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The Resource Akira, Akira Committee Production; written and directed by Katsuhiro Otomo ; executive producer, Sawako Noma ; producers, Ryokei Suzuki, Shunzo Kato ; screenwriter, Izo Hashimoto, Katsuhiro Otomo, (videorecording)

Akira, Akira Committee Production; written and directed by Katsuhiro Otomo ; executive producer, Sawako Noma ; producers, Ryokei Suzuki, Shunzo Kato ; screenwriter, Izo Hashimoto, Katsuhiro Otomo, (videorecording)

Label
Akira
Title
Akira
Statement of responsibility
Akira Committee Production; written and directed by Katsuhiro Otomo ; executive producer, Sawako Noma ; producers, Ryokei Suzuki, Shunzo Kato ; screenwriter, Izo Hashimoto, Katsuhiro Otomo
Contributor
Actor
Cinematographer
Film director
Film distributor
Producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • jpn
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • jpn
Summary
Clandestine army activities threaten the war-torn city of Neo-Tokyo when a mysterious being with powerful psychic abilities escapes his prison and inadvertently draws a violent motorcycle gang into a heinous web of experimentation. As a result, a biker with a twisted mind embarks on a path of war, seeking revenge against a society that once called him weak
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Katsuji Misawa; editor, Takeshi Seyama
Dewey number
791.43/34
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
English or Japanese dialogue; English subtitles
LC call number
PN1997.5
LC item number
.A3573 2013
PerformerNote
Nozomu Sasaki, Mami Koyama, Mitsuo Iwata
Runtime
124
Technique
animation
Label
Akira, Akira Committee Production; written and directed by Katsuhiro Otomo ; executive producer, Sawako Noma ; producers, Ryokei Suzuki, Shunzo Kato ; screenwriter, Izo Hashimoto, Katsuhiro Otomo, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1988
  • Special features: Akira sound clip (1988); Music for Akira, director interview; Storyboard collection; The writing on the wall; Original trailers; Original commercials; Restoring Akira; Glossary; U.S. 2013 trailer; trailers
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. Feature film -- Disc 2. Extras
Control code
ocn859684359
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ; 5th Anniversary edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (124 min.)
Isbn
9781421027975
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 704400094194
  • 704400094187
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
FN-09419
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)859684359
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; Dolby digital 5.1 surround; aspect ratio (16:9)
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Akira, Akira Committee Production; written and directed by Katsuhiro Otomo ; executive producer, Sawako Noma ; producers, Ryokei Suzuki, Shunzo Kato ; screenwriter, Izo Hashimoto, Katsuhiro Otomo, (videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1988
  • Special features: Akira sound clip (1988); Music for Akira, director interview; Storyboard collection; The writing on the wall; Original trailers; Original commercials; Restoring Akira; Glossary; U.S. 2013 trailer; trailers
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. Feature film -- Disc 2. Extras
Control code
ocn859684359
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ; 5th Anniversary edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (124 min.)
Isbn
9781421027975
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 704400094194
  • 704400094187
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
FN-09419
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)859684359
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; Dolby digital 5.1 surround; aspect ratio (16:9)
Video recording format
DVD

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