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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)
Producers
Shunzô Katô (as Shunzo Kato) | Ryohei Suzuki
Composer
Cinematographer
Production Designers
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Release date
Dec 25, 1989 (United States)
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Cast

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109 cast members
Name Known for
Mitsuo Iwata
Shôtarô Kaneda (voice) Shôtarô Kaneda (voice)   See fewer
Nozomu Sasaki
Tetsuo Shima (voice) Tetsuo Shima (voice)   See fewer
Mami Koyama
Kei (voice) Kei (voice)   See fewer
Tesshô Genda
Ryû (voice) Ryû (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
Eiichi Watanabe / Army / Committee G / Committee H (voice) Eiichi Watanabe / Army / Committee G / Committee H (voice)   See fewer
Takeshi Kusao
Kai (voice) Kai (voice)   See fewer
Kazumi Tanaka
Army (voice) Army (voice)   See fewer
Masayuki Katô
Engineer Sakiyama / Committee D (voice) Engineer Sakiyama / Committee D (voice)   See fewer
Yôsuke Akimoto
Harukiya Bartender (voice) Harukiya Bartender (voice)   See fewer
Masato Hirano
Yûji Takeyama / Spy / Terrorist / Committee F (voice) Yûji Takeyama / Spy / Terrorist / Committee F (voice)   See fewer
Yukimasa Kishino
Mitsuru Kuwata / Assistant / Shimazaki / Committee B / Terrorist (voice) Mitsuru Kuwata / Assistant / Shimazaki / Committee B / Terrorist (voice)   See fewer
Kazuhiro Kandô
Masaru (No. 27) (voice) Masaru (No. 27) (voice)   See fewer
Tatsuhiko Nakamura
Takashi (No. 26) (voice) Takashi (No. 26) (voice)   See fewer
Fukue Itô
Kiyoko (No. 25) (voice) (as Sachie Ito) Kiyoko (No. 25) (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
Cam Clarke
Kaneda (1989) / Scientist 2 (1989) / Sakiyama (1989) / Councilman 1 (1989) (voice) (version: English) (as Jimmy Flinders) Kaneda (1989) / Scientist 2 (1989) / Sakiyama (1989) / Councilman 1 (1989) (voice) (version: English) (as Jimmy Flinders)   See fewer
Steve Kramer
Roy (1989) / School Disciplinarian (1989) / Man Leading People to 'Akira' (1989) / SOL Techs (1989) / Stadium Soldiers (1989) / … (voice) (version: English) (as Drew Thomas) See more Roy (1989) / School Disciplinarian (1989) / Man Leading People to 'Akira' (1989) / SOL Techs (1989) / Stadium Soldiers (1989) / Tech Requesting Ground Forces (1989) / Bridge Soldier 2 (1989) / Priest (1989) / Man Declaring Akira's Return (1989) / Tank Pilot (1989) / Man on Insider's Phone (1989) / Radio Relayer (1989) / Intrusion Reporter (1989) / Man on Vehicle's Radio 2 (1989) / Man on Vehicle's Radio 1 (1989) / Building Clearance Tech (1989) / Councilman 5 (1989) (voice) (version: English) (as Drew Thomas)   See fewer
Lewis Arquette
Doctor Onishi (1989) / Councilman 2 (1989) / Senator (1989) / Clown (1989) / Crowd Skeptic (1989) / … (voice) (version: English) (as Lewis Lemay) See more Doctor Onishi (1989) / Councilman 2 (1989) / Senator (1989) / Clown (1989) / Crowd Skeptic (1989) / Resistance 1 (1989) / Gawker (1989) (voice) (version: English) (as Lewis Lemay)   See fewer
Barbara Goodson
Takashi (1989) / Kaori (1989) / Councilman 4 (1989) / Groupie Orange 2 (1989) / Groupie Darker Brunette (1989) / … (voice) (version: English) (as Barbara Larsen) See more Takashi (1989) / Kaori (1989) / Councilman 4 (1989) / Groupie Orange 2 (1989) / Groupie Darker Brunette (1989) / Female Anchor (1989) / Additional Voices (voice) (version: English) (as Barbara Larsen)   See fewer
Jan Rabson
Tetsuo (1989) / Yuji Takeyama (1989) / Gang 4 (1989) / Councilman 6 (1989) (voice) (version: English) (as Stanley Gurd Jr.) Tetsuo (1989) / Yuji Takeyama (1989) / Gang 4 (1989) / Councilman 6 (1989) (voice) (version: English) (as Stanley Gurd Jr.)   See fewer
Tony Pope
Col. Shikishima (1989) / Yama (1989) / Resistance Member 3 (1989) / Insider (1989) / Interrogator 1 (1989) / … (voice) (version: English) (as Anthony Mozdy) See more Col. Shikishima (1989) / Yama (1989) / Resistance Member 3 (1989) / Insider (1989) / Interrogator 1 (1989) / Sewer Vehicle Pilot (1989) / Revolutionary with Grenade (1989) / Waiter (1989) / Building Alarm Announcement (1989) / Bombing Announcement (1989) / Unit 375 Cop (1989) / Gang Member 5 (1989) / Barriers Announcement (1989) / Shimazaki (1989) / Mitsuru Kuwata (1989) / Bartender (1989) (voice) (version: English) (as Anthony Mozdy)   See fewer
Lara Cody
Kay (1989) / Restaurant Woman (1989) / Lighter Brunette Groupie 1 (1989) (voice) (version: English) (as Deanna Morris) Kay (1989) / Restaurant Woman (1989) / Lighter Brunette Groupie 1 (1989) (voice) (version: English) (as Deanna Morris)   See fewer
Bob Bergen
Masaru (1989) / Kai (1989) / Gang Member 2 (1989) / Sewer Cop 2 (1989) / Male Nurse (1989) / … (voice) (version: English) (as Bob Berger) See more Masaru (1989) / Kai (1989) / Gang Member 2 (1989) / Sewer Cop 2 (1989) / Male Nurse (1989) / Arrest Officer (1989) / Restaurant Man (1989) / Eiichi Watanabe (1989) / Inspector (1989) / Junkie (1989) / Gawkers (1989) / Councilman 7 (1989) (voice) (version: English) (as Bob Berger)   See fewer
