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  • Akira (1988)
  • R
    124 min | Animation, Action, Drama
Akira (1988)
R
124 min | Animation, Action, Drama

A secret military project endangers Neo-Tokyo when it turns a biker gang member into a rampaging psychic psychopath who can only be stopped by a teenager, his gang of biker friends and a group of psychics.
Director
Writers
Katsuhiro Ôtomo (screenplay) (manga) | Izô Hashimoto (screenplay)
Composer
Cinematographer
Production Designers
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Release date
Jun 28, 1991 (United States)
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104 cast members
Name Known for
Mitsuo Iwata
Kaneda (voice) Kaneda (voice)   See fewer
Nozomu Sasaki
Tetsuo (voice) Tetsuo (voice)   See fewer
Mami Koyama
Kei (voice) Kei (voice)   See fewer
Tesshô Genda
Ryu (voice) Ryu (voice)   See fewer
Hiroshi Ôtake
Nezu (voice) Nezu (voice)   See fewer
Kôichi Kitamura
Lady Miyako / Committee A (voice) Lady Miyako / Committee A (voice)   See fewer
Michihiro Ikemizu
Inspector / Committee I (voice) Inspector / Committee I (voice)   See fewer
Yuriko Fuchizaki
Kaori (voice) Kaori (voice)   See fewer
Masaaki Ôkura
Yamagata (voice) Yamagata (voice)   See fewer
Tarô Arakawa
Army / Committee G / Eiichi Watanabe (voice) Army / Committee G / Eiichi Watanabe (voice)   See fewer
Takeshi Kusao
Kai (voice) Kai (voice)   See fewer
Kazumi Tanaka
Army (voice) Army (voice)   See fewer
Masayuki Katô
Engineer Sakiyama / Committe D (voice) Engineer Sakiyama / Committe D (voice)   See fewer
Yôsuke Akimoto
Harukiya Bartender (voice) Harukiya Bartender (voice)   See fewer
Masato Hirano
Committee F / Spy / Yûji Takeyama / Terrorist (voice) Committee F / Spy / Yûji Takeyama / Terrorist (voice)   See fewer
Yukimasa Kishino
Assistant / Committee B / Mitsuru Kuwata / Terrorist / Shimazaki (voice) Assistant / Committee B / Mitsuru Kuwata / Terrorist / Shimazaki (voice)   See fewer
Kazuhiro Kandô
Masaru (voice) (as Kazuhiro Kando) Masaru (voice) (as Kazuhiro Kando)   See fewer
Tatsuhiko Nakamura
Takashi (voice) Takashi (voice)   See fewer
Fukue Itô
Kiyoko (voice) (as Sachie Ito) Kiyoko (voice) (as Sachie Ito)   See fewer
Issei Futamata
Additional Voices (voice) Additional Voices (voice)   See fewer
Kôzô Shioya
Miyako Follower (voice) Miyako Follower (voice)   See fewer
Michitaka Kobayashi
Additional Voices (voice) Additional Voices (voice)   See fewer
Hideyuki Umezu
Additional Voices (voice) Additional Voices (voice)   See fewer
Satoru Inagaki
Additional Voices (voice) Additional Voices (voice)   See fewer
Kayoko Fujii
Girl A (voice) Girl A (voice)   See fewer
Masami Toyoshima
Girl B (voice) Girl B (voice)   See fewer
Yuka Ôno
Girl C (voice) Girl C (voice)   See fewer
Tarô Ishida
Colonel Shikishima (voice) Colonel Shikishima (voice)   See fewer
Mizuho Suzuki
Doctor Ônishi (voice) Doctor Ônishi (voice)   See fewer
Matt Adler
Walla (voice) (version: English) (as Matthew Hustin) Walla (voice) (version: English) (as Matthew Hustin)   See fewer
Lewis Arquette
Doctor Onishi / Council 2 / Senator / Clown / Crowd Skeptic / Resistance 1 (voice) (version: English) (as Lewis Lemay) Doctor Onishi / Council 2 / Senator / Clown / Crowd Skeptic / Resistance 1 (voice) (version: English) (as Lewis Lemay)   See fewer
Robert Axelrod
Shimazaki (voice) (version: English) Shimazaki (voice) (version: English)   See fewer
William Bassett
Additoinal Voices (voice) (version: English) (as Frederick Bloggs) Additoinal Voices (voice) (version: English) (as Frederick Bloggs)   See fewer
Bob Bergen
Masaru / Kai / Gang 2 / Sewer Cop 2 / Male Nurse / … (voice) (version: English) (as Bob Berger) See more Masaru / Kai / Gang 2 / Sewer Cop 2 / Male Nurse / Arrest Officer / Restaurant Man / Eiichi Watanabe / Inspector (voice) (version: English) (as Bob Berger)   See fewer
