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Barcode: 58954703 Call Number: V-JPN 055 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 124 min. System Requirements: Region 1 DVD Region: region 1 Language: Japanese Creator: Directed by Kasuhiro Otomo Description: Kaneda is a bike gang leader whose close friend Tetsuo gets involved in a government secret project known as Akira. On his way to save Tetsuo, Kaneda runs into a group of anti-government activists, greedy politicians, irresponsible scientists and a powerful military leader. The confrontation sparks off Tetsuo's supernatural power leading to bloody death, a coup attempt and the final battle in Tokyo Olympiad where Akira's secrets were buried 30 years ago. Collection: Language Resource Center