Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045, a Japanese ONA (original net animation) anime series which is based on the original manga series Ghost in the Shell from the 1980s is set to return with its second season next May. May 23, to be precise.
The series premiered exclusively on Netflix worldwide in April 2020, and it received negative reviews from critics, which considered it inferior to the previous adaptations of Ghost in the Shell. The first season was later adapted into the compilation anime film, which was released in November last year. Despite the negative reception, Netflix still renewed the series for the second season, and now we got the first trailer.
You can check the official trailer and the official synopsis down below:
“Public Security Section 9 once again takes on a threat against humanity in the highly anticipated second season of “Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045.” Continuing from the mystery-laden ending of Season 1, the battle between Section 9 and the “posthumans” threatening humanity finally begins. The chaotic story unfolds at a breathless pace, posing the ultimate question: are the “posthumans” the potential of human evolution as shown throughout “Ghost in the Shell”? Season 2 of the Netflix Series “Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045″ starts streaming worldwide from May 23, only on Netflix.” — Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045 Season 2, official synopsis
Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045 is written by Kenji Kamiyama, and directed by Kamiyama and Shinji Aramaki. The second season will drop on Netflix on May 23, 2022.