Akira Movie Review Summary

Actors: Mitsuo Iwata, Nozomu Sasaki

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In this animated movie Tetsuo and Kenada are two friends in a biker gang. During a fight with another gang, Tetsuo is captured by the military. The military discover that he has psychic abilities, however his power soon grows until he snaps. He then goes on a rampage using his abilities to destroy anything that gets in his way.
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The review of this Movie prepared by Jack Bauer

When a teenager runs over a small boy and is taken to hospital doctors find he has psychic powers but eventually he runs away and as his powers increase he becomes more mentally unstable looking for the entity AKIRA. He finally finds akira but AKIRA is already dead and the teenager begins to lose control of his power making transform into a deformed baby made up of organs that goes on a rampage.
The review of this Movie prepared by aj harris

Tetsuo and Kaneda, childhood friends and gang members, are caught up in the middle of the bike war. Tetsuo winds up in an accident. The Militia see him fit for the experiment of Project: Akira (the person you rarely see in the movie, but is considered the foundation of the project).
Taken back to the lab against his own will, the experiments done on Tetsuo begin to kick in as he has flashbacks and his Telekenetic abilities begin to kick in. It gets to a point where the mental games agrivate him so much that he takes it out on the patients and the small world that has oppressed him.

The review of this Movie prepared by A.D.

The year was 2030 in Neo-Japan thirty years after the third World War. A local biker gang was chasing their rivals. One of the bikers, Tetsuo is force to stop suddenly because a kid is in the way. As he flips over a pile of garbage an is seriously wounded. A local organization picks up Tetsuo and brings him to a "hospitol." The doctor realizes that Tetsuo is a perfect subject for the experiment. After the operation, Tetsuo is confused and disoriented. A few days later he desides to go see this Akira person under a stadium. Tetsuo discovers that he has been gaining powers ever since the operation he had after the crash. After realizing that Akira is dead, he is enraged and starts destroying things left and right. His best friend Keneda is the only person to stop him. Though there is much I havent said but I would need a lot more time than I have in one day. But out of all of the movies I have seen, this is most certainly the best. The animation is incredible, and the plot line is amazing. This 1980's film is a classic must see. I give this movie one million Memory sticks up.
The review of this Movie prepared by Joshua Gillman

Script Analysis of Akira

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 35%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzle 20%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 45% **Fantasy or Science Fiction?**    -   science fiction story magical being/mental/magical powers    -   Yes Character operated on/altered?    -   Yes Kind of alteration:    -   Given added abilities If a cartoon...    -   animated cartoon Cartoon?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   a teen Has special powers?    -   Yes Magical/mental powers of main character:    -   telekinesis    -   can fly    -   teleportation Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Japanese


Earth setting:    -   near future (later in 21st century)    -   Post-disaster Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes Big cities?    -   Yes Misc settings    -   mental hospital    -   bar/restaurant    -   lab Kind of city    -   Dirty, crime-ridden (like NY)

Writing Style

Tone of movie    -   depressed/sad Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   seeing breasts Is this movie based on a    -   comics

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