In order to provide theatrical quality, the film premiered on the Japanese satellite PPV platform SKY PerfecTV! Perfect Choice ch160, on September 1, 2006.
The Sci Fi Channel aired Solid State Society to inaugurate its Ani-Monday programming block on June 11, 2007. On March 26, 2011, a 3-D version of the film was released to Japanese theaters.
Ghost in the Shell: S.A.C. Solid State Society