Akira Director: Katsuhiro Otomo - To quote the book: ". animated masterpiece is the pinnacle of Japanese Apocalyptic science fiction." I saw this at a sci-fi con the year it came out, subtitled, and it remains one of my favorite anime films.
For the manga of the same name, see Akira (manga).) is a 1988 anime film written and directed by Katsuhiro Otomo based on his hit manga. The film is set in a futuristic and post-war city, Neo-Tokyo, in 2019