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Kaneda (Character)
from Akira (1988)

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Akira -- Trailer for Akira: 25th Anniversary Edition
Akira -- A secret military project endangers Neo-Tokyo when it turns a biker gang member into a rampaging psionic psychopath that only two kids and a group of psionics can stop.

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Kaneda is a 16 year old street punk who leads a motorcycle gang (called the Capsules) in Neo-Tokyo... See more »
Alternate Names:
Kaneda Shotaro / Shtar Kaneda


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  1. tt6262074 Played by Lucca Barigelli
  2. The Akira Project (2014) Played by Osric Chau (as Kaneda Shotaro)

  3. The American Akira (2008) Played by Harry Partridge
  4. "Robot Chicken"
        - The Sack (2005) TV episode, Played by Phil LaMarr (as Shtar Kaneda)

  5. Akira (1988) Played by Mitsuo Iwata / Cam Clarke / Johnny Yong Bosch
    ... aka "Akira: The Special Edition" - USA (reissue title)
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  1. Akira Psycho Ball (2002) (VG) Played by Mitsuo Iwata
    ... aka "Akira saiko bôru" - Japan (original title)

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From Akira (1988)
Kaneda (2001 Pioneer dub): Kaneda? What are you doing in here?
Tetsuo (2001 Pioneer dub): Tetsuo! Are you okay? I'm here for the rescue! Hurry up! What are you? Stupid? If we don't get outta here, those...
[several army soldiers enter the room]
Soldier: There he is! Capture him!
Kaneda (2001 Pioneer dub): You keep away!
[Tetsuo uses his telekinetic powers to forcibly blast the soldiers away by lifting the floor, which also throws Kaneda hurtfully]
Kei (2001 Pioneer dub): Kaneda!
Kaneda (2001 Pioneer dub): Oh, that's right! I forgot you were there. There, do you see, Kaneda? I won't be needing you to come to the rescue me ever again, okay? From now on, I'll be in charge of the heroics. So, if you need any saving, just ask, Kanny.
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