Thursday, November 10, 2011

Masamune Shirow Artwork





Masamune Shirow (Masanori Ota) is one of the most famous manga creators in the world. He is best known for the manga series Ghost in the Shell.
 
The first entry in the franchise was  Ghost in the Shell manga, first published in 1989. A sequel, Ghost in the Shell 2: Man-Machine Interface, was released in 2002, and a serialized manga, Ghost in the Shell 1.5: Human-Error Processor, which contained material that was planned for but not included in the sequel, was released in 2003.

Ghost in the Shell is a futuristic police thriller dealing with the exploits of the cyborg Motoko Kusanagi, a member of a covert operations division of the Japanese National Public Safety Commission known as Section 9. The unit specializes in fighting technology-related crimes.

Masamune Shirow Shrine
Shirow News (Japanese, but google translator won't see you wrong)
Gallery of artwork
Masamune Shirow Wikipedia bibliography

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