Ghost In The Shell 2.0 goes high def in November

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Anchor Bay Entertainment has just added a Blu-Ray Disc version of Ghost In The Shell 2.0 to their release line-up, bringing the anime film to a store near you in November.

The sci-fi anime classic spawned thousands of imitations but has never been bettered – Mamoru Oshii’s legendary anime film “Ghost In The Shell” returns in a stunning new edition, remastered by Oshii himself. For this definitive 2.0 version release, all the original animations are re-produced with the latest digital film and animation technologies, including 3D-CGI.

Set in a re-imagined Hong Kong at a time when cyberspace is expanding into human reality, the story follows top cyberwarrior Major Motoko Kusanagi as she hovers on the border of total immersion in the digital world.

This 2.0 version also features new voice recordings from the original cast, a brand new score from Kenji Kawai and a DTS 6.1 HD Master Audio track created with the help of Skywalker sound.

As extras the release will include the Featurette ”The Making Of Ghost InThe Shell 2.0” and a subtitled Commentary Track featuring director Mamoru Oshii and animation director Toshihiko Nishikubo. The release is also offering up an Interview with director Mamoru Oshii.

“Ghost In The Shell 2.0” can be yours on Blu-Ray Disc on November 24 for $29.97.

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