Anime Project Channel 5.5, energy supplement Calorie Mate and Eagle Talon's Frogman have teamed up to present a spoof of Ghost in the Shell: Arise. Though Maaya Sakamoto voices the famous cyborg Motoko Kusanagi in the Arise OVA, Sumire Uesaka stars in the parody. Get a look after the jump.
Stand Alone Complex mastermind Kenji Kamiyama started off as a background artist in 1985. So, while it's easy to think him as being young, considering that his association as a protege of Mamoru Oshii, the industry veteran is actually turning 48 years old today. See how manga artist Shiori Furukawa marked the occasion after the jump.
In March 1989 British computer scientist, Tim Berners-Lee wrote a proposal for what would eventually become the World Wide Web. In May of the year, Masamune Shirow's cyber thriller manga Ghost in the Shell debuted in Young Magazine. Gearing up for the 25th anniversary celebration, a special GiTS site has launched. More after the jump.
Deadline Hollywood has learned that DreamWorks has signed Snow White And The Huntsman helmer Rupert Sanders to direct an adaptation of Masamune Shirow's sci-fi manga Ghost In The Shell. More after the jump.
In the Ghost in the Shell: Arise, rather than Tachikoma (or Fujikoma in the manga), the prequel features the precursor Rojikoma spider-tanks. These mecha star in the Gekkan Young Magazine's Rojikomanga, and in January, moe versions, voiced by Miyuki Sawashiro (Hunter x Hunter's Kurapika, the series' Kurapika) and Maaya Sakamoto (the series' major) will be voicing mech girls in shorts starting in January. More after the jump.
Ghost in the Shell: Arise is a new four-part OVA series set in the steely cyberpunk universe created by Masamune Shirow and made famous by Mamoru Oshii. The latest installment just came out in Japan and Otaku USA’s Ian Martin brings us a review after the jump!
The Icecream label of Pharrell Williams and Nigo's fashion retail Billionaire Boys Club has created a line of fun Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex collaboration t-shirts. While they're only available in Japan, and, like most limited BBC clothes, are remarkably expensive, they're worth a look after the jump.
The second of the four-part Ghost in the Shell: Arise hit Japanese theaters this weekend. And along with the premiere of border:2, "Ghost Whispers," tickets for the next part went on sale, revealing a June 28th release date for border:3 "Ghost Tears." Get a look after the jump.
Four-part OVA/theatrical run prequel series Ghost in the Shell: Arise continues with border:2, "Ghost Whispers" on November 30th. A Blu-ray release follows the theatrical run on December 25th. Following last weekend's preview screening, the opening minutes are now viewable online. Check it out after the jump.
Along with a launch of a kokaku-jprs.jp and a preview screening of "border:2 Ghost Whispers" at TOHO Cinemas Roppongi Hills on November 18, a special .jp web episode of Ghost in the Shell: Arise has been posted. Get a look after the jump.
The GR Short Films "Creative Masters" series, in which the creative process is captured through the lens of a small camera, is now hosting a look at the anime production of Ghost in the Shell: Arise. Get a look after the jump.