Plot – The Third World War has devastated the city of Tokyo. Despite the police agents are blunt and brutal,they have to deal with gangs of teenagers who sow violence in the streets. Tetsuo,a violent biker,is captured by politicians and he’s used for the conquest of the planet.

Movie Info

Title Akira

Year 1988

Director Katsuhiro Ôtomo

Genre Sci-Fi, Animation

Top 10 Quotes of “Akira” Movie

“It is not a soldier’s duty to make policy. I follow my orders.”

Jamieson Price – Colonel

“Amoebas don’t make motorcycles and atomic bombs!”

Takeshi Kusao – Kai

“- Kei: Hm. I think you’re a skirt-chaser who’ll try anything he can. You’ll help anyone solong it’s a girl, is that right?
– Kaneda: You’re wrong. I have very high standards ya know. It’s not their looks that count. It’s their… I don’t know, a girl’s sensitivity that makes me do it.”

Wendee Lee – Kei
Mitsuo Iwata – Kaneda

“Memories are short!”

Jamieson Price – Colonel

“- Kaneda: This has got to be a trap.
– Kai: Then go back.
– Kaneda: No. I just have to find how much of it is a trap.”

Mitsuo Iwata – Kaneda
Takeshi Kusao – Kai

“The future is not a straight line. It is filled with many crossroads. There must be a future that we can choose for ourselves.”

Fukue Itô – Kiyoko

“- Kaneda: What’s wrong? Have some trouble?
– Tetsuo: Yeah. But I already took care of it. And you’re too late, you missed the show.
– Kaneda: Tetsuo, you had me worried again. I figured you’d be standing here sobbing like a little baby.
– Tetsuo: Kaneda, you’ve always been a pain in the ass, y’know. You’ve been telling me what to do since we…”

Mitsuo Iwata – Kaneda
Nozomu Sasaki – Tetsuo

“Why do you always have to try and save me? I could handle it on my own. Yeah, I admit I’ve gotten beaten before, but I won’t always be on the receiving end, you hear that? You understand?” Nozomu Sasaki – Tetsuo

“He’s not your friend, he’s ours! If somebody’s gonna kill him, it should be us!” Mitsuo Iwata – Kaneda

“Open up your eyes and look at the big picture; You’re all puppets of corrupt politicians and capitalists. Don’t you understand, it’s utterly pointless to fight each other.”

Jamieson Price – Colonel