In 1988, the landmark Anime film AKIRA, by director Katsuhiro Otomo, defined the cutting edge of Anime around the world. By today’s standards, Akira remains the pinnacle of cel animation and retains the explosive impact of its highly detailed animation and its intensely violent saga of power and corruption.
Neo-Tokyo has risen from the ashes of World War III to become a dark and dangerous megalopolis infested with gangs and terrorists. The government seethes with corruption and only maintains a token control over the powerful military that prevents total chaos and hides the secrets of the past. Childhood friends Tetsuo and Kaneda plunge into Neo-Tokyo’s darkest secret when their motorcycle gang encounters a military operation to retrieve an escaped experimental subject. Tetsuo, captured by the military, is subjected to experiments that make him a powerful psychic, but, unfortunately for Neo-Tokyo, Tetsuo’s powers rage out of control and he lashes out at the world that has oppressed him! Nothing can stop the destructive forces that Tetsuo wields except possibly the last boy to destroy Tokyo.
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About Akira (1988)
Starring: Steve Blum, Michael McConnohie, Lex Lang, Kirk Thornton, Doug Stone, Beau Billingslea, William Knight, Barbara Goodson, Dan Martin, Michelle Ruff, Steve Kramer, Mike Reynolds, Steve Staley, Johnny Yong Bosch, Peter Spellos, Bob Bergen, William Bassett, Mona Marshall, Simon Prescott, Skip Stellrecht, Michael Sorich, Sandy Fox, Kazumi Tanaka, Tony Oliver, Jan Rabson, Wendee Lee, Peter Doyle, Robert Axelrod, Joe Romersa, Tesshô Genda
Director: Katsuhiro Ôtomo