Streaming giant Netflix has announced that it has ordered a new Ghost in the Shell anime series entitled Ghost in the Shell SAC_2045, which will be directed by Kenji Kamiyama (Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex) and Shinji Aramaki (Appleseed).
YES, A NEW GHOST IN THE SHELL ANIME IS COMING.
Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045 will be directed by Appleseed’s Shinji Aramaki and Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex’s Kenji Kamiyama. On @Netflix in 2020!
*desire to explore the true meaning of human consciousness intensifies* pic.twitter.com/MgKzX2KydQ
— NX (@NXOnNetflix) December 8, 2018
Originating as a manga series from Masamune Shirow, Ghost in the Shell has spawned a number of adaptations including the 1995 anime movie, the TV series Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex, the Ghost in the Shell: Arise OVA series and the 2017 live-action movie starring Scarlett Johansson.
Ghost in the Shell SAC_2045 joins a growing list of anime programming on Netflix, which includes the hit Castlevania series, a new Ultraman show and upcoming anime adaptations of Pacific Rim and Altered Carbon.