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Akira
Directed by:
Katsuhiro Ôtomo

"Akira" (also known as "Akira: The Special Edition") is an Animation/Action/Adventure/Horror/Science Fiction/Thriller film directed by Katsuhiro Ôtomo, released on October 19 of 1990 in the USA . Mitsuo Iwata and Nozomu Sasaki are starring, alongside Mami Koyama, Tesshô Genda, Hiroshi Ôtake and Kôichi Kitamura.

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Who is the director of "Akira":

Akira was directed by Katsuhiro Ôtomo, a Japanese writer, director, and producer.

Before making Akira, Katsuhiro Ôtomo had directed Meikyû monogatari, released in 1987. Since, he directed .

What was the release date of "Akira":

Akira was first released in the United States on Friday, October 19, 1990. Other films released on Friday, October 19, 1990 are Dances with Wolves (dir. Kevin Costner), Night of the Living Dead (dir. Tom Savini), and White Palace (dir. Luis Mandoki). This was twenty-seven (27) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, January 25, 1991 in the United Kingdom; Wednesday, May 08, 1991 in France; Friday, February 17, 1989 in Germany and on Saturday, July 16, 1988 in Japan.

What is the casting of "Akira":

At the casting of Akira we find Mitsuo Iwata, previously seen in ; Nozomu Sasaki (); Mami Koyama () [ more... ]

    What is the Storyline of "Akira":

    In Neo-Tokyo, 2019, Shotaro Kaneda (Mitsuo Iwata) leads the Capsules, his b?s?zoku gang, to fight against the rival gang known as the Clowns. However, Kaneda's best friend Tetsuo Shima (Nozomu Sasaki) is injured when he almost crashes his motorcycle into Takashi (Tatsuhiko Nakamura), a small esper sprung from a secret government laboratory by a dissident underground revolutionary organization. Takashi is captured by armed soldiers and Tetsuo is hospitalized. When Kaneda and his gang are interrogated, he [...]

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