seen in the hands of Qhardistani guerrilla fighters at the start of "Ghost Whispers".

MAC-10 was used by Jamie Lee Curtis in the film True Lies - 9x19mm Parabellum. When the gun fell down the flight of stairs, wire was wrapped around the trigger to get the effect.
The Qhardistani guerrilla fighter on the right is shot by JGSDF Rangers while armed with the MAC-10.
The FPS view of Colonel Soga after he guns down a MAC-10-armed guerrilla fighter.

Ingram MAC-11

The Ingram MAC-11 is used by a rogue JGSDF Ranger soldier in "Ghost Whispers" when he attacked Motoko and the Logicoma at the highway. Hacked anti-firearms officers in "Ghost Stands Alone" open fire on demontrators with their hacked cyberbrains seeing them as armed Qhardistani terorists.

MAC-11 (.380 ACP) with stock extended.
A rogue JGSDF Ranger soldier takes aim at Motoko after the van rams the Logicoma with a sadistic smile on his face.
The MAC-11 dropped by a Qhardistani terrorist in "Ghost Stands Alone", who in fact is a civilian.

Police Bullpup Submachine Gun

A Police Bullpup Submachine Gun is used by armed police inside Harimadara Heavy Industries in "Ghost Tears".

An armed officer inside HHI Headquarters in "Ghost Tears".
A good profile of the SMG held by Boma.
Saito and Paz open fire alongside an armed officer at the rogue HHI think tank robot.

Assault Rifles

AK rifle

AK rifles are used by Qhardistani guerrilla fighters at the start of "Ghost Whispers".

AK-47 7.62x39mm.
A couple of guerrilla fighters armed with AK rifles. There aren't enough details to show what kind of AK rifles they have except that they have solid stocks.


A fictional bullpup assault rifle appears a few times in the show, seen in the hands of JGSDF soldiers and Colonel Soga at the start of "Ghost Whispers". While unnamed in the show, a replica of the weapon made by Japanese airsoft accessory company Laylax names it "Schrödinger".

Laylax "Schrödinger" Airsoft Gun, replica of the fictional assault rifle seen in anime Ghost in the Shell Arise.
JGSDF soldiers aim their rifles at Colonel Soga after his shock wrists were activated at the Supreme Court in "Ghost Whispers".
Colonel Soga takes cover with the rifle during the Qhardistani special forces mission.
Batou and Ishikawa sweep the refugee camp after all the guerrilla fighters were shot dead.
Motoko aims the shouldered rifle at Batou during a showdown.
Colonel Soga opens fire with the rifle at the refugees after he realizes that they're guerrilla fighters.
Motoko aims the rifle taken from a Logicoma in "Ghost Stands Alone".

Fictional Assault Rifle

A fictional assault rifle is usd by a JGSDF Ranger cyborg soldier to take out Qhardistani guerrilla fighters at the start of "Ghost Whispers".

The JGSDF Ranger cyborg opens fire at enemy guerrilla fighters.

The rogue JGSDF Rangers use a fictional bullpup assault rifle as their main weapon throughout "Ghost Whispers".

The rifle is seen next to the Cougar pistol at the rear storage of the Logicoma.
Motoko takes cover behind a concrete pillar while reloading the rifle consficated from the restrained soldiers.
Rogue JGSDF Rangers are seen through Saito's riflescope as they take cover behind the window of their hideout.
Boma with the rifle as Batou talks to him.

Zastava M70

What appears to be a Zastava M70 assault rifle with a riflescope is seen in a refugee camp at the start of "Ghost Whispers".

Zastava M70B1 fixed stock rifle - 7.62x39mm
The M70B1 with the mounted riflescope propped up against a wooden crate.

Police Bullpup Rifle

A bullpup-type assault rifle is seen with armed police, first seen in "Ghost Tears". It appears to be partially influenced by the FN F2000.

FN F2000 Tactical with gray finish - 5.56x45mm NATO
Armed police take cover during a gunfight in "Ghost Tears".
Armed police escort detained Qhardistani terrorists.
A good shot of the bullpup assault rifle.

Machine Guns

Machine Gun Arm

Used by Unit 501 combat cyborg Seta Moto during a confrontation with Motoko, Togusa and Batou in the events of "Ghost Pain".

Seta fires his machine gun arm at Batou.

GE M134

A rogue JGSDF Ranger soldier uses a handheld GE M134 in order to gun down Motoko and destroy her own personal motorbike in "Ghost Whispers". A M134 seemingly mounted on a Mitsubishi UH-60 Black Hawk is used in "Ghost Stands Alone" to take out Motoko during an attempted terrorist attack.

"Ol' Painless" Handheld M134 Minigun with M60 Handguard, as seen in Predator - 7.62x51mm NATO.
A rogue JGSDF Ranger soldier opens fire with the GE M134.
7.62 NATO bullet casings fly out of the Minigun's ejection port. Note that the weapon appears to have a futurized look.
M134 Minigun with a mounted stand.
An OD Mitsubishi UH-60 Blacl Hawks intercepts Motoko in "Ghost Stands Alone".

M61 Vulcan

The M61 Vulcan is seen at the end of "Ghost Stands Alone" with a Harimadera multipled tank that was hacked.

GE M61 Vulcan Cannon - 20x102mm
The M61 Vulcan fired in "Ghost Stands Alone" at the Logicomas.

