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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 ...
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Cameron Clarke, Mitsuo Iwara, Jan Rabson, Nozomu Sasaki, Lara Cody, Mami Koyama, Taro Ishida, Masaaki Ohkura, Tony Pope; ... July 24, 2001 DVD New in new packaging. 2 discs. ... Language: Japanese. Run time: 124 mins. Aspect ratio: 1.78: 1. Originally released: 1988. Read more Show Less

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Overview

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.
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Special Features

Akira production report; Akira sound clip by Geinoh Yamashiro Gumi; Interview with director Katsuhiro Otomo; Over 4,500 stills of production materials; Over 100 stills of Akira glossary; Original teasers and trailers; Interviews with restoration staff
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Editorial Reviews

Washington Post - Richard Harrington
The detail is exceptionally realistic, fluid and multidimensional, suggesting both a futuristic world and ancient quests.... Of course, Akira is not a long cartoon, but an ambitious animated feature that can be seen as a parable of scientific responsibility and cosmic rebirth, or just an action-packed serial. Or it can be seen as a visceral example of the future of animation.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/24/2001
  • UPC: 013023153790
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  • Source: Geneon [Pioneer]
  • Region Code: 1
  • Aspect Ratio: Alternate Wide Screen (1.78:1)
  • Presentation: Wide Screen / Dolby 5.1
  • Sound: Dolby Digital
  • Language: English, Japanese
  • Time: 2:04:00
  • Format: DVD

Cast & Crew

Technical Credits
Katsuhiro Otomo Director
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Scene Index

Disc #1- FEATURE
0. Scenes
1. 2019 Neo Tokyo [1:05]
2. Back Street [:33]
3. Joker [1:17]
4. No.26 Takashi [:06]
5. Chase [2:20]
6. Tetsuo Vs. Clown [1:33]
7. Interrogation [:12]
8. Colonel'S Office [3:22]
9. Vocational School [:52]
10. Clown'S Revenge [:13]
11. Illusion [:32]
12. Terrorist Bombing [4:36]
13. Tetsuo'S Memory [:05]
14. Control Room [:03]
15. Terrorist'S Hideout [:03]
16. Supreme Executives [:49]
17. Invasion [:18]
18. Battle In A Sewer [2:28]
19. To The Baby Room [3:07]
20. Locating Tetsuo [:33]
21. Tetsuo Flies [2:26]
22. Haruki-Ya [:04]
23. In Prison [:08]
24. Ready For Battle [:21]
25. Nezu'S Mansion [:13]
26. Nezu'S Demise [1:38]
27. Olympic Stadium [:04]
28. Frozen Capsule [:56]
29. Sol [1:59]
30. Momentary Break [:40]
31. Stadium Showdown [:44]
32. Tetsuo'S Mutation [:32]
33. Akira, Resurrected [1:13]
34. Memories [:21]
35. Destruction [2:31]
36. Return Of Kaneda [3:08]
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Menu

Disc #1- FEATURE
   Play
   Setup
   Capsule Option
      Capsule Option On
      Capsule Option Off
      Dvd Credits
Disc #2- BONUS MATERIAL
   Production Report
      Play All
      Birth Of Akira
      Character Data File
      Images Storyboards
      Youth In 2019
      Background Paint
      Voice Recording
      Akira Studio
      Photography
      Music
      Trailer
      English Subtitles On
      English Subtitles Off
   Akira Sound Clip
      Play All
      Music For Akira
      Kaneda'S Theme
      Exodus
      Ethnic Meets Hi-Tech
      Awakening
      Mutation
      Requiem
      English Narration On
      English Narration Off
   Director'S Interview
      Play Interview
      Subtitles On
      Subtitles Off
   Production Materials
      2019 Neo Tokyo
      Back Street
      Joker
      No.26 Takashi
      Chase
      Tetsuo Vs. Clown
      Interrogation
      Colonel'S Office
      Vocational School
      Clown'S Revenge
      Illusion
      Terrorist Bombing
      Tetsuo'S Memory
      Control Room
      Terrorist'S Hideout
      Supreme Executives
      Invasion
      Battle In A Sewer
      To The Baby Room
      Locating Tetsuo
      Tetsuo Files
      Haruki-Ya
      In Prison
      Ready For Battle
      Nezu'S Mansion
      Nezu'S Demise
      Olympic Stadium
      Frozen Capsule
      Sol
      Momentary Break
      Stadium Showdown
      Tetsuo'S Mutation
      Akira, Resurrected
      Memories
      Destruction
      Return Of Kaneda
      Other
         Unused Storyboards
         Unused Backgrounds
         Initial Chara Design
         Comics & Magazines
         Movie & Promotion
         Vhs, Cd & Misc
   Trailers
      Special Announcement 01
      Special Announcement 02
      Theatrical Trailer 01
      Theatrical Trailer 02
      Tv Spot
      Subtitles On
      Subtitles Off
   Restoration
      Picture
      English Voice Over
      English 5.1 Audio Mix
      Credits
   Glossary
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