The legendary Japanese animated film Akira is due to receive a limited run of screenings in the UK in celebration of its 25th anniversary. Celebrated as iconic and important in bringing Japanese animation to the attention of Western audiences, the screenings will be held at select Picturehouse cinemas across the country. Details of the specific screenings can be found here.
Live-Action "Akira" Director Says Source Material and Japanese Culture Don't Have "Strong Characters"
Platform International Animation Festival: Toonzone Interviews Katsuhiro Otomo on His New Short Hi-No-Yojin: Combustible