Overview

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.

  1. Katsuhiro Ōtomo

    Author, Director, Screenplay

  2. Izo Hashimoto

    Screenplay

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Original Title アキラ

Status Released

Release Information

  • October 19, 1988
    R, Theatrical

Original Language Japanese

Runtime 2h 4m

Budget $8,000,000.00

Revenue $553,171.00

Homepage http://www.bandaivisual.co.jp/akira/

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