AKIRA Returns on 4K UHD Blu-ray January 18 From Funimation

Equipped with remastered visuals and remixed audio, the iconic 1988 film AKIRA reemerges on 4K UHD Blu-ray™on January 18, 2022 from Funimation. The crown jewel of anime and science fiction will be accompanied by insightful behind the scenes special features, including an interview with director Katsuhiro Otomo, a look into the sound design and music by Geinoh Yamashirogumi, image galleries, original trailers and commercials, storyboards, and more!

In the future, Shotaro Kaneda and his motorcycle gang tear through Neo Tokyo, a city divided by growing tensions. But when caught in an accident, Kaneda’s friend Tetsuo Shima discovers a secret government project and receives psychic abilities beyond his control.

AKIRA Special Features Includes:

  •  AKIRA Sound Clip (1988)

    • Music for AKIRA

    • Kaneda’s Theme

    • Exodus

    • Ethnic Meets Hi-Tech

    • Awakening

    • Mutation

    • Requiem

  • Director Interview

  • Storyboard Collection

  • The Writing on the Wall

  • Original Trailers

  • Original Commercials

  • Restoring AKIRA

    • Picture

    • English Voice Over

    • English 5.1 Audio Mix

  • Glossary

  • U.S. Trailer (2013)

  • Trailers

You can grab a copy for yourself here: https://shop.funimation.com/home-video/blu-ray%2Fdvd/akira-movie—4k-bd/4KB-00002.html

AKIRA isn’t the only thing coming to Funimation Home Video. The Devil is a Part Timer Season 1, Strike Witches: Road to Berlin Season 3, Maesetsu! Opening Act The Complete Season, and more will also be released on Blu-ray and DVD in January 2022 as well.

Funimation Home Video Release Calendar January 2022:

All titles mentioned are now available for pre-order. Visit shop.funimation.com/home-video for more home entertainment offerings.

Source: Press Release