Akira (1988 film)
Akira1988 anime film adaptationAkira'' (1988 film)anime film19881988 animated movieAkira: The Special Editionanimated film adaptationanime film adaptationfeature film of the same name
Akira (Japanese: アキラ Hepburn: Akira) is a 1988 Japanese animated post-apocalyptic cyberpunk film directed by Katsuhiro Otomo, produced by Ryōhei Suzuki and Shunzō Katō, and written by Otomo and Izo Hashimoto, based on Otomo's manga of the same name.wikipedia
432 Related Articles
HarmagedonHarmageddonHarmagedon: Genma Wars
He agreed to an anime film adaptation of the series on the grounds that he retained creative control of the project — this insistence was based on his experiences working on Harmagedon.
The movie was directed by Rintaro with character designs and script by Katsuhiro Otomo (of Akira fame).
bosozokumotorcycle gangbiker gang
Set in a dystopian 2019, Akira tells the story of Shōtarō Kaneda, a leader of a local biker gang whose childhood friend, Tetsuo Shima, acquires incredible telekinetic abilities after a motorcycle accident, eventually threatening an entire military complex amidst chaos and rebellion in the sprawling futuristic metropolis of Neo-Tokyo.
Akira - Additional voices (credited as "Christopher Mathewson") (Streamline and Geneon dubs)
In 2001, Pioneer released a new English dub which was produced by Animaze and ZRO Limit Productions and was presented in select theaters from March through December 2001.
It was also known for its work on anime films such as Ghost in the Shell and the redub of Akira. The company was founded by Kevin Seymour, formerly of U.S. Renditions.
Taylor HenryJames LyonJamieson K. Price
John SnyderIvan Buckley
Manga UKManga Entertainment UKManga
The success of this release led to the creation of Manga Entertainment, who later took over the release.
The American branch was established in 1991 following the acquisition of the UK rights to Akira, by Laurence Guinness, who was the Head of Acquisition and Development at Island World Communications.
Akira (1988) (voice: Streamline Pictures dub) .... The Doctor, Additional voices (as Lewis Lemay)
Akira (xxxx) (Doctor Ōnishi)
Akira - Colonel Shikishima, Mr. Nezu, Yamagata; Additional Voices (as Anthony Mozdy)
Walter S. Burr
Akira - Additional Voices
A Blu-ray disc edition of the film was released on 24 February 2009 in North America by Bandai Entertainment under the Honneamise label.
Akira (1988) – Inspector, Council
It is also a landmark film in the cyberpunk genre, particularly the Japanese cyberpunk subgenre, as well as adult animation.
In both English and Japanese, the word "adult" may carry connotations of a sexual nature, but anime on serious topics such as Akira or Ghost in the Shell are often referred to as "adult" in Japan as well, even when sex is not a key part of the story.
Akira (1988) (Mitsuru Kawata, Assistant, Committee B, Terrorist)
Akira - Tetsuo Shima (Pioneer dub)
Akira (1988), Kai (debut)
Akira (1988) (Harukiya Bartender)
Jeremy PlattJeffrey PlattJeremy Plat
Akira (Pioneer/Animaze) - Resistance Member 2
Akira (Japanese: アキラ Hepburn: Akira) is a 1988 Japanese animated post-apocalyptic cyberpunk film directed by Katsuhiro Otomo, produced by Ryōhei Suzuki and Shunzō Katō, and written by Otomo and Izo Hashimoto, based on Otomo's manga of the same name.
The Japanese cyberpunk subgenre began in 1982 with the debut of Katsuhiro Otomo's manga series Akira, with its 1988 anime film adaptation later popularizing the subgenre.
Henry Douglas GreyHenry MalloyJack Aubree
Akira – Additional voices (Animaze Dub; as Henry Douglas Grey)
Akira (Miyako, Committee Member A)