Akira (1988)

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Videos & Photos

  • Akira in 4K Trailer
  • Trailer for Akira: 25th Anniversary Edition

Movie Info & Cast

Synopsis

AKIRA, the crown jewel of anime and science fiction, returns to theaters with remastered 4K visuals (where available) and remixed audio. In the future, Shotaro Kaneda and his motorcycle gang tear through Neo Tokyo, a city divided by growing tensions. But when caught in an accident, Kaneda's friend Tetsuo Shima discovers a secret government project and receives psychic abilities beyond his control.

Cast

  • Mitsuo Iwata
  • Nozomu Sasaki
  • Mami Koyama
  • Tessho Genda
  • Hiroshi Otake
  • Kôichi Kitamura

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Verified Review

Interesting - confusing but interesting.

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Andy G
Verified Review
#wild

Seeing this in the theatre was amazing!

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Carlos R

Metacritic

100

Adapted by Katsuhiro Otomo from his sprawling, post-apocalyptic cyberpunk tale of government conspiracies, street gangs, and psychic powers that can save or destroy the world, it's still an all-time classic, and has never looked better.

Metacritic review by Richard Whittaker
Richard Whittaker
Austin Chronicle