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Video: After months of controversy surrounding the live-action Ghost in the Shell, we finally have something more fun to talk about. At a live event in Tokyo, the first trailer was unveiled to the world, and it's pretty fantastic.

Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.

Although most people know Ghost in the Shell for its 1995 anime movie, that's just one part of a sprawling franchise. There have been actually been three manga series, three TV series and four other movies - spanning at least four different continuities. So the question of which storyline, if any, the live-action Ghost in the Shell movie would adapt is a big one. Now we have an answer.