Streaming giant, Netflix, has unveiled a new trailer for the second season of the Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045 anime during its AnimeJapan 2022 stage event. A visual (below) was unveiled for the upcoming season too.
This new trailer previews an ending theme song from millennium parade and announces that Scott Matthew returns to the franchise for an insert song. The trailer reveals and previews the anime’s insert song “Don’t Break Me Down” by Scott Matthew and also reveals the anime’s worldwide debut date on May 23 on Netflix.
The first season debuted on Netflix worldwide in April 2020 with 12 episodes. Production I.G. USA President Maki Terashima-Furuta previously stated during an interview that the anime would have two 12-episode seasons, with Kenji Kamiyama (Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex) directing one of the seasons, and Shinji Aramaki (Appleseed) directing the other.
Music From the New Trailer
millennium parade’s “No Time to Cast Anchor” is featured in the trailer and can be heard as the ending theme song for the series.
Tsuneta’s creative label PERIMETRON is producing the opening sequence, and millennium parade members Shū Sasaki and Yūhei Kanbe are directing the opening sequence. Flying Dog is producing the music, and Sony Music Labels is collaborating on the theme songs.
Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045 is back for season 2! here's the trailer
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The anime has announced a returning cast that includes:
- Atsuko Tanaka as Motoko Kusanagi
- Akio Ohtsuka as Batou
- Kōichi Yamadera as Togusa
- Yutaka Nakano as Ishikawa
- Toru Ohkawa as Saito
- Takashi Onozuka as Pazu
- Tarô Yamaguchi as Borma
- Sakiko Tamagawa as Tachikoma
- Megumi Han as Purin Ezaki
- Kenjiro Tsuda as Standard
- Kaiji Soze as John Smith
- Megumi Hayashibara as Takashi Shimamura
- Shigeo Kiyama as Kurisu Ōtomo Teito
Among the staff, Masamune Shirow is once again credited as the original creator of the Ghost in the Shell manga, and returning scriptwriters are Kamiyama (Eden of the East, Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex), Ryou Higaki (The Eccentric Family, Moribito – Guardian of the Spirit), Kurasumi Sunayama (Gurren Lagann), Harumi Doki (Ultraman, Cyborg 009 Call of Justice), Dai Sato (Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex, Samurai Champloo, Eureka Seven), and Daisuke Daitō.
How eager are you to watch this anime? Check up on further updates on their official website.
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