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Should I be excited or worried? After the controversy around Samus Aran in that Metroid Prequel & Lara Croft in that Tomb Raider Prequel I don't have high hopes that a GiTS Prequel will do the current Motoko any justice if it ends up following the formers' ideas.

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I think there is a difference here. Aside from the fact that one is an anime, and the other two are video games. Tomb Raider was a stale and crumbling franchise that had long been worn out. Instead of letting it RIP, they decided to reboot it. I haven't heard much about the Metroid prequel because I've ditched Nintendo pretty much. Prime and Prime 2 were definitely some of the best ever. After 3, I heard that the other games were not made by Retro, which didn't make any sense to me, so I could see where the concern is founded.


GitS: Arise is still be produced by Production I.G. so I feel pretty confident that it will be pretty good. I'm iffy on the art direction, but I can always get over that for the most part.



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It's a set of 4 movies/OVA's (not an actual series persay, http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2013-02-12/ghost-in-the-shell/arise-anime-details-outlined)


I'm actually looking forward to it (about the only real thing I've been looking forward to in the anime world recently) since it's been dead on the GitS front since Solid State Society and a prequel will be nice considering everything about Motoko that we know comes from after she joined Section 9. Since it's Production I.G. I'm pretty sure it'll be good (unless they go the same route they did with Blood-C, which was disappointing when you compare it to the Blood movie and Blood+).


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This is an anime I will look forward to watching. I stopped watching anime except for a few select series quite a while ago, but Ghost in the Shell has always been a favorite. It'll be interesting if they cover her origin story or at least delve into what her character was like before joining Section 9.


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I'm a huge fan of the series, don't get me wrong. I hope, for it's own good, that the story is great and that it does well. 

I am putting myself to the fullest possible use, which is all I think that any conscious entity can ever hope to do.

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