Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex - Official Log 1 in October
Manga have announced the UK Region 2 DVD release of Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex - Official Log 1 for 31st October 2005 priced at £29.99. Limited to just 1000 copies this release includes a special custom collectors' 150-page full colour book and accompanying DVD detailing the art of Stand Alone Complex.
DVD Features: Interview Archives featuring never-before-seen footage and interviews with directors, producers, cast-members and studio executives, a 9th Studio Digital Works featuring report on digital animation productions by Production I.G, and a Full multi-angled analysis of all episodes from Season 1.
Book Contains: An Introduction to GITS - What is Ghost in the Shell? Created by Masamune Shirow, the world of GITS is thoroughly explained, including manga, movies, games and TV episodes; Character profiles, including Kusanagi and the other characters from Section 9 including bios, personality and combat data; Thorough analysis of each episode from the GITS creative team, including technical terms and background information; Interviews with the main character designers, mechanical and background artists and exploration of the artistic world of GITS; Stapa Saito's essay on GITS: SAC, in which he explores the advantages of the Cyberbrain life.