The unfortunate timing of the closure of some of UK’s main cinema chains left many anime fans left frustrated in not able to see Akira in 4K and on a big IMAX screen. I was one of those people, fear not Manga Entertainment has your back covered!
Neo-Tokyo is about to explode – this time in 4K! At home! Hot off the heels of its cinema run, Akira 4K will soon be yours to own when it releases in a Limited Edition set complete with 4K Bluray, standard Blu-ray, and a third Blu-ray disc packed with extras. Don’t worry, you don’t need to undergo any tests and transformations to get your hands on this one come November.
AKIRA, the crown jewel of anime and science fiction, returns with remastered 4K visuals and remixed audio. In the future, Shotaro Kaneda and his motorcycle gang tear through Neo Tokyo, a city divided by growing tensions. But when caught in an accident, Kaneda’s friend Tetsuo Shima discovers a secret government project and receives psychic abilities beyond his control.
AKIRA 4K Limited Edition
1x 4K UHD Blu-ray
2x Standard Blu-ray
1x 40 page booklet featuring: ‘The Energy Of Akira Stimulates The Human Mind’ by Ryusuke Hikawa, ‘The Music of Akira Continues to Evolve’ by Reiji Asakura, a round table interview with the Japanese cast and sound director, and ‘Timeline of Events in Akira’
All packaged in a rigid collectors box.
Bonus Blu-ray special features include: AKIRA sound making 2019, AKIRA soundclip by Geinoh Yamashirogumi, End credits for 1998 theatrical release, Theatrical preview – Trailer collection with English subtitles, Storyboard collection.