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DVD AND BLU-RAY EDITIONS

  • Akira [Limited Edition Tin Case] [2 Discs]
    • Release date: July 24, 2001
    • Format: Dvd
    • Language: Eng/Japanese
    • Subtitles: Eng
    • Number of discs: 2
    • Run Time: 2 hr. 4 min.
    • Special Features: Akira production report
      Akira sound clip by Geinoh Yamashiro Gumi
      Interview with director Katsuhiro Otomo
      Over 4,500 stills of production materials
      Over 100 stills of Akira glossary
      Original teasers and trailers
      Interviews with restoration staff
  • Akira
    • Release date: July 24, 2001
    • Format: Dvd
    • Language: Eng/Japanese
    • Subtitles: Eng
    • Number of discs: 1
    • Run Time: 2 hr. 4 min.
    • Special Features: Digitally remastered picture
      New English dialogue
      New English Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround
      Original Japanese Dolby Surround
      English subtitles
      Anamorphic 16:9 widescreen (1.78:1 aspect ratio)
      Capsule option - English translation of graffiti
      Scene access
      THX Optimizer
      THX certified
  • Akira [Special Edition] [2 Discs]
    • Release date: July 24, 2001
    • Format: Dvd
    • Language: Eng/Japanese
    • Subtitles: Eng
    • Number of discs: 2
    • Run Time: 2 hr. 4 min.
    • Special Features: Digitally remastered picture
      New English dialogue
      New English Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround
      Original Japanese Dolby Surround
      English subtitles
      Anamorphic 16:9 widescreen [1.78:1 aspect ratio]
      Capsule option, English translation of graffitti
      Scene access
      THX optimizer
      THX certified
      Akira production report
      Akira sound clip by Geinoh Yamashiro Gumi
      Interview of director Katsuhiro Otomo
      Over 4,500 stills of production materials
      Over 100 stills of Akira glossary
      Original teasers and trailers
      Interviews of restoration staff
  • Akira [DTS]
    • Release date: December 3, 2002
    • Format: Dvd
    • Language: Eng/Japanese
    • Subtitles: Eng
    • Number of discs: 1
    • Run Time: 2 hr. 4 min.
    • Special Features: New Japanese DTS 5.1 surround
      english dolby digital 5.1 surround
      Anamorphic 16:9 widescreen
      (1.78:1 Aspect Ratio)
      Digitally restored picture (2001 Version)
      English subtitles
      Scene access
  • Akira
    • Release date: January 6, 2004
    • Format: Dvd
    • Special Features: Akira production report
      Akira sound clip by Geinoh Yamashiro Gumi
      Interview with director Katsuhiro Otomo
      Over 4,500 stills of production materials
      Over 100 stills of Akira glossary
      Original teasers and trailers
      Interviews with restoration staff
  • Akira [Blu-ray]
    • Release date: February 24, 2009
    • Format: BluRay
    • Language: Eng/Japanese
    • Subtitles: Eng/Japanese
    • Number of discs: 1
    • Run Time: 2 hr. 4 min.
    • Special Features: Teaser #1
      Teaser #2
      Tv commercial
      Trailer #1
      Trailer #2
      Storyboards
      Original pressing includes 32-page color booklet and special slipcase (time only)
  • Akira
    • Release date: February 7, 2012
    • Format: Dvd
    • Language: Eng/Japanese
    • Subtitles: Eng
    • Number of discs: 1
    • Run Time: 2 hr. 4 min.
  • Akira [2 Discs] [Blu-ray/DVD]
    • Release date: November 12, 2013
    • Format: BluRay
    • Language: Eng/Japanese
    • Subtitles: Eng
    • Number of discs: 3
    • Run Time: 2 hr. 4 min.
    • Special Features: Akira sound clip (1988)
      Director interview
      Storyboard collection
      The writing on the wall
      Original trailers
      Original commercials
      Restoring Akira
      Glossary
      U.S. Trailer (2013)
      Trailers
  • Akira
    • Release date: November 12, 2013
    • Format: Dvd
    • Language: Eng/Japanese
    • Subtitles: Eng
    • Number of discs: 2
    • Run Time: 2 hr. 4 min.
    • Special Features: The 25th anniversary edition includes all three audio tracks: the remastered Japanese (2009), the original english (1988), & the remastered english (2001).

      Extras include:
      Original trailers
      Original commercials
      U.S. trailer (2013)
      Trailers
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