The Resource Ghost in the shell, Polygram Video ; Island Digital Media ; Manga Entertainment presents ; produced by Kodansha in association with Bandai Visual and Manga Entertainment ; Production studio, Production I.G ; screenplay, Kazunori Ito ; producers, Yoshimasa Mizuo ... [et al.] ; director, Mamoru Oshii, (videorecording)

Ghost in the shell, Polygram Video ; Island Digital Media ; Manga Entertainment presents ; produced by Kodansha in association with Bandai Visual and Manga Entertainment ; Production studio, Production I.G ; screenplay, Kazunori Ito ; producers, Yoshimasa Mizuo ... [et al.] ; director, Mamoru Oshii, (videorecording)

Label
Ghost in the shell
Title
Ghost in the shell
Statement of responsibility
Polygram Video ; Island Digital Media ; Manga Entertainment presents ; produced by Kodansha in association with Bandai Visual and Manga Entertainment ; Production studio, Production I.G ; screenplay, Kazunori Ito ; producers, Yoshimasa Mizuo ... [et al.] ; director, Mamoru Oshii
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • jpn
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
In a world caught in the grip of information overload, Major Kusanagi is an elite officer and heavily modified cybernetic agent. She is on the trail of a computer-criminal who turns people into human marionettes, controlled by computer. She discovers that his true identity lies at the center of a vast and lethal political conspiracy
Cataloging source
LLM
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
  • Screenplay, Kazunori Ito ; animation director, Toshihiko Nishikubo ; music Kenji Kawai
  • Animation director, Toshihiko Nishikubo ; music Kenji Kawai ; character design, Hiroyuki Okiura ; mechanical design, Shoji Kawamori, Atsushi Takeuchi ; weapons design, Mitsuo Iso ; art director, Hiromasa Ogura ; director of photography, Hisao Shirai ; editor, Shuichi Kakesu ; sound director, Kazuhiro Wakabayashi
Dewey number
791.4334
Intended audience
"Unrated, suggested 17+. Contains graphic violence, language and brief nudity. Parental discretion advised." -- Container
Language note
English (dubbed) audio, Japanese audio or Japanese audio with English subtitles
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Oshii, Mamoru
  • Itō, Kazunori
  • Shirow, Masamune
  • Kōdansha
  • Bandai Bijuaru Kabushiki Gaisha
  • Manga Entertainment, Inc
  • Manga Home Video (Firm)
  • Anchor Bay Entertainment, Inc
  • PolyGram Video (Firm)
  • Island Digital Media (Firm)
Runtime
83
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Shirow, Masamune
  • Cyborgs
  • Computer hackers
  • Conspiracies
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Ghost in the shell, Polygram Video ; Island Digital Media ; Manga Entertainment presents ; produced by Kodansha in association with Bandai Visual and Manga Entertainment ; Production studio, Production I.G ; screenplay, Kazunori Ito ; producers, Yoshimasa Mizuo ... [et al.] ; director, Mamoru Oshii, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the manga by Masamune Shirow
  • Japanese version originally produced as a motion picture in 1995 ; English dubbed version produced in 1998
  • Container incorrectly lists the 'making of' featurette and the Production report as two separate programs
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Special features include: Ghost in the shell : Production report ('making of' featurette) (ca. 27 min.) ; theatrical trailer ; fan club trailer ; Guide to Ghost in the Shell
Control code
ocn166295781
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (82 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 013138502698
  • 780063552929
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
M5529-2 WR03
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD ; NTSC; Widescreen version (1.85:1 aspect ratio), enhanced for wide screen tv's ; Dolby digital sound (English: 5.1 surround; Japanese: Pro Logic surround)
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Ghost in the shell, Polygram Video ; Island Digital Media ; Manga Entertainment presents ; produced by Kodansha in association with Bandai Visual and Manga Entertainment ; Production studio, Production I.G ; screenplay, Kazunori Ito ; producers, Yoshimasa Mizuo ... [et al.] ; director, Mamoru Oshii, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the manga by Masamune Shirow
  • Japanese version originally produced as a motion picture in 1995 ; English dubbed version produced in 1998
  • Container incorrectly lists the 'making of' featurette and the Production report as two separate programs
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Special features include: Ghost in the shell : Production report ('making of' featurette) (ca. 27 min.) ; theatrical trailer ; fan club trailer ; Guide to Ghost in the Shell
Control code
ocn166295781
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (82 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 013138502698
  • 780063552929
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
M5529-2 WR03
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD ; NTSC; Widescreen version (1.85:1 aspect ratio), enhanced for wide screen tv's ; Dolby digital sound (English: 5.1 surround; Japanese: Pro Logic surround)
Video recording format
DVD

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