- Sorry, this item is not available in
- Image not available
- To view this video download Flash Player
|Price:||$16.25 & FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Details|
|You Save:||$18.73 (54%)|
Akira isn’t just a movie – it’s the genesis of a genre. Katsuhiro Otomo’s landmark cyberpunk classic obliterated the boundaries of Japanese animation and forced the world to look into the future. Akira’s arrival shattered traditional thinking, creating space for movies like the The Matrix to be dreamed into brutal reality. Without Kaneda and Tetsuo, without espers and psionic assassins, without that badass motorcycle – our world would be a far less exciting place to exist. But the manga became the movie and the movie became a phenomenon and the world took notice. Now, Akira is everywhere. If you can’t see it in the streets – if you can’t feel it crawling around inside your brain – then you have yet to be initiated. What. Are. You. Waiting. For?
• Listen How You Want: The 25th Anniversary release of Akira features both English dubs that have occurred since 1988, letting you choose the track that’s best for you.
• An Audiophiles Dream: Includes the “Hypersonic” 24-Bit, 192kHz Dolby TrueHD remaster of the original Japanese audio track.
• Exploding with Extras: Packed with over 120 minutes of on-disc extra features; including the “Restoring Akira” documentary and original storyboards for the anime.
Akira is one of the best anime movies that I have ever seen.
The original Japanese track is of higher sound quality than the English dub version, I recommend Japanese voice, with English subtitles for a great experience.
So all that I can really say is if you like Kubrick movies, you will probably get a kick out of this film.
A classic Japanese cartoon. I have it on Lacer disc, dvd and now blue ray. I highly recommend to buy it before running out of stock. Good cartoon for all ages to watch.Published 13 days ago by Kwok Chu Lau
This and Ghost in the Shell were the two movies that really got me into liking good anime. I saw this one when I was 13 and it has always stuck with me. Read morePublished 13 days ago by Daniel Smith
Blu ray has the original 1988 Streamline Pictures voice track.
Amazing product, worth every penny.
|Topic||From this Discussion|
|Widescreen or Fullscreen?||
Fullscreen releases were always cropped. The film was composed at a widescreen ratio.
I think originally intended to be done on 70mm film which would have been on a 65mm negative but i think in the end because of budget it was done on 35mm and blown up for 70mm.
Oct 20, 2013 by M. Gaudet | See all 2 posts
Anime network news has confirmed that this will include the Streamline and Pioneer English dubs as well as the original Japanese language track with subtitles. This was my only buying reason also. love the original Streamline dub.
Sep 6, 2013 by Amazon Customer | See all 7 posts
|Blu Ray 25th edition. Question: Orgional voices from the VHS days or the...||
It has both English dubs (1988 Streamline and 2001 Pioneer versions), along with the Japanese audio.
23 days ago by B. Albert | See all 2 posts
Doesn't appear to be so. I was hopeful that in this day and age it would have been included in the combo, but alas, we're both disappointed
Dec 17, 2013 by John Dinger | See all 2 posts
|Laser disc archives included?||Be the first to reply|
|Production Report?||Be the first to reply|