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

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  • Release Date: 11/12/2013
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Overall Customer Rating:
4.8
99% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (391 out of 395)

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

Synopsis

Akira
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)

Overall Customer Rating

4.8 out of 54.8
395 Reviews
99%of customers recommend this product.

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