About Masamune Shirow

Ghost in the Shell by Shirow “It found a voice, now it needs a body.”

Masamune Shirow (士郎 正宗) swept the world off its feet with Ghost in the Shell (攻殻機動隊). Some manga and anime fans may only know Masamune Shirow because of Ghost in the Shell, but what else do we know about him? This week, Asgard talks about Masamune Shirow, the man behind the world’s best known cyberpunk-themed anime and manga.

Born on November 23, 1961 in Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan, Masamune Shirow developed his talent from his father who was also an artist. Keep Reading