Masanori Ota , better known by his pen name Masamune Shirow , is a Japanese manga artist. The pen name is derived from the legendary swordsmith Masamune. Shirow is best known for the manga Ghost in the Shell, which has since been turned into three theatrical anime movies, two anime television series, an anime television movie, an anime OVA series, a theatrical live action movie, and several video games. Shirow is also known for creating erotic art.
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