"Ghost in the Shell: Arise" to Cross Promote Microsoft Surface

Ever wonder what sort of tablets the cyber warfare specialists at Public Security Section 9 use?

Ever wonder what sort of tablets the cyber warfare specialists at Public Security Section 9 use? Well, expect to see some Microsoft product placement in the upcoming Ghost in the Shell: Arise anime, because the four part series will be co-promoting with the Japanese launch of the Microsoft Surface.

 

More plans will be announced later, but so far they include participation in the Daikanyama T-Site launch party, with director/character designer Kazuchika Kise and writer Tow Ubukata making guest appearances.

 

A promo visual featuring the cast holding Surfaces has also debuted...

 

 

This isn't the first GitS cross promotion. Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex: Solid State Society notably managed to integrate the Infiniti Kuraza...

 

 

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Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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