Akira (1988)




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Title: Akira
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama
Year: 1988
Directed by: Katsuhiro Ôtomo
Writer: Katsuhiro Ôtomo (screenplay), Izô Hashimoto (screenplay), Katsuhiro Ôtomo (manga)
Language: Japanese
Runtime: 124 min
Country: Japan

Cast
Mitsuo Iwata, Nozomu Sasaki, Mami Koyama, Tesshô Genda

Synopsis
Kaneda is a bike gang leader whose close friend Tetsuo gets involved in a government secret project known as Akira. On his way to save Tetsuo, Kaneda runs into a group of anti-government activists, greedy politicians, irresponsible scientists and a powerful military leader. The confrontation sparks off Tetsuo's supernatural power leading to bloody death, a coup attempt and the final battle in Tokyo Olympiad where Akira's secrets were buried 30 years ago.

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