About

Akira, the crown jewel of anime and science fiction, returns to theaters with remastered 4K visuals 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.

Runtime

124 minutes

Rating

Rated R

Copyright

Based on the graphic novel “Akira” by Katsuhiro Otomo. First published by “Young Magazine”, Kodansha Ltd.
©1988 MASH・ROOM/ AKIRA COMMITTEE All Rights Reserved.

Languages

Presented in Japanese with English subtitles.
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Cast

Kaneda
Mitsu Iwata

Tetsuo
Nozomu Sasaki

Kei
Mami Koyama

Colonel
Taro Ishida

Ryu
Tessyo Genda

Doctor
Mizuho Suzuki

Takashi No. 26)
Tatsuhiko Nakamura

Kiyoko (No. 25)
Fukue Ito

Masaru (No. 27)
Kazuhiro Kando

Crew

Written & Directed By
Katsuhiro Otomo

Screenplay
Katsuhiro Otomo &
Izo Hashimoto

Character Designs
Katsuhiro Otomo

Chief Animator
Takashi Nakamura

Composer & Conductor
Shoji Yamashiro

Music
Geinoh Yamashirogumi (Victor)

Animation Production
Tokyo Movie Shinsha (now TMS Entertainment)

Production
Akira Committee