Ghost in the Shell: Arise Promo Introduces Kurutsu, Head Of Army 501

By Ishaan . May 19, 2013 . 1:30pm

Bandai have shared a new promo (thanks, Anime News Network) for their upcoming Ghost in the Shell: Arise series of animated movies, narrated by Mayumi Asano as the character Kurutsu. Watch it below:



Kurutsu is the head of a secret unit called Army 501, which gave Motoko Kusanagi her cyberized body. As previously reported, Ghost in the Shell: Arise will consist of four movies, each 50 minutes in length. The first movie will be released in Japanese theatres on June 22nd, with a DVD and Blu-Ray release to follow on July 26th.

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  • Thanks for the reminder, need to order this

  • Tom_Phoenix

    What menacing empty offices!

  • Prinnydoom

    Hmmm interesting lets see how this series plays out. So far i am liking the look of it.

  • Göran Isacson

    IS there a subbed version of this out there anywhere? Can’t quite make a call about this one unless I kno what she’s saying.

  • Solomon_Kano

    Well, I’m certainly looking forward to seeing the movies.

  • Frozenbabylon

    I thought that she’d been fully cyberized from like 6 or so onward…

    • amagidyne

      From what I understand, Arise is an alternate continuity.

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