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The Cyborg Villain Kuze Is Revealed in the New Ghost In The Shell Trailer

With a little over a month to go before the live-action Ghost in the Shell movie hits cinemas, a new trailer is here, and it reveals a lot. Read More >>

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The New Ghost in the Shell Teaser Feels Like a Cyborg Fever Dream

Say what you want about the problematic casting, but Ghost in the Shell is going to look absolutely bananas. Read More >>

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The First Ghost in the Shell Trailer Brings the Popular Manga to Life

After months of controversy surrounding the live-action Ghost in the Shell, we finally have something more fun to talk about. At a live event in Tokyo, the first trailer was unveiled to the world, and it’s pretty fantastic. Read More >>

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The Ghost in the Shell Movie Doesn’t Know Whether its Main Character Is Japanese or Not

The casting controversy surrounding Scarlett Johansson’s role as Major Motoko Kusanagi in the upcoming Ghost in the Shell film continues to bring widespread confusion. Less than a week ago, its producer responded to the controversy by seemingly distancing the Major from her Japanese heritage. Now, things are suddenly a complicated mess again. Read More >>

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Using CGI to Make White Actors Look Asian Was Considered for Ghost in the Shell

You hear that sound? It’s the sound of Paramount executives slowly digging themselves further into a big, big hole. Read More >>

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This Spinal Implant is Letting Paralysed Rats Walk Again

The ability to internally bridge the gap between two ends of severed spinal cord—not just rely on the support of an external carapace like the Ekso-Suitwould be nothing short of revolutionary for the neurosurgical field. Oh wait, looks like a team from the EPFL has just invented a way to do just that—in mice. Read More >>

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Ghost in the Shell’s Think Tanks Are Intimidating, Even in LEGO Form

Major Kusinagi's climactic fight against the Alakuneda Think Tank in the original Ghost in the Shell is easily one of the best fight scenes in modern anime. Now, that arm-shearing battle has gotten a bit cuter with a think tank made from stock LEGO bricks. Read More >>

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Would Anybody Else Upload Their Consciousness to the Internet?

I was watching Ghost in the Shell again today—for the umpteenth time—and got to thinking: If the technology existed in the future and I had the opportunity to do so, I'd totally abandon this meat sack that I exist in and upload my consciousness to the 'Net. Read More >>