Win one of three copies of Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence
23rd Feb 06
Following its successful UK nationwide theatrical release in October 2005, Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence is now coming to Region 2 DVD on 27th February 2006 as a Deluxe Double Disc Edition, and we have 3 copies to give away thanks to our good friends at Manga UK.
To enter, simply answer the question below, enter your email address and press submit. As the DVDs are UK Region 2 releases, we can only accept entries from people aged 18 or over who live in the UK.
The competition closes on 2nd March 2006 and we will notify the two winners the following day.
The DVD boasts a host of never before seen extras including a world exclusive English language dub voiced by the original American Ghost In The Shell cast and a bonus booklet featuring a foreword by Jonathan Clements (co-author of The Anime Encyclopedia).
Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence is a breathtaking technical and visual achievement that was four years in the making.
As equally groundbreaking as its predecessor, it seamlessly combines 2-D and 3-D CG animation techniques to produce an action-packed, sci-fi fable of a solitary cyborg struggling to retain what's left of his humanity in a world where the human soul is gradually fading into obscurity.
GITS 2 (it's an unfortunate acronym) was also the first ever anime film to be nominated for the Cannes International Film Festival's highly prestigious Palme D'Or. The Deluxe DVD will be available to buy from 27th February 2006 from Manga and will be priced at £19.99.
The writer of the original Ghost in the Shell comic book in Japan, Shirow Masamune, was also behind which other famous anime franchise?
1st Nov 04 Above all though, it is the relationship between John and Laura Baxter which is the film’s central focus throughout, and the gradual disintegration of their relationship amidst a haze of grief.