The resulting assessment is called a Psycho-Pass index, exceeds an accepted threshold, he or she is pursued, apprehended, and killed if necessary by police forces.
Collected data on both present mentality and aggregated personality data is used to gauge the probability of that citizen committing a crime, the rating referred to as that citizen's Psycho-Pass.
Authorities are alerted whenever excessive ratings are detected, and officers of the Public Safety Bureau are dispatched with weapons called "Dominators", energy pistols that modulate their power in response to the target's Psycho Pass.
She is accompanied by veteran Inspector Nobuchika Ginoza, a strict man who looks down on Enforcers; Tomomi Masaoka, a middle-aged Enforcer who used to be a detective; Shusei Kagari, a carefree young man who was marked as a latent criminal in childhood; and Yayoi Kunizuka, a former musician turned into a latent criminal stemming from a relationship with a terrorist.
Over the course of Akane's early investigations, the group uncovers the works of Shogo Makishima, a prolific criminal mastermind.
The first anime, Psycho-Pass, was received generally positive in both Japan and the west with critics praising the characters' roles and interactions set in the dystopia.
The animation has also been praised despite issues in latter episodes which required to be fixed in the DVD volumes of the series.On the other hand, the second series, Psycho-Pass 2, received mixed critical response stemming from its heavy use of gore as well as the villain., a powerful network of psychometric scanners, actively measures the minds and mentalities of civilised populations using a "cymatic scan" of the brain.The series was aired on Fuji TV's Noitamina programming block between October 2012 and March 2013.The story takes place in an authoritarian future dystopia, where omnipresent public sensors continuously scan the mental states of every passing citizen.The series was licensed by Funimation in North America.