A Brief History Of ‘Ghost In The Shell’

A Brief History Of ‘Ghost In The Shell’


A big screen adaptation of Ghost in the Shell is in cinemas now, find out what came before in this cool visual history.

YouTube channel Distractortron have compiled what they describe as a brief history of Ghost in the Shell. In truth it’s pretty damn comprehensive.

From the comics through anime, video games and to the present big screen adaptation the video, timing in at just over four and a half minutes, this cool visual is bursting with tidbits of information.

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‘Ghost in the Shell’ has attracted criticism for “whitewashing” with it’s casting of a white western female in the lead. But despite the negativity surrounding Scarlett Johansson’s announcement as the Major reviews have this far been fairly positive.

‘Ghost in the Shell’ is in cinemas around the world now.

About Ghost on the Shell | Based on the internationally-acclaimed sci-fi property, “Ghost in the Shell” follows Major, a special ops, one-of-a-kind human-cyborg hybrid, who leads the elite task force Section 9. Devoted to stopping the most dangerous criminals and extremists, Section 9 is faced with an enemy whose singular goal is to wipe out Hanka Robotic’s advancements in cyber technology.



Will Harrison

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