Iconic Anime classic “Akira” is getting a new 4K Limited Edition release in November

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On November 30th Manga Entertainment are bringing us this new 4K release of the animated sci-fi classic Akira.

The set will include the movie on 4K and Blu-ray, a Blu-ray bonus disc, and a 40 page book.

Pre-orders are live right now.

Pre-order: Zavvi | Zoom | Amazon UK

AKIRA, the crown jewel of anime and science fiction, returns with remastered 4K visuals and remixed audio.
In the future, 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 discovers a secret government project and receives psychic abilities beyond his control.


  • 1x 4K UHD Blu-ray
  • 1x Standard Blu-ray (Feature Film)
  • 1x Standard Blu-ray (Special Features)
  • 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
    • ‘Timeline of Events in Akira’
  • 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
    • Story board collection
  • All packaged in a rigid collectors box.

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4 Responses

  1. If this were a steelbook, id go for it.
    Will probably wait for a regular release on this one.

  2. Neil Wall Neil Wall says:

    So not a steel and £50!

  3. Kelly Beard Christmas list..

  4. Is this the same as the US release?

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