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    Added by: Jitendar Canth
    Added on: 16/2/2019 20:18
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    Akira (2016 reissue)

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    Neo-Tokyo is about to E.X.P.L.O.D.E.
    Certificate: 15
    Running Time: 124 mins
    Retail Price: £19.99
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    Content Type: Movie

    Iconic and game-changing, Akira is the definitive anime masterpiece! Katsuhiro Otomo’s landmark cyberpunk classic obliterated the boundaries of Japanese animation and forced the world to look into the future. Akira’s arrival shattered traditional thinking, creating space for movies like The Matrix to be dreamed into brutal reality.

    Neo-Tokyo, 2019. The city is being rebuilt post World War III when two high school drop outs, Kaneda and Tetsuo stumble across a secret government project to develop a new weapon - telekinetic humans. After Tetsuo is captured by the military and experimented on, he gains psychic abilities and learns about the existence of the project's most powerful subject, Akira. Both dangerous and destructive, Kaneda must take it upon himself to stop both Tetsuo and Akira before things get out of control and the city is destroyed once again.

    This new version of AKIRA Blu-ray features both the original 1988 Streamline English dub and the 2001 Pioneer/Animaze English dub as well as the original Japanese dub (with English subtitles).

    Special Features:
    Akira Sound Clip (1988) Music for Akira
    Director Interview (subtitled)
    Storyboard Collection
    The Writing on the Wall
    Original Trailers (subtitled)
    Original Commercials (subtitled)
    Restoring Akira
    U.S. 2013 Trailer

    Video Tracks:
    1080p 1.85:1 widescreen

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby TrueHD 5.1 Japanese
    Dolby TrueHD 5.1 English
    Dolby TrueHD 2.0 Stereo English

    Subtitle Tracks:

    Directed By:
    Katsuhiro Otomo

    Written By:

    Hiroshi Otake
    Tessho Genda
    Mami Koyama
    Nozomu Sasaki
    Mitsuo Iwata

    Soundtrack By:
    Shoji Yamashiro

    Director of Photography:
    Katsuji Misawa

    Takeshi Seyama

    Production Designer:
    Koji Ono
    Yuji Ikehata
    Kuzuo Ebisawa

    Ryohei Suzuki
    Yoshimasa Mizuo
    Shunzo Kato

    Executive Producer:
    Sawako Noma

    Manga Entertainment

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