Steve Blum
Male Nurse / Radio Reporter 3 / Resistance Member 1 (voice) (version: English) (as David Lucas) Male Nurse / Radio Reporter 3 / Resistance Member 1 (voice) (version: English) (as David Lucas)   See fewer
Johnny Yong Bosch
Kaneda (voice) (version: English) Kaneda (voice) (version: English)   See fewer
Kevin Brief
Additional Voices (voice) (version: English) (as Guy Pinkham) Additional Voices (voice) (version: English) (as Guy Pinkham)   See fewer
Emilie de Azevedo Brown
Female Newscaster 1 / Female Nurse (voice) (version: English) (as Emily Brown) Female Newscaster 1 / Female Nurse (voice) (version: English) (as Emily Brown)   See fewer
Bob Buchholz
Ryu (voice) (version: English) (as Robert Wicks) Ryu (voice) (version: English) (as Robert Wicks)   See fewer
Wally Burr
Resistance Member 2 / Stadium Soldier 2 / Radio Reporter / Tank Cannon Operator / Male Newscaster / … (voice) (version: English) (as Burt Walters) See more Resistance Member 2 / Stadium Soldier 2 / Radio Reporter / Tank Cannon Operator / Male Newscaster / Scientist 1 / Bridge Soldier 1 / Additional Voices (voice) (version: English) (as Burt Walters)   See fewer
Paul Carr
Man on Nezu's Phone (voice) (version: English) (as Lee Kelso) Man on Nezu's Phone (voice) (version: English) (as Lee Kelso)   See fewer
Christopher Carroll
Takashi Crowd Soldier 3 / Helipad Soldier 2 (voice) (version: English) (as Sam Strong) Takashi Crowd Soldier 3 / Helipad Soldier 2 (voice) (version: English) (as Sam Strong)   See fewer
Cam Clarke
Kaneda (voice) (version: English) (as James Flinders) Kaneda (voice) (version: English) (as James Flinders)   See fewer
Lara Cody
Kay / Restaurant Woman / Lighter Brunette Groupie 1 (voice) (version: English) (as Deanna Morris) Kay / Restaurant Woman / Lighter Brunette Groupie 1 (voice) (version: English) (as Deanna Morris)   See fewer
Dana Craig
Researcher 2 (voice) (version: English) (as W.T. Hatch) Researcher 2 (voice) (version: English) (as W.T. Hatch)   See fewer
Dyanne DiRosario
Groupie 2 (voice) (version: English) (as Bambi Darro) Groupie 2 (voice) (version: English) (as Bambi Darro)   See fewer
Peter Doyle
Additional Voices (voice) (version: English) (as Jim Taggert) Additional Voices (voice) (version: English) (as Jim Taggert)   See fewer
David Ellenstein
Additional Voices (voice) (version: English) (as Richard Plantagenet) Additional Voices (voice) (version: English) (as Richard Plantagenet)   See fewer
Josil Ferhardt
Additoinal Voices (voice) (version: English) Additoinal Voices (voice) (version: English)   See fewer
Michael Forest
Colonel's Council Connection (voice) (version: English) (as Russell Thor) Colonel's Council Connection (voice) (version: English) (as Russell Thor)   See fewer
Rebecca Forstadt
Female Newscaster 2 (voice) (version: English) (as Reba West) Female Newscaster 2 (voice) (version: English) (as Reba West)   See fewer
Sandy Fox
Kiyoko (voice) (version: English) Kiyoko (voice) (version: English)   See fewer
Eddie Frierson
Eiichi Watanabe / Additional Voices (voice) (version: English) (as Christy Mathewson) Eiichi Watanabe / Additional Voices (voice) (version: English) (as Christy Mathewson)   See fewer
Jessica Gee-George
Council Connection's Secretary (voice) (version: English) (as Jessica Gee) Council Connection's Secretary (voice) (version: English) (as Jessica Gee)   See fewer
Barbara Goodson
Takashi / Kaori / Council 4 / Groupie Orange 2 / Groupie Darker Brunette / Female Anchor (voice) (version: English) (as Barbara Larsen / Barbara Goodson) Takashi / Kaori / Council 4 / Groupie Orange 2 / Groupie Darker Brunette / Female Anchor (voice) (version: English) (as Barbara Larsen / Barbara Goodson)   See fewer
Melora Harte
Kiyoko (voice) (version: English) (as Marylin Lane) Kiyoko (voice) (version: English) (as Marylin Lane)   See fewer
