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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; for graphic violence and brief nudity
Language note
Audio in Japanese or English ; subtitles in English
PerformerNote
Nozomu Sasaki, Mami Koyama
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ōtomo, Katsuhiro
  • Koyama, Mami
  • FUNimation Productions, Ltd
Runtime
124
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Juvenile delinquents
  • Motorcycle racing
  • Human experimentation in medicine
  • Mental illness
Technique
animation
Label
Akira, directed by Katsuhiro Otomo ; producer, Sawako Noma ... [et al.] ; screenwriter, Izo Hashimoto, Katsuhiro Otomo
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the graphic novel by Katsuhiro Otomo
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1988
  • Includes bonus disc of special features
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, region 1, widescreen
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Akira, directed by Katsuhiro Otomo ; producer, Sawako Noma ... [et al.] ; screenwriter, Izo Hashimoto, Katsuhiro Otomo
Publication
Note
  • Based on the graphic novel by Katsuhiro Otomo
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1988
  • Includes bonus disc of special features
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, region 1, widescreen
Video recording format
DVD

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