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Original Ghost In The Shell Film Returns To Theaters

Directed by Mamoru Oshii, the film follows a female cybernetic government agent, Major Motoko Kusanagi, as she hunts down a computer virus called The Puppet Master that can effect human hosts There will be a new deluxe edition of the remastered film released on March 7th on Blu-ray and digital HD. The new adaptation of the[...]

When Gamera Got An Alan Moore-style Reboot – Look! It Moves! By Adi Tantimedh

Kazunori Itó is a writer who’s comfortable with hardcore Science Fiction themes, having previously scripted Mamoru Oshii’s Patlabor movies and Ghost in the Shell, and Shusuke Kaneko is a writer-director with a thoughtful, revisionist approach to genre, whether thrillers, Science Fiction or Horror He would go on to direct the live action movie version of[...]

First Teaser Trailer For Live Action Patlabor: The Next Generation Movie

I'm not entirely clear on the plans for Mamoru Oshii's live action sequel to the Patlabor anime, but it seems from this trailer that something is being released in 2015.I think - I think - that's the actual, full-length feature film, though a series of live action shorts are set to roll out in Japanese[...]

Official Images Of The Live-Action Patlabor On The Scene

The first is a new cover image from the film's website, the second is a poster that floated to the surface at Eiga. At this rate we'll be seeing the big fella stomping around in video before you know it.We know that Mamoru Oshii, one of the original creators of Patlabor and probably still best known[...]

Mamoru Oshii Joins Live Action Patlabor Movie – But Is He Directing?

Some years into his prolific film, TV and manga career, Ghost in the Shell's Mamoru Oshii joined the Headgear collective and co-created their robo-cop series, Patlabor To this day, it's possibly still my favourite of his works, not least for the central relationships between lawmechs and their handlers.There's a new live-action adaptation of the series[...]

Live Action Patlabor Set For 2014

The original anime and manga were created by Mamoru Oshii and Kazunori Itō, alongside mech designer Yutaka Izubuchi and character designer Akemi Takada.Perhaps the biggest mystery, though, is if this is headed to television or to the cinema There's no clue anywhere on the site.More news when we get it.  An official website has opened, heralding the arrival of a live[...]

Ghost In The Shell's Mamoru Oshii Making English-Language Sci-Fi War Movie

In development since Mamoru Oshii finished his first Ghost in the Shell movie, the really badly titled The Last Druid: Garm Wars is finally rolling forward into full-on production It won't be Oshii' first live action film, but it will be his first film entirely in the English language In theory, this means it could[...]

Watch: Mamoru Oshii's Short Film Adaptation Of Cyborg 009

The Ghost in the Shell's Mamoru Oshii has completed a short film adaptation of Cyborg 009,  Shotaro Ishinomori's manga series that made it to the west via Tokypop The film appears to have been produced for 3D screening (perhaps some kind of Panasonic promo?), but the online version is only 2D The stereo facilities on[...]