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2015 Ghost in the Shell Film's 1st Teaser Previews Animation

posted on 2015-01-08 05:00 EST
Cast from Ghost in the Shell Arise returns for film opening early summer in Japan

The official website for the anime franchise inspired by Masamune Shirow's Ghost in the Shell manga unveiled the first teaser trailer and key visual for the upcoming 2015 film on Thursday.

Text: The legendary science-fiction work that caused a revolution around the world.
Text: Original Work - Masamune Shirow
Text: A work in celebration of 25 years
Text: The awakened ghost whispers...
Text: Ghost in the Shell: The New Movie
Text: Opens in early summer 2015

Kazuchika Kise (Ghost in the Shell: Arise chief director) will serve as chief director at Project I.G., and will also design the characters. Tow Ubukata (Ghost in the Shell: Arise screenplay) will handle the screenplay, and Cornelius will score the film's music. Kazuya Nomura (Robotics;Notes, Sengoku Basara - Samurai Kings: The Movie director) will serve as director, and Tooru Ookubo (Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence, Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex key animation) will take the position of chief animation director. The film will feature the cast from Ghost in the Shell: Arise, with voice talents Maaya Sakamoto, Ikkyuu Juku, Kenichirou Matsuda, Tarusuke Shingaki, Shunsuke Sakuya, Takurou Nakakuni, Youji Ueda, Kazuya Nakai, and Miyuki Sawashiro listed, although no character names are attached.


The film will open in Japan early this summer.

The fourth and final part of the Ghost in the Shell: Arise OVA series premiered in Japan in August. Funimation licensed all four episodes and released the first episode in a special imported edition in 2013, and then released all four episodes in North America last year.

Source: Moca News


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