Major Motoko Kusanagi is back with the new anime series “Ghost in the Shell: Arise” coming this year. The official website of Production IG anime studio just announced the upcoming series. Ghost in the Shell is a manga series written and illustrated by Masamune Shirow.
“Ghost in the Shell: Arise”, to be launched in 2013, will be directed by Kazuchika Kise (chief animator in both Ghost in the Shell and Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence movies) while the screenplay will be penned by award-winning novelist Tow Ubukata (Mardock Scramble, Le Chevalier d’Eon) and the music composed by Cornelius (Appleseed: Ex Machina). Masamune Shirow will also directly contribute to the project.”
There will be a presentation at the Nicofarre Event Hall in Tokyo, Japan on February 12 from 9:00 pm (Japan time) which will be broadcasted live worldwide via Niconico, Bandai Channel and YouTube.
You can check out the official website for the upcoming anime -> http://kokaku-a.com/