This spring, the Ghost in the Shell Arise prequel is being re-edited and retitled as TV series Ghost in the Shell Arise Alternative Architecture. Starting April 5th, the four episodes shaped into eight 30-minute episodes with ttwo new 30-minute episodes to the story of the upcoming film "Koukaku Kidoutai: Shin Gekijyou-ban" (Ghost in the Shell: New Movie Edition) to be released in early summer.
Singer/voice actress Maaya Sakamoto will be appearing in both roles for Ghost in the Shell Arise Alternative Architecture. In addition to voicing the lead Motoko Kusanagi in spring's TV edit of the prequel OVA series, she's teamed up with composer Cornelius for new opening "Anata wo Tamotsu Mono."
Yura Yura Teikoku's Shintaro Sakamoto returned to provided the lyrics after having worked on the OVA's Border:1 ending.