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‘Ghost in the Shell’: Original Anime Voice Actors Will Dub the New Live-Action Movie Into Japanese

10 March 2017 1:47 PM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Twenty-two years after voicing the characters of Mamoru Oshii’s anime “Ghost in the Shell,” the original voice cast will now reunite to dub the new live-action film into Japanese, as reported by Kotaku.

Atsuko Tanaka, who voiced the original Major Motoko Kusanagi in the 1995 anime is returning to voice Scarlett Johansson’s character, The Major. The actress also voiced the lead character in the sequels “Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence” (2004) and “Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex” (2005).

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Akio Otsuka will voice Batou as he did in the original anime and its sequels. The actor is also known for voicing Snake in the action/adventure video game series “Metal Gear.” Koichi Yamadera is joinning Tanaka and Otsuka as the voice of Togusa.

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