Conclusions on Ghost in the Shell.


Following my two previous posts on Ghost in the Shell and Anime overall, i wanted to elaborate on my points and bring up some conclusions on how the film has effected my perspective on anime.

Firstly, Ghost in the Shell’s themes and anime as a medium for children. Ghost in the Shell is a dark film, it challenges adult themes and events. This seems to be the case for a lot of anime that i watch, its aimed almost exclusively at young men, but not children. Ghost in the Shell for me is a perfect example of what anime can be, what it can offer older audiences and how it is not just children’s cartoons. This made me think about my first exposure to “anime”, in the form of Pokemon on morning TV. I suppose that Pokemon left an impression on me that all animation was for children, as i…

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