Film to compile 12-episode season with newly added footage
The official website for the Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045 anime revealed on Thursday that the first season will have a compilation film with newly added footage that will open in Japan this year. The season will also have a Blu-ray Disc box that will ship with all 12 episodes in Japan on November 26. Ilya Kuvshinov drew the below teaser visual for the upcoming compilation film.
The anime debuted on Netflix worldwide in April 2020. The first season has 12 episodes, with plans for a second season moving forward. Production I.G. USA president Maki Terashima-Furuta previously stated during an interview that the anime would have two 12-episode seasons, with Kenji Kamiyama (Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex) directing one of the seasons, and Shinji Aramaki (Appleseed) directing the other.