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Akira(1988)

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Rated #8 in Films

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A grand and epic look at few outsiders surviving the self-destruction of a corrupt and unstable culture. This film is worth studying.

Akira(1988)
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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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DirectorKatsuhiro Ôtomo
WritersKatsuhiro Ôtomo,Izô Hashimoto,and 1 more credit
LanguageJapanese
CountryJapan
Runtime124 min
Release Date24 July 2001 (USA) »
GenreAnimation
GenreAction
GenreFantasy
GenreMystery
GenreSci-Fi
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