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Akira [2 Discs] [Blu-ray/DVD] [1988]

Release Date:11/12/2013
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    Overall Customer Rating:
    99% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (647 out of 655)

    Special Features

    • Akira sound clip (1988)
    • Director interview
    • Storyboard collection
    • The writing on the wall
    • Original trailers
    • Original commercials
    • Restoring Akira
    • Glossary
    • U.S. Trailer (2013)
    • Trailers


    One of the most influential examples of anime, Akira is based on the manga (comic book) by Katsuhiro Otomo. The story is set in the post-apocalyptic community of Neo-Tokyo. Tetsuo is a fiercely individualistic member of a scroungy motorcycle gang. The despotic authorities, the robot-like police, and even the cycle gang pursue Tetsuo when he's bombarded with a new, insidious energy source that has rendered him telekinetic. Budgeted at eight million dollars, Akira has become a cult favorite in the States thanks to generous midnight-movie exposure and its availibilty on video and cable TV. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

    Cast & Crew

    • Jan Rabson
      Jan Rabson - Tetsuo (Streamline English Version)
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      Lara Cody - Kei (Streamline English version)
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      Mami Koyama - Kei (Japanese Version)
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      Taro Ishida - Watanabe (Japanese Version)
    • Barbara Goodson
      Barbara Goodson - Kaori (Streamline English Version)

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