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The Resource Akira, presented by Pioneer Entertainment (USA) Inc. in association with ZRO Limit Productions ; producers, Ryohei Suzuki, Shunzo Kato ; screenplay, Katsuhiro Otomo, Izo Hashimoto ; written and directed by Katsuhiro Otomo

Akira, presented by Pioneer Entertainment (USA) Inc. in association with ZRO Limit Productions ; producers, Ryohei Suzuki, Shunzo Kato ; screenplay, Katsuhiro Otomo, Izo Hashimoto ; written and directed by Katsuhiro Otomo

Label
Akira
Title
Akira
Statement of responsibility
presented by Pioneer Entertainment (USA) Inc. in association with ZRO Limit Productions ; producers, Ryohei Suzuki, Shunzo Kato ; screenplay, Katsuhiro Otomo, Izo Hashimoto ; written and directed by Katsuhiro Otomo
Contributor
Screenwriter
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A powerful psychic force known only as Akira resurfaces in Neo-Tokyo in the 21st century. Tetsuo, a young, inexperienced motorcycle biker driven beyond the boundaries of sanity by the power of Akira, is forced to conjure up demons laying dormant within his subconscious
Cataloging source
IHI
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Character design by Katsuhiro Otomo ; English adaptation by Michael Haller ; chief animator, Takashi Nakamura ; special effects artist, Takashi Maekawa
Dewey number
791.43
Language note
Soundtracks in English or Japanese ; with English subtitles
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.A457 2001 DVD
PerformerNote
Voices: Mitsuo Iwata, Nozomu Sasaki, Mami Koyama, Tetsusho Genda, Hiroshi Otake, Koichi Kitamura ; English voices: Johnny Yong Bosch, Joshua Seth, Wendee Lee
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1954-
  • 1967-
  • 1967-
  • 1955-
  • 1954-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ōtomo, Katsuhiro
  • Hashimoto, Izō
  • Suzuki, Ryōhei
  • Katō, Shunzō
  • Iwata, Mitsuo
  • Sasaki, Nozomu
  • Koyami, Mami
  • Ōtomo, Katsuhiro
  • Pioneer Entertainment (USA)
Runtime
124
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Motorcyclists
  • Twenty-first century
  • DVD-Video discs
  • Animated films
  • Feature films
  • Foreign films
  • Science fiction films
  • Tokyo (Japan)
Technique
animation
Label
Akira, presented by Pioneer Entertainment (USA) Inc. in association with ZRO Limit Productions ; producers, Ryohei Suzuki, Shunzo Kato ; screenplay, Katsuhiro Otomo, Izo Hashimoto ; written and directed by Katsuhiro Otomo
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the graphic novel by Katsuhiro Otomo
  • Videodisc release of the 1987 motion picture
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (124 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
013023172692
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
11726
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm51757429
  • (OCoLC)51757429
System details
DVD; Dolby digital 5.1 surround (English) and 5.1 DTS (Japanese)
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Akira, presented by Pioneer Entertainment (USA) Inc. in association with ZRO Limit Productions ; producers, Ryohei Suzuki, Shunzo Kato ; screenplay, Katsuhiro Otomo, Izo Hashimoto ; written and directed by Katsuhiro Otomo
Publication
Note
  • Based on the graphic novel by Katsuhiro Otomo
  • Videodisc release of the 1987 motion picture
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (124 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
013023172692
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
11726
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm51757429
  • (OCoLC)51757429
System details
DVD; Dolby digital 5.1 surround (English) and 5.1 DTS (Japanese)
Video recording format
DVD

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