Akira

Akira

In 1988 the Japanese government drops an atomic bomb on Tokyo after ESP experiments on children go awry. In 2019, 31 years after nuking the city, Kaneda, a bike gang leader, tries to save his friend Tetsuo from a secret government project. He battles against anti-government activists, greedy politicians, irresponsible scientists and a powerful military leader until Tetsuo's supernatural power suddenly manifest. A final battle is fought in Tokyo Olympiad exposing the experiment's secrets.
- Synopsis provided by Internet Video Archive

Credits

Director:

  • Katsuhiro Ôtomo

Cast:

  • Mitsuo Iwata
  • Nozomu Sasaki
  • Mami Koyama
  • Tessho Genda
  • Hiroshi Otake
  • Kôichi Kitamura

Writer:

  • Izou Hashimoto

Producers:

  • Shunzo Kato
  • Sawako Noma
  • Ryohei Suzuki

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