a business magazine, Weekly Toyo Keizai featured articles about anime industry in the latest issue.
20 anime titles in this list (in order of which they were released), “the 20 must watch anime of the 2000s” was chosen by anime critics.
1. 攻殻機動隊 S.A.C. (2002)
Ghost In the Shell Stand Alone Complex
2. ほしのこえ (2002)
The Voices of A Distant Star
3. パプリカ (2006)
4. コードギアス 反逆のルルーシュ (2006)
CODE GEASS Lelouch of the Rebellion
5. ヱヴァンゲリオン 新劇場版 (2007, 2009, 2012)
Rebuild of Evangelion
Cyborg 009 Gets 3 New CG Films by Ghost in the Shell S.A.C.’s Kamiyama
The story will depict Joe Shimamura and the other cyborgs’ struggle with the Bresudo, a group of people who possess superhuman powers and intellect, and have manipulated human history since ancient times. Their goals are unknown, and they cast a dark shadow over the world.
Though few people believe in the Bresudo’s existence, one journalist named Lucy Davenport heads to Texas to contact a certain family, and she meets the cyborgs. The cyborgs themselves have been freed from their duty of protecting humanity ever since the establishment of the UN Guardian troops, and they now live quiet lives of peace. However, Lucy’s visit and the return of the Bresudo draw Joe and the others once more unto the breach of a new battle.
Ghost in the Shell's 25th Anniversary plans underway
Even though Ghost in the Shell’s actual anniversary isn’t until May, Japan’s already celebrating with 4 (so far) different projects:
Ghost in the Shell Arise border:less project: A collection of five short movies which will premiere on March 28.
E-book release of the original Ghost in the Shell manga, simultaneous June 20 release with: Ghost in the Shell Arise ~Sleepless Eye~ #3, Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex ~The Laughing Man~ #1, Ghost in the Shell S.A.C Tachikomatic Days #6-7
Ghost in the Shell art exhibition with original art and design illustrations.
Ghost in the Shell Arise music event, celebrating the 25th anniversaries of both the Space Shower TV station and Ghost in the Shell.