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Akira (1988)

R124 min.Animation | Action | Drama
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BUDGET
JPY 1.1B (estimated)
GROSS
$439K (USA)
AWARDS
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SUMMARY
A secret military project endangers Neo-Tokyo when it turns a biker gang member into a rampaging psychic psychopath that only two teenagers and a group of psychics can stop.

Filmmakers (330)

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  • Mitsuo Iwata's primary photoMitsuo Iwata Kaneda (voice)  Less 91,900 Paprika
  • Nozomu Sasaki's primary photoNozomu Sasaki Tetsuo (voice)  Less 86,367 Yu Yu Hakusho: Ghost Files
  • Mami Koyama's primary photoMami Koyama Kei (voice)  Less 87,040 Millennium Actress
  • Tesshô Genda's primary photoTesshô Genda Ryu (voice) (as Tetsusho Genda)  Less 169,673 Ghost in the Shell
  • Hiroshi Ôtake's primary photoHiroshi Ôtake Nezu (voice) (as Hiroshi Otake)  Less 521,248 Speed Racer
  • Kôichi Kitamura's primary photoKôichi Kitamura Miyako / Council 1 (voice) (as Koichi Kitamura)  Less 1,177,492 Macross Plus
  • Michihiro Ikemizu's primary photoMichihiro Ikemizu Inspector / Council 8 (voice)  Less 633,390 Urusei yatsura
  • Yuriko Fuchizaki's primary photoYuriko Fuchizaki Kaori (voice)  Less 339,928 Kiki's Delivery Service
  • Masaaki Ôkura's primary photoMasaaki Ôkura Yamagata (voice) (as Masaaki Okura)  Less 859,009 Perfect Blue
  • Tarô Arakawa's primary photoTarô Arakawa Army / Committee G / Eiichi Watanabe (voice) (as Taro Arakawa)  Less 610,212 Golgo 13: Queen Bee
  • Takeshi Kusao's primary photoTakeshi Kusao Kai (voice)  Less 252,049 Dragon Ball Z Kai
  • Kazumi Tanaka's primary photoKazumi Tanaka Army (voice)  Less 329,033 Vampire Hunter D
  • Masayuki Katô's primary photoMasayuki Katô Sakiyama / Council 4 (voice) (as Masayuki Kato)  Less 4,590,415 The Castle of Cagliostro
  • Yôsuke Akimoto's primary photoYôsuke Akimoto Harukiya Bartender (voice) (as Yosuke Akimoto)  Less 533,513 Perfect Blue
  • Masato Hirano's primary photoMasato Hirano Committee F / Spy / Yûji Takeyama (voice)  Less 736,293 Dragon Ball Z: Cooler's Revenge
  • Yukimasa Kishino's primary photoYukimasa Kishino Assistant / Committee B / Mitsuru Kuwata / Terrorist (voice)  Less 722,696 Trigun
  • Kazuhiro Kamifuji's primary photoKazuhiro Kamifuji Masaru (voice) (as Kazuhiro Kando)  Less 2,405,814 Kaze no Matasaburô
  • Tatsuhiko Nakamura's primary photoTatsuhiko Nakamura Takashi (voice)  Less 1,093,989 Robot Carnival
  • Fukue Itô's primary photoFukue Itô Kiyoko (voice) (as Sachie Ito)  Less 981,003 Akira: Production Report
  • Issei Futamata's primary photoIssei Futamata Additional Voices (voice)  Less 239,051 Urusei yatsura
  • Kôzô Shioya's primary photoKôzô Shioya Miyako Follower (voice) (as Kozo Shioya)  Less 358,838 Kyôshoku sôkô Guyver
  • Michitaka Kobayashi's primary photoMichitaka Kobayashi Additional Voices (voice)  Less 4,083,395 Midnight Submarine
  • Hideyuki Umezu's primary photoHideyuki Umezu Additional Voices (voice)  Less 2,346,886 High Speed Squadron Turboranger
  • Satoru Inagaki's primary photoSatoru Inagaki Additional Voices (voice)  Less 6,024,106 Robot Carnival
  • Kayoko Fujii's primary photoKayoko Fujii Girl A (voice)  Less 1,343,100 Romeo's Blue Skies
  • Masami Toyoshima's primary photoMasami Toyoshima Girl B (voice)  Less 1,717,429 Alien Nine
  • Yuka Ôno's primary photoYuka Ôno Girl C (voice) (as Yuka Ohno)  Less 3,724,912 Kamen Rider W Forever: A to Z/The Gaia Memories of Fate
  • Tarô Ishida's primary photoTarô Ishida Colonel (voice) (as Taro Ishida)  Less 665,183 Metropolis
  • Mizuho Suzuki's primary photoMizuho Suzuki Doctor (voice)  Less 554,993 Godzilla 1985
