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Old 06-11-15, 10:08 AM
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Re: Ghost in the Shell (2015 movie)

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Damn, it's like some of you haven't watched any of the recent ARISE OVAs. This film takes place during that timeline, when Section 9 is first formed.
I just picked up all four volumes of ARISE at my local Japanese video store. Surprisingly, they all had English subs. (something that I'm seeing more and more of at this store--very unusual but welcome development). Is any distributor going to pick them up for U.S. distribution?

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Old 06-11-15, 02:43 PM
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Re: Ghost in the Shell (2015 movie)

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I just picked up all four volumes of ARISE at my local Japanese video store. Surprisingly, they all had English subs. (something that I'm seeing more and more of at this store--very unusual but welcome development). Is any distributor going to pick them up for U.S. distribution?

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I'm pretty sure Funimation already distributes those, I know the first 3 volumes are on Netflix.
Old 06-12-15, 09:58 PM
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Re: Ghost in the Shell (2015 movie)

Originally Posted by Ash Ketchum View Post
I just picked up all four volumes of ARISE at my local Japanese video store. Surprisingly, they all had English subs. (something that I'm seeing more and more of at this store--very unusual but welcome development). Is any distributor going to pick them up for U.S. distribution?

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Ghost in the Shell Arise (OVA) is licensed by FUNimation. They have release OVA 1 & 2 as BD/DVD combo (with English dub). OVA 3 & 4 have yet to be released domestically. FUNimation distributed the Japan Blu-ray LE imports (English subs only).

Ghost in the Shell: Arise Alternative Architecture (TV series) is also licensed by FUNimation. Only streaming rights have been announced at this time. Streaming is only at FUNimation.com (subscriber only).
Old 07-26-15, 09:32 AM
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Re: Ghost in the Shell (2015 movie)

http://www.funimation.com/blog/2015/...at-otakon-2015
Speed Racer, PSYCHO-PASS: The Movie, Ghost in the Shell: The Movie, Assassination Classroom 2, and More — Announced at Otakon 2015!
Posted by Lauren on 07/25/2015 at 4:20pm

Hold on tight, because we’ve got some MAJOR announcements just in from the FUNimation Industry Panel at Otakon 2015! First at the starting line:

Ghost in the Shell: The Movie
Fans of the GitS franchise get ready, FUNimation is bringing Ghost in the Shell: The Movie to theaters in Fall 2015!
Old 10-19-15, 11:27 PM
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http://www.ghostintheshellnewmovie.com/

Ghost in the Shell: The New Movie

The franchise that ushered in the cyber-punk era is back on the big screen in 2015! Don't miss this limited theatrical event – in theaters November 10, 11 & 16.

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Not feeling the new voice cast. Mary McGlynn, Richard Epcar and Crispin Freeman were awesome, and Dave Wyner's performance as Project 2501 was one of the best performances ever. Just watching this trailer, i get the feeling they are trying too hard to one-up the original, which will never happen.
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I haven't even watched that trailer yet and I *still* agree.
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So, does this "New Movie" follow the Arise series in any fashion or is it another parallel release?
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Re: Ghost in the Shell (2015 movie)

According to MAL the movie is a sequel to Arise but prequel to the 1995 movie.
I don't know how accurate that is though because that'd mean Arise is essentially set in the past as well and I don't know if it really is yet as I'm waiting for the rest of Arise to be released in English dub before watching any of it.

I don't want to watch two of the film episodes and then have to wait years for the next 3 episodes.
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Re: Ghost in the Shell (2015 movie)

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So, does this "New Movie" follow the Arise series in any fashion or is it another parallel release?
It's the same universe as Ghost in the Shell: Arise.

Order should be GitS: Arise, GitS: Arise - Pyrophoric Cult, GitS: The New Movie.

I'm not sure if you can watch the movie by itself (haven't seen it; I have the JP BD release pre-ordered from Amazon).
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Re: Ghost in the Shell (2015 movie)

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It's the same universe as Ghost in the Shell: Arise.

Order should be GitS: Arise, GitS: Arise - Pyrophoric Cult, GitS: The New Movie.

I'm not sure if you can watch the movie by itself (haven't seen it; I have the JP BD release pre-ordered from Amazon).
So need to see if Arise part 4 and Arise Cult are available in the US. Anyone notice if they are now on Netflix?
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I don't know how accurate that is though because that'd mean Arise is essentially set in the past as well and I don't know if it really is yet as I'm waiting for the rest of Arise to be released in English dub before watching any of it.
What a strange comment. Of course ARISE is set in the past. It deals with the formation of Section 9, which is already in place during the events of the original films and Stand Alone Complex.
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Re: Ghost in the Shell (2015 movie)

^ Speaking of which, is there a cohesive "chronological" and/or "release" order for all the GiTS movies/SAC/Arise/etc.? I'm not so concerned about any written material (manga), but just the stuff you can watch.

I've watched the original movie, all of SAC1 and most of SAC2.

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