After a nuclear explosion followed by World War III in 1988, it is now 2019 in Neo-Tokyo and the city is once again on the brink of collapse. Gang wars, terrorism and riots riddle the streets and a gang of young bikers led by Kaneda accidentally become the center of it all. Kaneda’s close friend Tetsuo gets involved in a top secret government operation known as Akira, led by greedy politicians and irresponsible scientists. Tetsuo is soon sparked and he is filled with supernatural powers leading to bloody death, the city and everyone in it is in danger. In an attempt to prevent another all out war everyone ends up at the Tokyo Olympiad for the final showdown where Akira’s secret was buried 30 years ago.

Director:Katsuhiro Otomo

Actors:Johnny Yong Bosch, Joshua Seth, Wendee Lee, James Lyon, Simon Isaacson, Robert Wicks, Sandy Fox

Year: 1988

Length:124 Minutes

Classification: M15+ High level violence


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