Stealers of secrets, openers of doors, destroyers of firewalls, and masters of the web. Hackers are a standby in any action series taking place anywhere from the modern day to the far future, serving as operators and plot devices to keep stories moving. Anime-Planet has put it to a vote to let fans decide which they most love and hate, so hit the jump to see the top 5 loved and hated hackers!
In addition to the previously introduced trailer clip dubbed by the two original anime voice cast, Paramount Japan's official YouTube channel has also posted a 90-second mashup video comparing similar scenes from the original Ghost in The Shell anime film directed by Mamoru Oshii in 1995 and the live-action film by Rupert Sanders in 2017. Check out the comparisons after the jump!
The Japanese version of the Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex - First Assault Online massively multi-player online first-person shooter will be shut down in Japan in November. Hit the jump for the details.
New York's Museum of Modern Art will be airing Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence as part of a series on humanity and the uncanny in science fiction. It will be one of 70 films shown during the program. Hit the jump for more information and to find out where to get tickets!
To promote the upcoming release of August 23, Paramount Japan's official YouTube channel has posted a Japanese dub edition trailer for the DVD/Blu-ray of the live-action film Ghost in The Shell, featuring the two original anime voice cast, Atsuko Tanaka as The Major (portrayed by Scarlett Johansson) and Akio Otsuka as Batou (Pilou Asbæk). Check out how the anime voice fit the actors.
Last April, new shop that anime studio Production I.G., the studio behind Kuroko's Basketball, Psycho-Pass, Haikyu!!, and, of course Ghost in the Shell. opened an I.G Store in the Shibuya 0101. Now, it's time to celebrate its first anniversary. Some big names will be participating. More after the jump.
Originally announced back in 2016 as part of the "Ghost in the Shell Realize Project", Cerevo has pushed back the release date of their walking, talking 1/8 scale Tachikoma smart tank toys from June 2017 until August 2017 in order to improve the mobility and durability of the tiny robots. Hit the jump to learn more.
With the polarizing live-action Ghost in the Shell getting ready to be released on home video, no one expected that NBCUniversal Japan would go so far as to bundle the 1995 animated film into its forthcoming home video release for Japanese collectors. Hit the jump for the details.