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Akira

Akira

Directed by Katsuhiro Otomo. Voices by Iwata Mitsuo, Sasaki Nozomu, Koyama Mami. (1988, R, 124 min.)

REVIEWED By Marjorie Baumgarten, Thu., Oct. 4, 2001

This animated science fiction based on a graphic novel set the modern standard of excellence for Japanese anime despite the movie's emphasis on blood and violence.

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