Akira [videorecording (DVD)]
Ōtomo, Katsuhiro, 1954- film director, screenwriter.

Akira [videorecording (DVD)]

Ōtomo, Katsuhiro, 1954- film director, screenwriter.


Physical Description
2 videodiscs (124 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.

General Note (Repeatable)
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1988. Special features: 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.

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.

Subject Term
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.

Added Author
Ōtomo, Katsuhiro, 1954-
Noma, Sawako,
Suzuki, Ryokei,
Katō, Shunzō,
Misawa, Katsuji,
Seyama, Takeshi,
Hashimoto, Izō,
Sasaki, Nozomu, 1967-
Koyama, Mami,
Iwata, Mitsuo, 1967-

Added Corporate Author
FUNimation Entertainment (Firm),

System Details Note
DVD; NTSC, region 1; Dolby digital 5.1 surround; aspect ratio (16:9).

Target Audience Note
MPAA rating: R.

Video disc

Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice
[Place of publication not identified] : Funimation, [2013?]

Material TypeShelf NumberBarcodeLibraryStatus
DVDANIME AKIR DVD32530610650770Main JCPLFiction Movie Collection