Netflix posted a teaser trailer for the Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045 Season 2 anime. The teaser unveiled the 2nd season’s main staff and returning cast. It will premiere on Netflix in May 2022.
Musical group millennium parade is performing both of the theme songs, with the opening song “Secret Ceremony” and ending song “No Time to Cast Anchor”. Production I.G and SOLA DIGITAL ARTS are again animating the series.
The story of the anime takes place in the year 2045, after an economic disaster known as the Synchronized Global Default, rapid developments in AI propelled the world to enter a state of “Sustainable War”. However, the public is not aware of the threat that AI has towards the human race.
Full-body cyborg Major Motoko Kusanagi (CV: Atsuko Tanaka) and her second-in-command Batou (CV: Akio Otsuka) are former members of Public Security Section 9, who are now hired mercenaries traveling to the hot devastated American west coast. This land is full of opportunity for the major and her team, they utilize their enhanced cyberbrains and combat skills from their time working in Section 9.
However, things get complicated with the emergence of “post humans,” who have extreme intelligence and physical powers. The members of Section 9 comeback together again in order to face this new threat.
Based on “Ghost in the Shell” (Serialized Kodansha KC Deluxe)
Directors: Kenji Kamiyama and Nobushi Aramaki
Screenplay: Kenji Kamiyama, Ryo Higaki, Kurasumi Sunayama, Atsumi Dojo, Dai Sato, Daisuke Daito
Character Design: Ilya Kubushinobu
Music: Nobuko Toda x Kazuma Jinnai
Opening Sequence: PERIMETRON
Opening Sequence Director: Shu Sasaki and Yuhei Kobe
Opening Theme: “Secret Ceremony” by millennium parade
Ending Theme: “No Time to Cast Anchor” by millennium parade
Music Production: Flying Dog
Theme Song Support: Sony Music Labels
Production: Production I.G and SOLA DIGITAL ARTS
Production: Ghost in the Shell 2045 Production Committee
■ Motoko Kusanagi – CV: Atsuko Tanaka
■ Daisuke Aramaki – CV: Osamu Saka
■ Batou – CV: Akio Otsuka
■ Togusa – CV: Koichi Yamadera
■ Ishikawa – CV: Yutaka Nakano
■ Saito – CV: Toru Okawa
■ Pazu – CV: Takashi Onozuka
■ Borma – CV: Taro Yamaguchi
■ Tachikoma – CV: Sakiko Tamagawa
■ Purin Ezaki – CV: Megumi Han
■ Standard – CV: Kenjiro Tsuda
■ John Smith – CV: Kaiji Soze
■ Kurisu Ōtomo Teito – CV: Shigeo Kiyama