Anime Classic AKIRA 4K Remaster in IMAX September 24

Acclaimed Anime Classic Akira 4K Remaster in Select IMAX® Theatres For One Night Only, September 24 On September 24, IMAX® brings the 4K remaster of director Katushiro Otomo’s anime masterpiece, Akira, […]

Acclaimed Anime Classic Akira 4K Remaster in Select IMAX® Theatres For One Night Only, September 24

On September 24, IMAX® brings the 4K remaster of director Katushiro Otomo’s anime masterpiece, Akira, to select theatres nationwide for one night only. Experience Neo Tokyo in IMAX, tickets are now available at www.imax.com/akira4k.  

Garnering over $1 million at the international IMAX box office earlier this year, fans in North America will now be able to experience the manga classic digitally re-mastered into the image and sound quality of The IMAX Experience® with proprietary IMAX DMR® (Digital Media Re-mastering) technology. The crystal-clear images, coupled with IMAX’s customized theatre geometry and powerful digital audio, create a unique environment that will make audiences feel as if they are in the movie.  

 

ABOUT AKIRA 

Akira, the crown jewel of anime and science fiction, returns to theaters 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. The film is presented in Japanese with English subtitles. 

Based on the graphic novel “AKIRA” by Katsuhiro Otomo. First published by “Young Magazine”, Kodansha Ltd. 

©1988 MASH ∙ ROOM/ AKIRA COMMITTEE All Rights Reserved. 

The film is Rated R 

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