In this animated feature movie about a female cyborg cop and her partner who are hunting a mysterious and powerful hacker called the Puppet Master, the five-pointed star appears as a standard symbol for authority.
Kôkaku kidôtai (1995) Directed by Mamoru Oshii, written by Kazunori Itô, Masamune Shirow (comic). Atsuko Tanaka, Akio Ôtsuka, Tamio Ôki, Iemasa Kayumi, Kôichi Yamadera, Tesshô Genda. (Ghost in the Shell, 1998 : USA) 82 min. Japan / UK, Japanese / English. Eastmancolor, Dolby Digital.