‘Akira’ Returns On 4K UHD Blu-ray!


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Akira fans, Funimation has announced that the cult classic anime film will be returning on 4K UHD Blu-ray! What can you expect from this edition? The film will be remastered and remixed audio, also it’ll have behind the scenes special features, including an interview with director Katsuhiro Otomo, a look into the sound design and music by Geinoh Yamashirogumi, image galleries, original trailers and commercials, storyboards, and more!

Here are some details shared from Funimation and link included in the title for pre-order:



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 Special Features Includes:

  •  AKIRA Sound Clip (1988)
    • Music for AKIRA
    • Kaneda’s Theme
    • Exodus
    • Ethnic Meets Hi-Tech
    • Awakening
    • Mutation
    • Requiem
  • Director Interview
  • Storyboard Collection
  • The Writing on the Wall
  • Original Trailers
  • Original Commercials
  • Restoring AKIRA
    • Picture
    • English Voice Over
    • English 5.1 Audio Mix
  • Glossary
  • U.S. Trailer (2013)
  • Trailers

That’s not all you can expect from Funimation! Here are some home video releases coming in January, again links included in titles:

  • January 18, 2022
    • AKIRA – 4K Blu-ray / Blu-ray
    • Assault Lily BOUQUET – The Complete Season – Blu-ray / Funimation Digital

Go stream your favorite anime or discover new ones by clicking here: Funimation


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