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Shirow Masamune

Shirow Masamune was born on November 23, 1961 in Kobe, Japan. She is a writer, known for Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence (2004), Ghost in the Shell (2017) and Ghost in the Shell (1995). See full bio »

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 2020-2022 Ghost in the Shell SAC_2045 (TV Series) (manga - 13 episodes)
- DOMINO EFFECT / Silly Kukushkin (2022) ... (manga)
- NOSTALGIA - All Will Become N (2020) ... (manga)
 2017 Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex - First Assault Online (Video Game) (series creator - as Masamune Shirow)
 2017 Ghost in the Shell (based on the comic "The Ghost in the Shell" by)
 2016 Ghost in the Shell: The Movie - Virtual Reality Diver (Short) (manga series: "Kôkaku kidôtai" - as Masamune Shirow)
 2016 Pandora in the Crimson Shell: Ghost Urn (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 Ghost in the Shell Arise: Alternative Architecture (TV Series) (manga - 10 episodes)
- Pyrophoric Cult, Part 2 (2015) ... (manga - as Masamune Shirow)
- Pyrophoric Cult, Part 1 (2015) ... (manga - as Masamune Shirow)
- Ghost Tears, Part 2 (2015) ... (manga - as Masamune Shirow)
- Ghost Tears, Part 1 (2015) ... (manga - as Masamune Shirow)
- Ghost Whispers, Part 2 (2015) ... (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 (TV Series) (original manga - 1 episode)
- The Nemean Lion (2011) ... (original manga - as Masamune Shirow)
 2011 Appleseed XIII: Ouranos (Video) (manga) / (original manga - as Masamune Shirow)
 2011 Appleseed XIII: Tartaros (original manga - as Masamune Shirow)
 2011 Ghost in the Shell S.A.C. Solid State Society 3D (manga - as Masamune Shirow)
 2008 Real Drive (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 Ghost in the Shell 2.0 (manga - as Masamune Shirow)
 2007 Appleseed: Ex Machina (characters - as Masamune Shirow)
 2007 Appleseed EX (Video Game) (manga)
 2006 Ghost in the Shell: 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 Ghost in the Shell: 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 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 Tachikomatic Days (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 Appleseed (Video Game) (original manga - as Masamune Shirow)
 1993 New Dominion Tank Police (TV Series short) (comic - as Masamune Shirow)
 1988 Dominion Tank Police (TV Mini Series) (manga - 1 episode)
- ACT-I "Crime Brigade" (1988) ... (manga)
 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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Personal Details

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

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