  • Cam Clarke's primary photoCam Clarke Kaneda (1989 Streamline Pictures dub) (voice) (version: English) (as James Flinders)  Less 15,549 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  • Steve Kramer's primary photoSteve Kramer Ryu (1989 Streamline Pictures dub) (voice) (version: English) (as Drew Thomas)  Less 83,129 Chronicle
  • Lewis Arquette's primary photoLewis Arquette Doctor (1989 Streamline Pictures dub) / Council 2 (1989 Streamline Pictures dub) / Senator (1989 Streamline Pictures dub) / Clown (1989 Streamline Pictures dub) / Crowd Skeptic (1989 Streamline Pictures dub) / Resistance 1 (1989 Streamline Pictures dub) (voice) (version: English) (as Lewis Lemay)  Less 15,602 Best in Show
  • Barbara Goodson's primary photoBarbara Goodson Takashi (1989 Streamline Pictures dub) / Kaori (1989 Streamline Pictures dub) / Council 4 (1989 Streamline Pictures dub) / Groupie Orange 2 (1989 Streamline Pictures dub) / Groupie Darker Brunette (1989 Streamline Pictures dub) / Female Anchor (1989 Streamline Pictures dub) / Additional Voices (1989 Streamline Pictures dub) / Additional Voices (2001 Pioneer dub) (voice) (version: English) (as Barbara Larsen)  Less 9,059 Mighty Morphin Power Rangers
  • Jan Rabson's primary photoJan Rabson Tetsuo (1989 Streamline Pictures dub) / Gang 4 (1989 Streamline Pictures dub) / Council 6 (1989 Streamline Pictures dub) (voice) (version: English) (as Stanley Gurd Jr.)  Less 66,254 WALL·E
  • Tony Pope's primary photoTony Pope Col. Shikishima (1989 Streamline Pictures dub) / Yamagata (1989 Streamline Pictures dub) / Resistance Member 3 (1989 Streamline Pictures dub) / Resistance's Insider (1989 Streamline Pictures dub) / Interrogator 1 (1989 Streamline Pictures dub) / Sewer Vehicle Pilot (1989 Streamline Pictures dub) / Revolutionary with Grenade (1989 Streamline Pictures dub) / Waiter (1989 Streamline Pictures dub) / Building Alarm Announcement (1989 Streamline Pictures dub) / Bombing Announcement (1989 Streamline Pictures dub) / Unit 375 Cop (1989 Streamline Pictures dub) / Gang Member 5 (1989 Streamline Pictures dub) / Barriers Announcement (1989 Streamline Pictures dub) / Shimazaki (1989 Streamline Pictures dub) (voice) (version: English) (as Anthony Mozdy)  Less 149,570 Who Framed Roger Rabbit
  • Lara Cody's primary photoLara Cody Kay (1989 Streamline Pictures dub) / Restaurant Woman (1989 Streamline Pictures dub) / Lighter Brunette Groupie 1 (1989 Streamline Pictures dub) (voice) (version: English) (as Deanna Morris)  Less 119,273 This Is Spinal Tap
  • Bob Bergen's primary photoBob Bergen Masaru (1989 Streamline Pictures dub) / Kai (1989 Streamline Pictures dub) / Gang 2 (1989 Streamline Pictures dub) / Sewer Cop 2 (1989 Streamline Pictures dub) / Male Nurse (1989 Streamline Pictures dub) / Arrest Officer (1989 Streamline Pictures dub) / Restaurant Man (1989 Streamline Pictures dub) (voice) (version: English) (as Bob Berger)  Less 24,762 WALL·E
  • Melora Harte's primary photoMelora Harte Kiyoko (1989 Streamline Pictures dub) (voice) (version: English) (as Marylin Lane)  Less 367,804 Macross Plus
  • Watney Held's primary photoWatney Held Additional Voices (1989 Streamline Pictures dub) (voice) (version: English)  Less 4,028,331 Akira
  • Wally Burr's primary photoWally Burr Resistance Member 2 (1989 Streamline Pictures dub) / Stadium Soldier 2 (1989 Streamline Pictures dub) / Radio Reporter (1989 Streamline Pictures dub) / Tank Cannon Operator (1989 Streamline Pictures dub) / Male Newscaster (1989 Streamline Pictures dub) / Scientist 1 (1989 Streamline Pictures dub) / Bridge Soldier 1 (1989 Streamline Pictures dub) / Additional Voices (1989 Streamline Pictures dub) (voice) (version: English) (as Burt Walters)  Less 151,936 The Transformers
