DreamWorks is taking steps to make its live-action adaptation of the venerable Ghost in the Shell franchise, and they’ve picked a director with experience in turning lady-led action into undeniable box office success.
border 1: Ghost Pain, the first of four chapters in Ghost in the Shell: Arise, doesn’t come out theatrically for another week. And that’s just in Japan—everyone else will have to wait until the Blu-ray comes out on July 26th. Luckily for those needing a fix of fighting anime heroines, the first eight minutes have just been released. The video above is an SD version with English subtitles. If you speak Japanese you can watch the subtitle-less HD version behind the cut, where you’ll also find a summary of what exactly the clip’s setting up.
Getting into anime, let alone keeping up with it, can be quite difficult in the United States — so, in order to make your life easier, I’ve compiled a list of 10, feminist-friendly anime to legally watch on Netflix and Hulu!