Akira (1988) Sci-Fi Movie Review
Sci-Fi movies Review
In 1988, the landmark Anime film AKIRA, by director Katsuhiro Otomo, defined the cutting edge of Anime around the world. By today’s standards, Akira remains the pinnacle of cel animation and retains the explosive impact of its highly detailed animation and its intensely violent saga of power and corruption.
Neo-Tokyo has risen from the ashes of World War III to become a dark and dangerous megalopolis infested with gangs and terrorists. The government seethes with corruption and only maintains a token control over the powerful military that prevents total chaos and hides the secrets of the past. Childhood friends Tetsuo and Kaneda plunge into Neo-Tokyo’s darkest secret when their motorcycle gang encounters a military operation to retrieve an escaped experimental subject. Tetsuo, captured by the military, is subjected to experiments that make him a powerful psychic, but, unfortunately for Neo-Tokyo, Tetsuo’s powers rage out of control and he lashes out at the world that has oppressed him! Nothing can stop the destructive forces that Tetsuo wields except possibly the last boy to destroy Tokyo.
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Synopsis:A secret military project endangers Neo-Tokyo when it turns a biker gang member into a rampaging psionic psychopath that only two kids and a group of psionics can stop.
About Akira (1988)
Starring: Tesshô Genda, Michitaka Kobayashi, Masato Hirano, Mami Koyama, Kayoko Fujii, Kazumi Tanaka, Tarô Ishida, Yôsuke Akimoto, Cam Clarke, Yukimasa Kishino, Fukue Itô, Issei Futamata, Hiroshi Ôtake, Kôzô Shioya, Kôichi Kitamura, Michihiro Ikemizu, Hideyuki Umezu, Yuriko Fuchizaki, Satoru Inagaki, Masaaki Ôkura, Tarô Arakawa, Masami Toyoshima, Takeshi Kusao, Yuka Ôno, Masayuki Katô, Mizuho Suzuki, Mitsuo Iwata, Kazuhiro Kamifuji, Nozomu Sasaki, Tatsuhiko Nakamura
Runtime: 124 minutes
Director: Katsuhiro Ôtomo
MPAA Rating: R
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