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- AKA: Akira: The Special Edition, Акира, アキラ, 亚基拉, 光明战士阿基拉
- Country: Japan
- IMDB Rating: 8.1
- Genres: Action, Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
- Release: 1988-07-16
- Director: Katsuhiro Ôtomo
- Writers: Katsuhiro Ôtomo (screenplay) , Izô Hashimoto (screenplay) , Katsuhiro Ôtomo (manga)
- Language: Japanese
- Stars: Mitsuo Iwata , Nozomu Sasaki , Mami Koyama , Tesshô Genda
- Runtime: 124 min
- Awards: 1 win.
- Plot: Kaneda is a bike gang leader whose close friend Tetsuo gets involved in a government secret project known as Akira. On his way to save Tetsuo, Kaneda runs into a group of anti-government activists, greedy politicians, irresponsible scientists and a powerful military leader. The confrontation sparks off Tetsuo's supernatural power leading to bloody death, a coup attempt and the final battle in Tokyo Olympiad where Akira's secrets were buried 30 years ago.