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16th July 1988
2h 4m
Katsuhiro Otomo
Akira poster

Akira is a 1988 Dystopic Sci-Fi film released on 16th July; Katsuhiro Otomo directed the film which stars Takeshi Kusao, Mami Koyama, and Tesshou Genda. The film was a box office failure, making a loss of $9,446,829 on its budget.

Rotten Tomatoes

A secret military project endangers Neo-Tokyo when it turns a biker gang member into a rampaging psychic psychopath that only two teenagers and a group of psychics can stop.

If you started watching this film now, it would finish at approximately 5:35am.

Cast (13)

Mami Koyama's profile Mami Koyama
Age at Filming ≈ 32
Tesshou Genda
Age at Filming ≈ 39
Mitsuo Iwata
Age at Filming ≈ 20
Yuriko Fuchizaki
Age at Filming ≈ 19
Nozomu Sasaki
Age at Filming ≈ 20
Hiroshi Ohtake
Age at Filming ≈ 55
Kōichi Kitamura
Age at Filming ≈ 56

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Production Companies

Akira Committee Company Ltd. MBS Sumitomo Corporation Toho Co. Studio Fuga Studio Aoi TMS Entertainment Kodansha Bandai Entertainment Inc.

Akira Stats

Cast Age

Estimated Ages At Time of Filming

8% 13-19
15% 20-29
15% 30-39
15% 50-59
46% Unknown

Cast Genders

Who Is Most Represented

15% Female
85% Male

Good/Bad Characters

More Heroes of Villains?

100% Unknown

Character Types

What Characters Feature

100% Unknown

Akira FAQ

When was Akira released?

Akira was released on Saturday July 16th, 1988.

How much did Akira cost to make?

The budget was $10,000,000.

How much money did Akira make?

The worldwide revenue was $553,171.

Is Akira on Netflix?

No, Akira is not currently available on Netflix in the United States

Is Akira on Amazon Prime?

No, Akira is not currently available on Amazon Prime in the United States

Is Akira on Disney Plus?

No, Akira is not currently available on Disney+ in the United States