Batou

Batou (バトー, Batō?) is a main male character in the Ghost in the Shell series, the second best melee fighter in Section 9, and is the second in command under Major Motoko Kusanagi.

While his name is officially romanized as "Batou", in some copies of the first film's subtitles and credits, it is spelled "Bateau" (the French word for "boat").

Read more about Batou:  Personality, Design

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List Of Ghost In The Shell Characters - Public Security Section 9 Members - Batou
... Voiced by Akio Ōtsuka (Japanese), Richard Epcar (English) Batou (バトー, Batō?) is a main male character in the Ghost in the Shell series, recruited from the Rangers, the second best melee fighter in Section ... Shirow has admitted that Batou is visually based on action-movie actor Steven Seagal ... In the movie adaptations of Shirow's manga, Batou is a direct representation of Mamoru Oshii's opinions, views, and feelings that are presented ...
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Batou - Design
... Stand Alone Complex character designer Hajime Shimomura said that Batou's image was based on the Minotaur ... The name "Batou" also means "eight-headed" in Mandarin Chinese, which is significant since "Kusanagi" was the name of a sword that was taken from Orochi, an eight ...