Akira - Special Edition (Non-Metallic Case) (DVD)
Title: Akira - Special Edition (Non-Metallic Case)
Running time: 150
Distributor: Geneon Entertainment Inc.
Release date: 2001-07-24
Suggested retail price: $39.98
Age rating: 16+
Neo-Tokyo has risen from the ashes of World War III to become a dark and dangerous megalopolis infested with gangs and terrorists. The government seethes with corruption and only maintains a token control over the powerful military that prevents total chaos and hides the secrets of the past.
Childhood friends Tetsuo and Kaneda plunge into Neo-Tokyo's darkest secret when their motorcycle gang encounters a military operation to retrieve an escaped experimental subject. Tetsuo, captured by the military, is subjected to experiments that make him a powerful psychic, but, unfortunately for Neo-Tokyo, Tetsuo's powers rage out of control and he lashes out at the world that has oppressed him! Nothing can stop the destructive forces that Tetsuo wields except possibly the last boy to destroy Tokyo - AKIRA!
Additional Collector's DVD Features: Special collector's packaging, Full second disc of extras including: Production Report (The Making of Akira documentary), Akira Sound Clip (The Making of the Akira soundtrack documentary), Director's Interview (conducted in 1988), Production Materials (Storyboards, key drawings, character designs, etc.), Trailers (Theatrical teasers and TV spots), Restoring Akira (documentary of the restoration process), Akira Glossary A-Z.
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