[EVA](ot) Re: Should Ritsuko Akagi be forgiven?
bjamieson at ameritech.net
Mon Jan 8 16:14:38 EST 2001
>It was mentioned in Ghost in the Shell how there was
>no death penalty in Japan.
iirc, Ghost in the Shell takes place in Shirow's made up land of
Newport City. While I think the box says this is located in Kobe,
Japan, Director Oshii and the production featurette on the DVD/LD/Sp
Ed VHS say that the film takes place in "an unidentified Asian
nation". This accounts for the Hong Kong-esque design of the sity.
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