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Akira  Cover Image DVD DVD


Ōtomo, Katsuhiro, 1954- (film director,, screenwriter.). Hashimoto, Izō, (screenwriter.). Sasaki, Nozomu, 1967- (actor.). Koyama, Mami, (actor.). FUNimation Entertainment (Firm), (film distributor.). Nozomu Sasaki, Mami Koyama. (Cast).


Summary: Clandestine army activities threaten the war-torn city of Neo-Tokyo when a mysterious being with powerful psychic abilities escapes his prison and inadvertently draws a violent motorcycle gang into a heinous web of experimentation. As a result, a biker with a twisted mind embarks on a path of war, seeking revenge against a society that once called him weak.

Item details

  • ISBN: 1421027984
  • ISBN: 9781421027982
  • ISBN: 1421027976
  • ISBN: 9781421027975
  • Physical Description: videodisc
    2 videodiscs (124 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: 25th Anniversary edition.
  • Publisher: Flower Mound, Texas : Funimation, [2013?]

Contents / Notes

General Note: Title from web page.
Originally released as motion picture in 1988.
Special features: Akira sound clip (1988); Music for Akira, director interview; Storyboard collection; The writing on the wall; Original trailers; Original commercials; Restoring Akira; Glossary; U.S. 2013 trailer; trailers.
English or Japanese dialogue; English subtitles.
Participant or Performer Note: Nozomu Sasaki, Mami Koyama.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R.
System Details Note:
DVD; NTSC, region 1.
Language Note:
English or Japanese dialogue; English subtitles.
Subject: Juvenile delinquents Japan Tokyo Drama
Motorcycle racing Japan Tokyo Drama
Human experimentation in medicine Japan Tokyo Drama
Motorcycling accidents Japan Tokyo Drama
Research institutes Japan Tokyo Drama
Mental illness Japan Tokyo Drama
Genre: Science fiction films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Animated films.
Feature films.

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