Akira 1988 M
8.30PM Fri 12 Feb 2021 (2hrs 4mins)
GOMA | Cinema A | Free
Akira will screen from a 4K digital restoration. It will screen in Japanese, with English subtitles.
Set in Neo-Tokyo in an alternate history 2019, Akira is the story of motorcycle gang leader Shōtarō Kaneda and his friend Tetsuo Shima, who is turned into a powerful psychic force by a secret government project. One of the most acclaimed anime films ever made, Katsuhiro Otomo’s adaptation of his own manga has been newly restored in 4K.
M | High level violence
35MM, COLOUR, STEREO, 124 MINUTES, JAPAN, JAPANESE (ENGLISH SUBTITLES) / DIRECTOR: KATSUHIRO OTOMO / SCRIPT: KATSUHIRO OTOMO, IZO HASHIMOTO / BASED ON THE MANGA BY KATSUHIRO OTOMO / CINEMATOGRAPHER: KATSUJI MISAWA / EDITOR: TAKESHI SEYAMA / PROD CO: AKIRA COMMITTEE COMPANY LTD, AKIRA STUDIOS, TMS ENTERTAINMENT, KODANSHA, MSB, BANDAI, HAKUHODO, TOHO COMPANY, SUMITOMO CORPORATION / PRINT SOURCE/RIGHTS: MADMAN ENTERTAINMENT / SCREENING FORMAT: 4K DCP