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Movie Facts

Status: Released

Runtime: 124

Budget: $10,000,000

Revenue: $0

Language: ja

Webpage: Link

Release Info

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  • 1988-10-19

  • 1991-01-24

  • 1991-05-07

  • 1991-05-09

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Content Score: 100


7.7/10 (196 votes)


Childhood friends Tetsuo and Kaneda are pulled into the post-apocalyptic underworld of Neo-Tokyo and forced to fight for their very survival. Kaneda is a bike gang leader, and Tetsuo is a member of a tough motorcycle crew who becomes involved in a covert government project called Akira. But a bloody battle ensues when Kaneda sets out to save his friend.


Neo-Tokyo is about to E.X.P.L.O.D.E.


Director: Katsuhiro Ōtomo
Writers: ,

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Mitsuo Iwata

Mitsuo Iwata
as Shôtarô Kaneda (voice…

Nozomu Sasaki

Nozomu Sasaki
as Tetsuo Shima (voice)

Mami Koyama

Mami Koyama
as Kei (voice)

Tesshō Genda

Tesshō Genda
as Ryûsaku (voice)

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