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The Fortunate Ones

The Fortunate Ones 恵まれし者たちMegumareshi Monotachi

Season #

1 (SAC)

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Transcript:The Fortunate Ones

Air Dates


November 19, 2002


January 2, 2005

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Episode Type
Stand Alone episode

Stand Alone episodeThis episode takes place independently of the main plot. This is the fifth stand-alone episode of the season and the eighth episode overall.


Kurutan, a friend of Kusanagi's, calls the Major to the hospital where she works to look into the source of a young girl's heart transplant. It seems that the heart she received was given without consent of the owner's parents. The girl's doctors feared she might have had to be given a full-cyborg conversion, a thought that stirs painful memories for Kusanagi. Aramaki, believing that the culprits may be tied to a mass kidnapping ring, orders Section 9 to look into the case for connections between the organs, the company that sold them, and the mitsunish motor oil refugee camp. Finally, the culprits are revealed to be a gang of rich students. Before arresting them, Kusanagi decides to scare and humiliate the students by posing as a murderous Yakuza enforcer.