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Akira ( Blu-ray )

Groundbreaking Japanese animated epic set in the post-WWIII metropolis of Neo-Tokyo. The labyrinthine plot revolves around a battle between oppressive authorities, an underground resistance group and motorcycle-riding punks, and the mysterious psychic force of "Akira." A hyperkinetic and violent tale, directed by Katsuhiro Otomo ("Steamboy") and based on the comic book series.

Year: 1988
Genre: Science Fiction, Cult Animation, Japanese Cinema, Anime, Film Festivals 1991, Best of the 1980s, Comics Movies, Alice Members' Top 100, Movies (1001 You Must See Before You Die), Blu-ray Discs, Action
Country: Japan
Director: Katsuhiro Otomo
Duration: 124 Minutes
Rating: M - Contains violence.
Subtitles: Yes
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