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Ghost in the Shell Arise: Ghost Pain Trailer

Synopsis:

The story is set in 2027, one year after the end of the fourth non-nuclear war. New Port City is still reeling from the war’s aftermath when it suffers a bombing caused by a self-propelled mine. Then, a military member implicated in arms-dealing bribes is gunned down.
During the investigation, Public Security Section’s Daisuke Aramaki encounters Motoko Kusanagi, the cyborg, wizard-level hacker assigned to the military’s 501st Secret Unit. Batou, a man with the “eye that does not sleep,” suspects that Kusanagi is the one behind the bombing. The Niihama Prefectural Police detective Togusa is pursuing his own dual cases of the shooting death and a prostitute’s murder. Motoko herself is being watched by the 501st Secret Unit’s head Kurutsu and cyborg agents.

[via ANN]

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Ghost in the Shell Arise: First Trailer and Details

A first teaser trailer and some more details for the upcoming Ghost in the Shell Arise project were released during a launch event on Tuesday. Arise will be a series of four 50-minute episodes, with the first epsiode “Ghost Pain” opening in selected Japanese theaters on June 22nd. A DVD and Blu-ray Disc release will follow in July…hopefully with English subtitles like recent GitS related releases.
It was also revealed that Arise will be prequel and will take place in the year 2027, three years before the events of the first GitS film.

[via ANN]

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GitS 2013 = Ghost in the Shell Arise

Good news everyone!
Production I.G announced a new Ghost in the Shell anime series for 2013.

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New Trailer for Mardock Scramble: The Second Combustion

New Trailer for Mardock Scramble: The Second Combustion, the second of three theatrical films based on the novels by Tow Ubukata (Le Chevalier D’Eon). The sequel to The First Compression will open in theaters across Japan on September 3rd.
There are two new TV spots available on the official Japanese website as well, but they show the same footage as the embedded trailer below.

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Synopsis:

“Why me?” It was to be the last thought young prostitute Balot, would ever have… as a human, anyway. Taken in by a devious gambler named Shell, she became a slave to his cruel desires and would have been killed by his hand if not for a private investigator and his self-aware Universal Tool, Oefcoque.

Now a cyborg, Balot is not only nigh-invulnerable but has the ability to disrupt electrical systems of all sorts. But even these powers may not be enough for Balot to deal with Shell, who offloads his memories to remain above the law, the immense assassin Dimsdale-Boiled, or the neon-noir streets of Mardock City itself.

[via ANN]

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First Trippy Trailer for Mardock Scramble: The Second Combustion

First Trailer for Mardock Scramble: The Second Combustion, the second of three theatrical films based on the novels by Tow Ubukata (Le Chevalier D’Eon). The sequel to The First Compression will open in theaters across Japan on September 3rd.

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Synopsis:

“Why me?” It was to be the last thought young prostitute Balot, would ever have… as a human, anyway. Taken in by a devious gambler named Shell, she became a slave to his cruel desires and would have been killed by his hand if not for a private investigator and his self-aware Universal Tool, Oefcoque.

Now a cyborg, Balot is not only nigh-invulnerable but has the ability to disrupt electrical systems of all sorts. But even these powers may not be enough for Balot to deal with Shell, who offloads his memories to remain above the law, the immense assassin Dimsdale-Boiled, or the neon-noir streets of Mardock City itself.

[via Can you Moe?, ANN & Anime In Blu]

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Third Trailer for Mardock Scramble: The First Compression

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Synopsis:

The story revolves around a down-and-out teen prostitute in Mardock City named Rune Ballot. One day, she’s picked up by an ambitious casino manager named Shell who gives her everything she could want. Renewed by a false innocence, a false past, and now the false life Shell has given her, Ballot feels grateful. However, she can’t help but be curious about why he’s done so much for her, so she does some research about his past on a computer. This turns out to be a mistake which will change her life greatly. When Shell finds out what she’s done, he attempts to burn her to death by blowing up her car.

Due to the high crime rate in Mardock, a new law called “Scramble 09” has given police carte blanche to take extreme and otherwise illegal measures to revive crime witnesses. With this in mind, they allow a professor to bring Ballot back from the brink of death by reassembling her entire body with reinforced synthetic fiber. When she finally wakes up, her confused mental state eventually turns toward revenge as Shell is revealed as her killer.

[via Can you Moe?]

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New Trailer for Mardock Scramble [Update]

A new trailer for the upcoming anime Mardock Scramble has been released. The first of three parts, The First Compression will hit Japanese theaters in November.

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Synopsis

The story revolves around a down-and-out teen prostitute in Mardock City named Rune Ballot. One day, she’s picked up by an ambitious casino manager named Shell who gives her everything she could want. Renewed by a false innocence, a false past, and now the false life Shell has given her, Ballot feels grateful. However, she can’t help but be curious about why he’s done so much for her, so she does some research about his past on a computer. This turns out to be a mistake which will change her life greatly. When Shell finds out what she’s done, he attempts to burn her to death by blowing up her car.

Due to the high crime rate in Mardock, a new law called “Scramble 09” has given police carte blanche to take extreme and otherwise illegal measures to revive crime witnesses. With this in mind, they allow a professor to bring Ballot back from the brink of death by reassembling her entire body with reinforced synthetic fiber. When she finally wakes up, her confused mental state eventually turns toward revenge as Shell is revealed as her killer.

Update: oops, I embedded the old trailer by mistake but everything should be fine now. Thanks for the heads-up!
[via Can you Moe? & Official Website]

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