Director Shinji Aramaki (Appleseed, Starship Troopers Invasion, Space Pirate Captain Harlock) and producer Joseph Chou (Appleseed Ex-Machina, Halo Legends) are set to return to Ghost in the Shell creator Masamune Shirow's world of World War III veterans policing a bio-engineered paradise, Appleseed. More after the jump.
A Tokyo-based company Basic has started accepting orders for eight smartphone cases for iPhone4/4S and iPhone5 featuring color illustrations by Masamune Shirow, who is a world-famous manga artist for his manga works such as Ghost in the Shell and Appleseed. Check the beautiful cases after the jump!
Japanese movie studio Shochiku has posted a trailer for Appleseed XIII: Tartaros, the first of two theatrical remixes of the new CG anime based on Ghost in the Shell creator Masamune Shirow's other sci-fi series. More After the jump.
Having spawned an OVA and two popular CG movies, Appleseed is the second most recognized creation of Ghost in the Shell manga artist Shirow Masamune. Now, Production I.G has their hand at the post World War V adventures of ES.W.A.T. special forces member Deunan Knute and her combat cyborg colleague Briareos.
Anime studio Production I.G has posted an English language introduction and staff details for the upcoming Appleseed XIII: Tartaros. Appleseed XIII will be released in Japanese theaters as two feature films. The first one, Appleseed XIII: Tartaros will open June 13th, 2011. The second one, Appleseed XIII: Ouranos will be released on October 24th.