animated movie Akira © Dragon / Nakamura / Telecom Animation
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Akira

In the 21st Century, 30 years after a devasting global nuclear war, mankind is once again on the brink of total annihilation. In a world populated by rival motorcycle gangs and petty politicians, a powerful psychic force, known only as "AKIRA" suddenly resurfaces in Neo-Tokyo. Tetsuo--a young inexperienced biker--is driven beyond the boundaries of sanity by the power of AKIRA and forced to conjure up demons laying within his subconscious

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Considered the mother of all animes, Akira was revolutionary at the time it came out, and many anime fans tend to look at you funny if you see it as...
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This ambitious, multi-million dollar animated adaptation of Katsuhiro Otomo's best-selling graphic novel series is spectacular, both on a technical and visceral level. A lot of effort was obviously put into...
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Although Akira wasn't the first anime I saw, it sure was the first that truly left an impression on me. One of the reasons was the fact I watched it...
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To say this movie was confusing would be an understatement. I know it is supposed to be a masterpiece in Japanese animation but it goes on far too long. I...
Created by: Dragon, Nakamura, Telecom Animation
Language: English subtitled / English dub / Japanese
Country of Origin: Japan
[ Japanese ] Featuring the voices of:
Mitsuo Iwata ... Shotaro Kaneda
Nozomu Sasaki ... Tetsuo Shima
Mami Koyama ... Kay
Tesshô Genda ... Ryu
Hiroshi Ôtake ... Nezu
Kôichi Kitamura ... Miyako
Michihiro Ikemizu ... Inspector
Yuriko Fuchizaki ... Kaori
Masaaki Ôkura ... Yamagata
Tarô Arakawa ... Watanabe
Takeshi Kusao ... Kai
Masayuki Katô ... Engineer Sakiyama
Masato Hirano ... Takeyama
[ English dub ] Featuring the voices of:
Jimmy Flinders ... Kaneda
Bob Bergen ... Masaru
Directed by: Katsuhiro Ôtomo
Produced by: Shunzo Kato and Ryohei Suzuki
Executive Producers: Sawako Noma
Musical Score by: Shoji Yamashiro
Writing Credits: Izo Hashimoto
Based on: the comics by Katsuhiro Ôtomo
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