Currently there are
two "seasons" of Stand Alone Complex. The first series is comprised of 26 episodes, some of which fit a larger continuity ("Complex" episodes) and some that "Stand Alone." It follows the course of Section 9's activity from about the middle of the first manga series and follows a timeline in which the Puppetmaster does not appear.
All in all, it's a decent series. Some of the visuals are excellent, and various episodes are very good. I don't think the series as a whole holds together as well as the film GITS, but everyone will have a different opinion on this, I'm sure. There is a very good episode partway through that is very good, a
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