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Science fiction films
|Material Type:||Animation, Videorecording|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
大友克洋, 鈴木良平. 加藤俊三. 岩田光央, 佐々木望, 小山茉美, 山城祥二. 大友克洋, ; ; Katsuhiro Ōtomo; Izō Hashimoto; Ryōhei Suzuki; Shunzō Katō; Mitsuo Iwata; Nozomu Sasaki; Mami Koyama; Johnny Yong Bosch; Joshua Seth; Wendee Lee; Shoji Yamashiro; Kevin Seymour; Geneon Entertainment (USA); Pioneer Entertainment (USA)
|Language Note:||Soundtracks in English or Japanese ; with English subtitles.|
|Notes:||Based on the graphic novel by Katsuhiro Otomo.
Videodisc release of the 1987 motion picture.
|Credits:||Character design by Katsuhiro Otomo ; English adaptation by Michael Haller ; chief animator, Takashi Nakamura ; special effects artist, Takashi Maekawa.|
|Performer(s):||Voices: Mitsuo Iwata, Nozomu Sasaki, Mami Koyama, Tetsusho Genda, Hiroshi Otake, Koichi Kitamura ; English voices: Johnny Yong Bosch, Joshua Seth, Wendee Lee.|
|Target Audience:||MPAA rating: R.|
|Description:||1 videodisc (124 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Details:||DVD, region 1, NTSC; Dolby digital 5.1 surround (English) and Dolby surround (Japanese).|
|Series Title:||Signature series (Geneon Entertainment (USA))|
|Responsibility:||presented by Pioneer Entertainment (USA) Inc. ; producers, Ryohei Suzuki, Shunzo Kato ; screenplay, Katsuhiro Otomo, Izo Hashimoto ; written and directed by Katsuhiro Otomo.|
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 lying dormant within his subconscious.
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