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Unequal Terrorist

Unequal Terrorist ≠テロリストUnequal Terrorist

Season #

1 (SAC)

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Transcript:Unequal Terrorist

Air Dates


December 24, 2002


February 6, 2005

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Episode Type
Stand Alone episode

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


Sixteen years ago Eka Turkuro, the daughter of a pioneering cyber company CEO, was kidnapped by a group opposed to cyberization. The girl's whereabouts remained a mystery until she was spotted by members of the Maritime Safety Team aboard an abandoned radiation scrubbing island off the coast of Okinawa. Four Special Security Team operators of the Japan Coast Guard were sent to find the girl and rescue her, but the team vanished without a trace. Section 9 is covertly dispatched to the island with two objectives: locate any remaining SST members and evacuate them, and find and rescue the missing girl. Section 9 is inserted by submarine, and after a time manages to find the girl, but when they do they realize that something is very wrong - the girl is the same age she was when she was kidnapped all those years ago! Simultaneously, the terrorists discover Section 9 has rescued their hostages, and a massive firefight for control of the hostages erupts between the terrorists and Section 9. They manage to escape, and make the shocking discovery that an elderly hostage they had rescued is the actual Eka Turkuro (the stress of her life as a hostage accelerated her aging), and that the girl is actually her daughter.

Noteworthy DialogueEdit

Tachikoma: (shoots the guards down a flight of stairs) How do you like that?
Saito: Moron! Have you forgotten that you've got somebody inside your pod?
Tachikoma: (wines)Ohh/Aww! But I wanna fight some more!