Watney Held
Additional Voices (voice) (version: English) Additional Voices (voice) (version: English)   See fewer
Patricia Ja Lee
Groupie 3 (voice) (version: English) (as Pee Jay Lee) Groupie 3 (voice) (version: English) (as Pee Jay Lee)   See fewer
Christopher Joyce
Additional Voices (voice) (version: English) Additional Voices (voice) (version: English)   See fewer
William Frederick Knight
Revolutionary Priest (voice) (version: English) (as William Frederick) Revolutionary Priest (voice) (version: English) (as William Frederick)   See fewer
Steve Kramer
Roy / Miyako / Army (voice) (version: English) (as Drew Thomas) Roy / Miyako / Army (voice) (version: English) (as Drew Thomas)   See fewer
Lex Lang
Man on Nezu's Phone (voice) (version: English) Man on Nezu's Phone (voice) (version: English)   See fewer
Wendee Lee
Kei (voice) (version: English) Kei (voice) (version: English)   See fewer
Mike Lembaw
Additional Voices (voice) (version: English) Additional Voices (voice) (version: English)   See fewer
Michael Lindsay
Yamagata (voice) (version: English) (as Dylan Tully) Yamagata (voice) (version: English) (as Dylan Tully)   See fewer
Dan Lorge
Councilman 1 (voice) (version: English) Councilman 1 (voice) (version: English)   See fewer
Detroit Louie
Additional Voices (voice) (version: English) Additional Voices (voice) (version: English)   See fewer
Peter Lurie
Firing Squad Leader (voice) (version: English) (as Peter Lee) Firing Squad Leader (voice) (version: English) (as Peter Lee)   See fewer
Cody MacKenzie
Takashi / Masaru (voice) (version: English) Takashi / Masaru (voice) (version: English)   See fewer
Mona Marshall
Additional Voices (voice) (version: English) Additional Voices (voice) (version: English)   See fewer
Michael McConnohie
Resistance Member 2 (voice) (version: English) Resistance Member 2 (voice) (version: English)   See fewer
Matthew Mercer
Additional Voices (voice) (version: English) (as Matt 'Masamune' Miller) Additional Voices (voice) (version: English) (as Matt 'Masamune' Miller)   See fewer
Tony Oliver
Red Revenging Clown / Drug Customer / Helicopter Soldier 1 / Barriers Announcement / Nurse's Guard 2 / … (voice) (version: English) (as Rafael Antonio) See more Red Revenging Clown / Drug Customer / Helicopter Soldier 1 / Barriers Announcement / Nurse's Guard 2 / Interrogation Room Cop / Unit 375 Cop / Radio Relayer / Sewer Vehicle Pilot / Army (voice) (version: English) (as Rafael Antonio)   See fewer
Jonathan C. Osborne
Mitsuru Kuwata / Gang Member 3 (voice) (version: English) Mitsuru Kuwata / Gang Member 3 (voice) (version: English)   See fewer
Julie Phelan
Lighter Brunette Gang Groupie 2 / Female Nurse / Secretary (voice) (version: English) Lighter Brunette Gang Groupie 2 / Female Nurse / Secretary (voice) (version: English)   See fewer
Tony Pope
Col. Shikishima / Yamagata / Resistance Member 3 / Resistance's Insider / Interrogator 1 / … (voice) (version: English) (as Anthony Mozdy) See more Col. Shikishima / Yamagata / Resistance Member 3 / Resistance's Insider / Interrogator 1 / Sewer Vehicle Pilot / Revolutionary with Grenade / Waiter / Building Alarm Announcement / Bombing Announcement / Unit 375 Cop / Gang Member 5 / Barriers Announcement / Shimazaki / Mitsuru Kuwata / Harukiya Bartender (voice) (version: English) (as Anthony Mozdy)   See fewer
Simon Prescott
The Doctor (voice) (version: English) (as Simon Isaacson) The Doctor (voice) (version: English) (as Simon Isaacson)   See fewer
Jamieson Price
Colonel (voice) (version: English) (as James Lyon) Colonel (voice) (version: English) (as James Lyon)   See fewer
Derek Stephen Prince
Man Leading People to Akira / Man on Vehicle's Radio 1 / Radio Reporter 2 (voice) (version: English) (as David Umansky) Man Leading People to Akira / Man on Vehicle's Radio 1 / Radio Reporter 2 (voice) (version: English) (as David Umansky)   See fewer
