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AKIRA 4K Remaster Comes Home This December

Manga Entertainment details the December home video release of AKIRA’s new 4K remaster. Grab your copy from December 7, 2020.

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Following the success of the its recent IMAX release Manga Entertainment UK are thrilled to announce the upcoming 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray release of Akira.

“It’s the ultimate edition! Experience Neo-Tokyo like you’ve never seen it before: from the comfort of your own sofa, in glorious 4K. We’re so excited to bring this must-have release out just in time for Christmas.” said Darcy Giles, Social & PR Manager, Manga Entertainment. Pre-order your copy now!

Watch the trailer for the 4K release in the player below and read James’ thoughts on the remaster in his review.

Now in 4K, the seminal science fiction anime returns with remastered 4K visuals and remixed audio and has never looked better! Releasing in a new Limited Edition set Akira comes complete with 4K Blu-ray, standard Blu-ray, and a third Blu-ray disc packed with extras on 7th December. 

Here’s a detailed look at the bonus features which come with the package:

AKIRA 4K Limited Edition includes:
1x 4K UHD Blu-ray
2x Standard Blu-ray
1x 40 page booklet featuring: ‘The Energy Of Akira Stimulates The Human Mind’ by Ryusuke Hikawa, ‘The Music of Akira Continues to Evolve’ by Reiji Asakura, a round table interview with the Japanese cast and sound director, and ‘Timeline of Events in Akira’
All packaged in a rigid collectors box.

Bonus Blu-ray special features include:
AKIRA sound making 201
AKIRA soundclip by Geinoh Yamashirogumi
End credits for 1998 theatrical release
Theatrical preview – Trailer collection with English subtitles
Storyboard collection.

Check out everything we’ve got on the Akira re-release right here.


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