Sniper Rifles

Seburo Sniper Rifle

Saito is seen using the Seburo SR in the OP sequence of the OVA as his primary weapon.

Saito uses his Hawkeye prosthetic while he scopes a target in the OP sequence of Ghost in the Shell Arise.
Saito handles the SR in the OP sequence.
Taking aim with the SR at the rogue JGSDF Ranger hideout in "Ghost Whispers".
Saito aiming the SR at Motoko from the Blackhawk's cabin.
A good closeup of the SR's barrel.
Saito grips the SR after hearing automatic gunfire in "Ghost Tears".
In "Ghost Stands Alone", Saito provides sniper cover for Motoko and the others.

Heckler & Koch G3A3ZF

In a bit of continuity error, the scoped Zastava M70 assault rifle changes to a Heckler & Koch G3A3ZF sniper rifle in the middle of "Ghost Whispers".

G3A3ZF with Hensoldt 4x24 optical sight - 7.62x51mm NATO.
The sniper rifle as seen propped next to a wooden crate.

Fictional Sniper Rifle

A JGSDF Ranger soldier takes aim with a fictional sniper rifle at the start of "Ghost Whispers".

The JGSDF Ranger soldier look at an electronic map of the guerrilla compound via cyberbrain at the start of "Ghost Whispers".


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Machine Guns

Logicoma Machine Guns

Dual-barreled machine guns are seen as a chin-based mount for the Logicomas as its main weapon.

With one functioning arm left, Batou uses it to assist the Logicoma in firing its machine guns near the end of "Ghost Whispers".


Model 7290 Flashbang

Batou uses a Model 7290 flashbang grenade during a confrontation with Unit 501 cyborgs at a JGSDF facility in "Ghost Pain".

Model 7290 flashbang grenade.
Batou uses his cyberized teeth to pull the safety pin of his Model 7290, which is justified since cyberization should not give him a hard time doing this.


A M26 frag grenade is seen at the start of "Ghost Whispers". The only difference is that the safety lever is a bit different than the actual safety levers used in M26s.

M26 High-Explosive Fragmentation hand grenade.
A JGSDF Ranger prepares to get a M26 frag grenade primed. Note that the safety lever has a different design.


M67 frag grenades are seen throughout "Ghost Whispers", having animated based on airsoft M67s with a yellow line dividing the two halves of the grenade.

Airsoft "M67 hand grenade" gas bottle.
The three M67s (two of them in a square) confiscated by Motoko from rogue JGSDF Rangers.
Motoko spits out the safety pin from the M67 prior to throwing it at a hijacked JGSDF mecha.
VV shows up with an unprimed M67.
Dropping the primed M67 onto the electronics hatch of a hijacked JGSDF mecha.
When Motoko proceeds to clear his cyberbrain of a memory virus, the "refugee" is a guerrilla fighter seen pulling the pin of the M67 after confronting the Rangers.

Sonic Grenade

A sonic grenade is used by a rogue JGSDF Ranger in "Ghost Whispers" in order to disorient Motoko and the Logicoma on the highway and in "Ghost Tears" to disorient armed police by Qhardistani terrorists, which doubles as a frag grenade. Its body and fuse appear to be based on the M84 stun grenade and the M116A1 training grenade.

M84 stun grenade.
M116A1 training grenade modified for M201-series fuze, minus pin and safety lever.
The primed sonic grenade hurled from the van onto the highway in "Ghost Whispers".
The sonic grenade hurled at armed police in "Ghost Tears".

Grenade Launchers

Milkor MGL

The Milkor MGL is used in "Ghost Stands Alone" by Motoko, Paz and Boma in order to fire 40mm grenade modified with chaff for electronic jamming purposes.

ICS-191 GLM, an Airsoft replica of the Milkor MGL Mk 1L.
Motoko secures on the MGLs in "Ghost Stands Alone".
Paz unloads 40mm chaff grenades during an attack.

Rocket Launchers

FGM-148 Javelin

The FGM-148 Javelin is used by Motoko to take down the Blackhawk stolen by the rogue JGSDF Rangers. It has the same futuristic features used in Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex - 2nd Gig.

FGM-148 Javelin - 127mm.
The FPS view on Saito's riflescope with Motoko aiming the Javelin at the Blackhawk.
The Javelin aimed at the Blackhawk Saito is in.


The RPG-7 is seen with Motoko in "Ghost Stands Alone" during a gunfight.

RPG-7 - 40mm
Motoko takes out the loaded RPG in "Ghost Stands Alone".
Motoko raises the rocket launcher.

Special Weapons

Raizo's Arm

Raizo, a combat cyborg with Unit 501, uses a prosthetic arm that uses electricity as a weapon. Its secondary function appears to be used as a shotgun for close-range fights.

Raizo prepares to deliver an electroshock attack at a retreating Motoko.
Raizo blasts Motoko with his prosthetic arm during a fight.

Single-Shot Grenade Launcher

In "Ghost Stands Alone", Batou and Togusa use single-single grenade launcher equipped with sticky gel-based 40mm grenade. This is a callback from Stand Alone Complex where Section 9 uses it to wear down a hacked multipled tank.

Batou and Togusa aim the grenade launchers near the end of "Ghost Stands Alone".


Logicoma Small Arms Arsenal

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