New Trailer For GHOST IN THE SHELL ARISE
New trailer for the first of four prequel Ghost in the Shell OVA's, border:1 Ghost Pain. Visit our anime section for all the latest news on the Major, Gatchaman, Goku and more.
"border:1 Ghost Pain" premiered in Japan theaters today (or yesterday, technically) and will have a quick turn around for home video release with a July 26th street date. Fans who purchased tickets to the theatrical release also got the chance to purchase the blu-ray early.
GHOST IN THE SHELL: ARISE - First Full Trailer Debuts
GHOST IN THE SHELL: ARISE Press Conference Coverage
"In 2027, one year after the end of the Fourth Non-Nuclear War, the guttural town of New Port City is plagued with one mass tragedy after another. Enter Public Security Section's Daisuke Aramaki to lead an investigation along with Batou better known to the criminal scourge as "the man with the eye that does not sleep." Running parallel to this investigation is the military's clandestine 501st Secret Unit, which happens to count Motoko Kusanagi, the cyborg, wizard-level hacker amongst its many members. Also investigating these events is the Niihama Prefectural Police detective Togusa. When all three investigations cross paths, secrets will be revealed and terrible truths unearthed."
"ARISE" is set in 2027 A.D. making it a prequel to the original Ghost in the Shell. It's set for release in Japanese theaters on June 22,2013 and will then be available worldwide on blu-ray and dvd on July 26th. The story will be told in four 50 minute OVAs. The first installment is titled "border:1 Ghost Pain." The principal voice cast is entirely new in order to reflect the younger incarnation of the characters and includes 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."
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