Akira Special Edition (US)
The Masterpiece Returns!
Running Time: 124 mins
Retail Price: $39.98
Content Type: Movie
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!
Disc One 1: The Feature
Capsule Option - English translation of graffiti
Disc 2: Bonus Material
Akira Production Report
Akira Sound Clip by Geinoh Yamashiro Gumi
Interview of Director Katsuhiro Otomo
Over 4,500 Stills of Akira Glossary
Original Teasers and Trailers
Interviews of Restoration Staff
Widescreen Anamorphic 1.78:1
Dolby Digital 5.1 English
Dolby Digital Surround 2.0 Japanese
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