Kodansha and Production IG are producing a new Ghost in the Shell animated film.

The new anime will be co-directed by Kenji Kamiyama, who previously directed the Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex, and Shinji Aramaki, who directed Appleseed (both properties based on manga by Masamune Shirow).

Further details on the plot and release date are to be announced.

Production IG USA recently promoted Maki Terashima-Furuta to President of Production (see “Terashima-Furuta Promoted”). In her 20-year tenure, Production IG has produced Mamoru Oshii’s Avalon, Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence, and the recently released Ghost in the Shell movie, and several other films.