The concept behind Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045 Sustainable War is that in the future, superpowers and megacorps will orchestrate an ongoing war – a sustainable one – to maintain the economic status quo.
Given Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the crisis that it has created, the immediate humanitarian disaster and the economic ripples, I think the prediction of a “Sustainable War” is chilling. Yes, it’s an anime, but it’s rooted in society’s perceptions.
Netflix will release the feature-length of the cyborg sci-fi in May.
We won’t get the very same version that aired in cinemas in Japan and, in theory, we’ll get a better one. The Netflix cut has extra scenes and different colour grading.
In the near future, the advancement of technology has led to new a wave of cybercrime by augmented individuals known as “cyberbrains”. To combat the growing number of crimes, full-bodied cyborg Motoko Kusanagi takes charge of the crime-fighting organization known as public security section 9.”
The streaming platform has already aired the first season of the accompanying TV anime. Shortly after the movie’s release, the second season will air as well.
A poster featuring the Major Kusanagi was also released, and it’s one of those near-to-parody female-form looks over shoulder poses.
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