Animated Movies: Not Just for Kids

AKIRA, 1988
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Akira (1988)
This film was co-written and directed by Katsuhiro Otomo and was based on his manga of the same name. Set in the neon-lit futuristic post-apocalyptic Tokyo of 2019, Akira led the way for the growing popularity of anime in the West.

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