Ghost in the Shell, the Movie

Ghost in the Shell: The Movie

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A new animated adaptation of the famous manga "Ghost in the Shell": co-directed by Kazuchika Kise and Kazuya Nomura

Ghost in the Shell is a work that had a powerful influence in Japan and abroad. Shirow Masamune created the manga that became an instant reference for cyberpunk science-fiction. The setting and the story have been adapted for novels, TV series, films and video games.

Kazuchika Kise, director and character designer, is trying to put a fresh spin on the original story with this feature co-directed with Kazuya Nomura. The film sheds light on the concept of the Ghost and the birth of agent Motoko Kusanagi, the saga's heroine.

2029: the Prime Minister gets assassinated and Motoko Kusanagi's former manager is one of the collateral victims. After assembling a team with Batō, Togusa and others, Kusanagi starts an investigation.


Film identity

  • Directed by: Kazuchika KISE, Kazuya NOMURA
  • Country: Japan
  • Year of production: 2015
  • Running time: 01 h 40 min
  • Version: Japanese ST French


  • Category: Feature film
  • Techniques used: 2D Computer, 3D Computer
  • Process: Colour
  • Target public: Young Adults, Adults


  • Artistic direction: Yusuke Takeda, Takamasa Masuki
  • Script writer: Tow Ubutaka
  • Based on: Shirow Masamune
  • Animation: Toru Okubo
  • Camera: Koji Tanaka
  • Music: Cornelius
  • Sound: Yoshikazu Iwanami
  • Editing: Junichi Uematsu

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