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Mamoru Oshii, the creative force behind the Ghost in the Shell anime, recently helmed a live-action TV spot for Kinect game Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor. This is it.


The result will look familiar to those who saw Oshii's 2001 live-action flick Avalon.

Yes, this is a nice spot. Needs more basset hound, though.

Check out Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor Check out here.