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Ghost in the Shel Batou figma from Max Factory

Ghost in the Shell Batou Gets a figma from Max Factory

Max Factory does it again with a great new anime figure. This time fans of Ghost in the Shell Stand Alone Complex get a new figure of Public Security Section 9 member Batou. This figure slides right of the screen with a nicely detailed figure of this iconic character. He will come with a wide variety of […]

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"Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045": Section 9 Faces New Threat [TRAILER]

Kodansha and Production I.G. are ready to storm onto Netflix starting April 23 with their new 3D CG anime based on Masamune Shirow's Ghost in the Shell manga. So with only a month to go, the streaming service is offering viewers the final official trailer for the 12-episode premiere season (with the series given an […]


Why "Parasite" Winning Best Picture Oscar Opens New Doors in Hollywood [OPINION]

When one covers Hollywood, there's a certain level of cynicism that comes into play considering its inconsistent history. Before we get into that let's give credit where it's due with the Film Academy recognizing Bong Joon-Ho's Parasite as Best Picture in the 2020 Oscars. Could anyone else picture a contemporary foreign language film 5-10 years […]

"Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045" Netflix Shares Major Tease

"Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045" Netflix Shares Major Tease

I think television animation is about to hit a new golden age, especially as the different streaming services ramp up production to compete for viewers in an increasingly crowded market. Netflix has been hitting all the sweet spots lately, with Voltron: Legendary Defender just wrapping, the second season of The Dragon Prince setting up a […]

Netflix's New Anime Slate Includes Dragon's Dogma, SPRIGGAN and Vampire in the Garden

Netflix announced the rest of its 2020 slate of exclusive anime series – including Dragon's Dogma, SPRIGGAN, and Vampire in the Garden – with a little background on what viewers can expect when they debut next year. Dragon's Dogma is an adaptation of the popular Capcom high fantasy role-playing video game where your player character has […]


Netflix Announces New 2020 Anime Series, 'Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045'

Netflix has announced a new Ghost in the Shell anime series that will premiere on the streaming service in 2020. Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045  will be produced by the series' regular production company Production I.G. It will be directed by Kenji Kamiyama, who had directed the previous two seasons of Ghost in the Shell: […]

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All-New Ghost in the Shell Series Coming to Netflix in 2020

It seems that Netflix is continuing it's run at bringing on more anime content to its already rapidly growing slate. The streamer has announced that the production duo of Kenji Kamiyama and Shinji Aramaki are developing a new entry into the venerable Ghost in the Shell franchise, and is slated to premiere in 2020. Kamiyama and Aramaki […]

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Scarlett Johansson Leaves 'Rub and Tug', Offers Statement on Casting Controversy

Scarlett Johansson has reportedly left the film Rub and Tug after yet another casting controversy, this time regarding her being cast in the role of a trans man. Perhaps you'll recall the accusations of whitewashing surrounding the actress's casting in Ghost in the Shell (even thought the character was, you know, a robot), which were repeated but […]

Alita: Battle Angel

Alita: Battle Angel Trailer Hits, Draws Reactions

After the disappointing reception for Ghost in the Shell's big live-action adaptation, fans of manga have been waiting for a glimpse of the upcoming Alita: Battle Angel film. The first trailer for the James Cameron-produced film from 20th Century Fox just hit. Directed by Robert Rodriguez (Sin City, From Dusk Til Dawn) from a script by Laeta Kalogridis (Shutter Island, Terminator Genisys) […]

Ghost In The Shell Has A VR Multiplayer Arcade Shooter In Tokyo

VR Zone Shinjuku, Bandai Namco's virtual reality arcade in Tokyo, is getting a four-on-four Ghost in the Shell team-based multiplayer shooter and we're pretty damn jealous that the shooter will only be available in Japan. At least for now. Dubbed Ghost in the Shell Arise: Stealth Hounds, the game pretty much involves strapping a PC on the backs  […]

Ghost In The Shell: First Assault's Full Revamp Looks OK

Ghost in the Shell: First Assault is getting a major facelift and overhaul on July 18th, and to celebrate the fact that they had to absolutely rework their entire game, Neople and Nexon America have released a new CG trailer to celebrate. Honestly, I have to commend Neople and Nexon for going the FFXIV route and […]

The 'Ghost In The Shell' Home Release Won't Have Any Deleted Scenes

There are two type of filmmakers in this world; those that put the deleted scenes on the home release so audiences can see everything that was cut and those that decide the version on screen is good enough and should speak for itself. It appears that Ghost in the Shell director Rupert Sanders is a […]