Original ‘Ghost In The Shell’ Anime Movie Returns to Theaters Feb. 7: Where To Watch in NYC

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Scarlett Johansson will look more like this than the typical, super-naked iteration of Motoko Kusanagi in "Ghost in the Shell." Shochiku

Ghost in the Shell’s new adaptation, starring Scarlett Johansson, has not been very well received among die-hard fans. So are FUNimation and Lionsgate feeding the negative Nancy’s with the re-release of the original Ghost in the Shell from 1995, or is it a ploy to lure in newcomers for the live-action film coming in March?

Via Nerdist, a press release was held with FUNimation and Lionsgate announced the original Ghost in the Shell anime movie will arrive in 110 movie theaters nationwide, from Feb. 7 and Feb. 8, just ahead of Scarlett’s live-action adaptation’s March release.

Find out the participating theaters and purchase your tickets by visiting the official FUNimation Films website here.

Three theaters in New York City will play the re-release. The locations are below:

E- Walk 13

247 W. 42nd St.

New York, NY 10036

Village East Cinemas

181 Second Ave

New York, NY 10003

Alamo Drafthouse Downtown - Brooklyn 7

445 Gold St.

Brooklyn, NY 11201

Will you re-watch or join in on the hype as a new fan of Ghost in the Shell when it re-premieres in theaters next month? Share in the comments below!

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