During a live steaming event held yesterday morning, the staff of the series also revealed the cast list, which is headlined by voice actor / singer Maaya Sakamoto. The cast is completely different from previous GitS anime productions, suggesting that the new work is, in fact, a reboot.
The first episode, ‘Ghost Pain’ will be released on Blu Ray in Japan on July 26. No word yet on English subtitles, but Bandai Visual, the company releasing it, has a good track-record for including them.
Here’s the trailer, which also premiered during the streaming event: