As we speak, Netflix launched a brief teaser trailer for its CGI adaptation of the enduring manga Shirow Masamune, which in flip was the supply materials for the favored 1995 anime movie Ghost within the Shell by Mamoru Oshii.
Netflix’s new sequence is titled Ghost within the Shell: SAC_2045 and shall be made by Ghost within the Shell: Stand Alone Complicated‘s Kenji Kamiyama and Appleseed‘s Shinji Aramaki. (Appleseed was additionally based mostly on a manga by Shirow Masamune). Netflix first introduced the sequence in a tweet final December, however there’s nonetheless one factor that may shock followers who have been enticed by that preliminary announcement.
Netflix has opted for 3DCG animation and an artwork model much like that of Land of the Lustrous—in different phrases, CGI that emulates hand-drawn anime. Whereas that strategy was critically acclaimed in that anime, it has been controversial in others, and it differs considerably from the art work Netflix initially confirmed to advertise the brand new sequence (pictured beneath).
Little else is understood about this adaptation, apart from that it’s going to in fact concentrate on Main Motoko Kusanagi. And the teaser would not supply up too many extra particulars, so we’re nonetheless at midnight right here. A extra informative trailer is probably going within the coming months, and the sequence is about to premiere on Netflix in 2020.
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