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Drink Up This Ghost In The Shell Japanese Booze

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Joining the likes of other geeky sake comes a line of Ghost in the Shell-themed stuff. Kanpai!

Previously, there has been Pac-Man, Yakzua, and Final Fantasy branded sake. Now, three bottles, each with characters from Ghost in the Shell, will be released in Japan.

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According to Kurand (via Grape and PR Times), there is a light and dry-tasting Motoko Kusanagi branded release from Arinokawa Sake Brewery.

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The Batou bottle is a rich sake from Tamaasahi Sake Brewery in Toyama.

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And finally, there’s a Tachikoma release, which is the sweetest of all three. This sake was brewed by Hatsumomiji in Yamaguchi. It’s a small brewery that makes some truly excellent sake.

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Each sake is priced at 3,850 yen ($35.40). Personally, I’m probably most interested in the Tachikoma bottling because of the brewery making it.

If you don’t know much about sake, do read this primer Kotaku previously published—or pick up a copy of my book on the drink!