Melora Harte
Kiyoko (1989) (voice) (version: English) (as Marylin Lane) Kiyoko (1989) (voice) (version: English) (as Marylin Lane)   See fewer
L. Michael Haller
Councilman 3 (1989) / Additional Voices (1989) (voice) (version: English) (as Watney Held/Detroit Louie) Councilman 3 (1989) / Additional Voices (1989) (voice) (version: English) (as Watney Held/Detroit Louie)   See fewer
Wally Burr
Resistance Member 2 (1989) / Stadium Soldier 2 (1989) / Radio Reporter (1989) / Tank Cannon Operator (1989) / Male Newscaster (1989) / … (voice) (version: English) (as Burt Walters) See more Resistance Member 2 (1989) / Stadium Soldier 2 (1989) / Radio Reporter (1989) / Tank Cannon Operator (1989) / Male Newscaster (1989) / Scientist 1 (1989) / Bridge Soldier 1 (1989) / Additional Voices (1989) (voice) (version: English) (as Burt Walters)   See fewer
Julie Phelan
Lighter Brunette Gang Groupie 2 (1989) / Female Nurse (1989) / Secretary (1989) (voice) (version: English) Lighter Brunette Gang Groupie 2 (1989) / Female Nurse (1989) / Secretary (1989) (voice) (version: English)   See fewer
Eddie Frierson
Additional Voices (1989) / Eiichi Watanabe (2001) / Gang Member (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as Christopher Mathewson) Additional Voices (1989) / Eiichi Watanabe (2001) / Gang Member (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as Christopher Mathewson)   See fewer
Brad Wurst
Additional Voices (1989) (voice) (version: English) Additional Voices (1989) (voice) (version: English)   See fewer
Bruce Winant
Gang Member (1989) / Additional Voices (1989) (voice) (version: English) (as Jim Warrington) Gang Member (1989) / Additional Voices (1989) (voice) (version: English) (as Jim Warrington)   See fewer
Johnny Yong Bosch
Kaneda (2001) (voice) (version: English) Kaneda (2001) (voice) (version: English)   See fewer
Joshua Seth
Tetsuo (2001) (voice) (version: English) Tetsuo (2001) (voice) (version: English)   See fewer
Wendee Lee
Kei (2001) (voice) (version: English) Kei (2001) (voice) (version: English)   See fewer
Sandy Fox
Kiyoko (2001) (voice) (version: English) Kiyoko (2001) (voice) (version: English)   See fewer
Jamieson Price
Colonel (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as James Lyon) Colonel (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as James Lyon)   See fewer
Cody MacKenzie
Takashi (2001) (voice) (version: English) Takashi (2001) (voice) (version: English)   See fewer
Bob Buchholz
Ryu (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as Robert Wicks) Ryu (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as Robert Wicks)   See fewer
Kirk Thornton
Scientist 1 (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as Sparky Thornton) Scientist 1 (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as Sparky Thornton)   See fewer
Chloe Thornton
Additional Voices (2001) (voice) (version: English) Additional Voices (2001) (voice) (version: English)   See fewer
Detroit Louie
Additional Voices (2001) (voice) (version: English) Additional Voices (2001) (voice) (version: English)   See fewer
Matthew Mercer
Additional Voices (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as Matt 'Masamune' Miller) Additional Voices (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as Matt 'Masamune' Miller)   See fewer
Matt Adler
Walla (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as Matthew Hustin) Walla (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as Matthew Hustin)   See fewer
Michael Lindsay
Yamagata (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as Dylan Tully) Yamagata (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as Dylan Tully)   See fewer
Michael Sorich
Supreme Executive Council E (2001) (voice) (version: English) Supreme Executive Council E (2001) (voice) (version: English)   See fewer
Michael Forest
Supreme Executive Council A (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as Russell Thor) Supreme Executive Council A (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as Russell Thor)   See fewer
Mike Reynolds
Nezu (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as Ray Michaels) Nezu (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as Ray Michaels)   See fewer
Paul St. Peter
Takashi Crowd Soldier 2 (2001) / Supreme Executive Council H (2001) / Man Declaring Akira's Return (2001) / Interrogator 2 (2001) / Nurse's Guard 1 (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as George C. Cole) Takashi Crowd Soldier 2 (2001) / Supreme Executive Council H (2001) / Man Declaring Akira's Return (2001) / Interrogator 2 (2001) / Nurse's Guard 1 (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as George C. Cole)   See fewer
Paul Carr
