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24 November 2006 (Japan) See more »
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Based on characters designed by Katsuhiro Otomo, 3 bike racing teenagers born on the Moon uncover a... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Stunning futuristic scenery in a top-notch anime See more (3 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Daisuke Namikawa ... Takeru
Shotaro Morikubo ... Kazuma
Kappei Yamaguchi ... Bis

Senyo Amoaku ... Michael
Michael Sinterniklaas ... Takeru (voice: English version)
Dan Green ... Administrator (voice: English version)
David Wills ... James (voice: English version)
Eileen Stevens ... Additional Voices (voice: English version)

Jason Griffith ... Additional Voices (voice: English version)

Directed by
Shûhei Morita  (as Shuhei Morita)
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Katsuhiko Chiba 
Marc Handler 
Yuuichi Nomura 
Dai Satô 

Produced by
Atsushi Sugita .... executive producer
Wataru Tanaka .... executive producer
Kenji Uchida .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Yoshihiro Ike 
 
Art Direction by
Kei Ichikura 
 
Art Department
Nagisa Abe .... color designer
 
Sound Department
Yoshihiro Sakaguchi .... sound editor
Hidekuni Sato .... sound editor (as Hidekuni Satô)
Hisao Takano .... sound editor
 
Visual Effects by
Yusuke Matsui .... digital lighting artist
Yonghow Vong .... digital lighting artist
 
Animation Department
Kazuo Ogura .... background artist
Yasumitsu Suetake .... background artist
Takashi Watabe .... background artist
Katsuhiro Ôtomo .... character designer (as Katsuhiro Ohtomo)
 
Other crew
Takashi Hashimoto .... effects
Kodai Sato .... cgi director
Akiyo Yamaura .... effects
Katsuhiro Ôtomo .... mecha designer (as Katsuhiro Ohtomo)
 

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Japan:30 min
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A life-sized version of Takeru's tri-cycle vehicle was specially designed for the launch of Freedom Project and was on display during the 2006 Tokyo International Film Festival.See more »

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3 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Stunning futuristic scenery in a top-notch anime, 11 April 2012
Author: NGcs from Budapest, Hungary

The Akira (1988) resemblances are inescapable, but this one stands quite well on its own, thanks to the well-made animations. The story and characters are mediocre, but that might just be me, as I'm not exactly a fan of OVAs but I felt like this wasn't rated as high as it should be. What you can expect is the usual over-the-top emotions, loud screams and eyes wide open, but if you can look past that, you will be able to enjoy the beautifully drawn futuristic scenery of Eden. Easily amongst the best recent sci-fi anime films, almost as visually stunning as Marudukku Sukuranburu: Asshuku (2010). Recommended not only for people who enjoy Akira or anime in general, but any open-minded sci-fi buff!

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