Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045 Season 2 Release Date, Renewal

Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045 is an action anime series in the ONA category that started airing on Netflix in 2020. The manga adaptation “Koukaku Kidoutai: SAC_2045” is one of the productions that stand out this year with its graphic style different from other anime. Production I.G is a work of the Japanese Animation studio, which has produced successful productions in recent years. We previously featured on our site, another work of the same studio, the successful anime series Run with the Wind. Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045 aired a total of 12 episodes on Netflix on April 23, 2020. Now the fans are curious; has Netflix renewed the series for a second season? When will the second season be released? Let’s remember the show first.

What was the Plot of Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045?

The story of Ghost in the Shell is not limited to this anime as its close followers know. Many side stories of the series have been the subject of anime and games. However, the starting point for all of them is the manga series written by Masamune Shirow.

Created by Masamune Shirow and the sequel to the acclaimed Ghost In the Shell SAC series, the series returns as an anime created entirely with 3DCG. With directors Kenji Kamiyama and Shinji Aramaki, SOLA DIGITAL ARTS is collaborating once again after ULTRAMAN for this series. This is the first series of Ghost In The Shell to be presented to fans with two directors.

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Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045 Season 2

In 2045, the world is systematically plunged into a “sustainable war” state, but the public is not yet aware of the threat of extinction through Artificial Intelligence. As former members of the Domestic Security 9th Branch teamwork as mercenaries, including Major Motoko Kusanagi, who is a cyborg wholly, mysterious creatures are known as “transhuman” begin to emerge. As the world’s superpowers try to deal with this threat, the 9th Branch gathers again.

Is the series renewed for a 2nd season?

Netflix has yet to renew the series for a second season. Although some sources say that the series is renewed for a second season, there is no clear information yet. However, there are some leaks and predictions for the second season of the series. The most important of these is an interview.

An interview from 2018 shows that the second season of the series is already under study. Production I.G president Maki Terashima-Furuta said in an interview that the series would be in two seasons. Therefore, fans and we are sure that the series will have a second season. The main story of the series has a universe size sufficient for the second and more seasons.

When is the release date for a new season?

The production with the 3DCG anime look takes more time than normal anime which we use to. The first season of the series was announced in 2017, and it took three years to prepare. Things will be easier now, but the expected date for the second season of the series is the end of 2021.

What is expecting from the season 2 plotline?

Production quality is pretty high, the directing is pretty good, and the story is pretty intriguing. The story seems to be even more impressive in season two. The cliffhanger, in the end, was done pretty well. The peoples like that we ended up looking at Batou who was looking at Togusa that wasn’t there, who was looking at memory stuff that wasn’t there.

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In the last episode the scene with the little girl was done pretty well – you knew it was going to happen, but like Togusa you wanted to stop it. We will have to wait for the second season to see the unanswered answers for the second season. The main thing the show sacrifices because CGI is the expressiveness of the characters, but we also think the show gains a lot.

Who are the characters in season 2?

The second season character cast of the series is not yet clarified. Russian Artist Ilya Kuvshinov will make character drawings in the second season as in the first season. A radical change is not expected in the main character cast.

CharacterJapanese dubbingEnglish dubbing
BatouAkio ŌtsukaRichard Epcar
SaitoTōru ŌkawaDave Wittenberg
Daisuke AramakiOsamu SakaWilliam Knight
Motoko KusanagiAtsuko TanakaMary Elizabeth McGlynn
BormaTaro YamaguchiDean Wein
IshikawaYutaka NakanoMichael McCarty
TogusaKōichi YamaderaCrispin Freeman
PazTakashi OnozukaBob Buchholz
StandardKenjiro TsudaKeith Silverstein
John SmithKaiji SozeRoger Craig Smith
Purin EsakiMegumi HanCherami Leigh
TachikomaSakiko TamagawaMelissa Fahn
Takashi ShimamuraMegumi HayashibaraMax Mittelman
Chris Otomo TateShigeo KiyamaArmen Taylor

Is there a released trailer for season 2?

The series has not yet been approved for the second season. It is impossible to see the second season trailer of the series now, but we think that preparations are ongoing. Therefore, we will see a trailer as soon as the series is renewed for the second season. There are some fan-made trailers, but they are not real.

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Kadir Ak
Hello, this is Kadir. I am the lead author of the blog you are reading. My fondness for TV series and Anime made me a good researcher about the release dates. I like to share my researches and analyses on the blog.

One comment

  1. I don’t know what the name of this shooting style is, but I never liked it. Apart from that, even though the series was not what it used to be, the action, fiction, and plot were outstanding. The comments I read were callous. Also, watching Motoko Kusanagi, my favorite female character in the anime world, is reason enough to wait for the second season.

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