Akira (1988) Poster


Alternate Versions

2001 re-release of the English language includes a new English dub script and voice cast.
The British VHS box set includes the "Production Report" and the film in Japanese language, subbed in English, the credits are in Japanese!
The Madman Entertainment DVD and Blu-ray releases of this movie in Australia contain both English audio tracks in addition to the original Japanese track. The DVD version is also THX certified.
The version that aired on Toonami in 2013 digitally removed the nudity from the rape scene, as well as changing a background graffiti that read "fuck you" to "buck you".
The 2001 version also includes a restoration credits roll. The credits are set to the music at the mall where the terrorist bombing occurs.
Due to complaints about no 5.1 version on the special edition DVD, Pioneer remixed the film into a DTS 5.1 soundtrack and released it as a separate movie-only DVD.
In Orion's "Special Subtitled Edition" Kei's name is changed to Kay and Kai's name is changed to Key.

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Trivia | Goofs | Crazy Credits | Quotes | Connections | Soundtracks

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