During Bandai Visual’s recent event in Japan, news were revealed regarding the upcoming anime series, Ghost in the Shell: Arise. The series will serve as a prequel to the Ghost in the Shell universe we all know and will be divided into four 50 minute animated movies.
The focus will be on the younger days of Motoko Kusanagi and the first movie, titled Ghost Pain, will hit Japanese cinemas on June 22nd while the Blu Ray and DVD versions releasing on July 26th. During the movie, the Public 9 section members will be introduced, focusing on the younger Motoko while also bringing in Batou, Togusa, Saito, Pazu, Ishikawa, Borma and Aramaki.
So it’s still a few months off but until then, you can enjoy the trailer for Ghost Pain.