Ghost in the Shell 2.0 Edition Blu-ray

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About Ghost in the Shell 2.0 Edition Blu-ray

A film that has spawned a thousand imitations, Mamoru Oshii's legendary anime film Ghost In The Shell returns in a stunning new edition remastered by Oshii himself. For this definitive Version 2.0 release, all the original animations are re-produced with latest digital film and animation technologies, including 3D-CGI.

Set in a re-imagined Hong Kong at a time when cyberspace is expanding into human reality, the story follows top cyberwarrior Major Motoko Kusanagi as she hovers on the border of total immersion in the digital world.

The definitive 2.0 also features new voice recordings from the original cast, a brand new score from Kenji Kawai, and 6.1 channel sound created with the help of Skywalker Sound.

Special Features: The Making of Ghost In The Shell 2.0, Commentary by Director Mamoru Oshii and Animation Director Toshihiko Nishikubo with Subtitles, Face-to-Face Exclusive Interview with Director.

Spoken Languages: English, Japanese, English subtitles.

Details

  • Publisher: MANGA
  • Media: Blu-ray
  • Spoken Language: English, Japanese
  • Subtitle Language: English
  • Genre: Science Fiction
  • Age Rating: 17+
  • Run Time: 83
  • Release Date: 11/24/2009
  • Dimensional Weight: 0.33
  • Region Code: A

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WHY would anyone buy this release?!?!? For the audio AND extras!

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Be aware that GiTS 2.0 is NOT the sequel to the original GiTS! The true sequel is GiTS 2: Innocence.
GiTS 2.0 is the RE-EDITED version of the original film.

I'd only get this BD if you really want the extras on this BD.
It has BOTH the original theatrical version of GiTS and the GiTS 2.0 remix which is the "special edition" of the original GiTS -- ie, they re-edited the film, added in new sequences, cut old sequences, and re-recorded the audio in 5.1/6.1 audio with BOTH the Japanese AND North American film casts!
If you want the best BD presentation of the original theatrical cut of GiTS, get the 25th anniversary BD or steelbooks... GiTS 2.0 video and audio quality is fine BUT the encode of the original GiTS on this particular is basically an upscale of the DVD release and is NOT representative of quality HD mastering...

This release is recommended for completists and people interested in what was changed in GiTS 2.0...