News Ghost in the Shell Arise Blu-ray to Have English Subs
posted on 2013-05-01 01:55 EDT by Egan Loo
Bandai Visual updated its listing for the first Ghost in the Shell Arise Blu-ray Disc volume to include Japanese, English, and Chinese subtitles. The first of four 50-minute parts will premiere in Japanese theaters on June 22, and will then be available on Blu-ray Disc and DVD at retail on July 26.
The series will star Maaya Sakamoto as a younger Mokoto Kusanagi, Kenichirou Matsuda as Batou, Tarusuke Shingaki as Togusa, Tomoyuki Dan as Ishikawa, Takurou Nakakuni as Saito, Youji Ueda as Paz, Kazuya Nakai as Borma, and Ikkyuu Juku as Daisuke Aramaki.
Kazuchika Kise (chief animation director for Otogi Zoshi, Blood-C: The Last Dark) will direct the series and design the characters, and Tow Ubukata (Le Chevalier d'Eon, Mardock Scramble) will handle series composition and the screenplay. Production I.G. is producing the series, and Cornelius (Appleseed: EX Machina) will compose the music.
Thanks to WTK for the news tip.