I think the most important thing to take away from either or both is that we've already been moving into that world from 'Ghost In The Shell'. Now is probably the right time to start declaring laws for cyberspace/headspace and rights for Robots.
Interesting things about the Japanese and their view on souls. Not exactly something within an object itself but rather within the relationship between two objects. Or a human and and object. Never really seen it like that before. Something also worthy of future thought.