  • Julie Phelan's primary photoJulie Phelan Lighter Brunette Gang Groupie 2 (1989 Streamline Pictures dub) / Female Nurse (1989 Streamline Pictures dub) / Secretary (1989 Streamline Pictures dub) (voice) (version: English)  Less 7,663,539 Akira
  • Eddie Frierson's primary photoEddie Frierson Additional Voices (1989 Streamline Pictures dub) (voice) (version: English) (as Christy Mathewson)  Less 98,328 Frozen
  • Brad Wurst's primary photoBrad Wurst Additional Voices (1989 Streamline Pictures dub) (voice) (version: English)  Less 1,704,888 Akira
  • Bruce Winant's primary photoBruce Winant Additional Voices (1989 Streamline Pictures dub) (voice) (version: English) (as Jim Warrington)  Less 93,259 Black Swan
  • Johnny Yong Bosch's primary photoJohnny Yong Bosch Kaneda (2001 Pioneer dub) (voice) (version: English)  Less 6,601 Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion
  • Joshua Seth's primary photoJoshua Seth Tetsuo (2001 Pioneer dub) (voice) (version: English)  Less 74,883 Digimon: The Movie
  • Wendee Lee's primary photoWendee Lee Kei (2001 Pioneer dub) (voice) (version: English)  Less 18,865 Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust
  • Sandy Fox's primary photoSandy Fox Kiyoko (2001 Pioneer dub) (voice) (version: English)  Less 37,478 Wreck-It Ralph
  • Jamieson Price's primary photoJamieson Price Colonel (2001 Pioneer dub) (voice) (version: English) (as James Lyon)  Less 22,308 The Patriot
  • Cody MacKenzie's primary photoCody MacKenzie Takashi (2001 Pioneer dub) / Masaru (2001 Pioneer dub) (voice) (version: English)  Less 1,040,314 Cowboy Bebop
  • Bob Buchholz's primary photoBob Buchholz Ryu (2001 Pioneer dub) (voice) (version: English) (as Robert Wicks)  Less 73,240 Digimon: The Movie
  • Kirk Thornton's primary photoKirk Thornton Scientist 1 (2001 Pioneer dub) (voice) (version: English) (as Sparky Thornton)  Less 27,264 Digimon: Digital Monsters
  • Chloe Thornton's primary photoChloe Thornton Additional Voices (2001 Pioneer dub) (voice) (version: English)  Less 7,472,953 Aa! Megamisama! The Movie
  • Detroit Louie's primary photoDetroit Louie Additional Voices (2001 Pioneer dub) (voice) (version: English)  Less 4,700,528 Mobile Suit Gundam 0083: Stardust Memory
  • Matthew Mercer's primary photoMatthew Mercer Additional Voices (2001 Pioneer dub) (voice) (version: English) (as Matt 'Masamune' Miller)  Less 3,521 Resident Evil: Damnation
  • Matthew Austin's primary photoMatthew Austin Additional Voices (2001 Pioneer dub) (voice) (version: English) (as Matthew Hustin)  Less 1,024,580 Street Fighter Alpha
  • Michael Lindsay's primary photoMichael Lindsay Yamagata (2001 Pioneer dub) (voice) (version: English) (as Dylan Tully)  Less 127,065 Digimon: Digital Monsters
  • Michael Sorich's primary photoMichael Sorich Council 3 (2001 Pioneer dub) (voice) (version: English)  Less 55,138 V.R. Troopers
  • Michael Forest's primary photoMichael Forest Colonel's Council Connection (2001 Pioneer dub) (voice) (version: English) (as Russell Thor)  Less 18,860 Cast Away
  • Mike Reynolds's primary photoMike Reynolds Nezu (2001 Pioneer dub) (voice) (version: English) (as Ray Michaels)  Less 122,889 Castle in the Sky
  • Paul St. Peter's primary photoPaul St. Peter Takashi Crowd Soldier 2 (2001 Pioneer dub) / Councilman 6 (2001 Pioneer dub) / Man Declaring Akira's Return (2001 Pioneer dub) / Interrogator 2 (2001 Pioneer dub) / Nurse's Guard 1 (2001 Pioneer dub) (voice) (version: English) (as George C. Cole)  Less 60,724 Digimon: Digital Monsters
  • Paul Carr's primary photoPaul Carr Man on Nezu's Phone (2001 Pioneer dub) (voice) (version: English) (as Lee Kelso)  Less 22,278 General Hospital
  • Patricia Ja Lee's primary photoPatricia Ja Lee Groupie 3 (2001 Pioneer dub) (voice) (version: English) (as Pee Jay Lee)  Less 41,713 Power Rangers in Space
  • Mona Marshall's primary photoMona Marshall Additional Voices (2001 Pioneer dub) (voice) (version: English)  Less 28,241 South Park
