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Akira is a 1988 Japanese animated post-apocalyptic cyberpunk film directed by Katsuhiro Otomo, produced by Ryōhei Suzuki and Shunzō Katō, and written by Otomo and Izo Hashimoto, based on Otomo's manga of the same name. The film had a production budget... read more
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Akira is a 1988 Japanese animated post-apocalyptic cyberpunk film directed by Katsuhiro Otomo, produced by Ryōhei Suzuki and Shunzō Katō, and written by Otomo and Izo Hashimoto, based on Otomo's manga of the same name. The film had a production budget of ¥1.1 billion, making it the most expensive anime film of its time.

Original Release

07/16/1988

Cast

Barbara Goodson Additional Voices (voice: English version) (as Barbara Larsen)
Tarô Ishida Colonel (voice)
Tony Pope Shimazaki (voice: English version) (as Anthony Mozdy)
Mitsuo Iwata Kaneda (voice)
Nozomu Sasaki Tetsuo (voice)
Lara Cody Lighter Brunette Groupie 1 (voice: English version) (as Deanna Morris)
Mami Koyama Kei
Koichi Kitamura Council 1 (voice)
Yuriko Fuchizaki Kaori
Masaaki Okura Yamagata
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Katsuhiro Otomo

Writers

Katsuhiro Otomo, Izo Hashimoto

Cast

Barbara Goodson Additional Voices (voice: English version) (as Barbara Larsen)
Tarô Ishida Colonel (voice)
Tony Pope Shimazaki (voice: English version) (as Anthony Mozdy)
Mitsuo Iwata Kaneda (voice)
Nozomu Sasaki Tetsuo (voice)
Lara Cody Lighter Brunette Groupie 1 (voice: English version) (as Deanna Morris)
Mami Koyama Kei
Koichi Kitamura Council 1 (voice)
Yuriko Fuchizaki Kaori
Masaaki Okura Yamagata
Takeshi Kusao Kai
Kazuhiro Kamifuji Masaru (voice) (as Kazuhiro Kando)
Tatsuhiko Nakamura Takashi (voice)
Fukue Itô Kiyoko (voice) (as Sachie Ito)
Michihiro Ikemizu Council 8 (voice) / Council 8
Taro Arakawa Eiichi Watanabe (voice) / Committee G / Eiichi Watanabe
Kazumi Tanaka Army (voice)
Masayuki Kato Council 4 (voice) / Council 4
Yosuke Akimoto Harukiya Bartender (voice)
Masato Hirano Yûji Takeyama (voice) / Spy / Yûji Takeyama

Producers

Sawako Noma Executive Producer
James Yosuke Kobayashi Executive Producer
Yutaka Maseba Executive Producer
Ryôhei Suzuki Executive Producer
Haruyo Kanesaku Producer
Shunzo Kato Producer
Yutaka Maseba Producer
Ryôhei Suzuki Producer
Hiroe Tsukamoto Producer
Yoshimasa Mizuo Producer
James Yosuke Kobayashi Producer
Sawako Noma Producer

Editors

Takeshi Seyama

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