Akira Image
Metascore
76

Generally favorable reviews - based on 4 Critics

User Score
8.8

Universal acclaim- based on 112 Ratings

Summary: Based on Katsuhiro Otomo's 2,000 page manga, Akira begins on July 16, 1988, when what was believed to be an atomic bomb was dropped on Tokyo, completely destroying the city and marking the beginning of WWIII.
Runtime: 124 min
Rating: Rated R for graphic violence and brief nudity.
Production: Toho Company
Genres: Action, Sci-Fi, Mystery, Thriller, Animation
Country: Japan
Language: Japanese
Home Release Date: Jul 24, 2001
Director Credit
Katsuhiro Ôtomo Director
Writer Credit
Izô Hashimoto Writer
Katsuhiro Ôtomo Graphic Novel
Principal Cast Credit
Mami Koyama Kei
Nozomu Sasaki Tetsuo Shima
Cast Credit
Hiroshi Ôtake Nezu
Kazumi Tanaka Army
Kôichi Kitamura Priestess Miyako/Council A
Masaaki Ôkura Yamagata
Masato Hirano Yûji Takeyama/Spy/Council F
Masayuki Katô Engineer Sakiyama/Council D
Michihiro Ikemizu Inspector/Council I
Mitsuo Iwata Shôtarô Kaneda
Takeshi Kusao Kai
Tarô Arakawa Eiichi Watanabe/Council G/Army
Tesshô Genda Ryûsaku
Yôsuke Akimoto Harukiya Bartender
Yuriko Fuchizaki Kaori
Producer Credit
Haruyo Kanesaku Producer
Hiroe Tsukamoto Producer
James Yosuke Kobayashi Executive Producer
Ryohei Suzuki Producer
Sawako Noma Executive Producer
Shunzo Kato Producer
Yoshimasa Mizuo Associate Producer
Yutaka Maseba Producer
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