Anthony Pulcini
Kai (voice) (version: English) (as Tony Sarducci) Kai (voice) (version: English) (as Tony Sarducci)   See fewer
Jan Rabson
Tetsuo / Yuji Takeyama / Gang 4 / Council 6 (voice) (version: English) (as Stanley Gurd Jr.) Tetsuo / Yuji Takeyama / Gang 4 / Council 6 (voice) (version: English) (as Stanley Gurd Jr.)   See fewer
Ted Rae
Additional Voices (voice) (version: English) Additional Voices (voice) (version: English)   See fewer
Mike Reynolds
Nezu (voice) (version: English) (as Ray Michaels) Nezu (voice) (version: English) (as Ray Michaels)   See fewer
Joe Romersa
Additoinal Voices (voice) (version: English) Additoinal Voices (voice) (version: English)   See fewer
Michelle Ruff
Kaori (voice) (version: English) (as Georgette Rose) Kaori (voice) (version: English) (as Georgette Rose)   See fewer
Joshua Seth
Tetsuo (voice) (version: English) Tetsuo (voice) (version: English)   See fewer
Kevin Seymour
Revolutionary with Grenade / Crowd Skeptic (voice) (version: English) (as Dougary Grant) Revolutionary with Grenade / Crowd Skeptic (voice) (version: English) (as Dougary Grant)   See fewer
Adam Sholder
Additional Voices (voice) (version: English) Additional Voices (voice) (version: English)   See fewer
John Snyder
Bartender (voice) (version: English) (as Ivan Buckley) Bartender (voice) (version: English) (as Ivan Buckley)   See fewer
Michael Sorich
Council 3 (voice) (version: English) Council 3 (voice) (version: English)   See fewer
Peter Spellos
Additional Voices (voice) (version: English) (as G. Gordon Baer) Additional Voices (voice) (version: English) (as G. Gordon Baer)   See fewer
Paul St. Peter
Takashi Crowd Soldier 2 / Councilman 6 / Man Declaring Akira's Return / Interrogator 2 / Nurse's Guard 1 (voice) (version: English) (as George C. Cole) Takashi Crowd Soldier 2 / Councilman 6 / Man Declaring Akira's Return / Interrogator 2 / Nurse's Guard 1 (voice) (version: English) (as George C. Cole)   See fewer
Steve Staley
Radio Reporter 1 / Stadium Soldier 2 / Male Newscaster / Arrest Officer / Inspector (voice) (version: English) (as Steve Cannon) Radio Reporter 1 / Stadium Soldier 2 / Male Newscaster / Arrest Officer / Inspector (voice) (version: English) (as Steve Cannon)   See fewer
Skip Stellrecht
Gang Member 4 (voice) (version: English) (as Henry Douglas Grey) Gang Member 4 (voice) (version: English) (as Henry Douglas Grey)   See fewer
Doug Stone
Councilman 4 (voice) (version: English) Councilman 4 (voice) (version: English)   See fewer
Lisa Tarulli
Additoinal Voices (voice) (version: English) Additoinal Voices (voice) (version: English)   See fewer
Julie Ann Taylor
Groupie 1 (voice) (version: English) (as Jean Howard) Groupie 1 (voice) (version: English) (as Jean Howard)   See fewer
Chloe Thornton
Additional Voices (voice) (version: English) Additional Voices (voice) (version: English)   See fewer
Kirk Thornton
Scientist 1 (voice) (version: English) (as Sparky Thornton) Scientist 1 (voice) (version: English) (as Sparky Thornton)   See fewer
Ezra Weisz
Additional Voices (voice) (version: English) (as Ethan Murray) Additional Voices (voice) (version: English) (as Ethan Murray)   See fewer
Kurt P. Wimberger
Additoinal Voices (voice) (version: English) (as Kurt Wimberger) Additoinal Voices (voice) (version: English) (as Kurt Wimberger)   See fewer
Bruce Winant
Additional Voices (voice) (version: English) (as Jim Warrington) Additional Voices (voice) (version: English) (as Jim Warrington)   See fewer
Dan Woren
Bonfire Speaker (voice) (version: English) (as Jackson Daniels) Bonfire Speaker (voice) (version: English) (as Jackson Daniels)   See fewer
Brad Wurst
Additional Voices (voice) (version: English) Additional Voices (voice) (version: English)   See fewer
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