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The Resource Akira, directed by Katsuhiro Otomo ; producer, Sawako Noma ... [et al.] ; screenwriter, Izo Hashimoto, Katsuhiro Otomo

Akira, directed by Katsuhiro Otomo ; producer, Sawako Noma ... [et al.] ; screenwriter, Izo Hashimoto, Katsuhiro Otomo

Label
Akira
Title
Akira
Statement of responsibility
directed by Katsuhiro Otomo ; producer, Sawako Noma ... [et al.] ; screenwriter, Izo Hashimoto, Katsuhiro Otomo
Contributor
Film director
Film distributor
Screenwriter
Voice actor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • jpn
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
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
Dewey number
791.43/34
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for graphic violence, brief nudity
Language note
English or Japanese dialogue ; English subtitles
LC call number
PN1997.5
LC item number
.A3573 2013
PerformerNote
Voice actors: Nozomu Sasaki, Mami Koyama
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1954-
  • 1967-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ōtomo, Katsuhiro
  • Hashimoto, Izō
  • Sasaki, Nozomu
  • Koyama, Mami
  • FUNimation Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
124
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Juvenile delinquents
  • Motorcycle racing
  • Human experimentation in medicine
  • Motorcycling accidents
  • Research institutes
  • Mental illness
Technique
animation
Label
Akira, directed by Katsuhiro Otomo ; producer, Sawako Noma ... [et al.] ; screenwriter, Izo Hashimoto, Katsuhiro Otomo
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as 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
Control code
ocn859684359
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
25th Anniversary edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (124 min.)
Isbn
9781421027982
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
  • (Sirsi) 1576669
  • (OCoLC)859684359
System details
DVD ; region 1 ; widescreen (16:9) ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Akira, directed by Katsuhiro Otomo ; producer, Sawako Noma ... [et al.] ; screenwriter, Izo Hashimoto, Katsuhiro Otomo
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as 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
Control code
ocn859684359
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
25th Anniversary edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (124 min.)
Isbn
9781421027982
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
  • (Sirsi) 1576669
  • (OCoLC)859684359
System details
DVD ; region 1 ; widescreen (16:9) ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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