Manga Entertainment Announce Akira 4K Cinema Release Date!

After announcing the news last month, today Manga Entertainment have finally announced that the definitive anime classic Akira will be in UK and Irish cinemas in October!

The anime that inspired many films is returning to cinemas in gloriously remastered 4K on IMAX screens for the very first time in a truly unmissable cinematic experience in over 200 locations around the UK and Ireland.

Prepare your eyeballs! We’re thrilled to announce that AKIRA is coming to IMAX this October for a very limited time only. Grab your tickets as soon as possible – you don’t want to miss this.” – Darcy Giles, Social & PR Manager, Manga Entertainment.

We also have a brand new short Trailer, check it out…

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Neo-Tokyo, 2019. The city is well on the way to rebuilding after World War III. The central characters, Kaneda and Tetsuo, two high school drop-outs, are members of a joy-riding motorcycle gang. In the opening scene, Kaneda and Tetsuo stumble upon a secret government project to develop telekinetic humans, apparently for use as weapons. Tetsuo learns of the existence of his ‘peer’ Akira, the project’s most powerful subject, and determines to challenge him…

Cinema fans should head to – – for tickets and info on their nearest cinema showing the seminal anime classic.

Remastered in amazing 4K, Akira is coming back to UK and Irish cinemas for a limited run on 7th, 8th and 9th October!