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Based on 4 Reviews
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fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 80
    Elvis Mitchell The New York Times

    Violent as it is on the surface, Akira is tranquil at its core. The story's sanest characters plead for the wise use of mankind's frightening new powers, lending the whole film the feeling of a cautionary tale. show more

  • 80
    Washington Post

    The most expensive animated feature ever made in Japan (over 1 billion yen) and it's easily the most impressive, as well. show more

  • 80
    Luke Y. Thompson New Times (L.A.)

    One of the few unanimously acclaimed classics of Japanese animation. show more

  • 70
    Michael Atkinson Village Voice

    Some kind of fever-dream masterpiece, easily the most breathtaking and kinetic anime ever made and one of the most eloquent films about atomic afterclap. show more

  • August 25, 2008 Mkmiketunney
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    easily the most impressive japanimated feature ever,as well as the most violent and biggest money maker to make(over 1 billion in budget).

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