A new trailer has just been released for Ghost in the Shell Arise: Ghost Pain, which is scheduled to arrive in Japanese theaters on June 22. The movie is directed by Kise Kazuchika, and serves as a prequel to the main series.
Ghost in the Shell Arise: Ghost Pain follows Major Matoko Kusanagi before her involvement with Public Security Section 9. Arise will be written by Tow Ubukata (Mardock Scramble) and animated by Production I.G. The movie is part of a series of four limited-run movies that will eventually be released on Blu-Ray by July 26th. A first person shooter game developed by Nexon, titled “Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex Online, is also scheduled for 2014.