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Katsuhiro Otomo

Akira

124' - 1988 - Action, Drama - Dialogue: Japanese
Director: Katsuhiro Otomo Composer: Shoji Yamashiro With: Mitsuo Iwata, Nozomu Sasaki, Mami Koyama
'Akira' is a top secret project and the cause of a nuclear catastrophe that reduces Tokyo to rubble. Three decades later, the city is rebuilt and a New Tokyo is created. A motorcycle gang raises cain until Tetsuo is injured in an accident and apprehended by the Army. lt soon turns out that he possesses supersensory powers that the military tries to use tor its own purposes.

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Credits

Director

Katsuhiro Otomo

Composer

Shoji Yamashiro

With

Mitsuo Iwata, Nozomu Sasaki, Mami Koyama

Scenario

Katsuhiro Otomo, Izô Hashimoto

Director of Photography

Katsuji Misawa

Editor

Takeshi Seyama

Producer

Ryohei Susuki, Shunko Kato

More information

Dialogue

Japanese

Countries of production

Japan

Screenplay based on

Katsuhiro Otomo

Year

1988

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