Old Man Secretary (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as Lee Kelso) Old Man Secretary (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as Lee Kelso)   See fewer
Patricia Ja Lee
Groupie 3 (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as Pee Jay Lee) Groupie 3 (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as Pee Jay Lee)   See fewer
Mona Marshall
Additional Voices (2001) (voice) (version: English) Additional Voices (2001) (voice) (version: English)   See fewer
Michael McConnohie
Resistance Member 2 (2001) (voice) (version: English) Resistance Member 2 (2001) (voice) (version: English)   See fewer
Michelle Ruff
Kaori (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as Georgette Rose) Kaori (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as Georgette Rose)   See fewer
Peter Lurie
Firing Squad Leader (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as Peter Lee) Firing Squad Leader (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as Peter Lee)   See fewer
Peter Doyle
Operator (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as Jim Taggert) Operator (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as Jim Taggert)   See fewer
Peter Spellos
Supreme Executive Council B (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as G. Gordon Baer) Supreme Executive Council B (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as G. Gordon Baer)   See fewer
Robert Axelrod
Shimazaki (2001) (voice) (version: English) Shimazaki (2001) (voice) (version: English)   See fewer
Rebecca Forstadt
Female Newscaster 2 (2001) / Additional Voices (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as Reba West) Female Newscaster 2 (2001) / Additional Voices (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as Reba West)   See fewer
Steve Staley
Radio Reporter 1 (2001) / Stadium Soldier 2 (2001) / Male Newscaster (2001) / Arrest Officer (2001) / Inspector (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as Steve Cannon) Radio Reporter 1 (2001) / Stadium Soldier 2 (2001) / Male Newscaster (2001) / Arrest Officer (2001) / Inspector (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as Steve Cannon)   See fewer
Derek Stephen Prince
Man Leading People to Akira (2001) / Man on Vehicle's Radio 1 (2001) / Radio Reporter 2 (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as David Umansky) Man Leading People to Akira (2001) / Man on Vehicle's Radio 1 (2001) / Radio Reporter 2 (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as David Umansky)   See fewer
Steve Blum
Male Nurse (2001) / Radio Reporter 3 (2001) / Resistance Member 1 (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as David Lucas) Male Nurse (2001) / Radio Reporter 3 (2001) / Resistance Member 1 (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as David Lucas)   See fewer
Skip Stellrecht
Mitsuru Kuwata (2001) / Gang Member 4 (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as Henry Douglas Grey) Mitsuru Kuwata (2001) / Gang Member 4 (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as Henry Douglas Grey)   See fewer
Simon Prescott
The Doctor (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as Simon Isaacson) The Doctor (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as Simon Isaacson)   See fewer
Ted Rae
Eiichi Watanabe (2001) (voice) (version: English) Eiichi Watanabe (2001) (voice) (version: English)   See fewer
Tony Oliver
Red Revenging Clown (2001) / Drug Customer (2001) / Helicopter Soldier 1 (2001) / Barriers Announcement (2001) / Nurse's Guard 2 (2001) / … (voice) (version: English) (as Rafael Antonio) See more Red Revenging Clown (2001) / Drug Customer (2001) / Helicopter Soldier 1 (2001) / Barriers Announcement (2001) / Nurse's Guard 2 (2001) / Interrogation Room Cop (2001) / Unit 375 Cop (2001) / Radio Relayer (2001) / Sewer Vehicle Pilot (2001) / Army (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as Rafael Antonio)   See fewer
William Frederick Knight
Miyako (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as William Frederick) Miyako (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as William Frederick)   See fewer
William Bassett
Principal (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as Frederick Bloggs) Principal (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as Frederick Bloggs)   See fewer
Kurt P. Wimberger
Additional Voices (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as Kurt Wimberger) Additional Voices (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as Kurt Wimberger)   See fewer
Lisa Tarulli
Additional Voices (2001) (voice) (version: English) Additional Voices (2001) (voice) (version: English)   See fewer
Jessica Gee-George
Council Connection's Secretary (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as Jessica Gee) Council Connection's Secretary (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as Jessica Gee)   See fewer