  • Michael McConnohie's primary photoMichael McConnohie Resistance Member 2 (2001 Pioneer dub) (voice) (version: English)  Less 29,206 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  • Michelle Ruff's primary photoMichelle Ruff Kaori (2001 Pioneer dub) (voice) (version: English) (as Georgette Rose)  Less 23,036 Digimon: Digital Monsters
  • Robert Axelrod's primary photoRobert Axelrod Shimazaki (2001 Pioneer dub) (voice) (version: English)  Less 27,157 Mighty Morphin Power Rangers
  • Rebecca Forstadt's primary photoRebecca Forstadt Female Newscaster 2 (2001 Pioneer dub) (voice) (version: English) (as Reba West)  Less 99,499 Blood: The Last Vampire
  • Steve Staley's primary photoSteve Staley Radio Reporter 1 (2001 Pioneer dub) / Stadium Soldier 2 (2001 Pioneer dub) / Male Newscaster (2001 Pioneer dub) / Arrest Officer (2001 Pioneer dub) (voice) (version: English) (as Steve Cannon)  Less 65,260 Mobile Suit Gundam: The 08th MS Team
  • Derek Stephen Prince's primary photoDerek Stephen Prince Man Leading People to Akira (2001 Pioneer dub) / Man on Vehicle's Radio 1 (2001 Pioneer dub) / Radio Reporter 2 (2001 Pioneer dub) (2001 Pioneer dub) (voice) (version: English) (as David Umansky)  Less 51,778 Digimon: Digital Monsters
  • Steve Blum's primary photoSteve Blum Male Nurse (2001 Pioneer dub) / Radio Reporter 3 (2001 Pioneer dub) / Resistance Member 1 (2001 Pioneer dub) (voice) (version: English) (as David Lucas)  Less 4,896 Digimon: Digital Monsters
  • Skip Stellrecht's primary photoSkip Stellrecht Gang Member 4 (2001 Pioneer dub) (voice) (version: English) (as Henry Douglas Grey)  Less 66,688 Street Fighter II: V
  • Simon Prescott's primary photoSimon Prescott The Doctor (2001 Pioneer dub) (voice) (version: English) (as Simon Isaacson)  Less 233,276 Ghost in the Shell
  • Ted Rae's primary photoTed Rae Additional Voices (2001 Pioneer dub) (voice) (version: English)  Less 217,992 Apocalypto
  • Tony Oliver's primary photoTony Oliver Red Revenging Clown (2001 Pioneer dub) / Drug Customer (2001 Pioneer dub) / Helicopter Soldier 1 (2001 Pioneer dub) / Barriers Announcement (2001 Pioneer dub) / Nurse's Guard 2 (2001 Pioneer dub) / Interrogation Room Cop (2001 Pioneer dub) / Unit 375 Cop (2001 Pioneer dub) / Radio Relayer (2001 Pioneer dub) / Sewer Vehicle Pilot (2001 Pioneer dub) (voice) (version: English) (as Rafael Antonio)  Less 51,413 Mighty Morphin Power Rangers
  • William Knight's primary photoWilliam Knight Revolutionary Priest (2001 Pioneer dub) (voice) (version: English) (as William Frederick)  Less 51,979 Ghost in the Shell
  • William Bassett's primary photoWilliam Bassett Additoinal Voices (2001 Pioneer dub) (voice) (version: English) (as Frederick Bloggs)  Less 23,285 House of 1000 Corpses
  • Kurt P. Wimberger's primary photoKurt P. Wimberger Additoinal Voices (2001 Pioneer dub) (voice) (version: English) (as Kurt Wimberger)  Less 7,540,082 Street Fighter II: V
  • Lisa Tarulli's primary photoLisa Tarulli Additoinal Voices (2001 Pioneer dub) (voice) (version: English)  Less 5,577,097 La Maria
  • Jessica Gee-George's primary photoJessica Gee-George Council Connection's Secretary (2001 Pioneer dub) (voice) (version: English) (as Jessica Gee)  Less 63,769 Hotel Transylvania 2
  • Joe Romersa's primary photoJoe Romersa Additoinal Voices (2001 Pioneer dub) (voice) (version: English)  Less 291,874 Blood: The Last Vampire
  • John Snyder's primary photoJohn Snyder Bartender (2001 Pioneer dub) (voice) (version: English) (as Ivan Buckley)  Less 23,256 Eraser
  • Jonathan C. Osborne's primary photoJonathan C. Osborne Gang Member 3 (2001 Pioneer dub) (voice) (version: English)  Less 876,838 Cowboy Bebop
