Ghost in the Shell returns as new re-imagining of the story in prequel form. The first two parts of a four part OVA series is presented here under the titles Borders 1: Ghost Pain & Borders 2: Ghost Whispers. The release is set for October 21st, 2014 on Blu-ray & DVD from Funimation.
Synopsis: In this highly anticipated prequel set in the year after the fourth World War, cyborg and hacker Motoko Kusanagi finds herself wrapped up in the investigation of a devastating bombing. But she’s not the only one looking for answers—as she delves deeper into the mystery of who is behind the attack, a specialized team unlike any before begins to take shape.
Ghost in the Shell Arise: Borders 1 & 2 has a run time of approximately 114 minutes and is not rated.
Studio: Production I.G. Music By Cornelius. Directed By Kazuchika Kise.