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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
Actor
Film director
Screenwriter
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
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
English or Japanese dialogue; English subtitles
PerformerNote
Nozomu Sasaki, Mami Koyama
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ōtomo, Katsuhiro
  • Koyama, Mami
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
  • Based on the graphic novel by Katsuhiro Otomo
  • Videodisc release of the 1987 motion picture
  • Widescreen (1.78:1 aspect ratio)
  • "THX Digitally mastered"
  • Feature film on Disc 1, bonus materials on Disc 2
  • Special features: capsule option (English translation of graffiti); Akira production report; interview with Katsuhiro Otomo; stills of production materials and Akira glossary; interviews with restoration staff; original teasers and 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
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
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
FN-09419
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)859684359
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1
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
  • Based on the graphic novel by Katsuhiro Otomo
  • Videodisc release of the 1987 motion picture
  • Widescreen (1.78:1 aspect ratio)
  • "THX Digitally mastered"
  • Feature film on Disc 1, bonus materials on Disc 2
  • Special features: capsule option (English translation of graffiti); Akira production report; interview with Katsuhiro Otomo; stills of production materials and Akira glossary; interviews with restoration staff; original teasers and 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
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
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
FN-09419
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)859684359
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1
Video recording format
DVD

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