Two new episodes "PYROPHORIC CULT" will be aired on June 7 and 14
The official website for the Ghost in the Shell anime franchise has announced that 43-year-old voice actor Kenjiro Tsuda will voice a new character Pyromania in the two newly-produced episodes of Ghost in the Shell: Arise - Alternative Architecture. Tsuda is best known for his portray as Seto Kaiba in Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters (he is set to reprise the role in the all-new feature film next year).
Alternative Architecture is a re-edited 10-episode TV series version of the four-part film series Ghost in the Shell: Arise, which has been aired since April. Pyromania is a devotee of the Fire Starter computer virus and will appear in the two-part "PYROPHORIC CULT" to be aired as the 9th and 10th episode on June 7 and 14. The episodes directly connect to the story of the upcoming feature film Koukaku Kidoutai: Shin Gekijyou-ban (Ghost in the Shell: New Movie Edition) to open in Japan one week later, June 20.
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