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Akira is a anime film directed by Katsuhiro Otomo and written by Isao Hashimoto. It was released in 1988.
Kaneda is a bike gang leader whose close friend Tetsuo gets involved in a government secret project knowned as Akira. On his way to save Tetsuo, Kaneda runs into a group of anti-government activist, greedy politicians, irresponsible scientists and a powerful military leader. The confrontation sparks off Tetsuo's supernatural power leading to bloody death, a coup attempt and the final battle in Tokyo Olympiad where Akira's secrets were buried 30 years ago.
Links & References
- Akira Information
- Movie entry in Internet Movie Database.