‘Ghost in the Shell’ Animation Project Gets Green Light at Japan’s Production IG Japan’s leading cartoon firm Production I.G. has announced it is working on a new “Ghost in the Shell” anime project. According to the production company’s website, the animation project will be co-directed by Kenji Kamiyama (“Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex” series) and Shinji Aramaki (“Appleseed Alpha”). The company did not give any further details, and it didn’t elaborate on whether the project will have a theatrical release or whether it will be a television series.