Ghost in the Shell Arise 2 Has More Action than Mystery

Five months ago saw the release of Ghost in the Shell: Arise border: 1 Ghost Pain in theaters across Japan. This past weekend saw the second release of the four-part series with Ghost in the Shell: Arise border: 2 Ghost Whisper—a story very much on the other end of the mystery-action spectrum. » 12/03/13 8:00am 12/03/13 8:00am

Ghost in the Shell's Product Placement Pisses Me Off

This last weekend marked the Japanese premiere of Ghost in the Shell: Arise border: 1 Ghost Pain. Needless to say, I enjoyed the film. What I didn’t enjoy was the incredibly blatant and distracting product placement surrounding the film—like this three-minute commercial for the Microsoft Surface. » 6/28/13 7:00am 6/28/13 7:00am

The First Film of Ghost in the Shell: Arise is True to Its Roots

This past week saw the release of the first chapter of the newest iteration of the Ghost in the Shell franchise with Ghost in the Shell: Arise border: 1 Ghost Pain. While the changes in the character designs have caused many to worry, let me assure you, the changes are only skin deep. » 6/25/13 7:00am 6/25/13 7:00am

Watch the First 8 Minutes of the new Ghost in the Shell Right Here

Back in February, we showed you the first trailer of the newest installment of the Ghost in the Shell franchise, Ghost in the Shell: Arise. With the Japanese theater release of the first chapter, border: 1 Ghost Pain, a week away, fans are getting a special gift: The first eight minutes of the film are now online. » 6/14/13 6:15am 6/14/13 6:15am

The New Ghost in the Shell Series Gets Its First Trailer

Earlier tonight here in Tokyo, Bandai Visual held a launch event for Ghost in the Shell: Arise, the new Ghost in the Shell anime series announced earlier this year. The event was full of interviews with the various creators of the new series and had several interesting announcements—like the fact that it is a prequel… » 2/12/13 8:10am 2/12/13 8:10am

For Years I Hated Ghost in the Shell, Then I Grew Up

Last week, fans rejoiced at the announcement of a new Ghost in the Shell » 1/22/13 7:40am 1/22/13 7:40am anime set to come out sometime in 2013. So far, information on the new anime is scarce, with little more than rudimentary staff information and to tide us over. Still, I cheered as loud as anyone else. But I wasn't always what you would call a…