Ghost in the shell

In a world caught in the grip of information overload, Major Kusanagi is an elite officer and heavily modified cybernetic agent. She is on the trail of a computer-criminal who turns people into human marionettes, controlled by computer. She discovers that his true identity lies at the center of a va...

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Main Author: Kawai, Kenji, 1957- (Composer)
Corporate Authors: Kōdansha., Bandai Bijuaru Kabushiki Gaisha., Manga Entertainment, Inc.
Other Authors: Mizuo, Yoshimasa. (Producer), Oshii, Mamoru. (Director), Nishikubo, Toshihiko. (Animator), Itō, Kazunori, 1954- (Screenwriter), Tanaka, Atsuko, 1962- (Performer), Ōtsuka, Akio, 1959 Nov. 24- (Performer), Ōki, Tamio, 1928- (Performer), Kayumi, Iemasa, 1933- (Performer), Yamadera, Kōichi, 1961- (Performer), Genda, Tetsuyô, 1948- (Performer), Epcar, Richard. (Performer), Woods, Mimi. (Performer), Kight, William Frederick. (Performer), Lasser, Abe, 1947- (Performer), Kakesu, Shūichi. (Film editor), Shirow, Masamune.
Format: Movie DVD
Language:English
Japanese
Published: Lincolnshire, IL. : Manga Entertainment, 1998, c1995.
Edition:Widescreen.
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Summary:In a world caught in the grip of information overload, Major Kusanagi is an elite officer and heavily modified cybernetic agent. She is on the trail of a computer-criminal who turns people into human marionettes, controlled by computer. She discovers that his true identity lies at the center of a vast and lethal political conspiracy.
Item Description:Based on the manga by Masamune Shirow.
Japanese version originally produced as a motion picture in 1995 ; English dubbed version produced in 1998.
Special features include: The making of Ghost in the shell (30 min.) ; interactive menus ; production report.
Physical Description:1 videodisc (82 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Format:DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Pro Logic surround sound (Japanese) ; enhanced for 16x9 televisions ; digitally remastered.
Audience:Unrated. Suggested 17+ for graphic violence, language, and brief nudity. Parental discretion advised.
Awards:Winner 1997 World Animation celebration awards, 'Best theatrical feature film' & 'Best director of a theatrical feature film'
Production Credits:Animation director, Toshihiko Nishikubo ; editor, Shūichi Kakesu ; music, Kenji Kawai.