The Resource Akira, screenplay, Katsuhiro Ōhtomo, Izō Hashimoto ; directed by Katsuhiro Ōhtomo

Akira, screenplay, Katsuhiro Ōhtomo, Izō Hashimoto ; directed by Katsuhiro Ōhtomo

Label
Akira
Title
Akira
Statement of responsibility
screenplay, Katsuhiro Ōhtomo, Izō Hashimoto ; directed by Katsuhiro Ōhtomo
Contributor
Film director
Film distributor
Production company
Screenwriter
Voice actor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • jpn
  • eng
  • jpn
  • jpn
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
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for graphic violence and brief nudity
Language note
English (Dolby TrueHD 5.1) or Japanese (Dolby TrueHD 2.0) dialogue; English subtitles
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.A35 2013
PerformerNote
Nozomu Sasaki, Mami Koyama
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1954-
  • 1967-
  • 1954-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ōtomo, Katsuhiro
  • Hashimoto, Izō
  • Sasaki, Nozomu
  • Koyama, Mami
  • Ōtomo, Katsuhiro
  • Kōdansha
  • FUNimation Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
124
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Psychic ability
  • Motorcycle gangs
  • Friendship
  • Friendship
  • Motorcycle gangs
  • Psychic ability
  • Japan
Technique
animation
Label
Akira, screenplay, Katsuhiro Ōhtomo, Izō Hashimoto ; directed by Katsuhiro Ōhtomo
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • Originally part of a Blu-ray combo pack
  • Contains all three audio tracks: the remastered Japanese (2009), the original English (1988) and the remastered English (2001)
  • Title from container
  • Based on the graphic novel "Akira" by Katsuhiro Ōtomo
  • Extras: Akira sound clip (1988) ; director interview ; storyboard collection ; the writing on the wall ; original trailers ; original commercials ; restoring Akira ; glossary ; U.S. trailer (2013) ; 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
ocn861724170
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
25th anniversary edition ; Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (124 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)861724170
System details
Blu-ray, region A, 1080p High definition 16x9 widescreen, Dolby TrueHD; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
Akira, screenplay, Katsuhiro Ōhtomo, Izō Hashimoto ; directed by Katsuhiro Ōhtomo
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • Originally part of a Blu-ray combo pack
  • Contains all three audio tracks: the remastered Japanese (2009), the original English (1988) and the remastered English (2001)
  • Title from container
  • Based on the graphic novel "Akira" by Katsuhiro Ōtomo
  • Extras: Akira sound clip (1988) ; director interview ; storyboard collection ; the writing on the wall ; original trailers ; original commercials ; restoring Akira ; glossary ; U.S. trailer (2013) ; 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
ocn861724170
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
25th anniversary edition ; Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (124 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)861724170
System details
Blu-ray, region A, 1080p High definition 16x9 widescreen, Dolby TrueHD; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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