Akira (1987)
Front Cover Actor Back Cover
Movie Details
Genre Anime
Director Katsuhiro Otomo
Producer Shunzo Kato; Ryohei Suzuki
Writer Izo Hashimoto; Katsuhiro Otomo
Studio Pioneer Studios
Language English
Audience Rating R
Running Time 124 mins
Country USA
Color Color
In 1988, the landmark Anime film Akira, by director Katsuhiro Otomo, defined the cutting edge of Anime around the world. By today's standards, Akira remains a landmark achievement in cel animation and retains the explosive impact of its highly detailed animation and its intensely violent saga of power and corruption. Pioneer Entertainment proudly presents this classic film, completely restored and digitally re-mastered.

Childhood friends Tetsuo and Kaneda's motorcycle gang encounters a military operation to retrieve an escaped experimental subject. The military captures Tetsuo and conducts experiments on him that unleash his latent psychic ability, but when these new powers rage out of control, Tetsuo lashes out at the world that has oppressed him!
Personal Details
Seen It Yes
Index 13
In Collection Yes
Product Details
Format DVD
Region Region 1
Screen Ratio Widescreen 1.78:1 Color (Anamorphic)
Layers Single side, Dual layer
UPC 013023153899
Chapters 36
Release Date 7/24/2001
Subtitles English
Packaging Keep Case
Audio Tracks ENGLISH: Dolby Digital 5.1
JAPANESE: Dolby Digital Surround
Nr of Disks/Tapes 1
Extra Features
New English Dialogue
Capsule Option - English Translation Of Graffiti
Scene Access
THX Optimizer
THX Certified