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The Resource Akira, Akira Committee production ; written and directed by Katsuhiro Otomo ; producer, Ryohei Suzuki, Shunzo Kato ; screenplay, Katsuhiro Otomo, Izo Hashimoto, (videorecording)

Akira, Akira Committee production ; written and directed by Katsuhiro Otomo ; producer, Ryohei Suzuki, Shunzo Kato ; screenplay, Katsuhiro Otomo, Izo Hashimoto, (videorecording)

Label
Akira
Title
Akira
Statement of responsibility
Akira Committee production ; written and directed by Katsuhiro Otomo ; producer, Ryohei Suzuki, Shunzo Kato ; screenplay, Katsuhiro Otomo, Izo Hashimoto
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • jpneng
  • eng
  • jpn
Summary
Set in post-apocalyptic Neo-Tokyo in 2019, cyberpunk Kaneda is a bike gang leader whose close friend Tetsuo gets involved in a government secret project known as Akira. Soon, Tetsuo's supernatural power leads to bloody deaths, a coup attempt and the final battle in Tokyo Olympiad where Akira's secrets were buried 30 years ago
Member of
Cataloging source
ICrlFAR
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Katsuji Misawa ; chief animator, Takashi Nakamuro ; editor, Takeshi Seyama ; music, Shoji Yamashiro
Dewey number
  • [Fic]
  • 895.6/35
Intended audience
  • MPAA rating: R
  • 11-adult
Intended audience source
FAR
Language note
Soundtrack in Japanese or English; subtitles in English
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.A35 2001
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1954-
  • 1936-
  • 1933-
  • 1954-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ōtomo, Katsuhiro
  • Suzuki, Ryōhei
  • Kato, Shunzo
  • Hashimoto, Izo
  • Yamashiro, Shōji
  • Ōtomo, Katsuhiro
  • Pioneer Entertainment (USA)
  • Akira Committee
Runtime
126
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Motorcyclists
  • Supernatural
  • Science
  • Political corruption
Target audience
adult
Technique
animation
Label
Akira, Akira Committee production ; written and directed by Katsuhiro Otomo ; producer, Ryohei Suzuki, Shunzo Kato ; screenplay, Katsuhiro Otomo, Izo Hashimoto, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Animated
  • Based on the graphic novel : Akira / Katsuhiro Otomo
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1987
  • Includes pop-up features
  • "Enhanced for 16:9 television"--Container
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen format.
Extent
1 videodisc (206 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
013023153899
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
11538
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) fol08178658
  • CARL0623445817
  • (OCoLC)47731426
System details
DVD; Dolby surround in Japanese; Dolby digital 5.1 surround in English; THX; region 1
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
Akira, Akira Committee production ; written and directed by Katsuhiro Otomo ; producer, Ryohei Suzuki, Shunzo Kato ; screenplay, Katsuhiro Otomo, Izo Hashimoto, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Animated
  • Based on the graphic novel : Akira / Katsuhiro Otomo
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1987
  • Includes pop-up features
  • "Enhanced for 16:9 television"--Container
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen format.
Extent
1 videodisc (206 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
013023153899
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
11538
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) fol08178658
  • CARL0623445817
  • (OCoLC)47731426
System details
DVD; Dolby surround in Japanese; Dolby digital 5.1 surround in English; THX; region 1
Video recording format
laserdisc

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