The collaboration visual and the promotion video for Netflix original anime series and the latest series of “Ghost in the Shell” called “Ghost in the Shell SAC_2045” (Broadcast Date: Apr. 23, 2020) and “ULTRAMAN”, which has started from Apr. 12, were released.
Also, the information on the staff who worked on the script, the new characters, the casts, and the motion actors also arrived.
The anime “ULTRAMAN” is the anime series which is directed by Kamiyama Kenji and Aramaki Shinji, and its music is produced by Toda Nobuko and Jinnouchi Kazuma, with the production by Production I.G×SOLA DIGITAL ARTS, similarly as “Ghost in the Shell SAC_2045”.
This collaboration celebrates the new start of these two series for having the same directors, music, and the production studio.
The special collaboration visual depicts the two protagonists from each work, Kusanagi Motoko and Souda Shinjirou/ULTRAMAN, standing by with one another.
SOLA DIGITAL ARTS beautifully expresses the views of their world.
Furthermore, the information on the script writers, new characters, casts, and motion actors has been released.
For script writing, in addition to the story editor Kamiyama, Higaki Ryou, Sunayama Kurasumi, Doki Harumi, who wrote the script for the anime “ULTRAMAN”, and Satou Dai, who directed the script writing for “Ghost in the Shell SAC_2045”, participated.
It has been announced that Soze Kaiji plays John Smith, who is the mysterious agent who makes an appearance in front of Kusanagi, Kiyama Shigeo plays Kurisu Ootomo Teito, the first prime minister in Japan who used to have American nationality.
For the characters' motion capture, Kawabuchi Kaori plays Kusanagi Motoko, Soze Kaiji, who also voiced John Smith, plays Aramaki Daisuke and Ishikawa, Kasaraha Shinji plays Batou, Okada Chinhei plays Togusa, Takei Hidenori plays Saito, and Yamashiroya Risa plays Ezaki Purin.
Netflix original anime series “Ghost in the Shell SAC_2045” will be streamed exclusively from Apr. 23, 2020.
(C) Masamune Shiro・Production I.G/Kodansha・Ghost in the Shell2045 Production Committee
“Ghost in the Shell SAC_2045×ULTRAMAN”
(C) Tsuburaya Production (C) Eiichi Shimizu,Tomohiro Shimoguchi（C）ULTARAMAN Production Committee (C) Masamune Shiro・Production I.G/Kodansha・Ghost in the Shell2045 Production Committee