Ghost in the Shell Arise Anime's "DECODE 501FILE" Promo Streamed
posted on by Sarah Nelkin
Bandai began streaming the "DECODE 501FILE" promo for its Ghost in the Shell Arise anime on Friday. Mayumi Asano (Mermaid Melody Pichi Pichi Pitch's Rina, Gintama's Ikumatsu) narrates the video as the character Kurutsu in the video.
The Ghost in the Shell Arise anime, which consists 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. Kazuchika Kise (chief animation director for Otogi Zoshi, Blood-C: The Last Dark) is directing the series and designing the characters, and Tow Ubukata (Le Chevalier d'Eon, Mardock Scramble) is supervising and writing the scripts. Production I.G. is producing the series, and Cornelius (Appleseed: EX Machina) is composing the music.
The series stars Maaya Sakamoto as 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, Ikkyuu Juku as Daisuke Aramaki, Mayumi Asano as Kurutsu, and Takanori Hoshino as Raizō.
Update: The animeanime.jp website is streaming an HD version of the video. Thanks, IkariGendo
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