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Akira


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  Akira Review
Tookey's Rating
4 /10
 
Average Rating
6.20 /10
 
Starring
VOICES OF: JIMMY flANDERS, DREW THOMAS, LEWIS LEMAY
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Directed by: Katsuhiro Otomo
Written by: Katsuhiro Otomo, Izo Hashimoto

 
 
 
Released: 1987
   
Genre: ACTION
COMIC STRIP
SCIENCE FICTION
CARTOON
   
Origin: Japan
   
Colour: C
   
Length: 124
 
 


 
In a futuristic Tokyo, a biker becomes an unwilling guinea-pig in a scientific experiment to create a super-being.
Reviewed by Chris Tookey

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Apocalyptic Japanese cartoon, superbly animated but marred by an unintelligible storyline, a pornographic preoccupation with violence, asinine intellectual pretensions and mindnumbing length. Much praised for its style, but even its defenders could make little sense of its content.


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