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Akira [videorecording] / Pioneer ; presented by Pioneer Entertainment (USA) Inc. ; Akira Committee production
DVDs DVDs | Pioneer Entertainment (USA) Inc. | 2001 | Special ed.
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD A pt.1-2 ANIMATION)
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Imprint
[United States] : Pioneer Entertainment (USA) Inc., [2001]
Edition
Special ed.
Descript
2 videodiscs (124 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Det
DVD.
Note
English (5.1 surround) or Japanese (2.0 surround) language soundtracks with optional subtitles in English.
Cast
Mitsuo Iwata, Nozomu Sasaki, Mami Koyami.
[English voiceover] Johnny Yong Bosch, Joshua Seth, Wendee Lee.
Credits
Music, Shoji Yamashiro ; writer/director, Katsuhiro Otomo ; producers, Ryohei Suzuki, Shunzo Kato ; screenplay, Katsuhiro Otomo, Izo Hashimoto, Shoji Yamashiro; [Digitally remastered and English version.2001] Producers, Hiroe Tsukamoto, Yutaka Maseba, Haruyo Kanesaku ; director, Kevin Seymour ; screenplay & supervision, Kevin Seymour, Heidi Wilbur.
Note
Widescreen format (aspect ratio 1.78:1).
"Based on the graphic novel 'Akira' by Katsuhiro Otomo, first published by 'Young Magazine,' Kodansha Ltd."
Originally released as a motion picture in 1987 ; Digitally remastered and English version released in 2001.
Contents
Disc 1. Akira -- Disc 2. Bonus materials.
Note
Special features: capsule option (English translation of graffiti) ; Akira production report ; interview with Katsuhiro Otomo ; stills of production materials and Akira glossary ; interviews with restoration staff ; original teasers and trailers.
Audience
MPAA rating: R.
Summary
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.
Local Note
MW, 2-01;1-03(rpl); 8-07(rpl)
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11568 Pioneer Entertainment (USA) Inc.
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