The official YouTube channel for the Ghost in the Shell franchise today posted two teasers for its upcoming virtual reality smartphone app "Ghost in The Shell: The Movie Virtual Reality Diver," which is scheduled to launch early 2016. Check the two clips, normal 2D version and 360°VR version after the jump.
Last year, Masamune Shirow's Ghost in the Shell manga turned 25 years old. Six years after it launched in Young Magazine, Mamoru Oshii's acclaimed anime adaptation debuted. Technically, it opened at the Tokyo International Film Festival in October 1995, but it opened wide on November 18th, 1995, so it's a great opportunity to celebrate the movie that inspired the Matrix and countless other sci-fi works over the last two decades.
Entertainment industry journal Variety has broken the story that 2014 sci-fi action movie Lucy's Pilou Asbæk wil be reunited with its star, Scarlett Johansson, in the upcoming adaptation of sci-fi anime/manga Ghost in the Shell. The Danish actor, who will also be appearing in next year's season 6 of Game of Thrones, will play cyber crime unit second-inicommand Batou. More ater the jump.
A new set of Ghost in the Shell-themed limited edition ukiyo-e woodcut prints with artwork by Kazuchika Kise is now available for pre-order. Hit the jump to check them out.
Hollywood Reporter has learned that Jonathan Herman, writer on the NWA biopic Straight Outta Compton, has been brought in to do an overhaul on the script for DreamWorks’ Ghost in the Shell adaptation. More after the jump.
The 2015 Ghost in the Shell: Shin Gekijōban anime movie that followed that Arise prequel and celebrated the franchise's 25th anniversary is heading to the US for a limited screening from FUNimation on November 10,11 and 16. Ticket sales have gone online, along with a trailer. Get a look after the jump.
Following the 13 character visuals, Ghost in The Shell ARISE: GHOST is ALIVE, the upcoming stage play adaptation of the four-part anime film series Ghost in the Shell: ARISE, today posted its second main visual featuring the main cast, inspired by that of the anime's fourth chapter "border:4 Ghost Stands Alone." Check the latest visual as after the jump.