Yano is killed in the raid on Hideo Kuze's false location in the 2nd GIG episode "Chain Reaction of Symmetry", making him Section 9's first officer to be killed in the line of duty from hostile gunfire.
Yano also appears briefly in the manga as a new recruit. In the manga he is killed by a Russian named Koil Krasnov, whom he was tailing as his first assignment.
|Characters of Ghost in the Shell|
|Public Security Section 9|
Motoko Kusanagi |
Daisuke Aramaki |
|Japanese Government and Military|