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Akira

English: AKIRA
Japanese: AKIRA (アキラ)
Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 16, 1988
Producers: Mainichi Broadcasting System, Kodansha, Toho Company
Licensors: FUNimation Entertainment, Bandai Entertainment, Geneon Entertainment USA
Studios: Tokyo Movie Shinsha
Source: Manga
Genres: Action, Adventure, Horror, Military, Sci-Fi, Supernatural
Duration: 2 hr. 4 min.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity
Score: 8.15 (scored by 133,407 users)
Ranked: #361
Popularity: #192
Members: 209,069
Favorites: 3,434

Description of Akira

Japan, 1988. An explosion caused by a young boy with psychic powers tears through the city of Tokyo and ignites the fuse that leads to World War III. In order to prevent any further destruction, he is captured and taken into custody, never to be heard from again. Now, in the year 2019, a restored version of the city known as Neo-Tokyo—an area rife with gang violence and terrorism against the current government—stands in its place. Here, Shoutarou Kaneda leads "the Capsules," a group of misfits known for riding large, custom motorcycles and being in constant conflict with their rivals "the Clowns."

During one of these battles, Shoutarou's best friend Tetsuo Shima is caught up in an accident with an esper who finds himself in the streets of Tokyo after escaping confinement from a government institution. Through this encounter, Tetsuo begins to develop his own mysterious abilities, as the government seeks to quarantine this latest psychic in a desperate attempt to prevent him from unleashing the destructive power that could once again bring the city to its knees.

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List of Characters and Actors

 
Bosch, Johnny Yong
English  
 
 
Lee, Wendee
English  
 
Kei
Main  
 
Price, Jamieson
English  
 
Shikishima
Main  
 
Sasaki, Nozomu
Japanese  
 
Shima, Tetsuo
Main  
 

 
 
Akira
Supporting  
 
Lurie, Peter
English  
 
 
Woren, Dan
English  
 
Bonfire Speaker
Supporting  
 
Suzuki, Mizuho
Japanese  
 
Doctor Onishi
Supporting  
 
Brown, Emilie
English  
 
Female Nurse
Supporting  
 
Akimoto, Yousuke
Japanese  
 
Harukiya Barkeeper
Supporting  
 
Romersa, Joe
English  
 
Joker
Supporting  
 
Kusao, Takeshi
Japanese  
 
Kai
Supporting  
 
Ruff, Michelle
English  
 
Kaori
Supporting  
 
Fox, Sandy
English  
 
Kiyoko
Supporting  
 

 
 
Man on Phone
Supporting  
 
Kaps, Joachim
German  
 
Masaru
Supporting  
 
 
Miyako
Supporting  
 
Ootake, Hiroshi
Japanese  
 
Nezu
Supporting  
 
Blum, Steven
English  
 
Resistance Member
Supporting  
 
Genda, Tessyo
Japanese  
 
Ryuusaku
Supporting  
 

 
 
Takaba
Supporting  
 
Noya, Gabriel
Brazilian  
 
Takashi
Supporting  
 
Hirano, Masato
Japanese  
 
Takeyama, Yuji
Supporting  
 
Arakawa, Tarou
Japanese  
 
Watanabe , Eiichi
Supporting  
 
Lindsay, Michael
English  
 
Yamagata
Supporting  

List of Staffs

 
Maseba, Yutaka
Producer
 
Otomo, Katsuhiro
Director, Original Creator
 
Aketagawa, Susumu
Sound Director
 
Aoyama, Hiroyuki
Key Animation
 
Arai, Kouichi
Key Animation
 
Araújo, Alessandra
ADR Director
 
Ebisawa, Kazuo
Background Art
 
Hamasu, Hideki
Key Animation
 
Hashimoto, Shinji
Key Animation
 
Inoue, Toshiyuki
Key Animation
 
Kai, Masatoshi
Background Art
 
Kawaguchi, Toshio
Key Animation
 
Kawasaki, Hirotsugu
Key Animation
 
Kazazian, Thierry
ADR Director
 
Kigami, Yoshiji
Key Animation
 
Kimura, Shinji
Background Art
 
Kitakubo, Hiroyuki
Key Animation
 
Kousaka, Kitarou
Key Animation
 
Kusumoto, Yuuko
Key Animation
 
Lopes, Guilherme
ADR Director
 
Masuda, Toshihiko
Key Animation
 
Morimoto, Kouji
Assistant Animation Director
 
Morita, Hiroyuki
Animation Check
 
Nabeshima, Osamu
Key Animation
 
Nakamura, Takashi
Background Art
 
Ogura, Hiroyuki
Background Art
 
Ohira, Shinya
Key Animation
 
Okiura, Hiroyuki
Key Animation
 
Ookubo, Tomihiko
Key Animation
 
Ootsuka, Shinji
Key Animation
 
Sato, Hiroaki
Animation Director
 
Seyama, Takeshi
Editing
 
Seymour, Kevin
ADR Director
 
Shibutani, Yukihiro
Background Art
 
Takahashi, Natsuko
In-Between Animation
 
Tanabe, Osamu
In-Between Animation, Animation Check
 
Tanaka, Tatsuyuki
Key Animation
 
Tateno, Hitomi
Animation Check
 
Urushihara, Satoshi
Key Animation
 
Utsunomiya, Satoru
Key Animation
 
Watanabe, Shigeru
Executive Producer