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December 2008
Director Oshii's "Ghost in the Shell 2.0" and new film!

Director Oshii's film - The Sky Crawlers release on Blu-ray and DVD!

Mamoru Oshii's legendary anime film "Ghost In The Shell" returns in a stunning new edition remastered by Mamoru Oshii himself with English subtitles on December 19, 2008! Revised new edition "version 2.0" features newly-done visual effects and complete digital remastering to prepare it for this amazing new release on Blu-ray (limited edition & regular edition) and DVD. Disc also features new recordings from the original cast, revised music from Kenji Kawai, and 6.1 channel sound created with the help of Skywalker Sound to further improve the experience.

In addition, the director Oshii's brand-new film "The Sky Crawlers" is now available to preorder on Blu-ray and DVD. The film depicts the lives and the conscious minds of Kildrens, people who have been genetically modified to live eternally in adolescence until they are shot down dead in competitive air battles, which are presented commercially to public as popular entertainment... "The Sky Crawlers" won the Future Film Festival Digital Award and more at International Film Festival. Available in three varieties, Blu-ray (collector's edition & regular edition) and DVD.