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Shirow Masamune

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Well know for his beautiful and sensual female character designs in Japanese animations (anime), comics (manga), and illustrations. See more trivia »

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 2017 Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex - First Assault Online (Video Game) (series creator - as Masamune Shirow) (announced)
 2017 Ghost in the Shell (based on the comic "The Ghost in the Shell" by)
 2016 Kôkaku kidôtai: Shin gekijô-ban - Virtual Reality Diver (Short) (manga series: "Kôkaku kidôtai" - as Masamune Shirow)
 2016 Kôkaku no Pandora (TV Series) (creator - 1 episode)
- Adepter (2016) ... (creator - as Masamune Shirow)
 2015 Ghost in the Shell Arise: Border 5 - Pyrophoric Cult (TV Movie) (manga - as Masamune Shirow)
 2015 Ghost in the Shell: The New Movie (manga - as Masamune Shirow)
 2015 Koukaku Kidoutai Arise: Alternative Architecture (TV Series) (manga - as Masamune Shirow)
 2014 Ghost in the Shell Arise: Border 4 - Ghost Stands Alone (manga - as Masamune Shirow)
 2014 Appleseed Alpha (original story - as Masamune Shirow)
 2014 Ghost in the Shell Arise: Border 3 - Ghost Tears (manga - as Masamune Shirow)
 2013 Ghost in the Shell Arise: Border 2 - Ghost Whisper (manga - as Masamune Shirow)
 2013 Ghost in the Shell Arise: Border 1 - Ghost Pain (manga - as Masamune Shirow)
 2011 Appleseed XIII: Ouranos (Video) (manga - as Masamune Shirow)
 2011 Appleseed XIII: Tartaros (original manga - as Masamune Shirow)
 2011 Kôkaku kidôtai S.A.C. Solid State Society 3D (manga - as Masamune Shirow)
 2011 Appurushîdo XIII (TV Series) (original manga - 1 episode)
- The Nemean Lion (2011) ... (original manga - as Masamune Shirow)
 2008 RD: Sennô chôsashitsu (TV Series) (creator - 26 episodes)
- Riaru doraibu (2008) ... (creator - as Masamune Shirow)
- Rasuto daibu (2008) ... (creator - as Masamune Shirow)
- Chikyû ritsu (2008) ... (creator - as Masamune Shirow)
- Ningen ritsu (2008) ... (creator - as Masamune Shirow)
- Shizuka naru shi (2008) ... (creator - as Masamune Shirow)
 2008 Kôkaku kidôtai 2.0 (manga - as Masamune Shirow)
 2007 Appleseed Ex Machina (characters - as Masamune Shirow)
 2006 Kôkaku kidôtai: Stand Alone Complex Solid State Society (TV Movie) (comic - as Masamune Shirow)
 2005 Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex (Video Game) (comic - as Masamune Shirow)
 2002-2005 Kôkaku kidôtai: Stand Alone Complex (TV Series) (comic - 52 episodes)
- This Side of Justice (2005) ... (comic - as Masamune Shirow)
- Endless Gig (2005) ... (comic - as Masamune Shirow)
- Nuclear Power (2004) ... (comic - as Masamune Shirow)
- Martial Law (2004) ... (comic - as Masamune Shirow)
- Reversal Process (2004) ... (comic - as Masamune Shirow)
 2004/I Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence (comic "Koukaku-Kidoutai" - as Masamune Shirow)
 2004 Appleseed (comic - as Masamune Shirow)
 2004 Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex (Video Game) (comic "Kôkaku Kidôtai")
 2002 Tachikoma na hibi (Video short) (comic - as Masamune Shirow)
 2000 Blood: The Last Vampire (Video Game) (story - as Masamune Shirow)
 1997 Ghost in the Shell (Video Game) (comic)
 1995 Ghost in the Shell (based on the manga by - as Masamune Shirow)
 1994 Appurushido: Purometeusu no Shintaku (Video Game) (original manga - as Masamune Shirow)
 1993 New Dominion Tank Police (TV Series short) (comic - as Masamune Shirow)
 1988 Dominion Tank Police (Video) (comic - as Masamune Shirow)
 1988 Appleseed (Video) (manga - as Masamune Shirow)
 1987 Black Magic M-66 (Video) (manga - as Masamune Shirow) / (screenplay - as Masamune Shirow)
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Other Works:

Created such comicbooks as "Appleseed", "Ghost in the Shell" and "Dominion".

Alternate Names:

Masanori Oota | Masanori Outa | Masamune Shiro | Masamune Shiroo | Masamune Shirou | Masamune Shirow | Masamune Shirô | Masanori Ôta
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Trivia:

Holds a degree in mechanical engineering. His fantasy mech designs are so detailed that, theoretically, they could work in the real world. See more »

Trademark:

Most of his works incorporated a strong female character in the law enforcement field as the protagonist

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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