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Akira

Lists: Fantasy, Animated, Action, Sci-Fi, Anime

Brief Synopsis: "Childhood friends Tetsuo and Kaneda are pulled into the post-apocalyptic underworld of Neo-Tokyo and forced to fight for their very survival. Kaneda is a bike gang leader, and Tetsuo is a member of a tough motorcycle crew who becomes involved in a covert government project called Akira. But a bloody battle ensues when Kaneda sets out to save his friend."

Overall Ranking: 333 (Rank from 1988: # 7)


Rating:
85.5
Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)
93

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 66.67%
Regular 16.67%
Half-Popped 16.67%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%




 


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
CinemaVisitor Erik100
Thomas Pollock100(full review)
David Baruffi97(full review)
Dan Fogarty - Fogs Movie Reviews85(full review)
Rob from GuysFilmQuest83Comedy: 2
Sex Appeal: 0
Scary: 3
Rewatch: 7
Bryan Lienesch48 - Just seems like another anime film to me. If there's something special here I guess I missed it.
Comedy: 2
Sex Appeal: 4
Scary: 4
Rewatch: 2



People Involved

  • Mitsuo Iwata (Shôtarô Kaneda (voice))
  • Nozomu Sasaki (Tetsuo Shima (voice))
  • Mami Koyama (Kei (voice))
  • Tesshô Genda (Ryûsaku (voice))
  • Hiroshi Ôtake (Nezu (voice))
  • Kôichi Kitamura (Priestess Miyako, Council A (voice))
  • Yuriko Fuchizaki (Kaori (voice))
  • Masaaki Ôkura (Yamagata (voice))
  • Takeshi Kusao (Kai (voice))
  • Kazuhiro Kamifuji (Masaru (No. 27) (voice))
  • Tatsuhiko Nakamura (Takashi (No. 26) (voice))
  • Fukue Itô (Kiyoko (No. 25) (voice))
  • Katsuhiro Ōtomo (Director)