Ghost in the Shell is a 2017 American-Japanese computer-animated television series based on the Japanese manga of the same name by Masamune Shirow. It was co-produced by Paramount Animation, DreamWorks Animation, and Netflix. The show premiered on April 14, 2017, on Netflix.
The story takes place in a futuristic world where most humans are augmented with cybernetic parts to improve their abilities. This leads to a high level of tension between those who have these enhancements and those who do not. The series mainly follows Major (a human who has had her brain placed into a cybernetic body), an anti-terrorism agent in Section 9, and her team as they fight against various criminal threats that come up which include cyberterrorism and other crimes against humanity such as trafficking human organs for profit.
The series was produced by Production I.G and aired from October 1995 to March 1996. It consists of 26 episodes, each running for about 23 minutes, with a few exceptions.
Ghost in the Shell takes place in the near future where society has advanced to a point where people are able to modify their bodies with cybernetic parts and replace their brains with computer chips that connect them to networks wirelessly. The main protagonist is Major Motoko Kusanagi, a female cyborg who leads an elite task force known as Section 9 for Hanka Robotics as they take on high-profile cases dealing with terrorism and other violent crimes.
Future of Season 2
The second season of Ghost in the Shell is set to release on April 7th, 2018. This will be the first time that a Ghost in the Shell series has been made into a TV show.
Ghost in the Shell is set to air on April 7th, 2018.
Ghost in the Shell Season 2 centers around Public Security Section 9, led by Major Motoko Kusanagi, as they investigate and take down a terrorist hacker group "The Laughing Man" that is terrorizing citizens worldwide.