Akira

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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.

Movie Data

Facts

Original Title アキラ

Status Released

Original Language Japanese

Runtime 2h 4m

Budget $10,000,000.00

Revenue $553,171.00

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

Release Information

  • October 19, 1988
    R, Theatrical

Genres

Keywords

Cast 12

  1. Mitsuo Iwata

    Mitsuo Iwata
    Shôtarô Kaneda (voice)

  2. Nozomu Sasaki

    Nozomu Sasaki
    Tetsuo Shima (voice)

  3. Mami Koyama

    Mami Koyama
    Kei (voice)

  4. Tesshō Genda

    Tesshō Genda
    Ryûsaku (voice)

  5. Hiroshi Ohtake

    Hiroshi Ohtake
    Nezu (voice)

  6. KK

    Kōichi Kitamura
    Priestess Miyako, Council A (voice)

  7. Yuriko Fuchizaki

    Yuriko Fuchizaki
    Kaori (voice)

  8. Masaaki Ōkura
    Yamagata (voice)

  9. Takeshi Kusao

    Takeshi Kusao
    Kai (voice)

  10. KK

    Kazuhiro Kamifuji
    Masaru (No. 27) (voice)

  11. TN

    Tatsuhiko Nakamura
    Takashi (No. 26) (voice)

  12. FI

    Fukue Itô
    Kiyoko (No. 25) (voice)

Crew 21

Art

  1. KE

    Kazuo Ebisawa
    Production Design

  2. YI

    Yuji Ikehata
    Production Design

  3. KO

    Koji Ono
    Production Design

Camera

  1. KM

    Katsuji Misawa
    Director of Photography

Directing

  1. Katsuhiro Ōtomo

Editing

  1. TS

Production

  1. HK

    Haruyo Kanesaku
    Producer

  2. SK

    Shunzo Kato
    Producer

  3. YM

    Yutaka Maseba
    Producer

  4. Ryôhei Suzuki

    Ryôhei Suzuki
    Producer

  5. HT

    Hiroe Tsukamoto
    Producer

  6. YM

    Yoshimasa Mizuo
    Producer

  7. JY

    James Yosuke Kobayashi
    Executive Producer

  8. SN

    Sawako Noma
    Executive Producer

Sound

  1. SY

    Shoji Yamashiro
    Original Music Composer

  2. KM

    Keiji Muraki
    Sound Designer

  3. HO

    Hiruhiko Ono
    Music Editor

Visual Effects

  1. Shin'ya Ôhira
    Animation

Writing

  1. Katsuhiro Ōtomo

    Katsuhiro Ōtomo
    Screenplay

  2. IH

    Izo Hashimoto
    Screenplay

  3. Katsuhiro Ōtomo

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