While Ghost in the Shell is arguably Mamoru Oshii's most well-known film in the West, his work has been a part of the global anime fandom since his directorial debut with the iconic '80s series Urusei Yatsura. Our friends at Narō connected us with the esteemed director for an exclusive interview about his life, his work, and why we, as humans, will never outgrow the need to tell stories to one another. Hit the jump for more!
The VR Noh Ghost in the Shell stage play - a production inspired by Masamune Shirow's classic cyberpunk manga that incorporates classical theatre traditions and modern stage technology to create an immersive impression of a virtual reality world - will be staged for the first time using a 360 degree stage in Tokyo in November of 2022. Hit the jump to learn more.
The Ghost In The Shell: SAC_2045 Netflix anime gets another merch tie in, this one with Japanese audio brand Zeeny, which has launched a pre-order campaign for a new branded pair of Bluetooth earbuds. Read on for the details.