Joe Romersa
Clown (2001) / Additoinal Voices (2001) (voice) (version: English) Clown (2001) / Additoinal Voices (2001) (voice) (version: English)   See fewer
John Snyder
Bartender (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as Ivan Buckley) Bartender (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as Ivan Buckley)   See fewer
Jonathan C. Osborne
Gang Member 3 (2001) / Gawker (2001) (voice) (version: English) Gang Member 3 (2001) / Gawker (2001) (voice) (version: English)   See fewer
Josh Gerhardt
Additional Voices (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as Josil Ferhardt) Additional Voices (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as Josil Ferhardt)   See fewer
Julie Ann Taylor
Groupie 1 (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as Jean Howard) Groupie 1 (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as Jean Howard)   See fewer
Kevin Brief
Supreme Executive Council G (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as Guy Pinkham) Supreme Executive Council G (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as Guy Pinkham)   See fewer
Mike Lembaw
Tank Commander (2001) (voice) (version: English) Tank Commander (2001) (voice) (version: English)   See fewer
Gavin Glennon
Soldiers (2001) / Additional Voices (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as Harold Muckle) Soldiers (2001) / Additional Voices (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as Harold Muckle)   See fewer
Doug Stone
Supreme Executive Council F (2001) (voice) (version: English) Supreme Executive Council F (2001) (voice) (version: English)   See fewer
Dyanne DiRosario
Groupie 2 (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as Bambi Darro) Groupie 2 (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as Bambi Darro)   See fewer
Emilie de Azevedo Brown
Female Newscaster 1 (2001) / Female Nurse (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as Emily Brown) Female Newscaster 1 (2001) / Female Nurse (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as Emily Brown)   See fewer
Ezra Weisz
Clown (2001) / Operator (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as Ethan Murray) Clown (2001) / Operator (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as Ethan Murray)   See fewer
Christopher Carroll
Takashi Crowd Soldier 3 (2001) / Helipad Soldier 2 (2001) / Supreme Executive Council I (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as Sam Strong) Takashi Crowd Soldier 3 (2001) / Helipad Soldier 2 (2001) / Supreme Executive Council I (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as Sam Strong)   See fewer
David Ellenstein
Tank Commander (2001) / Soldier (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as Richard Plantagenet) Tank Commander (2001) / Soldier (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as Richard Plantagenet)   See fewer
Dan Lorge
Supreme Executive Council C (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as Dan Martin) Supreme Executive Council C (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as Dan Martin)   See fewer
Dan Woren
Bonfire Speaker (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as Jackson Daniels) Bonfire Speaker (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as Jackson Daniels)   See fewer
Dana Craig
Sakiyama (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as W.T. Hatch) Sakiyama (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as W.T. Hatch)   See fewer
Christopher Joyce
Additional Voices (2001) (voice) (version: English) Additional Voices (2001) (voice) (version: English)   See fewer
Adam Sholder
Additional Voices (2001) (voice) (version: English) Additional Voices (2001) (voice) (version: English)   See fewer
Anthony Pulcini
Kai (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as Tony Sarducci) Kai (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as Tony Sarducci)   See fewer
Lex Lang
Soldiers (2001) (voice) (version: English) Soldiers (2001) (voice) (version: English)   See fewer
Kevin Seymour
Revolutionary with Grenade (2001) / Crowd Skeptic (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as Dougary Grant) Revolutionary with Grenade (2001) / Crowd Skeptic (2001) (voice) (version: English) (as Dougary Grant)   See fewer
Dari Lallou
Additional Voices (2001) (voice) (version: English) (unconfirmed) Additional Voices (2001) (voice) (version: English) (unconfirmed)   See fewer
Daran Norris
Gym Teacher (2001) (voice) (version: English) Gym Teacher (2001) (voice) (version: English)   See fewer
Bob Papenbrook
Supreme Executive Council D (2001) (voice) (version: English) Supreme Executive Council D (2001) (voice) (version: English)   See fewer
Travis Weaver
Masaru (2001) (voice) (version: English) Masaru (2001) (voice) (version: English)   See fewer
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