  • Josil Ferhardt's primary photoJosil Ferhardt Additoinal Voices (2001 Pioneer dub) (voice) (version: English)  Less 1,810,637 Akira
  • Julie Ann Taylor's primary photoJulie Ann Taylor Groupie 1 (2001 Pioneer dub) (voice) (version: English) (as Jean Howard)  Less 84,341 Patlabor 2: The Movie
  • Kevin Brief's primary photoKevin Brief Additional Voices (2001 Pioneer dub) (voice) (version: English) (as Guy Pinkham)  Less 39,289 Supernatural
  • Mike Lembaw's primary photoMike Lembaw Additional Voices (2001 Pioneer dub) (voice) (version: English)  Less 2,793,170 Akira
  • Peter Spellos's primary photoPeter Spellos Additional Voices (2001 Pioneer dub) (voice) (version: English) (as G. Gordon Baer)  Less 92,766 Men in Black II
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  • Dyanne DiRosario's primary photoDyanne DiRosario Groupie 2 (2001 Pioneer dub) (voice) (version: English) (as Bambi Darro)  Less 759,138 Macross Plus
  • Emilie de Azevedo Brown's primary photoEmilie de Azevedo Brown Female Newscaster 1 (2001 Pioneer dub) / Female Nurse (2001 Pioneer dub) (voice) (version: English) (as Emily Brown)  Less 211,115 Outlaw Star
  • Ezra Weisz's primary photoEzra Weisz Additional Voices (2001 Pioneer dub) (voice) (version: English) (as Ethan Murray)  Less 93,768 Miss Hokusai
  • Christopher Carroll's primary photoChristopher Carroll Takashi Crowd Soldier 3 (2001 Pioneer dub) / Helipad Soldier 2 (2001 Pioneer dub) (voice) (version: English) (as Sam Strong)  Less 74,787 Primal Fear
  • Steve McGowan's primary photoSteve McGowan Additional Voices (2001 Pioneer dub) (voice) (version: English) (as Richard Plantagenet)  Less 781,559 The Castle of Cagliostro
  • Dan Martin's primary photoDan Martin Councilman 1 (2001 Pioneer dub) (voice) (version: English)  Less 25,259 Rin Tin Tin: K-9 Cop
  • Dan Woren's primary photoDan Woren Bonfire Speaker (2001 Pioneer dub) (voice) (version: English) (as Jackson Daniels)  Less 50,475 First Contact
  • Dana Craig's primary photoDana Craig Researcher 2 (2001 Pioneer dub) (voice) (version: English) (as W.T. Hatch)  Less 875,138 Chaplin
  • Christopher Joyce's primary photoChristopher Joyce Additional Voices (2001 Pioneer dub) (voice) (version: English)  Less 344,524 Ghost in the Shell
  • Adam Sholder's primary photoAdam Sholder Additional Voices (2001 Pioneer dub) (voice) (version: English)  Less 1,369,009 The Castle of Cagliostro
  • Anthony Pulcini's primary photoAnthony Pulcini Kai (2001 Pioneer dub) (voice) (version: English) (as Tony Sarducci)  Less 301,471 Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex
  • Lex Lang's primary photoLex Lang Man on Nezu's Phone (2001 Pioneer dub) (voice) (version: English)  Less 25,813 Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy
  • Kevin Seymour's primary photoKevin Seymour Revolutionary with Grenade (2001 Pioneer dub) / Crowd Skeptic (2001 Pioneer dub) (voice) (version: English) (as Dougary Grant)  Less 115,759 Ghost in the Shell
  • Beau Billingslea's primary photoBeau Billingslea Additional Voices (2001 Pioneer dub) (voice) (version: English)  Less 23,919 General Hospital
  • Peter Doyle's primary photoPeter Doyle Additional Voices (2001 Pioneer dub) (voice) (version: English) (as Jim Taggert)  Less 355,217 Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex
  • Sam Fontana's primary photoSam Fontana Tank Soldier 1 (2001 Pioneer dub) (voice) (version: English) (as Syd Fontana)  Less 434,048 Perfect Blue
  • Peter Lurie's primary photoPeter Lurie Firing Squad Leader (2001 Pioneer dub) (voice) (version: English) (as Peter Lee)  Less 71,786 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  • Michael McCarty's primary photoMichael McCarty Tank Commander (2001 Pioneer dub) (voice) (version: English) (uncredited)  Less 313,124 Perfect Blue
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