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Mamoru Oshii On Directing The Original 'Ghost In The Shell' Anime Movies And Enjoying 'Fallout 4'

Forbes - Tech

There are very few writers and directors like Mamoru Oshii. Having worked in both live action and animation, he has been a pioneering figure in both. What with Ghost in the Shell receiving a lot of attention as of late, I thought it best to discuss some of his work with the man himself. For most viewers of anime, Oshii is known for his early work on things like Urusei Yatsura and Patlabor. However, he is arguably more widely known for directing the 1995 anime movie adaptation of Ghost in the Shell and its subsequent sequel.

Love anime? A Crunchyroll account will get you access to more than 800 shows, plus manga titles and more.


Netflix has a pretty decent selection of anime to start with. With more than 50 titles, including classics like Fullmetal Alchemist and Gurren Lagann, it's hard not to get sucked into a binge session with the bright colors, intense action, and heart-wrenching drama that only anime can provide. But Netflix's anime library can only last for so long. What happens when you finish that last episode of Your Lie in April and you've run out of shows to watch? There's always plenty more anime for you to sink your teeth into, and Crunchyroll is here to show you just how deep the rabbit hole goes.

Netflix unveils a 'Resident Evil' CG anime series arriving in 2021


Netflix has more Resident Evil programming in the works than its live-action show. The streaming giant has revealed Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness, a "CG anime" series due to premiere sometime in 2021. While the foes of the show (apart from zombies) are still mysterious, the production will revolve around iconic characters Claire Redfield and Leon Kennedy. The teaser has Claire investigating what looks to be a chemical-obsessed horror, while Leon is rescuing an unknown man. Veteran anime studio TMS Entertainment (the company that released Akira and Lupin the 3rd) will also produce.

First footage from 'Ghost in the Shell' shows Scarlett Johansson's cyborg side

Los Angeles Times

The live-action adaptation of "Ghost in the Shell" starring Scarlett Johansson as the cyberpunk-fighting cyborg just dropped its first bit of footage. No doubt manga, anime and genre fans everywhere will have something to say about this brief glimpse of the new dystopia. The first footage from the feature film dropped during the finale of "Mr. Robot," because if a show about hackers taking down evil corporations entertains you, wait until you breathe in the cyberpunk horror that is "Ghost in the Shell." The movie takes place in a fictional, futuristic Japanese city and follows "The Major" (Johansson) and the members of a covert task force within the Japanese National Public Safety Commission made up of former detectives and military operatives.

Best places to watch anime online


Ah, there's nothing quite like the feeling of sitting down to watch anime. When you don't have time to sit down for US dramas with hour-long episodes, it's nice to kick back with half-hour installments of the frantic action, bright colors, wacky comedy, and immersive drama that only anime can provide. A Crunchyroll account will get you access to more than 800 shows, plus manga titles and more. In this modern age of streaming apps, there's really no limit to where you can find your anime. We're narrowing it down to some of the best places where you can get exclusive shows, English dubs, and even live-action Japanese dramas to satiate your inner otaku.