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Akira

Author: Katsuhiro ŌtomoIzō HashimotoRyōhei SuzukiShunzō KatōTakeshi SeyamaAll authors
Publisher: [Des Moines, IA] : Pioneer, [2001], ©1987.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Animation : Japanese : Widescreen [ed.]View all editions and formats
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A powerful psychic force known only as Akira resurfaces in Neo-Tokyo in the 21st century. Tetsuo, a young, inexperienced motorcycle biker driven beyond the boundaries of sanity by the power of Akira, is forced to conjure up demons laying dormant within his subconscious.
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Genre/Form: Foreign films
Animated films
Drama
Science fiction films
Science fiction
DVD
Video
Material Type: Animation, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Katsuhiro Ōtomo; Izō Hashimoto; Ryōhei Suzuki; Shunzō Katō; Takeshi Seyama; Mitsuo Iwata; Nozomu Sasaki; Mami Koyama; Johnny Yong Bosch; Joshua Seth; Wendee Lee; Pioneer Entertainment (USA)
OCLC Number: 47731426
Language Note: Japanese or English dialogue with English subtitles.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1987 ; Digitally remastered and English version released in 2001.
Based on the graphic novel by Katsuhiro Otomo, first published by "Young Magazine," Kodansha Ltd.
"THX Digitally mastered."
Credits: Director of photography, Katsuji Misawa ; editor, Takeshi Seyama ; animation directors, Yoshio Takeuchi, Hiroaki Sato ; musical director, Shoji Yamashiro.
Performer(s): Voices: Mitsuo Iwata, Nozomu Sasaki, Koyama Mami.
[English voices:] Johnny Yong Bosch, Joshua Seth, Wendee Lee.
Target Audience: Rated R.
Description: 1 videodisc (124 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; region 1, anamorphic 16:9 widescreen (1.78:1 aspect ratio), Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Responsibility: Streamline Pictures ; screenplay by Katsuhiro Otomo, Izo Hashimoto ; produced by Ryohei Suzuki, Shunzo Kato ; director, Katsuhiro Otomo.

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A powerful psychic force known only as Akira resurfaces in Neo-Tokyo in the 21st century. Tetsuo, a young, inexperienced motorcycle biker driven beyond the boundaries of sanity by the power of Akira, is forced to conjure up demons laying dormant within his subconscious.

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