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.
VR Noh Ghost in the Shell, a stage play that combines traditional Noh theater with a cyberpunk aesthetic inspired by Masamune Shirow's classic manga Ghost in the Shell, is returning to Tokyo for a pair of performances in April of 2022. Hit the jump to learn more.
In celebration of Mamoru Oshii's birthday, I explore three of his films — Patlabor 2, Ghost in the Shell, and Jin-Roh — to uncover the ways Oshii has made predictions and philosophical inquiries that are shockingly relevant to today. Let’s dive in!