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Title Akira [videorecording] / Akira Committee Production; written and directed by Katsuhiro Otomo ; executive producer, Sawako Noma ; producers, Ryokei Suzuki, Shunzo Kato ; screenwriter, Izo Hashimoto, Katsuhiro Otomo.
アキラ / アキラ製作委員会 ; 大友克洋,監督 ; 製作,鈴木良平, 加藤俊三 ; 大友克洋,橋本以蔵,脚本.

Publication Info. [Place of publication not identified] : Funimation, [2013?]
1 hold on first copy returned of 2 copies


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    AKI    Missing
 GDL Central Library DVD    AKI    Available
Edition 25th Anniversary edition.
Description 2 videodiscs (124 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, Region 1, widescreen (16:9) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround.
Language English or Japanese dialogue; English subtitles.
Cast Nozomu Sasaki, Mami Koyama, Mitsuo Iwata.
佐々木望, 小山茉美, 岩田光央.
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 1988.
Credits Director of photography, Katsuji Misawa ; editor, Takeshi Seyama.
Audience MPAA rating: R.
Summary Clandestine army activities threaten the war-torn city of Neo-Tokyo when a mysterious being with powerful psychic abilities escapes his prison and inadvertently draws a violent motorcycle gang into a heinous web of experimentation. As a result, a biker with a twisted mind embarks on a path of war, seeking revenge against a society that once called him weak.
1988 年7月、第三次世界大戦勃発。そして、2019 年、メガロポリス東京。。。。健康優良不良少年グループのリーダー。金田は、荒廃したこの都市でバイクを駆り、暴走と抗争を繰り返していた。ある夜、仲間の鉄雄は暴走中、奇怪な実験体の少年と遭遇し、転倒負傷。呆然とする金田たちの前で、彼らは軍の研究所へと連れ去られてしまう。鉄雄救出のために研究所へ潜入を試みる金田。だが、彼はそこで、過度の人体実験により新たな「力」に覚醒した、狂気の鉄雄を見る。。。。一方、研究所内の特殊ベビールームでは、実験体の少女が、「最高機密=アキラ」 の目覚めを予言。鉄雄は自らの力の謎に近づくべく、地下深く眠る「アキラ」への接近を開始した.
Note Special features include: Akira sound clip (1988); Music for Akira, director interview; Storyboard collection; The writing on the wall; Original trailers; Original commercials; Restoring Akira; Glossary; U.S. 2013 trailer; trailers.
Contents Disc 1. Feature film -- Disc 2. Extras.
Subject Juvenile delinquents -- Japan -- Tokyo -- Drama.
Motorcycle racing -- Japan -- Tokyo -- Drama.
Human experimentation in medicine -- Japan -- Tokyo -- Drama.
Motorcycling accidents -- Japan -- Tokyo -- Drama.
Research institutes -- Japan -- Tokyo -- Drama.
Mental illness -- Japan -- Tokyo -- Drama.
Genre/Form Science fiction films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Animated films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Added Author Ōtomo, Katsuhiro, 1954- film director, screenwriter.
Noma, Sawako, producer
Suzuki, Ryokei, producer
Katō, Shunzō, producer.
Misawa, Katsuji, cinematographer
Seyama, Takeshi, cinematographer.
Hashimoto, Izō, screenwriter.
Sasaki, Nozomu, 1967- actor.
Koyama, Mami, actor.
Iwata, Mitsuo, 1967- actor.
FUNimation Entertainment (Firm), film distributor.
ISBN 1421027984
Standard No. 704400094194
Music No. FN-09419 Funimation Entertainment

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