Akira (1989)

Anime Theatrical Film | 2D Animation | Action, Future, Science Fiction

Akira
Voice Directors: Kevin Seymour, Sheldon Renan, Wally Burr

US Release: Dec 25, 1989
Japan Release: Jul 16, 1988

Animation Studio: TMS Entertainment
Voice Productions: Animaze Inc, Electric Media, Inc.

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This 124-minute feature film has two English dubs; use the dropdown menu below to toggle between them.

  • Electric: Commissioned by the film's original producers, this dub was produced by Jamie Legon's Electric Media in association with L. Michael Haller's International Media Group and first released when Streamline Pictures put it out in a limited theatrical release starting in late 1989. Directed by Sheldon Renan. Jan Rabson recalled that he was directed by Wally Burr, the late owner of the recording studio where this dub was produced; Burr is not credited on-screen for direction. Changes name of Ryu (to Roy) and shortens Yamagata (to Yama).
  • Animaze: Commissioned by Geneon Entertainment, then Pioneer, this dub was first released in a limited theatrical release starting in early 2001. Directed by Kevin Seymour.

Barbara Goodson, Eddie Frierson, and Steve Kramer have voice roles in both dubs, and Goodson voices Children and Kramer voices Operator E respectively in both dubs.

Akira Akira Cast
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Voice Actors on BTVA: 112
Characters on BTVA: 111
Additional Voices: 9

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