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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 that only two teenagers and a group of psychics can stop.
Writers
Katsuhiro Ôtomo (screenplay) (manga) | Izô Hashimoto (screenplay)
Producers
Haruyo Kanesaku (version: 2001 Pioneer English) | Shunzo Kato | Yutaka Maseba (version: 2001 Pioneer English) | Ryôhei Suzuki (as Ryohei Suzuki) | Hiroe Tsukamoto (version: 2001 Pioneer English)
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Budget
¥ 1,100,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 11,263
Gross (USA)
$ 553,171
Gross (World)
$ 577,594
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Release date
Dec 25, 1989 (United States)
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106 cast members
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Mitsuo Iwata
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Nozomu Sasaki
Tetsuo (voice) Tetsuo (voice)   See fewer
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Mami Koyama
Kei (voice) Kei (voice)   See fewer
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Tesshô Genda
Ryu (voice) (as Tetsusho Genda) Ryu (voice) (as Tetsusho Genda)   See fewer
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Hiroshi Ôtake
Nezu (voice) (as Hiroshi Otake) Nezu (voice) (as Hiroshi Otake)   See fewer
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Kôichi Kitamura
Lady Miyako / Committee A (voice) (as Koichi Kitamura) Lady Miyako / Committee A (voice) (as Koichi Kitamura)   See fewer
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Michihiro Ikemizu
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Yuriko Fuchizaki
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Masaaki Ôkura
Yamagata (voice) (as Masaaki Okura) Yamagata (voice) (as Masaaki Okura)   See fewer
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Tarô Arakawa
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Takeshi Kusao
Kai (voice) Kai (voice)   See fewer
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Kazumi Tanaka
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Masayuki Katô
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Yôsuke Akimoto
Harukiya Bartender (voice) (as Yosuke Akimoto) Harukiya Bartender (voice) (as Yosuke Akimoto)   See fewer
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Masato Hirano
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Yukimasa Kishino
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Kazuhiro Kamifuji
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Lewis Arquette
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