Ghost in the Shell and its sequel Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence have been released together in a single package for nostalgic fans and newcomers alike to experience. The original cyberpunk classic is well placed alongside other animated cult classics like Akira for its polished visuals, powerful soundtrack, and the way the themes and […]
The imaginatively titled Ghost in the Shell: The New Movie is indeed exactly what it says on the tin – The new Ghost in the Shell movie. Directed by Kazuya Nomura, this latest theatrical instalment of the Major’s adventures picks up after events of Ghost in the Shell: Arise, and going in blind I didn’t realise […]
Ghost in the Shell was a tour de force when it hit international markets in 1996 following a domestic release the year prior. Mamoru Oshii’s adaptation of Shirow Masamune’s manga has become a legendary part of global anime fandom, with influence extending not only to other anime and manga but also to Hollywood, most famously […]
Masamune Shirow’s Ghost in the Shell Manga was published in 1989 and has had a lot of anime renditions in recent times. Ghost in the Shell: Arise in the latest incarnation, which is a prequel of sorts – set in 2027, one year after the end of the fourth non-nuclear war. It’s centred around a […]
My latest pickup from Max Factory’s Figma line is Motoko Kusanagi as she appeared in the 2000’s anime TV series Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex. Read on..