Prime Vídeo has scheduled the premiere of 4 films for October 5th. Ghost in the Shell Arise (2013-2015) and also the Ghost in the Shell: The New Movie (2015) — it’s the same package that entered HBO Max a few months ago, so it should arrive dubbed. All debut on the day october 5th.
Again, the 5th OVA of arise is not included, the OVA only enter Threshold 1: Phantom Pain, Threshold 2: Phantom Whispers, Threshold 3: Phantom Tears and Threshold 4: Lonesome Ghost.
arise is an OVA series of 5 medium-length films of 50-60 minutes each, with a theatrical promotional release shortly before the home video release. Each one is called a “border” and the first 4 movies feature the music “Ghost in the Shell Arise”Interpreted by Salyu and Corneliusas an opening.
The movies reimagine the Ghost in the Shell original and are managed by Kazuchika Kisewith script of Two Ubukata. The series takes place in 2027, in a future where cyborgs exist, bringing Motoko Kusanagi as a member of the 501 organization – owner of her body prosthesis -, before they form Section 9 of the Public Safety Act. The prosthesis is a loan made to her in exchange for services, and this causes a certain dissatisfaction in the young woman.
For some reason, the 5th movie (Pyrophoric Cult) is often not licensed with the other 4, and due to the platform’s ads, it is possible that this one is missing.
already the New Moviealso known as New Ghost in the Shell, follows the OVA and features the assassination of the Prime Minister of Japan, described as “the biggest event since the war”. Motoko Kusanagi must then lead the Section 9 team to discover what is behind this tragedy, alongside the now ex-minister’s son, Osamu Fujimoto.
The film is also directed by Kazuchika Kise and Kazuya Nomurawith script by Tow Ubukata.
Ghost in the Shell
The dystopian atmosphere of The Ghost in the Shell takes place in the year 2029, in a world that has undergone a great technological evolution. But at the same time that humanity artificially prospered, it collapsed as a society and increased its inequalities. A fruit of the new technology is the cyborg Major Makoto Kusanagi, whom we accompany in her mission to solve cyber crimes and reflect on her real condition as a living being.
The original manga created by Masamune Shirow (released here by Editora JBC), was first published in 1989, winning a historic animation for cinema in 1995, currently available by Netflix and Amazon Prime Video. Since then, other manga and anime sequels have been released, and even a live-action feature film starring Scarlett Johansson It hit theaters in 2017.
Other films in the franchise are available on Prime Video and fur look. JBC launched the manga in Brazil in December The Ghost in the Shell 1.5 and currently publishes the digital chapters of Ghost in the Shell: The Human Algorithm. On DVD and Blu-ray, the original film was released here by Focus Filmes.