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Have Your Say: Does GHOST IN THE SHELL Still Have A Future?

There sure is no shortage of Ghost in the Shell news lately. After many a false start, a live-action version by Dreamworks seems to be pretty much underway, starring Scarlett Johansson in the lead role. Meanwhile, on the animated front,... More »
By Ard Vijn   
  

Rest In Peace, Origa

Earlier today, Anime News Network alerted its readers that Russian-born singer Olga Vitalevna Yakovleva, better known as Origa, has died Saturday after a battle with lung cancer. Origa was very popular in Japan, and known worldwide for singing the opening... More »
By Ard Vijn   
  

Check Out The First Teaser For New GHOST IN THE SHELL Animated Movie

While the debate about the American live-action adaptation rages on fans of the Japanese animated Ghost in the Shell franchise have reason to celebrate. A teaser for the new animated film, due out in Japan this Summer, was just released. Though... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

GHOST IN THE SHELL: Scarlett Johansson Agrees To Fight Cyber Crime In Dreamworks' Adaptation

Sources close to Variety have confirmed that Scarlett Johansson has finally agreed to take the lead role in Dreamworks' adaptation of the immensely popular Japanese manga/anime Ghost in the Shell. Snow White and the Huntsman director Rupert Sanders is still attached... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

Scarlett Johansson Touted For Live-Action GHOST IN THE SHELL

It was previously reported that The Wolf Of Wall Street's Margot Robbie was in talks to star in the upcoming live-action adaptation of influential Japanese anime Ghost In The Shell. Deadline has now reported that Robbie is no longer up... More »
By Hugo Ozman   
  

Watch The Trailer For Oshii's Live Action GARM WARS: THE LAST DRUID

Ghost In The Shell director Oshii Mamoru continues to bring his visions to life in (mostly) live action with the upcoming Garm Wars: The Last Druid - an English language hybrid of live action and animation techniques starring Lance Henriksen,... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Hey, Toronto! Win Tickets To See GHOST IN THE SHELL Director Oshii Mamoru In Person!

Hey, Toronto! The Twitch-presented mini-retrospective of the film of anime icon Oshii Mamoru gets under way this weekend with the director himself in town for an on stage In Conversation With interview and to introduce his landmark film Ghost In... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Take A Look At An Amazing Live-Action Tribute To GHOST IN THE SHELL

Before you ask: no, this is not a trailer, teaser or even proof-of-concept for any upcoming live-action version of Shirow Masamune's famous manga Ghost in the Shell, or the many anime it spawned. Like the live-action Akira trailer last... More »
By Ard Vijn   
  

Hey, Toronto! Anime Icon Oshii Mamoru Is Coming To Town For Twitch Presented Retrospective TECHNO/HUMAN

Hey, Toronto! It's not all that often that an honest to god icon comes to town but it's happening in July with Ghost In The Shell director Oshii Mamoru on hand as part of the Twitch presented mini-retrospective Techno /... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

SNOW WHITE Director To Direct Live Action GHOST IN THE SHELL

Will those who got all worked up about the live action Akira feel the same about this one? Time to find out ...Deadline is reporting that Snow White And The Huntsman director Rupert Sanders has signed on to direct a... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Watch The Full Trailer For GHOST IN THE SHELL ARISE: BORDER 2, GHOST WHISPERS

Ghost In The Shell prequel series Arise continues with Border 2, Ghost Whispers. Telling the story of how Kusanagi Motoko joined up with Section 9 in the first place the four part series has released a new trailer for the... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Watch The First Teaser For GHOST IN THE SHELL ARISE: BORDER 2, GHOST WHISPERS

With the first part of the four part prequel series to enormously popular scifi anime Ghost In The Shell now done and dusted in Japan - and with news of the first international releases now starting to pop up -... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

More Cyborg Action In New GHOST IN THE SHELL ARISE: GHOST PAIN Promo

With the first volume of the new Ghost In The Shell prequel series Arise hitting Japanese cinemas today a new promo has arrived online to push the impending DVD / BluRay release. All the major characters are featured heavily along... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Theatrical Trailer For GHOST IN THE SHELL ARISE: GHOST PAIN

The latest entry in the hugely popular - and for good reason, they're great - anime series Ghost In The Shell hits Japanese theaters June 22nd with the arrival of Ghost In The Shell Arise: Ghost Pain. A series of... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

GHOST IN THE SHELL Returns With ARISE

Ask your average person on the street to name one all time classic, landmark anime and - should you get any answer at all - I would wager that you would get one of four responses better than ninety percent... More »
By Todd Brown